Lindsay here. Lover of all things flower + design.
Q: Where are you from?
A: Born and raised in wonderful South Georgia, I moved to New York City at the age of 22. After nearly a decade in the big apple, I fell in love with the sweetest Indiana boy and well, the rest is history! We now live in the Indianapolis area and are tying the knot in Nashville, TN this February!
Q:How did this little design business come to be?
A: One of my most vivid memories of my grandmother is the Camelia bush she had in her front yard. She always had fresh blooms in a Waterford vase and while it was the smallest detail, it was also the definition of southern charm. To this day, when the scent of a Camelia enters the room, I'm instantly filled with memories of my Meme. It's details like these that make up the power of design. I wanted to provide something for people. A service + tangible good that could transport people to a memory.
Q: Have you always been creative?
A: Yes! I participated in local art shows growing up and majored in it in my early days of college. I still have doodle pads full of sketches from my childhood, but the creativity part really came from my mom. She worked in banking, but had a passion for interior design. She taught calligraphy, collected inkwells, and took me antiquing almost every weekend. She still calligraphs wedding invites from time to time! You can see my heavy southern roots in the color + construction of my designs. Add some modern flair + you've got yourself a Southern Sky Design!
Q: What did you do in NYC?
A: When I first moved to NYC I was a nanny and got to travel all over! I met some of my closest friends through that and really believe that it was the best transition for a sheltered southerner moving to a big city. After nannying, I worked as a an Estate + Project manager for one of the biggest shoe designers in the world and yes I got free shoes! After leaving that position, I worked as a celebrity Personal Assistant + Project Manager for the Editorial Director of one of the top wedding magazines in the country. My time working on photo shoots taught me so much about prop styling, photography and curating content.
Q: What services do you provide?
A: Excellent question! I consider myself a creative studio of sorts. While my focus is typically on flowers, I am open to all sorts of opportunities. Styled shoots + editorial collaboration are very comfortable + so much fun for me! Planning one? Give me a shout! Intimate weddings for brides that live for flowers, not just get them to check off a box, are where I focus my outreach. Smaller events + creative collaborations are a yes! Art is the base of anything I design.
Well, now that you know a little bit about me, give me a shout and say hello!