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Nineteen Melrose Flower Studio

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Nineteen Melrose Flower Studio is a floral endeavor by Marilyn and Marie based in Barrie, Ontario. The studio was first established in a small space in a medical center in September 1999, but its rapid-growing popularity soon necessitated an expansion into a storefront business. While the business continued to blossom and attract customers, Marilyn and Marie wanted to make a more meaningful contribution to the floral industry, so they decided to focus on education, workshops, joining associations, and providing custom design. To accommodate their blooming roles, the scope of the business was pared down and became a private, appointment-only studio. Marilyn and Marie strive to create stunning, thoughtful floral designs that remain faithful to your vision. The floral works of the studio reflect classic, eclectic, modern, preppy, romantic, vintage, rustic, country, glamorous, nautical, and tropical styles.

Experience

Marilyn Ruyter has more than 15 years of experience in producing unique and exquisite floral designs for weddings, everyday flowers, charity galas, and corporate events. She has an education in graphics and fine arts, and she now applies this love for design and colours to her floristry business.

Products offered

Marilyn encourages couples to schedule a consultation with her so that she can create custom floral works for their wedding. She also recommends that couples bring photos of their gowns, venue, textures, and colours so that she can produce floral arrangements that will seamlessly blend with their wedding ensemble. The studio also handles setup and delivery. Floral arrangements are offered for the following: -

  • Aisle decor
  • Altar decor
  • Bouquets
  • Boutonnieres
  • Centerpieces
  • Chuppah decor
  • Corsages
  • Flower petals
  • Single flowers

Other services

Besides providing flowers for weddings, the studio also creates floral works for corporate settings, charity events, and special occasions.

Areas covered

The business services Barrie and the surrounding area, including Midhurst, Horseshoe Valley, Oro, Innisfil, and the townships of Springwater and Essa.

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Anastasia Rogan

Married on 13/10/2018

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Best Florist in Barrie

We met with a number of florists for quotes for our wedding, and everyone seemed to be way over our budget, until we met with Marilyn. Not only is she such a sweet lady, but she completely understood ... Read more my vision and made suggestions on how we could make it fit within our budget. She wasn’t a “yes man” but also didn’t dash my dreams either - she said what was reasonable but made us confident that whatever she would create would be brilliant. Marilyn was such a pleasure to work with and hit the nail on the head the day of. She did such a wonderful job on every aspect and I can’t count how many compliments I received on my bouquet. The arbour pieces and even the wine barrel toppers were definitely much more grand than I expected - she gave us a serious upgrade just because she didn’t want things looking any less than perfect. If you need flowers for your next wedding or event, look no further than 19 Melrose, you will not be disappointed.
Katelyn
Katelyn Hiltz

Married on 25/08/2018

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More than we could have asked for

From the start Marilyn was a dream to work with! From our first meeting she got right down to business, wasn’t offended or turned off when we said we didn’t have a very large budget for flowers but ... Read more she truly went above and beyond to make what we did have look flawless. On top of her work being amazing she was just one of the nicest people, she was so knowledgeable, kind, and understanding. I would recommend 19 Melrose to anyone looking to have stunning flowers on their special day! Thank you Marilyn, we couldn’t have dreamed of a more perfect day thanks to you!
Jen
Jen Duke

Married on 16/09/2017

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Working with marilyn was amazing. She completely understood my vision and made my wedding so beautiful! We ordered a lot of items - even a specialized leash for my dog. Everything she made was ... Read more gorgeous and she also took care of all the set up. I can't thank her enough!
Lemore Stein

Married on 02/09/2018

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Simply Incredible

There are no words to describe how grateful we are for this amazing Woman. Marilyn you exceeded our expectations. You met with, listened and you made it come alive. You took our vision and made it ... Read more more beautiful than we ever imagined. Your confidence, attention to details and expertise were second to none. We wanted simple and elegant and ou delivetwd. Our Chuppah was hand down, the most beautiful one I’ve ever seen. And I’ve seen many. Thank you Marilyn for everything. I wouldn’t gesiTte to use your services again and I would recommend you to anyone in a heartbeat. Thank you for make my our wedding more beautiful and special. Love, Lemore and Bryan JW Marriott, Rosseau Muskoka Sept 2, 2018
Catherine Fujiwara

Married on 18/08/2018

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Green and White Bliss

Marilyn made our wedding day beautiful! Her attention to detail and her creative touch made everything from our bouquets to centerpieces more than we could have asked for! The succulents which she ... Read more provided for our day were perfect. She has our highest recommendation. My wedding party loved her too!
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