The beautiful floral arrangements at Pizzeria 712, Communal, and the Ancestry Shaky Leaf Café are made especially for us each week by Amelia Soelberg. We love the colors, scents, unexpected details, and variety of the arrangements and look forward to seeing what she brings every Tuesday. Millie told us more about her experience with floral design and what inspires her.
Have you always worked with flowers?
I’ve worked with flowers for about 18 years.
Where do you draw inspiration for your arrangements?
From [flowers] that are growing in my garden and from other designers.
In the restaurants, our menus change seasonally to reflect what is currently growing and in harvest. What are your favorite seasonal blooms?
I tend to look forward to the shift in season and what new flowers will be coming generally.
Which do you most look forward to?
Lately I am excited about poppies and scabiousa.
What is your trademark? What is your favorite element of floral design?
I love to create a lot of texture in my arrangements, especially through the greenery. I also try to put something out of the ordinary with something familiar if I can.
Thank you Millie! You can see more of her florals on Instagram: flowersbyamelia.