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Tiffany · Married on 06/30/2018
Karen Roa and her team are absolutely amazing from start to finish. Every aspect of my wedding they touched was stunning and my guests noticed and gushed. Karen understood what I wanted as if she could see into my mind and also recommended additional creative details that complimented my own vision. Never, however, did she stray from the originally discussed budget. Additionally, every call and email I received was warm, caring and thoughtful. I felt as if close friends I had known for years were designing the floral arrangements for my wedding. Working with Aleen Floral Design was a dream and I couldn’t more highly recommend Karen and her team.
Lauren · Married on 06/16/2018
From my first look at Aleen Floral Design’s website, I knew I had the found the perfect florist for my wedding. Karen and her team have such amazing talent not to mention Karen is one of the kindest people I have ever met! When it came time for me to choose my flowers I was so overwhelmed with decision-making from other aspects of my wedding that I really only had a vague idea of what I wanted. After telling Karen generally what I was looking for, she took control and came up with a great design plan. She was so incredible about working with my budget, and coming up with creative ways to stay in budget, all the while not making me feel bad at all. When I saw my flowers for the first time on my wedding day I was overcome with emotion by how beautiful her creations were. They were more amazing than I could have ever imagined! All my bridal party, family and guests kept commenting how gorgeous they were. Karen was also incredibly professional, organized and very responsive to all correspondence throughout the planning process. I HIGHLY recommend Karen and Aleen Floral Design and cannot wait to use her again for other special events in my life!Sent on 07/14/2018
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Trish · Married on 05/12/2018
I was absolutely blown away by the absolutely GORGEOUS flowers we were blessed with thanks to Karen and Jan and their team. Despite not understanding my idea of using an antique book as the base for the flower vase to sit on at the tables, Karen listened to my wishes and executed perfectly! She communicated with our priest to make sure she could get the ceremony set up on time, and every single detail - from ceremony to reception - was absolutely gorgeous. We got so many compliments on the flowers - and as the bride it was a HUGE relief that I could count on the Aleen team for their punctuality, professionalism, and artistry! Highly recommend them for any of your flower needs- it was very evident that they take great care and pay great attention to making sure the end result is stunning.
Ashley · Married on 05/11/2018
Karen and Aleen Floral Design is a five-star vendor. She was so incredibly helpful throughout the entire wedding planning process and I so appreciated her enthusiasm and attention to detail. Our flowers were absolutely beautiful and even better than we could have imagined. We are so happy to have had Karen and her team as part of our big day!!!
Annie · Married on 04/14/2018
Karen at Aleen Floral Design is amazing! She helped find a package that worked for my budget and take the stress out of my wedding day. Planning my wedding from out of state, Karen was happy to hop on Facetime and meet with me virtually! She understood my vision and executed it perfectly, and the resulting bouquets and arrangements were breathtaking. She is a true visionary and a pleasure to work with.
Lara · Married on 04/14/2018
We had a terrific experience with Aleen Floral for our wedding! We were referred by our venue, the Williamsburg Inn. After checking out their website, and seeing all the beautiful flowers, I emailed for info. Karen was in touch with us promptly and after talking to her, I knew she’d be a great fit. The planning process was very easy. Karen walked us through everything. She is very knowledgeable and helped us make design adjustments where and when needed. She also helped us keep on budget by suggesting ways we could repurpose ceremony flowers for design elements in our reception. We had a few special order flowers (cherry blossoms) and those came out looking great. All our flowers were so beautiful and everything meshed very well with the look we were going for (classic, elegant). Highly recommend!!!
Maggie · Married on 12/31/2017
I can't imagine a better florist to work with than Aleen Floral Design. When researching florists, Karen and her team were recommended to me by a friend who was also using them for her wedding. From the moment I had my first phone call with Karen, I was blown away by her warm and kind personality, interest in our background story, and professional floral knowledge. I immediately knew we'd made the right choice in working with her. Throughout the last year, I truly enjoyed working alongside Karen to create a design plan for our classy, NYE weekend, winter wedding. My mom and I met with Karen for our design meeting and she carefully listened to understand the vision I was looking for and had amazing suggestions for bringing it to life. I remember leaving that meeting feeling so excited because I knew she understood exactly what we were looking for and was going to execute it flawlessly. Her open communication throughout our engagement always put me at ease, she was so helpful, answering my questions and offering design/decor suggestions. Our wedding weekend she truly went ABOVE and BEYOND. I was floored when she arrived with our floral arrangements, including my beautiful bouquet. She and her team even assembled a copper arbor and arranged greenery and lights on it for us that morning to achieve the look we wanted. She made both large and little touches throughout our ceremony and reception space to create the most beautiful wedding space I could have imagined. Everything was perfect, if you're looking for a knowledgeable, friendly, professional, passionate, and talented florist team, Aleen Floral Design has all that and more! I would highly recommend using them for all your floral needs!
Lindsay · Married on 09/22/2017
Karen was a pleasure to work with! She created arrangements that completely matched and surpassed my expectations. When we met with her to choose flowers, she was so adept at describing flowers and what would work in my budget and season. My bouquet was so perfect! I can't recommend Aleen Floral Design enough! She also did the flowers for the Rehearsal Dinner. She had all the types of vases I wanted too!
Meghan · Married on 09/02/2017
Karen was an absolute pleasure to work with! Karen and team created the most beautiful flower arrangements for our wedding and I could not be happier! I am still obsessing over my bouquet. I was very impressed with Karen after our design session and I had high expectations and she exceeded ALL of them. I came with 2 pictures off Pinterest and she put together an entire design in a few hours. She was willing to work with me to get our price point down and came up with creative ideas to repurpose arrangements. I decided at the last minute I wanted to add a floral collar for my pup and Karen was so accommodating to add that in for me. Our pup looked awesome!! Karen was extremely helpful throughout the entire wedding planning process! I would highly recommend her, you won't be disappointed!
Alycia · Married on 06/03/2017
Karen from Aleen Floral Design was absolutely wonderful to work with and provided THE MOST BEAUTIFUL flowers I could have ever imagined. The flowers were one of my favorite aspects of my wedding and she brought my entire vision to life! I can't speak enough on how accommodating Karen was in working with my floral budget and coming up with creative ideas to re-purpose flowers from the ceremony to the reception. She was a huge help in the planning process and I couldn't be happier that we hired her! If you are looking for a florist that creates stunning arrangements and is great to work with, hire Aleen Floral Design! Thank you for everything Karen, I'm telling every one of my engaged friends to hire you as their florist!
Kaitlin · Married on 04/29/2017
Karen was WONDERFUL to work with throughout my wedding planning and the flowers on the day of the wedding were absolutely Beautiful!!! From our first meeting Karen knew what my vision was for the wedding and went for it! She helped me stay within my budget and helped me with the design of my wedding not just with the flowers but with all of my decor! Everything was exactly what I dreamed about!!! I would highly recommend Karen!!
Margaret · Married on 12/10/2016
Working with Karen was wonderful!! The flowers were absolutely amazing and she went out of her way to help with everything!! We were very pleased!!!
Michelle · Married on 10/15/2016
Aleen Floral Design is amazing! I could not have asked for more beautiful arrangements. The flowers made the overall look I was going for. I received so many compliments. Karen was so easy going and great to work with. You MUST choose Aleen Floral Design for your wedding flowers!
Courtney · Married on 10/01/2016
If you need flowers for your wedding, you MUST use Aleen Floral Design! Karen and her team are an absolute DREAM to work with and will bring your vision to reality.
From our first phone conversation, I knew that Karen was the type of vendor I wanted for our wedding. She was kind, funny, understanding of my lack of floral knowledge, and never once tried to up-sell me. In comparison to other florists I interviewed, Karen was the most understanding of my vision and budget and never tried to convince me to add more to our design than was necessary. She made us feel so comfortable and even helped us find a babysitter for my cousin!
I planned our wedding in Williamsburg from Northern Virginia, which required that I have more phone conversations and emails and less in person meetings than is probably normal. Karen was always incredibly responsive and left us feeling completely secure that the day would look like we hoped it would! When we were able to sit down and talk through the plans it was evident that Karen had really spent time thinking and planning. It made it a breeze!
A great and responsive vendor is only as good as their finished product, and let me say that Karen delivered! My bouquet was absolutely breathtaking and was in the exact shade of blush that I was hoping for. From the bridal party bouquets and boutonnieres, to the posy for my mom, everyone was in love with their flowers. Each piece was clearly created with love and attention to detail.
The decorations for the ceremony (and the beautiful arbor) were exactly what we hoped for. The table settings and interior decorations were exactly like we had discussed. Everything looked fresh and beautiful throughout the night and came out beautifully in our pictures.
I cannot recommend using Aleen Floral Design enough. Karen was fantastic to work with and our flowers were so beautiful and in line with the budget we had in place. It was everything we could have hoped for in our florist!
Shannon · Married on 07/10/2016
Karen was truly a blessing during wedding planning. Meeting with her to discuss the floral design was my favorite part of planning. She always made me feel like my opinions were the most important and the floral design turned out perfect. Karen's vision was the game changer in our wedding ceremony with a hand-made cross as the focal point. I plan on framing pictures of the flowers and the other pieces of the floral design to decorate our new home!
Jessica · Married on 07/09/2016
Aleen Floral Design is not only your best bet for gorgeous, fresh flowers, but it is also probably the most responsive, flexible vendor that I worked with while wedding planning. Karen understands that flowers can really shape the entire feel of an event, and she worked with us closely to really get to know Andrew and I on a personal level. I love flowers, but am not myself a florist, so we gave Karen some artistic license to create flowers that we hoped would reflect our personalities. Aleen Floral Design absolutely delivered--going above and beyond--all within our budget. The bouquet was absolutely stunning, and held up through hours of July humidity and heat so that it still looked fresh and gorgeous at the ceremony (probably 5 hours after it was first delivered for our photos). The bridesmaids bouquets were beautiful as well...and I gave very little guidance on those! Our reception venue was the Williamsburg Winery, and Karen knew that place inside and out. She described every detail of the venue to me while talking about where we might want to place florals. I was extremely impressed with her detailed understanding of the venue. It really helps to have a florist who knows everything about your venue--especially when it comes to knowing what works and what does not work, and who knows all the rules about what we can't even consider! When we walked into the Winery, our jaws dropped. Karen truly took an already elegant hall and made it perfect. Touches of greenery and perfect centerpieces made it glow. Thank you so much!!
April · Married on 12/19/2015
I found Aleen Floral Design during an internet search but later learned my wedding planner highly recommends her. From our first phone conversation and face-to-face meeting, my daughter and I knew we wanted Karen to provide our florals. Karen is equally passionate about her work and making her clients happy. She is professional and educated. We were pleasantly surprised and impressed by her knowledge. She was able to get the succulents my daughter so desperately wanted in the bouquets and reception arrangements and never tried to dissuade the bride from her decisions. Karen is a genuinely wonderful individual, a great listener and she made it happen! My daughter and I highly recommend Aleen Floral Design.
Olivia · Married on 12/19/2015
For my December wedding I had a very specific idea of how I wanted the flowers to look and Karen Roa of Aleen Floral Designs executed my vision perfectly! I could not find a single image of what I wanted online yet Karen was able to create the exact look for our wedding theme (winter woodland). I could not have asked for more breathtaking & beautiful centerpieces, bouquets or boutonnieres. I highly recommend Aleen Floral Designs to anyone & everyone! You will not regret it!
Kristin · Married on 11/21/2015
Karen provided our flowers for our wedding at the Williamsburg Winery on 11/21/15. They were absolutely breathtaking! My husband and I met with Karen a few months before the wedding and instantly knew she was the one for us! Karen is so sweet and friendly and really made us feel at ease. She was so knowledgable and provided us with many options within our price range. When the day of the wedding arrived, I was so excited to see the flowers. They did not disappoint. I was completely blown away with how beautiful and vibrant they were. I could not stop staring at them!
When we arrived at the venue I was in awe of the table arrangements and the floral display on the mantel. The colors were so vibrant and the flowers were so fresh. My husband and I have been married a little over a week now and we are still getting compliments on how beautiful our flowers were. I would recommend Aleen Floral Designs for anyone in need of a florist - Karen is absolutely amazing! Thank you Karen for helping make our day so wonderful :)
Tiffany · Married on 11/14/2015
I cannot say enough good things about Karen and her florals! Everything from our first meeting, to working with her throughout wedding planning, to seeing my visions come to reality has been a pleasure. I keep saying that visually our wedding exceeded any vision or dream I have had- and that is all because of her flowers and her design! One of my absolute favorite pieces of our entire wedding was our head table and how Karen designed it. Absolutely gorgeous!! Thank you Karen for blowing us away!!!!!
Rena · Married on 10/24/2015
The unique designs and artistic flare is what sets Karen apart from other florists.
She provides great ideas, and turns these ideas into beautiful arrangements. A pleasure to work with.
Haley · Married on 10/10/2015
Karen was amazing, she took my ideas and turned them into reality! I couldn't have asked for anyone better to do the flowers for the big day!
Kacie · Married on 09/27/2015
Karen is an absolutely amazing florist! I simply cannot say enough good things about her. My fiancé and I were planning our wedding long distance and this took quite a few phone calls, emails and no small amount of faith. From the very first call with Karen, I knew she was the person I wanted to work with. Karen was able to ask just a few questions about our style, color scheme and venue before creating a beautiful design for the big day. And for this girl who know little to nothing about flowers other than they are beautiful and smell nice, I was completely blown away with what Karen and her team were able to create. She takes the time to go through your vision (or help you create one if you’re like me) and then walks you through cost item by item to help stay within your budget. Karen is very patient and so kind. It’s very easy to tell after talking with her and seeing her work that she absolutely LOVES what she does. This is reflected in every petal of her dazzling work. I HIGHLY recommend Aleen Floral Design – let Karen and her gorgeous creativity loose on your big day! You won’t regret it!!!
Brittany · Married on 06/25/2015
Karen was an absolute joy to work with. All of our flowers turned out even more beautiful that I could have ever imagined!! I would highly recommend Karen for any floral needs :)
Brittany · Married on 06/20/2015
Karen was absolutely wonderful to work with! For our first meeting, she came to out to Richmond and spent hours with us in a Starbucks looking at arrangement styles, flower types and colors, and giving us advice. I'm not very well versed in flowers and I had brought a limited number of pinterest pictures. These pictures basically just said I like simple and a very specific shade of pink. I'm not a girly girl and never thought pink would be one of my wedding colors, so I really wanted to make sure it wouldn't be a barbie, pepto, or baby pink. Never once did she make us feel rushed or unprepared during this meeting. A few days later she provided a quote which was originally out of our budget. She quickly worked with us to trim down the cost and still meet all of our needs. On the wedding day, the bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres had already been delivered the bridal and groom suites before we arrived. Everything was gorgeous! The centerpieces were perfect! I feel like Karen really listened to our desires and was able to fulfill on everything we wanted, even the things we weren't able to express in words. Karen is a very sweet woman with true talent. I would gladly recommend her to anyone!!