Our Designers


Michelle Simpson

Co-owner of The Posie Shoppe, Michelle has been designing since 2001. She completed a course on European Design with Els Hazenberg AIFD of The Netherlands. She loves meeting with brides and helping them define their wedding style and dream up unique ideas.

Tana Dawson

Tana has been designing since 1997, when she completed her certificate in floral design and technology from Mt. Hood Community College. Tana won Teleflora's national "design challenge" contest in 2006 as well as the first place and people's choice awards in the Oregon/SW Washington Unit centerpiece design contest. Tana was awarded a scholarship to the American Institute of Floral Designers' national symposium in 2007 and completed a course on Contemporary Weddings with Susan Overton-Ayala AIFD.

Carol Akre

Carol has been designing since 2000. She won third place in the Oregon / SW Washington Teleflora centerpiece design contest. Carol has designed several arrangements that have been featured in the national floral magazine "Florists' Review".

Judy Holliday

Co-owner of The Posie Shoppe since 1997, Judy can be relied upon for event support and planning. Although not involved in designing, she is often involved in set up and logistics of large events.

Rosemary Harris

Rosemary is involved in all aspects of behind-the-scenes event work. Her main "job description" is delivery, but she has been known to complete prep work and set up events as well!