On March 16th, the day before my 23rd birthday, I decided to make the move from my hometown of Dayton, Ohio back to the great state of South Carolina. I had been living in Sonoma, California for the past year working in the events industry and it turned out, I was not a Cali girl. I moved back to Ohio for the holidays to figure out my next destination and new career path. After doing a tour through the south for interviews, I walked back into Charleston and knew it...

Some of my favorite meetings to go to are floral ones! I am not incredibly familiar with all of the different kinds of flowers (although, one summer I created flash cards for all of the popular/well known flowers so I could learn them as best I could...

You can never go wrong with blue and white for your wedding! And for this shoot, it did not steer us wrong. Creating this shoot for PopUp Weddings in my hometown of Dayton, Ohio was a blast. Not only did my mother help me create and design it, but my sister modeled as my bridesmaid and my best friend was my bride! What gets better than that?!? And can we take about that bridal dress? The bow and the buttons up the back...

Today, I wanted to share pictures from some of the coolers I have painted over the years. My true love may be weddings, but my biggest passion is painting! I love being able to get lost in my art and to create different things. I have been able to paint these coolers for loved ones and clients all over the country and I decided I wanted to share them with you!      PS: email me at thepetalreport@gmail.com if you are looking for a custom cooler or painting! (More pictures of my...