Froma young age, La Raye has gravitated toward the beauty that is discovered in everyday life. Over the past 13 years, La Raye has worked in the fashion industry, specializing in visual merchandising. She has worked all over California, from L.A. to San Francisco, with high-end companies such as Anthropologie and Nordstrom. Inspired to make a career change, La Raye yearned to pair her extensive fashion and design experience with her love for nature and all things creative. Out of this fusion, The Blonde Bouquet was born.
The Blonde Bouquet specializes in crafting whimsical, yet elegant wedding and special event floral arrangements. Using local, fresh blooms whenever possible, all designs are assembled with the utmost care to fulfill each and every client's dream. The Blonde Bouquet's floral designs have become known for their organic feel, use of unique textural elements, and unusual flower combinations. In addition, The Blonde Bouquet gives a percentage of its' profits from every event back to charities that empower women in need.
La Raye lives in beautiful Northern California with her husband Andy, dog, Mr. Bennett and hedgehog, Quilliam.