Erin Burke Martin
"Thanks again for the wonderful flowers at the wedding! They could not have been more perfect!"
Jen Neumiller Geisbush
"Thank-you for making my wedding the most beautiful ever! So many people were complimentary all night!"
Ashley & Phil Gieshen
"You did a magnificent job, I can’t believe how much I loved the colors and ribbons and decoration you did. Everything was done so well. You are excellent at what you do as well as wonderful to work with. I am sure you went extra miles than what I even know about – so thank-you for that too... Again, I am in awe and so grateful."
Tori & Jeff Brown
"Wow, you guys are SPECTACULAR! Thank you so much for everything you did with regards to our wedding – we had the most amazing day and it all went off without a hitch. You wouldn’t even believe the number of compliments we received on the flowers & the décor; the graduated bridesmaids’ bouquets, the beautiful runner, the ties on the chairs, the centerpieces- and so much more. It was simply breathtaking."
"I just wanted to thank you again for the beautiful work you did for our wedding. The flowers were more beautiful that I ever expected them to be- and we brides are pretty demanding! I was just so pleased with all you did for us, and you’ve been a pleasure to work with!"
Vicki Crawshaw Kwarciany
"The flowers were gorgeous – absolutely perfect…Thanks again for helping to make my day so beautiful!"
"All of our flowers were beautiful and just what Paige dreamed of. Thank-you so much. We wouldn’t have changed a thing. You are very good at listening to the bride!"
Bonnie & Dave Woods
"I want to thank you again for doing such a fantastic job on the flowers for our wedding and reception at the Hotel Baker! Everything was beautiful! Thanks for making the process so easy for me!"
"Thank you so much for your beautiful flowers which became part of the wonderful day we all had last Saturday. Aimee and all the attendants looked great with their various arrangements."
"Thank you so much for doing such a beautiful job with the flowers! From the hydrangea on the floor to the altar arrangements to Prairie Landing, everything was absolutely stunning‹a sentiment we heard throughout the evening. Elegant simplicity would describe the afternoon/evening well, and was just what we were hoping for. Again, thank you, thank you for your beautiful work!"
"The flowers were fabulous and everything was beautiful. You had the most gorgeous flowers...I have never seen any roses that big before!!! Thank you again for your patience and overall set-up. Everyone is still talking about how elegant it was. You did a great job."
"Thank you so much for everything this weekend. The flowers were wonderful!We had a lot of compliments on your work. Again, fabulous work!"
Jenn Gehl and DJ Gehl
"I wanted to let you know how many compliments we received the night of the wedding. The flowers turned out perfect - the room looked better than I had imagined it - so romantic!! Thank you so much for making this day perfect for us. Loved every minute of it."
The Elegant Petal floral design, located in St. Charles provides individualized wedding flowers and event decor for the Fox Valley and the surrounding Chicagoland area.
Casey Murdough is a European-trained floral artist with over 10 years in the floral industry whose designs have been featured in The Wedding Guide and Chicago Home and Garden magazines and most recently on getmarried.com. Her career began with a deep and abiding love for flowers and nature, and she was drawn into the floral industry after completing a degree in Environmental and Biological Science from the University of Illinois. After a 3-year apprenticeship in both floral design and wedding planning, she has continued education from the Boerma Instituut in Holland as well as specialized coursework in various applications of floral design. Casey has been the owner and lead designer of The Elegant Petal since 2000.!N!N The Elegant Petal specializes in personal services, such as on-site consultations at venues, individualized tabletop appointements, coordination with wedding vendors and cohesive event design, including a new “green weddings” line. We hand select our floral product from trusted farms, growers and markets with which we have a long standing relationships, from California to Ecuador, Europe and Asia.
Personal (60 minute) consultations are by appointment – early booking is recommended, as we provide event design services for a limited number of events each year. We offer service to all of the Fox Valley, surrounding cities and beyond.