Meet the founder
Owner & florist
Florist, Mother, Wife & Owner of Astilbe
A little about me,
Tea lover, contemporary dancer, classic movie enthusiast , lover of Jazz, chocolate & gardening. Campfires, Bare feet while enjoying artisan creations , being creative , & community.
I believe in taking chances, dreaming big and making many memories to share.
My family and I are excited for our new adventure collaborating with artisans, farmers, & creative minds.
Stay tuned for our outdoor festivals & events at the Astilbe Marketplace
Floral design has always been apart of Katelyn’s life.
At the age of 13 years old Katelyn’s older sisters & grandfather opened a quaint floral studio in schomberg On, ( Flowers on Mainstreet )
For a few years Katelyn was taught the basics of design creating bouquets & tending to the shop in the village.
While Katelyn decided later on to venture off to Belleville On to studio Radio Broadcasting she returned back to her Roots in 2009,
While designing for different studios & learning tricks of the trade.
From then on, Little did Katelyn know they would follow her through life & help unfold what is known today.
When Katelyn & her sisters designed her wedding florals & details for the day. Katelyn knew she had to keep digging deep in the gardens & design.
Tending to the Barrie farmers Market she feel in love with everything local & community.
After a move to Horseshoe Valley & the birth of Bridget, Katelyn’s love for gardening & community blossomed & thrived in the community.The small little shop grew and grew to what we know today. Built on the strength & desire while creating beautiful unforgettable memories everyday.
Designing in our 12 x 8 hand crafted studio focusing on local florals & Seasonal outdoor Markets.
Expanding into the retail location today in Craighurst Ontario, Astilbe Floral Boutique & Marketplace
bringing artisans , farmers & wedding vendors under one roof. A place for creative workshops, community outreach, & special event design. At Astilbe we Host two seasonal outdoor Artisan Markets, In house workshops & special events.
Astilbe carries a wide variety of high end boutique products, from fashion, natural organic skincare, jewellery,& farm fresh seasonal elements, Florals & more.
*Open Wed - Saturday in Craighurst On *
3239 Penetanguishine Road Barrie On.
Astilbe Markets : (Outdoor markets that take place I'n Sugarbush Sweet water Park First Sunday in October & December )