Where one person sees a sheet of tissue paper, Copenhagen-based artist Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen sees a canvas for a massive sunflower display. And for Lewis Miller, a designer in New York, a trash can is so much more than a place to toss garbage — it’s a destination for an absolutely epic flower installation. Welcome to the world of floral art: where every petal is celebrated in a unique and wonderful way. 

Just like flowers, floral art comes in many forms. Some artists bring their creations to life with materials like paper, metal, and sugar, while others embrace dried petals and, of course, fresh blooms. The vases are equally as varied. Arrangements blossom in blocks of ice, picture frames, food trucks, and more. 

The talented floral artists we rounded up below demonstrate the power of creativity and the beauty of nature. So next time you pick up a bouquet from the grocery store, consider letting your imagination take the lead. What might you create with just a stem or two?

Lewis Miller | “Flower Flashes”

Bouquets bursting from trash cans, flowers arranged in the shape of sheep, and massive floral arches are just a few of Lewis Miller’s creations. The New York and Florida-based floral designer is known for his creative eye, joyful arrangements, and “flower flashes.” Think: flash mob — flower edition, where florals spontaneously take center stage on street corners, subway stops, and food trucks. (Song and dance not included but encouraged.)


“It’s a gift for the people,” Miller told Flower Magazine. “We’re in a city that’s so jaded, it’s thrilling to see how people notice. Seeing the design fall apart and explode, it still becomes art.” 

Loria Stern | Edible Flowers

Many designers arrange flowers in vases, but Loria Stern prefers a different canvas: baking dough. The culinary artist from Ojai, California, brings flowers to extra sweet levels in her cakes and cookies made with edible, organically-grown botanicals, fair trade ingredients, and a pinch of whimsy. 

In addition to garnering hundreds of thousands of followers on social media, Stern’s blooming baked goods have been highlighted by Vogue and Los Angeles Magazine, and she published a cookbook in spring 2023 fittingly titled Eat Your Flowers.  

Alexander Campbell | Movie-Inspired Arrangements 

Alexander Campbell has taken TikTok by flowerstorm with his arrangements inspired by iconic films, including Barbie, Encanto, and Hocus Pocus. In addition to movie-based bouquets, he also makes arrangements inspired by zodiac signs and even Taylor Swift songs



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The U.K.-born designer, who is based in Madrid, also shares helpful flower tricks, like how to elevate your grocery store flowers as shown in the above video.

Natasja Sadi | Sugar Flowers

Using handmade sugar flowers and real flowers, Amsterdam-based florist Natasja Sadi creates vibrant arrangements, celebratory cakes, and more blooming beauties. According to her website, Sadi pivoted from fashion design to making flowers out of sugar to “honor her African and Indonesian ancestors who worked in the sugarcane fields of Suriname.” 

Beyond showcasing her beautiful flowers, Sadi’s posts are also filled with encouraging captions and moving insights behind her process, which can be explored more in-depth in her book A Sweet Floral Life

Joseph Horner | “Flower Blocks”

English artist and photographer Joseph Horner captures the intricacies of flowers in a cool way: by placing them in frozen water blocks. The result? Mesmerizing, one-of-a-kind artworks full of detail, depth, and the element of surprise.

“I embrace the impermanence of these blooms, using it to create art that is as beautiful and ephemeral as the flowers themselves,” he told Stir World.

Charlotte Puxley | “Floral Feelings” 

“Floral feelings for the people of Singapore” is the tagline of Charlotte Puxley’s flower business. From gorgeous arrangements for weddings to elaborate pieces for holiday festivities, Puxley’s flowers are vibrant, meaningful, and memorable. 


Known for spontaneously sharing flowers with strangers, Puxley also drops bags of bouquets in random spots during October for Mental Health Awareness Month. In a caption, Puxley writes, “we believe flowers can make us all smile and the smallest kindnesses can make us feel so huge.”

Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen | Wow-Worthy Tissue Paper Blooms

For a dose of eye candy, look no further than Marianne Eriksen Scott-Hansen’s large-scale flower creations. The Copenhagen-based artist creates spectacularly massive flowers with tissue paper and, we imagine, a lot of patience. 

Many of the blooms are bright shades of orange and yellow, others are soft pinks and blues, but all of them are floral visions that bring pops of playfulness wherever they go. 

Shota Suzuki | Metal Flowers

Japanese artist Shota Suzuki transforms metal into realistic-looking floral art, creating everything from dandelions and peonies to cherry blossoms. 

In addition to sculpting stunning flowers, Suzuki creates stories with his sculptures by replicating nature’s movements. For example, he’s depicted water drops delicately resting on plants and a leaf falling onto another

Keith Kralik and Rachel Parri | Pressed Flowers

Pressed flowers are intricately arranged in Keith Kralik and Rachel Parri’s vibrant floral art pieces. In timelapses, the Colorado-based couple capture the process of transforming dried petals into epic everlasting pieces you can admire in your home (and never worry about watering).


Rebecca Louise Law | Dried Flower Installations

British artist Rebecca Louise Law creates immersive installations, turning spaces into magical flowerlands that look straight out of storybooks. In one of her exhibitions at the Cleveland Public Library, Law draped dried flowers in a waterfall-like arrangement. And in another exhibition, she suspended flowers to appear as if they were moving in the wind. 

Embracing flowers in all forms, Law writes on her website: “A dried flower holds time. A fresh flower holds a moment, and both are equally special. The beauty of a dried flower is being able to revisit it and observe it as a preserved object of the earth, a perfect form of nature that holds onto its fragility.

Amy Thai | Botanical Sculptures

Sydney-based artist Amy Thai’s stunning botanical installations are seen in store displays, runway shows, at weddings, and more. We’re especially fond of Thai’s Subway Puppy, made with more than 200 fresh flower stems in the shape of a (very adorable) dog, bringing a delightful and flower-filled surprise to New York City commuters. 

“Flowers can lift the imagination and senses to create memorable moments for any occasion. There is something so beautiful about their ephemeral nature and truly appreciating and experiencing them as they are,” Thai told Vogue Living.  


Shannon Clegg | Dried Flower Vessels

Known for her dried flower sculptures, Shannon Clegg molds dried and pressed flowers into unique vessels. She told Gardens Illustrated, “I want the pieces to look as though I have just grabbed a bunch of flowers and pulled them out of the ground.” 

Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, Clegg currently lives in London and presents her sculptures worldwide in museums, galleries, and at nonprofit events

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