"It's time to create, said her heart. It's about time, said her soul."
Hello! My name is Julie Blunier and I am the owner of J.Blu Design. I'm a Midwest farm girl and have deep love for the people, sites and sounds of Central Illinois. My husband and I live just outside of Peoria and have three young children.
Some of my earliest memories are playing alongside my mom and grandmother in their gardens. From the red tulips my mom had along our fence line to the orange poppies growing aside my grandparent's farm lane, flowers are vivid reminders of times and places of the past.
My passion for floral design was sparked working at a local flower shop while studying at the University of Illinois. I ultimately decided to pursue a career path in agricultural communication and education, but the desire to work with flowers never ceased. Over the years, I designed for the special events of family and friends. In 2016, I made the decision to change career paths and follow my dream of being an event florist. It was time to put my creativity and love of helping people to work.
I was raised to believe that hard work, attention to detail and serving others are the foundation for success; personally and professionally. My #1 goal is to provide stunning designs along with outstanding customer service. Building relationships with my customers matters to me and I want you to feel seen, heard and understood. Focusing only on weddings and events allows me to serve my clients better. No walk-ins, daily deliveries or funerals; just your special event.
I look forward to working together to create timeless, elegant floral designs that represent your personality and bring your vision to life.
Preferred Vendor at: Pear Tree Estate - Champaign, IL
Complimentary consultations are available by appointment. During our meeting we will discuss style, color scheme, shape, flower varieties, seasonality and budget. It is important to me to learn about your personal style, likes and dislikes to create designs that speak to you and your guests. A proposal outlining flower choices and estimated prices will be sent after our consultation.
My minimum full service wedding floral order (wedding party, reception and delivery) is $1500.00. Smaller orders may be available for pick up at my studio near Hanna City, IL.