Our Design Philosophy

At Carly Messmer Floral Design we strive to create the most beautiful and personal florals for your wedding. We help translate our client's vision to reality through a thoughtful and deliberate floral design approach.

We're committed to every step of the floral design planning process for your wedding flowers. From initial concepts to full production, we'll be there every step of the way. Collaboration is a constant part of our design process. We'll work with you to help you discover your personal style and the florals and foliage that speak to your big day.

Our Brides

  • Connect with a color story and flower style, not an exact inspiration from elsewhere

  • Value seasonal flowers and interesting ingredients

  • Love whimsical touches through delicate florals and unexpected greenery

  • Are looking for a design that complements their style, their venue, and their personality

  • Understand that flowers and foliage can help elevate a wedding and contribute to the feeling of joy both they and guests experience on their big day

  • Are more interested in a beautiful marriage than a beautiful wedding


Hi! I’m Carly.

Travel and natural beauty are my vices. And a delicious noodle bowl if I'm being honest. I'm always searching for that sweet spot where nature, people, and architecture intersect to form jaw-dropping and unforgettable moments. From marsh sunsets to the hustle and bustle of a busy street market, I believe you can find inspiration in almost any situation. Whether you're experiencing a new culture or simply a discovering a different perspective at a familiar place, beauty is always waiting to be uncovered.

My design aesthetic has been influenced by the magnificent beauty of the Lowcountry, where in Charleston, SC I lived, explored, and loved for eight years.

I'm now back to my childhood home of Cincinnati, Ohio. My little squad consists of my husband, Adam, our baby boy, Elliott, and our goofy sheepadoodle, Taco. I'm truly happy to be back in Cincinnati and to see how the Queen City has grown and developed over the last decade.

I would absolutely love to meet over coffee to discuss your wedding or event. Please feel free to email me at carly@carlymessmer.com or fill out the form on our Contact page. My passion is to create thoughtfully designed wedding flowers that reflect your personal taste and style. I look forward to speaking with you!

xx, Carly Messmer

Photo by Amanda Donaho