More than any other thing Tracey’s life is intrinsically linked to flowers, nature & inspiring people.
Her & her businesses core purpose is “To Evoke Happiness Through Creating With Nature”
Tracey is a multi awarding winning floristic designer. The most recognisable medal would be from the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show where she gained a gold medal, in 2013 gaining exceptionally high marks with her outstanding design, one of only 2 gold medal given in the Chelsea Florist of the year competition that year.
In 2012 Tracey gained a Silver Medal in the RHS Chelsea Florist of the year competition.
Tracey was delighted to accept an invitation to Demonstrate Floral Designs at the ‘Talking Flowers Marquee’ in 2011. The Talking Flowers Marquee was Centrally located at the heart of Chelsea Flower Show, the line up of only the very best UK Florists were asked to inspire the International crowds of Flower Lovers.
2010 Saw Tracey compete at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the First time, coming away with a Silver Gilt medal – one pip off gold for the first time she’d entered the RHS Chelsea Florist of the year competition!
At the Interflora Florist of the year competition (UK & Ireland) 2011 (held once every four years) at RHS Tatton Park Tracey won regional heats to represent the Southern region & competed against the very best florists in the UK & Ireland where her skills and talent shone through as she was placed 2nd overall. (The Winner shortly after was placed 3rd in the Floristry Europa cup Competition.) In 2013 a busy summer for Tracey she again fought out stiff competition at the Interflora florist of the year competition and was awarded 3rd place in the UK and Ireland.
More information about Tracey’s impressive pedigree can be found by CLICKING HERE
Tracey has been invited to take part in the British Floristry Association Florist of the year Competition in 2002, 2006, & 2010 (as it’s held every four years) Mark Ward President of the British Floristry Association – BFA, and President of Florint (National Florists Association) described the seven competitors as “The seven best florists in the UK”.
Tracey Griffin has had her work published in the international best seller book ‘International Floral Art 2014/2015, 2012/13 & 2010/2011“The aim of the bi-annual International Floral Art has always been to create a platform for the exchange of ideas and to provide a testing ground for creativity and innovation across geographical and cultural boundaries. For well-established floral designers, this book is an opportunity to demonstrate how years of hard work honed their crafts to perfection; for budding florists the book is a chance to showcase their talent, inventiveness and fresh ideas. The International Floral Art books, displaying the variety and rich potential in contemporary floristry, have become true collectors’ items among professional florists and passionate hobbyists alike. In every new edition the International Floral Art honours three personalities who use the skills and techniques of the trade to surpass the simple flower arrangement to produce a form of art. Their work rises to a level of perfection that can be recognized by many but achieved by few. Leafing through the pages of this book is like embarking on a fantastic journey through colours, shapes and patterns. Discover and enjoy!”
Tracey is a National Demonstrator and travelling the UK & beyond. These demonstrations give Tracey an outlet to let her creative side go a little wild, whether she is wowing Flower club members that will sit back and enjoy the entertaining and inspiring afternoon or evening, or to professional florists where the audiences will gain sound business tips, new techniques and guidance on how to use the latest product in an innovative way.