About Floral Notes

 National Garden Club (NGC) Flower Show Accredited Judge, Master Level, owner Maureen Christmas, CFD, has been creating floral designs for many years.  In July 2015, she successfully passed the rigorous Professional Florist Design Evaluation with scores high enough to be invited to become a member of American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) with induction in July 2016. 
Maureen has won numerous top awards at the New England Flower Show, Boston Flower Show and Newport Flower Show for her floral interpretations. She was awarded the Deanna J. Mozzochi Creative Design Award for the best Creative Design of the year in the NGC’s New England Region and the Cindora Goldberg Award given by the Garden Club Federation of MA to the most outstanding design submitted by a member of the GCFM, Inc.
Her design has been selected for the cover of the National Garden Club's Vision of Beauty 2017 Calendar.  She has also been in previous editions of Vision of Beauty as well as in  By Design- a publication of the Garden Club of America and Florist Review Magazine.  In October 2014, she was honored to create flowers on the Wang Center Stage for the Dalai Lama.