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The Red Twig offers flowers, event planning, art gallery all in one

by Dorothy markulis | reporter Published: April 9, 2014 12:00 AM
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Hudson -- If you're looking for unusual and unique floral arrangements, or need someone to plan your next event, Michelle Touve-Holland has a suggestion for you -- visit The Red Twig, her new shop.

The Red Twig, 5245 Darrow Road, is a combination floral design studio, event planning center and art gallery. It's housed in a garage that used to be part of a turkey farm, according to its new tenant.

"This is a great space. I just love it," she said. "When people come in I say 'Welcome to my adventure.'"

The shop owner's creativity is evident as soon as one enters her New York loft-style facility. Unusual arrangements, decorative corners, various forms of interesting lighting and imaginative signage and art placement (on old doors) gives visitors an insight into her inventive mind.

Rough-hewn work tables, constructed by her husband, David, complete the decor.

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"All of my floral designs are custom-made," she explained. "Your choices are limitless."

She described her arrangements as unique -- tailored to individual events.

"I focus on the event and can offer a wide array of arrangements," she said. "I don't do the typical arrangements."

Touve-Holland, a mother of a 10- and 4-year-old, may look like a teenager, but has been in the floral and event planning industry for 14 years.

After attending Kent State University, Touve-Holland worked for several local florists as a designer but decided to open her own business.

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"I started the business in 2006 from my home," the owner / operator Touve-Holland said.

In August she opened at her present location.

The Red Twig is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday and is closed Sunday.

This month she is showcasing her work along with artist Lyndse Rae Faba, an abstract painter and Idris Kabir Syed, a ceramic artist.

Born in Toledo, the owner / operator has traveled all over the country and is currently making her home in Streetsboro.

For more information, call 330-842-1849.

Email: dmarkulis@recordpub.com

Phone: 330-541-9436

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