Fleur de Vie Floral Design | About

Fleur de Vie is an event and floral design studio based in Houston, Texas. Our clients come to us for fresh, creative designs that elevate floral design to a fine art.  Our organic style often includes garden foliage, botanicals herbs, fruit and of course, lots of fabulous fleurs! From weddings, rehearsal dinners, intimate private parties, corporate events, fundraisers and galas, our talented design team can help make your events come to life. 

Creative Director Madeleine Elmer grew up surrounded by flowers, nature and art in Memphis, Tennessee and apprenticed at her artist mother’s knee as she designed floral arrangements and won awards in design competitions across the country. Madeleine studied art history at Hollins University and floral design with leading international floral and event designers in New York, California and Texas, including Jeff Leatham, Holly Heider Chapple, Nancy Liu Chin, Joseph Massie, Francoise Weeks, Hitomi Gilliam, Ariel Dearie, Sarah Winward, Robbie Honey and Christian Tortu at Flower School New York. Madeleine is an affiliate designer with The Chapel Designers, an international consortium of floral and event designers. Madeleine  was awarded  the "People's Choice"  award in partnership with Design House for best holiday tablescape at the 2015 Houston Design Center "Deck the Tables" show and Best Floral Design at the 2013 show, which was featured in Texas Home and Living magazine, January 2014.

Our design and installation team for Fleur de Vie, otherwise known as the "Fleurettes" have many years of design experience including working with leading event and floral designers in Houston and winning design competitions.