We Value People.
It is so important to us that anytime you meet us you feel respected and valued. We want you to walk away from us with a feeling of lightness that lingers. Connections are our goal and mission, as well as encouraging others to feel confident in their ability to create for themselves.
We value the differences in people. The quirky, the romantic, the awkward, the glamorous, the academic, whoever you are, we are excited about you and your story. We are here to help your ideas come to life through floral design, literature and genuine connection.
Every idea is unique and deserves to be heard.
Meet our Team!
We have the most amazing team of people! Our team is unique because not only do they love what they do, but they love each other and every customer that steps into our shop. We couldn’t do a thing without every one of them.
Our culture is full of love and joy and we try to share that with anyone we meet!
Cassie is co-owner of Penelope and Lu and Book and Bloom. She loves the behind the scenes of business, putting things together, fulfilling orders and finding ways to connect to the community.
Cassie’s favorite genre is mystery and thriller, but she loves to sit down with a thought provoking memoir from time to time.
Julie is the co-owner of Penelope and Lu and Book and Bloom. She loves the way the business allows us to connect with others in our community. Checking things off her to do list brings her ultimate joy.
Julie’s favorite genre is literary fiction, but she loves to dive into the latest notable book.
Meg is our lead florist and manager of the shop. She takes pride in every arrangement she creates. Bridal bouquets are her specialty, but she can create beauty in any form when it comes to flowers. We couldn’t survive without Meg!
Meg’s favorite genre to read is Fantasy. If you need a good fantasy book pick, Meg is your gal!
Leah is our lead coordinator and also a floral designer. If something needs to be done, you can count on Leah to discover a way to accomplish it. Everything she does is completed with so much grace and a smile on her face. Everyone needs a Leah!
Leah’s favorite genre is historical fiction, but she is an avid reader of all genres!
Lisa is a floral designer. Lisa is a can-do kind of gal and is always making sure our customers are taken care of with respect and kindness. She is a master at tying bows and making corsages, but never fails to create something beautiful in any floral style.
Lisa loves all types of book genres, ask her for help expanding your reads into new genres!
Cloe is a floral designer. She is a hard worker and the care she takes in creating each arrangement shows in the beauty of her designs. She specializes in dried arrangements, but everything she creates is beautiful. She is a go-getter and is sure to help you find what you need!
Cloe’s favorite genre is horror and thriller. Ask her for help finding your next spooky read!
Lindsey is a floral designer. She has a knack for details and it shows in every arrangement she makes. Flower arrangements are her specialty but she creates stunning installs and other flower specialties as well. She loves learning new flower design techniques!
Lindsey’s favorite genre is romance. She loves a good beach read!
Kim is a floral designer. She has an eye for color and it shows in her beautiful designs. She pairs flowers together with ease and everything she creates is stunning. She is calming presence in our shop, which helps the employees and the customers feel at ease!
Kim loves historical fiction and memoirs. She loves learning about people’s stories and the events that shape them!
This team works well because of the respect and love they all have for each other. We have truly created a culture of joy and we hope you feel it when you come to visit us!
How can we be of service to you today?
Providing community & joy to those who love flowers, literature, and community.
Custom Floral Design
We value the differences in people. The quirky, the romantic, the awkward, the glamorous, the academic – whoever you are, we are excited about you and your story.