Fresh Awards 2023 - Florist Awards

Florist of the Year


Vanessa Pringle Floral Designs

Vanessa Pringle Floral Designs is a locally owned business specialising in bespoke floristry. Using the freshest of flowers, Vanessa and her team cater to the floristry needs of residents, corporate groups and celebratory functions across Bathurst and the central west. They take pride in the quality and longevity of their fresh produce and are renowned for their great selection of fresh flowers, replenished three times a week direct from the Sydney Flower Markets.

Vanessa has been an accomplished florist for over 20 years, owning a business in North Sydney which she sold in 2005 before moving to Bathurst and planting more floristry roots in 2011.

Retail Presentation


Bella Floral Boutique, Morisset

Bella Floral Boutique is committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Their professional staff are dedicated to making every customer’s experience a pleasant one.

They always go the extra mile to make floral gifts perfect and have a host of ideas about how to make any gift occasion something special for the giver and the recipient. Bella Floral Boutique also offers a wedding bouquet and wedding function flowers service guaranteed to please.

Non-Retail/Studio Florist


Carly Rose Weddings & Events, Miranda

Carly Rose offers bespoke weddings and events for enriched hearts across Sydney, Southern Highlands, Hunter Valley and beyond. Focussing on design, aesthetics and unique colour palettes, the team at Carly Rose are known by their luxe statement florals, paired with on-trend styling pieces. Forget having to contact and co-ordinate 10 different suppliers. Ain’t nobody got time for that! They are professional florists, stylists, balloonies and photo boothies. Everything is carefully curated in-house, delivering a seamless experience throughout planning and design.

Service Excellence


Warilla Florist, Warilla

Established in 1982, Warilla Florist offers flowers of glasshouse quality, which last longer than field flowers. Their native and tropical flowers are especially fresh and colourful.

With the team possessing over 70 years of experience, Warilla Florist offers a large range of ready-to-go bouquets and flower arrangements but can also make something different for customers in minutes. Their wedding bouquets are made to individual requirements and are guaranteed to create a special experience.

Merchandising and Branding Excellence


Brilliant Blooms, Fairymeadow

Brilliant Blooms is owned and operated by mother-daughter duo Sarah and Jess Turney. The talented pair have a profound love and passion for providing beautiful, fresh flowers to the communities in and around the Illawarra and South Coast.

With a shared creativity and a love of flowers, Sarah and Jess take pride in putting together unique and stylish bespoke floral arrangements for any occasion. The pair are industry renowned florists and have received various awards and accolades for their work.

2023 Fresh Awards Winners