About us

Thank you for your interest in our clay blooms and paperie. We can’t wait to share with you the unique artistry of DK Designs. Below you will find a little more information about the artist and her philosophy.

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About the designer

Artisan Diane Phillips of DK Designs has specialized in creating custom, handmade, clay floral designs and stationery for local, national and international brides since 2002. Her creations are perfect for brides who want everlasting bridal and bridesmaid bouquets, flowers that are out of season and flawless petals that will withstand direct sunlight and heat on the hottest of summer days.

Because they are incredibly realistic and light weight, her clay flowers are perfect for bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres, hair flowers, cake flowers, centerpieces, favors, and so much more. The clay can be customized into almost any flower and color imaginable.

You may recognize Diane from her guest appearance on the Martha Stewart Show, where she taught Martha how to make clay hydrangeas! You can view the video here. Diane has also had many of her designs featured on TheKnot.com, WeddingBee.com, Victoria, Flower Magazine, Brides of Northern California, Pacific Weddings, Southern Weddings, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, Eco-Beautiful Weddings, Nesting Newbies, Inside Weddings, WedLuxe,and For the Bride.

Experience
Diane is a DECO Clay Craft Academy instructor of over 15 years. She was fortunate to learn the art of DECO Clay Craft Academy from master instructors Kazuko and Yukiko Miyai. She is very appreciative of the techniques taught, which has allowed her to be very creative and strive to always create beautiful, lifelike blooms. After taking a break for a few years to concentrate on other priorities, she has recently returned to teaching for the DECO Clay Craft Academy and looks forward to once again sharing this beautiful art form to other clay enthusiasts. For the past 15 years, she been designing beautiful one-of-a-kind clay flowers and stationery for weddings and events for clients around the world.

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One look at her work and you can see that Diane loves what she does and is passionate about creating beautiful clay floral designs for her brides. She listens as they describe each detail of their vision allowing her to produce the perfect flowers for their stylish wedding day! The flowers are all personally handcrafted by Diane Phillips, owner and designer of DK Designs.  With over 15 years of experience, she brings her design expertise, creativity, dedication to detail to each and every client.

What We Do
DK Designs creates custom floral arrangements and centerpieces, favors, wedding bouquets, paperie and more. These make wonderful wedding keepsakes. Everything we do at DK Designs is custom. We do our best to focus on the vision of the clientele to create beautiful blooms and paperie to compliment their wedding. We look forward to working with you to design clay flowers and/or stationery for your special day!

Clay flowers are the eco-friendly alternative to fresh flowers for weddings.  Many brides are embracing the clay flower phenomenon.  Fresh flowers can be a big wedding expense and clay flowers offer a wonderful and everlasting alternative to fresh flowers for bouquets, cake flowers, hair flowers, favors, centerpieces and more.

Diane Phillips had the distinct honor of being the first clay artist featured on the April Fools Day episode of the Martha Stewart Show, showing Martha and her home and studio audience how to make hydrangea flowers out of CLAYCRAFT by DECO Soft Clay!

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Durability of Clay Flowers
These flowers are quite durable, lightweight, and most of all realistic and beautiful.  For the bride or groom who might be allergic to fresh flowers, clay flowers are a perfect alternative.

Availability
We can ship almost anywhere in the world.  We take great care in packing the flowers so they arrive in perfect condition.  We have had past clients from France, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Singapore, Jamaica, Zimbabwe, and all over the 50 states in the United States.

Wholesale Orders
DK Designs does take wholesale inquiries on a limited basis. If you are interested, please contact DK Designs via the contact form.

Location
35633 Cherry Bark Way
Murrieta, CA 92562
diane@dkdesignshawaii.com

408-489-8857
Monday – Friday 8:30am –6pm
Saturday 10am – 3pm