A SHORT OVERVIEW
Bella Rosa is a floral & event design studio located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We provide custom flower designs for all life’s events to the Sioux Falls area and travel upon request. From wedding arrangements to silk wreaths and memorial sprays, we bring creativity, style, and flair to each and every piece. All our bouquets and arrangements are uniquely created to meet your specific requests. It is our goal to learn your story and your style; then design your specific vision.
Please contact us to schedule an appointment or for more information regarding special requests, unique designs and customized pricing.
Born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Leigh showed her talent for creating as soon as she could hold a crayon, sew a straight line, and frost a cake. Designing soon became something that she not only wanted to do but had to do. In high school she was introduced to the floral industry and all its possibilities. Her knack with flowers became apparent as she was able to combine her love for design, color, and flowers. During her collegiate years Leigh was able to continue her study in design, as well as, expand her knowledge in business. A year after graduating, in 2008, Leigh was able to combine her broad appreciation and knowledge of design to launch Bella Rosa. Today she continues to explore her love for floral design by striving to push herself to discover new ideas and concepts. With everything she creates, it is her mission to produce lush, beautiful floral that dazzles and leaves a lasting impact.
Bella Rosa is truly a family affair. Leigh is married to her best friend Alex, who helps challenge and guide her every day. Come wedding season he is often relied upon as a trusty delivery driver, design assistant, and “hauler”. The have a two year old son Jack. Jack is learning early all the joys of the floral industry.
In her free-time Leigh’s other passions include: vacationing, especially places near the water or mountains; spending time with her family, which often includes watching a football game or playing a cut-throat game of trivial pursuit; baking and cooking a new recipes; or snuggling on the couch watching a good movie, preferably one with a happy ending.
A life-long South Dakota prairie girl, Ann has always had a free, imaginative spirit. Her entire life she has loved dreaming and visualizing designs, color, planning and creating whether it involves floral design, parties, events, painting, sewing, cooking, entertaining, gardening, and so on and on. After a twenty-five year plus clerical career, Ann feels very blessed to have been given the opportunity to leave the “office” setting to join her daughter, Leigh in her inspired world. What a gift and what more could a mom ask for ~ to finally allow her creativity to meld with her work world and to share those days with her beautiful, artistic daughter! Being the head cheerleader for Leigh and Bella Rosa from the moment of inception, it has been Ann’s joy to watch Bella Rosa grow from an inspired idea to a successful, thriving business.
In addition to her daughter, Leigh, son-in-law, Alex, and grandson, Jack, Ann’s family includes her supporting husband, Gerry; son, James, daughter-in-law, Liz, their children Benjamin and Avery and her goldendoodles, Macy and Molly.. Bella Rosa has been a family endeavour from the beginning filled with a generous dose of love and support!
Ann’s other free-time passions include spending time with family, especially her precious grandchildren, golfing, sports of any kind, music, cooking, walking her dogs, and reading.