2747 Edgehill Avenue
Riverdale, New York 10463
livia [at] thegreenvase.com
jo [at] thegreenvase.com
Livia Cetti is a highly skilled floral and still-life stylist, crafter, and event designer. Growing up in an artistic family in the mountains north of Santa Barbara helped to define Livia's organic sensibility. In addition to her fine arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute, she has more than 19 years of experience in the floral industry. Livia has been a contributing editor at Martha Stewart Weddings since 2002 and now successfully runs her own company, The Green Vase. She lives in Riverdale, New York in a charming farm house built in 1901 with her husband and two boys, Dante and Mick.
Photo from Martha Stewart Weddings by Johnny Miller
Joanne Donohoe is originally from Pudsey, Yorkshire, a historic market town in England. She grew up in a world of flowers as both her Grandmother & Father were florists. She joined the family business after training at the Leeds Art & Design College in floristry and then ran the successful family flower shop specializing in weddings for 10 years after her father retired. In 1995 she gained a credit in ICSF from the British Society of Floristry, later qualifying as a teacher of floristry at the college. After marrying her husband Paul and moving to New York in 1999, she worked for several prestigious NY floral event companies. During the summer of 2010 she decided to become partners in The Green Vase with her long time friend Livia.