Shop to Carrie On
Carrie Lenz has been a professional interior floral designer since 1979. A Gateway Tech Horticulture graduate, she worked in the floral industry for many years. In 1990, Carrie started her own business; Flowers To Carrie On. She grew her business by exhibiting in 20-25 high end craft and art shows a year throughout Wisconsin & Illinois. Carrie also works with many talented interior designers with their floral needs. For 15 years Carrie / Flowers To Carrie On was on the award winning design team of Wood Haven Homes, designing for their Parade of Homes models. In 2013, Carrie took on a new venture and opened Shop To Carrie On on a historic, unheated farm site circa 1890 in New Berlin, WI. Meant to be a seasonal shop, Carrie's popularity quickly grew and she realized she needed a location that would accommodate a year-round business. She found a new, permanent home for Shop To Carrie On in booming West Allis, WI.
Shop To Carrie On features fun, beautiful and affordable gifts, fashions, home and garden items, many crafted by local artisans. Carrie's committment to small business and buying local is evidenced not only by the products she has in the store, but by the fun events she hosts for her customers and her charitable activities in the community.
Featured Article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel December 21, 2012
At Home with Carrie Lenz by Angela Peterson
When it comes to Christmas, Carrie Lenz does things in a big way, especially in her living room. She started decorating her home in mid-October and finished in early December.
Carrie's kitchen has undergone a major renovation. The island and granite counter tops, maple cabinets and farmhouse sink all have been added.
The festive atmosphere extends to the outdoors with decorations surrounding the hot tub.