About Ambiance Floral & Events

Ambiance is always thinking outside the vase. We work with the best suppliers around the world as well as local flower farms. We create individual arrangements as well as wedding and event florals. With over 50 years of combined design experience, our goal is to create a design with color, texture, shape, and style to give some Ambiance to your every occasion.

The retail shop is open six days a week, with extended hours during the holidays. We deliver to the entire Capital District and have a wire service for your out of town deliveries.

Cut flowers, arrangements, blooming and green plants, fruit & gourmet baskets are some of what we offer on a daily basis for birthday, sympathy, anniversary, or any special day. Weddings and events we travel to the Adirondacks, Catskills, New England, and everywhere in between!      

headshotOwner: Michele Peters, AIFD, CFD

Michele is a floral artist with design styles that range from romantic & classic to modern & abstract. With over 30 years of experience, her energy, passion, and creativity reflect in every design, wedding ,or event.

She was inducted into AIFD ( American Institute of Floral Designers) in 2016 and is a CFD(certified floral designer) in this elite organization.

The mission of AIFD is to advance the art of professional floral design through education, service, and leadership, and to recognize the achievement of excellence in this art form.

With the continuing education, she and her staff are always on the cutting edge of what is new and hot in the flower world!            

Professional Associations:

  • American Institute of Floral Designers
  • Chair for Floral Design Committee for the Capital District Garden and Flower show
  • Member of USA Wedding Association
  • ACCVB, Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Albany eXecutive Association
  • Cathedral in Bloom committee 2019


  • "Thank you so much for the amazing job on our flowers. It was exactly as I pictured them. They were honestly one of my favorite things about my wedding. We received tons of compliments on the centerpieces too!"

    Meghan & Josh
  • "Thank you so much for doing such a wonderful job with the flowers for our wedding. It was really a pleasure to work with you and you made it so easy."

    Alissa & Zac
  • "The flowers looked stunning and we have gotten numerous compliments on them. You were so helpful in making our vision play out…"

    Carrie & Jeff
  • "Thank you for making my daughters wedding SO beautiful! What a job you did."

  • "Wish you could have seen my face when I entered the ballroom, I was struck with such emotion as it was all so breathtaking. You truly are amazingly talented and I thank you for all that you did to make our day so beautiful."

    Tracy & Matt
  • "The centerpieces were the most unique,perfect centerpieces. Everyone loved them and thought they were amazing. The flowers took my breath away. I am so thankful and grateful for all the input you gave to help me choose and the time you took to make it all perfect."

  • "Thank you so much for all your great advice and hard work to make the flowers for our wedding so beautiful!"

  • "Thank you so much for all the beautiful centerpieces, arrangements, and all of our bouquets. Everything was beautiful, classy, and elegant in every way. I am so grateful to have had an awesome experience with you!"

    Kathleen & Adam
  • "The flowers looked amazing and everything was perfect!"

  • "Our daughter’s wedding reception at Glen Sanders was a big success. The ball room was just beautiful with all the gorgeous table arrangements. Thank you for your guidance and advice!"

  • "I want to extend my sincere thanks for the florals you did for my daughter’s wedding. The flowers in the bouquets and centerpieces were lovely and picked up the wedding colors beautifully. We have only good things to say about you and the flowers and will recommend you to our friends."

  • "Every looked beautiful! I really appreciate everything you have done! Thanks again."

    Callyn & Mark
  • "Thank you for creating the most beautiful floral arrangements I have ever seen. When I arrived at the venue I couldn’t believe my eyes. The room looked so elegant! The sweetheart table looked more beautiful than what I envisioned. The floral centerpieces you placed on all the tables were such a hit! You are very professional, on time, and wonderful to deal with."

  • "Thank you so much for the amazing wedding flowers. We received so many compliments on how beautiful they were. You surpassed my expectations!"

    Lisa & Steve
  • "Thank you so much for the beautiful floral design, table-scapes, and ambiance you created for our wedding! Everything was truly perfect – effortlessly elegant. I absolutely loved my bouquet. The “up” centerpieces were striking, but not overwhelming. You really made everything we spoke about a reality!"Jennifer & Bill
  • "Thank you so much for doing the flowers for our wedding. They were beautiful! We couldn’t have gotten anything better – you did such an awesome job."

    Julie & Chris
  • "You knew what we wanted and you went to the ends of the Earth to get it for us. I am so happy that you were part of our wedding."

  • "Thanks so much for the great job you did in designing our floral arrangements for our wedding. We received so many compliments on the table centerpieces and we heard from those who took them home that they lasted for several weeks and still looked beautiful."

    Deb & Judy
  • "Words cannot express how happy we were with your part in the wedding. The flowers were fabulous, and the State Room was beyond gorgeous. Everybody loved everything about the reception, and commented how beautiful the tables looked. It was everything we dreamed of."

  • "From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to thank you for your beautiful work. Your time and effort helped make our wedding day that much more beautiful and special."

    Erin & Sean
  • "We cannot begin to express our gratitude for the beautiful work you did with the flowers for our wedding day. From the bouquets to the centerpieces, everything was perfect."

    Caitlin & Joe
  • "Thank you for helping to make my wedding day so special. The flowers were beautiful. I am so happy I chose Ambiance because everything was perfect. You made me feel so comfortable and confident that everything would run smoothly and it did! Thanks again, you are the best!"

  • "Thank you for helping design and set up our wedding. You did an amazing job that brought tears of joy to my eyes. I am so blessed to have had a florist make my dreams and visions come true."Sara & Travis
  • "Many thanks for preparing, arranging, and delivering the most beautiful flowers and centerpieces for our wedding. They left me in awe, and wowed. Your patience, personalization, professionalism, beauty, and quality displayed was more than expected."

    Sharon & Glenn
  • "I was in love with my bridal bouquet and the way you were able to wrap my grandmother’s rosary into the handle! I received so many compliments on the flowers!"

  • "The flowers exceeded our wildest expectations! It looked enchanted, even in the rain!"

  • "We had a vision of what our flowers would look like for our wedding, but you made it come together even more beautifuuly that we could have imagined.You and your team are amazing!"

  • "Thank you so much for making our wedding even more beautiful with the perfect flowers!You are awesome and have been a great help."

  • "The wedding flowers were fabulous! Thank you for meeting with us so many times and for having the vision we lacked..."

  • "Thank you for all your hard work for our wedding. the ceremony was perfect, the reception was beautiful, and the bouquets were exactly what I hoped for. thanks for being a big part of our day..."

  • "Thank you so much for bringing my visions to life on such an amazing day. The flowers were perfect!..."

  • "Thank you for the beautiful flowers for our wedding. I LOVED my bouquet.It was a pleasure working with you and your passion is truly appreciated..."

  • "We loved everything about our wedding flowers! working with you made it stress free. I truly feel you care and invest in each of your brides, something not many places do. thank you, thank you, thank you..."

  • "Our wedding looked fabulous and beautiful. Thank you so much. It was a pleasure working with you..."

  • "My daughters bouquet was exquisite and the bridesmaids were spot on. We appreciate all your help making the wedding a huge success!..."

  • "The church arrangements and our bouquets were absolutely perfect! They were just what I wanted. Thank you for the beautiful job."

  • "The flowers were gorgeous for our wedding day. They were absolutely stunning and more perfect than we had hoped for.It was a pleasure working with you and appreciate all the time you took to meet us and your positive spirit!..."

  • "Your work was a great touch to our dream wedding. Thank you for all your hard work. The flowers were beautiful..."

  • "The flowers were beautiful and we were so happy with everything. You were great to work with and so helpful. Thank you for everything..."

  • "All our bouquets and centerpieces for our wedding surpassed my expectations. From the start, I knew you had my vision and I am grateful. everything was gorgeous!..."

  • "The flowers looked amazing and we were so happy. We received many compliments on the flowers..."

  • "A big thank you for making our planning process fun and trouble free. It was a pleasure working with you from start to finish. You and the team at Ambiance are an absolute credit to your profession. You added the beauty to our wonderful day!..."

  • "We were thrilled with the wedding flowers. they were absolutely gorgeous. we received so many compliments and the flowers really set the mood for a beautiful and flawless wedding..."

  • "You did an unbelievable job with the flowers for our wedding. You helped make our day so beautiful and we received so many compliments..."

  • "It has been a pleasure working with you and your staff on our event. Your arrangements were beautiful and we really admire your vision and creativity..."

  • "Thank you for bringing joy to our residents with the flower classes.Itis always refreshing and you put heart into each class..."

  • "Stellar job with the arrangement to my wife.."

  • "Words cannot express our appreciation for all you do for the foundation.The flowers were beyond words as always..."

  • "Your flowers are gorgeous! Many thanks for being a delight to work with..."


Wedding Wire Reviews & Awards

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   2017 WW Award   2016 WW Award   2015 WW Award   2014 WW Award

How to Get In Touch:

Location: 116 Everett Road, Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518.446.9900
Fax: 518.446.9901
Email: ambiance116@aol.com