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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contact Sharlene Nielsen at  204-918-3286

or email frontdoorstories@gmail.com

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Boutique Style Studio

Be inspired by the garden...

Closed January 2019


February 1, 2019

Friday 1pm-6pm

& Saturday 11-3pm


Foraging to the west coast for new years brought me to open this february 1st for business. I have a variety of fresh mosses, cedar driftwood and pinecones if your into the natural decor look for your home. All Canadian and hand picked for you to choose from.

I will also be crafting some smug sticks and other wildcraft goodies for your winter restoration rituals.


Driftwood succulent centrepieces

Fresh wreaths

Lavender topiary

Succulent Shots

Succulent Dish Gardens

Workshops 2018

check out the line up!

208 Browning Blvd

entrance on Shelly Street

Contact Sharlene



Fresh for Winter...

Succulent Driftwood

Table top or hanging pieces are

available made to order or choose

from designs in store.

All one of kind pieces.

starting at $25 for a window sill size

order here

care instructions included

Succulent Pinecones

Hang these adorable succulent

pinecone ornaments in your window

or gift them to a gardener friend.

Everyone is one of a kind.

$12 each         order here

Care instructions included.

Lavender Topiary

Aromatic french lavender surrounded

by a lush carpet of moss potting in

a tall galvanized pot.

$25 each         order here

Care instructions included.

Succulent Shots

Cute little rosette succulents in a shot

glass! Great for gift giving.

$6 each             order here 

Care instructions included.

What we do!

Outdoor Planters

Large scale Container Gardens

for instant curb appeal

for events

Styling your front door

selling a home

or welcome friends


Customized for any group or event

either in the studio or

I bring it to you!


Cold hardy outdoor arrangements

Indoor seasonal table styling

Container Garden Designs

Container Garden Maintenance

Fall Services

Container prep for winter

Thanksgiving container gardens

Thanksgiving & Halloween styling

indoors or out

Winter Services

Winter outdoor container arrangements

Indoor holiday tree & mantel styling

    Owner, Sharlene Nielsen has been in business as Front Door Stories for 10 years as of 2018.

    Her company provides a unique service bringing stunning first impressions to the “front door” or entrance to your home, office, wedding, event and garden. Curating seasonal material in large scale outdoor container plantings and floral arrangements, with our northern climate in mind.

    Her background in display and merchandising for The Hudson Bay Company, while enrolled in Fine Arts at Kwantlen Collage, and working at Art Knapp’s Garden Centre in B.C. brought this prairie girl and mom of two boys, back to her roots here in Manitoba. Opening Front Door Stories in 2008 while freelancing at The Garden Room, and then 3 years at Assiniboine Park in the English Garden. Now focusing on her business full time and opening a boutique style studio space to expand her services. 

    In 2017 was awarded the Directors choice at the WAG’s Art in Bloom 2017 for her floral interpretation of “View from the artist bedroom, Jericho Beach”

In 2018 was featured in an article in the Winnipeg Free press, link to article here.

                             Creating first impressions...