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Amsterdam meets New Orleans: Lulu and Jochem’s Extraordinary Wedding at Felicity Church

New Orleans and Amsterdam are internationally renowned as vibrant cities with unforgettable character, and the splendor that radiates from these one-of-a-kind places is something worth holding on to. The welcoming and jubilant spirit of New Orleans is what our bride, Lulu, enjoyed so much while she lived here, and it's what brought her back to New [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:32:32-05:00February 14th, 2018|Event Flowers, Featured Floral Designs, Floral Design, Floral Inspiration, Wedding Flowers|Comments Off on Amsterdam meets New Orleans: Lulu and Jochem’s Extraordinary Wedding at Felicity Church

Kate & Austin

Kate & AustinSeptember 16, 2017 Photography: Greer Gattuso Photography Planner : Blue Gardenia Events Florals: Kim Starr Wise Ceremony Venue: St. Mary's Assumption Catholic Church Reception Venue: Marché Lighting & Decor : Luminous Events Event Rentals: Perrier Party Rentals Wedding Cake : Melissa's Fine Pastries Catering: Creole Cuisine Restaurant [...]

By |2018-10-01T14:54:57-05:00September 16th, 2017|Event Flowers, Floral Design, Floral Inspiration, Galleries, Wedding Flowers|Comments Off on Kate & Austin

Flowers Elsewhere: Jon Shireman

Photographer Jon Shireman has been a blogger-favorite for a while now, and just to heap on a bit more praise, we'd like to show you some of his work. To achieve the photographs below, Jon soaks fresh flowers in liquid nitrogen for thirty minutes and then shatters them.  We're completely fascinated!  Not only because of [...]

By |2017-05-05T17:47:26-05:00October 12th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Flowers Elsewhere: Jon Shireman

Fashion to Flowers: Parrot Tulips

This is our third post in our Fashion to Flowers series!  We really love this column on our blog because it encourages us to think more widely about flowers and their personalities, rather than only focusing on what we're working on in the studio. Last week, the fashion inspired the flower but today the flower definitely [...]

By |2017-05-05T17:45:38-05:00October 11th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Fashion to Flowers: Parrot Tulips

Fashion to Flowers: Black and White Stripes

It's Fashion to Flowers Thursday! Check out this Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 gown to end all dresses matched with the African Mask Leaf. We saw this dress first on the Twitter feed of @OscarPRGirl and like a supernova the image of the dress spread like wild.  Could we have found a better horticultural pair [...]

By |2017-04-26T16:39:20-05:00October 4th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Fashion to Flowers: Black and White Stripes

Flowers Elsewhere: For Your Home

Kim Starr Wise Floral Events finally moved to our new floral design studio space on Adams Street! We've got 1,000 square feet of space to work with, and we're scavenging the interior design section of the internet for decoration ideas. We've got a lot of wall space to fill and have a few ideas... I personally cannot wait to [...]

By |2017-04-26T16:19:41-05:00September 29th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Flowers Elsewhere: For Your Home

Fashion to Flowers

Today's blog is inspired by New York Fashion Week! Do you remember that scene in The Devil Wears Prada when Miranda Priestly chides Andie for scoffing at fashion, and she talks about the trickle down effect that fashion's color choices have on the clothing that even the most unaffected shopper is influenced to purchase? Well, the [...]

By |2017-04-26T16:34:19-05:00September 27th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|1 Comment

Flowers Elsewhere: Urban Roots

We've gotten a lot of great feedback on our string garden photoshoot from the sneak peeks we showed you, and the more people we talk to about it, the more we want to give a huge thank you and credit to our inspiration for the idea.   Jill and Tom of Urban Roots are friends [...]

By |2017-04-22T19:43:11-05:00September 20th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Flowers Elsewhere: Urban Roots

Themed Event Florals

Next week is all about incorporating floral designs with specific themes.  We love brides who have a refined and traditional taste, but sometimes a little wacky is good. Sometimes a little wacky is great! "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain While researching [...]

By |2017-04-22T19:35:48-05:00September 19th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Themed Event Florals

Flowers For Your Hair

This flower crown image from Vanity Fair's Tumblr inspired me to look for more options for flowers in our hair. Growing up, I had a French teacher who held class outdoors on pleasant afternoons, and I remember pulling up those white flowery weeds and tying them together to make a crown.  I even wore my floral creation throughout [...]

By |2017-04-22T19:19:18-05:00September 14th, 2012|Floral Inspiration|Comments Off on Flowers For Your Hair