Save money with these affordable stems—perfect for your bouquet or centerpiece. We went straight to the source to find the best blooms for your buck—Denise Porcaro of Flower Girl NYC helped us select the most affordable options available in different seasons, colors and sizes. Whether you're looking to create a lush, romantic arrangement or a festive, unstructured bouquet, [...]
Getting engaged is such an exciting time. However, the exhilaration of saying “I will” can quickly be replaced by the overwhelming concerns surrounding planning a wedding. Couples today are more and more environmentally conscious, so using fresh floral may conflict with their personal beliefs on being eco-friendly. Using fresh floral doesn’t have to equate [...]
We asked top wedding florists from around the country for the most common mistakes brides make -- here's what your florist wishes you knew. Not seeing the big picture "Couples tend to see the centerpieces and the table setting but do not visualize the whole reception room with their guests in it. For example, [...]
In the creative industry, most of us wedding professionals consider the latter months of the year into the early months of the next year our ‘off season’ and that is because it is also called ‘engagement season’. According to a few different sources, engagement season starts around Thanksgiving and lasts until Valentines Day. Once the [...]
Before you meet with your wedding florist, it's always a smart idea to put together a list of wedding flowers you'll need. Doing so will help focus your discussions and, most importantly, help you stay within budget. To help, we've put together a wedding flowers checklist — a guide to all of the various floral [...]
"My philosophy is to give my clients more than they asked for and surpass their expectations every time; this is ultimately where my creativity shines through. "