When it comes time to decorate our homes for Christmas, most of us reach for the same standard decorations. Garlands, baubles, tinsel, nativity scenes, fairy lights, and lots of red and green. Live plants sometimes come into play, with holly, mistletoe, and of course, the Christmas tree itself. But often, flowers can get a little […]

Fall is here! It’s time to forget the daisies and sunflowers, and begin embracing a more fall-skewed color palette with your flower arrangements. As far as seasons go, fall has to be one of the most evocative. Just that one word instantly conjures images of crunchy leaves, warm scarves, and pumpkin-flavored everything.   And of […]

It’s getting to that part of the year where the air is getting crisper, the leaves are changing color, and perhaps you’re swapping your iced coffee for pumpkin spiced lattes. Fall is upon us once again! It’s time to put away your summer decor in favor of something more cold-weather appropriate. Honestly, we think fall […]

Former Vogue editor and fashion world icon, Diana Vreeland, loved the color red. In fact, she’s quoted as saying: “I can’t imagine becoming bored with red – it would be like becoming bored with the person you love.”     Red has long been associated with love and passion. So it makes perfect sense to […]

There’s no denying that the tide is turning when it comes to wedding setups.  Whether it’s a quiet rustic romance beneath the stars, or a full-blown outdoor summertime bonanza, alfresco weddings are in.   With concerns over health and number restrictions, getting hitched in the great outdoors has become the go-to for couples who want […]

With pretty peonies, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring flowers in full bloom, it’s easy to set a festive and colorful spring table for a dinner at home or a spring wedding. For our table we used a pretty mix of pink, green, pale yellow, and burgundy flowers for the centerpieces, arranged in a classic style […]

Meet Bronwen Smith of B Floral and have a look at some of her beautiful work, including ideas that are perfect for your summer weddings and events, or entertaining at home.   Jamali Garden: Tell us a little about your background. How did you get your start in floral and event design? B Floral: I grew […]

Summertime, and the living’s easy – and your event decor should be appropriately effortless. Create a free-spirited and unfussy feel with lighter colors, chic-but-not-stuffy neutrals and airy textures that float in the breeze. From natural raffia palm trees and market totes to nautical candleholders, we’ve gathered our favorite decor ideas and tips for your summer events.   […]

Crystal adds a sophisticated touch and sparkle to your weddings, dinner parties, and other events with vases, candlesticks, candelabras, and cake plates. It’s a classic but check out all these ideas that range from classic to modern.   1. On A Pedestal Take bouquets to a new level by placing them on these crystal pillar holders. We love […]

We’re excited to share this profile of Cornelia McNamara of Chicago based Cornelia McNamara Flowers and Parties, and feature a beautiful outdoor wedding and an outdoor music festival’s benefit reception she designed, both with great, steal-worthy ideas. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. How did you get your start in floral and event design? Cornelia McNamara: My […]