Floral Christmas Trees

December 8, 2016 0

Breathe new life into your holiday décor with a floral Christmas tree. Decorating your fir or spruce with bright silk flowers instead of more traditional ornaments has become the trend of the season. It’s fresh, unexpected, and it evokes the splendor and vitality of the holidays.

Meet Bevin Elias of by Elias, the Brooklyn, New York based design firm whose floral display and design work we’ve been admiring for some time, and are now thrilled to share. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. by Elias Design: I was born in Grenada and made my home in Brooklyn. I worked as […]

This month, we’re thrilled to feature the beautiful floral, wedding, and event stylings of Rachel Trimarco of New York City’s Bride & Blossom. Jamali Garden: How did you get your start in floral and event design? Bride & Blossom: Prior to Bride & Blossom, I wore various hats in financial sales, public relations, and TV […]

Get Into Platinum

October 19, 2016 0

Ideas for decorating with platinum as wedding color, for Thanksgiving and event flower centerpieces, for a New Year’s Eve party, and ways to add romantic candlelight with platinum mercury glass votive candle and tea light holders.

Meet the designer of the social event of the year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala, Raúl Àvila, who shares his designs from the this year’s ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology’ dinner. Jamali Garden: Tell us a bit about your background. How did you get your start in […]

Meet Tara Guérard of Tara Guérard Soirée and have a peek at two of her gorgeous weddings. Jamali Garden: Tell us about your background. Tara Guérard: My background knowledge (and only experience) was in the food and beverage industry (I paid my way through college waiting tables). I had a desire to be creative. So, I took […]

Indoors or out, on the patio, or in the garden, we rounded up some of our favorite ideas to decorate, serve, and entertain at your 4th of July bbq, summer parties, or events. Tabletop Brighten your outdoor table with fabric: We love this idea from Lonny by David Stark that uses leftover fabric to cover lanterns […]

A scientist who worked on the Human Genome Project in her past career, meet Marie Danielle Vil-Young, founder and creative director of À Votre Service Events, a New York based design studio. Jamali Garden: How did you find your way from being a scientist to floral and event design? À Votre Service Events: After years […]

“Growing up in New England’s countryside, surrounded by fragrant lilac, lush peonies, and delicate lily of the valley, I developed a love for flowers and design at a very early age,” says Emily Pinon, owner and creative director of New York City’s Bastille Flowers & Events. Jamali Garden: What inspired you to start your own […]

Meet Peter M. Krask, owner of PMK Floral Arts, and resident floral designer at NBC’s Today show. Yes, he designs those weddings for all of Rockefeller Plaza (12, and counting!) and 6 million viewers, and everything in between, from a Chinese New Year segment, to the floral decor for an interview with a president, or […]