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 […]

It’s peony season and the season is now longer thanks to the arrival of Alaska peonies. From peony wedding bouquets to dinner table centerpieces, here are some of our favorite ways to incorporate peonies into your weddings, parties, and celebrations. 1. Peony Wedding Bouquet The inspiration for this wedding bouquet is Downton Abbey, hence its […]

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 […]

We’ve rounded up some of our best and favorite ideas for vintage wedding decorations, from a vintage wedding ceremony, to vintage-look wedding centerpieces, to the grand finale, your wedding cake. See them all and the sources to recreate these vintage wedding ideas for yourself. Vintage Wedding Ceremony It’s easy to recreate this wedding ceremony backdrop […]

“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 […]

Meet James Abel of  James Abel Events, a New York City-based designer, who brings to life weddings and events that are as fun to plan as they are to experience.   Jamali Garden: How did you get your start? James Abel: I have a fine arts degree and grandparents who were both florists. When I was young I spent a lot of […]

This month we’re sitting down with Corrente Schankler of Petal Design Studio to get her tips and tricks for creating unforgettable arrangements and events. A native of New Jersey, Corrente studied at Brown University before moving to NYC where she founded Petal Design Studio in 2006. Since then she has designed events at The Central […]