One thing I always ask when a couple requests a bouquet from me is what shape they’d like! Oftentimes they send a few inspo images, but I’ve quickly realized that most people don’t know how many different bouquet shapes exist. That’s why in this blog I’m going to break down the history of flower bouquets, […]
Newly engaged, planning a wedding, or both? Congrats! This is one of the most exciting times, and planning your florals for your special day is *personally* my favorite. If you’re looking for floral tips, you’re in the right place. I’m here to give you some tips and tricks on how to put together inspo for […]
Picture this – your friends just got engaged, and come to you because they’re so excited about having a fall wedding. They’re mostly excited because getting married during fall means they get to incorporate fall colors… What’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Most people are going to say the leaves. Not a […]
When Halloween season rolls around, The Floral Eclectic goes WILD. My house practically becomes a portal to another universe with the amount of Halloween decor I use. I love decorating and celebrating, so today I’m sharing my best home decor tips and tricks! Customize your decor to your home’s vibe even for holidays! If your […]
Delicate, feminine, and romantic… words all used to describe the peony! Today’s flower highlight is going to be all about… you guessed it, PEONIES! Peonies often mark the beginning of spring. The soft pink tones they’re known for never fail to bring sweetness to the eyes. They produce a delicate scent, so there’s a really […]
If you keep up with me on Instagram, you’d know I spent the month of July taking some time off, and also recently shared some of my thoughts on “hustle culture.” (You can find the post about that HERE) I had like, wayyyyy too many more thoughts to squeeze into a caption, so here’s the official brain dump.
Floral design isn’t as simple as ordering bunches of flowers, and making them look pretty! There is a whole toolbox of floral studio essentials needed in order to get from that initial order of flowers, to the arrangements and installations you see on social media. In this blog, I’ll be breaking down what’s inside the TFE Toolbox. If you’re an aspiring florist, or you’re interested in what goes down inside the wedding floral world, then this is your sign to keep reading!
Summer is right around the corner, which means there are beautiful flowers coming into bloom. There are SO many benefits of choosing wedding or event florals based on what’s in season. Of course, you can get flowers that aren’t in season, but they have to be imported, which does raise the cost overall. Not only […]
Ever wondered how flowers and weddings became the perfect pair?
Flowers have actually played a part in weddings for centuries, but over time their role has changed drastically. The meaning and history of flowers in weddings is something that gets lost in translation as time goes on, but I think it’s absolutely beautiful. Today, I want to chat about where wedding flowers originated, but also the history of a few of the most popular wedding flowers.
Congrats, you’re engaged! This is one of the most exciting seasons of your life, and you deserve to soak up every moment of it… but then the wedding planning comes into play. How do you know if you’re booking the right vendor? What information should you have mapped out before you meet? While a wedding planner can help with a lot of this, I want to make sure you’re prepared on the floral side.