Month: September 2017

Wedding Florals Q&A with Putnam & Putnam

Wedding flowers are no longer your parents’ wedding flowers. With the growth of the ‘gram, and the modernization of weddings, brides and grooms-to-be are getting unlimited inspiration for their wedding florals. But why should wedding flowers end at the reception? We partnered with Mike and Darroch Putnam of Putnam & Putnam to take wedding themes (rustic, black tie, and boho) to your dining room table. Afterwards, we sat down with Darroch to talk what’s trending in florals. Check out what he has to say about an industry that’s very much in bloom! 1. First and foremost, how’d you two meet and find yourself making these amazing flower arrangements together? Michael and I met just about ten years ago while studying in college in Southern California. We moved to New York shortly thereafter to pursue careers in Interior Design and Photography. After a few years in the industry Michael, a bit restless with long days at a desk, began shopping for flowers at farmers markets and the 28th Street flower market on weekends. He’d create arrangements …

“Making memories… A second time around.”

By Claudia Gonzalez Romo soon to be Claudia Romo Edelman Making memories. And making peace with past memories. That’s what life is truly all about. I am marrying my best friend and someone I can truly call my partner in everything I do. But more than the music, the flowers, and all those beautiful details that are inherent to most wedding celebrations, are the memories that were created with friends and family celebrating with us from all over the world; our one on one connections, dancing together, laughing together, breaking bread together. This immediate global family that will celebrate my wedding with me is also what has inspired me to be a special advisor on a non for profit near and dear to my heart, called We Are All Human. The mission of this non-profit is that of reaffirming the idea that before anything else, we are one human family. It hurts me to see how much the divisive language and discrimination has gained traction over the last years. I am determined to use my …