Empower Yourself with the Flower
Guest Post by Jennifer McGarigle of
Creating Modern Floral Centerpieces
For simple modern centerpieces that you can pull together in less than half an hour, try using these sculptural Zen bowls! They’re perfect for round, square, or rectangular tables and go with just about any décor.
Simply add the water to the clear glass bowls, cut the flowers from the stems, and float the blossoms. Peonies, Dahlias, Orchids, or roses are perfect single blossoms for these vases.
The water level should be just below the opening of the vase. These centerpieces add a reflective quality to any table setting, especially when placed next to candlelight.
About Jennifer McGarigle of Floral Art
Celebrity floral designer and founder of Floral Art, Jennifer McGarigle is renowned for her exquisite designs and innovative sensibility. Inspired by architecture, fashion and interior design, Jennifer has developed a distinctive style – fresh, fashion forward and immediately recognizable.
While her work continually evolves, her approach remains consistent. Whether designing for individual clients, luxury brands, or celebrities (Katie Holmes, Giada de Laurentiis, Ryan Seacrest and Jerry Bruckheimer are among several of Jennifer’s floral design fans), she translates their personal style and vision into flowers and event décor.
In 2009, Jennifer expanded into designing and manufacturing furniture. With the essence of nature reflected in each piece, she brings Floral Art’s compelling sensibility to modern home furnishings and accessories.
Learn How to Make your own Floral Art.
Jennifer will be sharing her floral design expertise with the introduction of her new floral design classes. The classes will cover a variety of topics from: creating floral arrangements in Floral Art’s signature vases, to learning how to pair flowers and materials to make a lovely arrangement, and how to skillfully use florals in your decor at home. All classes will be held at Jennifer’s renowned store in Venice, California.
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, July 15th: Entertaining with Summer’s Hottest Blossoms
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, August 12th: Simple Modern Masterpieces
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, September 16th: Rose Inspirations
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, October 14th: Bulb Bliss
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, November 11th: The Modern Wreath
- 6:30-8:00pm on Thursday, December 8th: Holiday Entertaining on a Budget
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