Finding your dream job is not always a linear path. Getting there is a journey full of experiences that can act as stepping-stones toward realizing what you are truly meant to do. Just ask Lauren Bohl White of A White Cake. As one of New York City’s most sought after wedding cake designers, Lauren creates magnificent desserts for couples to enjoy on their special day. Just one look at Lauren’s jaw-dropping creations and it’s hard to imagine her doing anything that doesn’t involve baking stunning cakes and sweets!
We’ve had the pleasure of working together with Lauren on many weddings. So we were especially excited when she agreed to be interviewed for Bride & Blossom’s Women Paving the Aisle series. To our surprise, we learned that Lauren had a career as an interior designer before starting her business. Here, she talks about her decision to go back to culinary school, what goes into to making her dazzling floral adorned wedding cakes, and how she stays creatively inspired. Read More
When Ceci Johnson first started making wedding invitations after work in her NYC apartment, “couture design” was still an unknown concept in the industry. Still, this type of approach felt right to her. When you love and believe in what you do, great work follows. And soon, people take notice and want to be a part of whatever it is you are doing. Ceci is proof of this. In less than a year’s time, she went from creating wedding stationery for friends in the late hours of the night to being singled out as a special talent by the New York design world! Read More
We receive a lot of questions about wedding floral preservation. Wedding florals are a big investment of time and money, and many brides want to commemorate their day with a beautiful preserved floral keepsake.
Lacie Porta – Founder and Artist at Framed Florals
Lacie Porta, founder of Framed Florals, first caught our attention when one of our brides had her preserve a wedding bouquet. It was love at first sight! Lacie’s designs are unique, beautiful, and reflect a modern sensibility. We were beyond excited when she agreed to be interviewed for our Bride & Blossom’s Women Paving the Aisle series. Here, Lacie talks about what motivated her to start her floral preservation company Framed Florals, finding creative inspiration in the everyday, and the three people she would invite to her dream dinner party. Read More
Congratulations on your engagement! Now it’s time to celebrate with friends and family. The engagement party can be used as the foundation for establishing your wedding style as a couple. And since you both gravitate toward a simple, minimalist aesthetic, why not use this shared sentiment in planning for your upcoming nuptials? There’s no better place to start than with the inaugural festivities. For those of you looking for stylish inspiration, here are Bride & Blossom’s favorite decor ideas for the modern engagement party.
Your engagement party invitations will be the first element that sets tone of what kind of wedding you will be having. A design featuring modern calligraphy and text on a white and grey marble background looks trés chic. Prefer more color? Look at designs with watercolor embellishment. Read More
The stress of finding a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift can be overwhelming, especially when it coincides with a milestone wedding anniversary. You want to find something meaningful, personal, and symbolic. In need of inspiration? We are here to help! Whether you are celebrating a new engagement or 50th wedding anniversary, here are our favorite Valentine’s Day gift ideas, which your sweetheart will surely to love!
Congratulations on your engagement! This is a very exciting time and you and your honey should be relishing every moment. Both of you have a wedding to plan for and what better way to start than with a Valentine’s Day gift to honor the big day! Read More
Wedding flowers evoke a sense of celebration. One of the most expressive ways to set the mood and style of your wedding is through color. We can’t think of anyone more qualified to dish advice on color than our very own Elianna Phelps. With a background in fine art, Elianna brings her expert knowledge of color theory, form, and composition to wedding floral design and styling. And after working in the luxury wedding industry for over half a decade, she’s helped numerous NYC brides realize their perfect wedding colors and style. Here, Elianna talks about all the creative and unique ways to incorporate gorgeous color into your big day! Read More