Floral and Event Design Blog | Celadon and Celery

Orange County, NYC and Santa Monica are homes to some of the most trend-setting and inspiring event design companies in the world.  From wedding fashion to event furniture design, these design and production companies will think and produce events of which we can only dream.  Our blog is filled with beautiful images taken by top-of-the-industry photographers that showcase our most well designed events.  You’ll find our event designer’s and floral stylist’s favorite real weddings, some of our most inspiring and reliable vendors, news about our press features and our most memorable floral designs.

Workshop with Google at SmogShoppe

October 19, 2014

Google Launches City Experts Program To Encourage Higher Quality Google+ Local Reviews. So when our friend Ally from Bob Gail Events asked if I would be interested in teaching a class to 100+ City Experts I said Yes without even thinking about it. As most […]

Stirred, not shaken!

October 06, 2014

Stirred, not shaken. This study in 70’s style holds a modern twist—clean lines meet rich, natural materials in a space that feels polished yet welcoming. The PromaxBDA pre-Gotham event mixed sleek, silver accents with vintage lanterns, campy newspaper flourishes, and pops of vivid color.The night […]

Secret Garden at Valley Vista Ranch

September 21, 2014

When I decided to open a LA office I joined a group called WIPA which has opened so many doors for me in the wedding Industry on the West Coast. I have met some of the loveliest people, worked with talent that is beyond my […]

A night out with Vivienne Westwood

September 15, 2014

All the partners involved Celadon Celery, Blueprint Studios, Town and Country, Avec Lumiere Productions, Brady Puryear, and the Awesome Equisite Events. Tweet

Palm Spring Engagement Session

September 03, 2014

The sweet bride to be wore two different custom floral crowns for this Palm Springs Engagement Session by Joan Allen.  Desert Lotus crown made with annomie, wax flowers, rannuculus, and lotus blooms. Rose Garland made with garden roses, ranunculus, and wax flowers. “For nobody else gave […]

Black Lace Skin Jewelry

August 30, 2014

The latest from Black Lace Skin (@blacklaceskin). A collection of stunning jewelry made with crystals and metallic inks.  I adore these and wear them as part of my daily jewlelery and have fun exploring new ways to wear these fancy little adornments. The ladies behind […]

A night out with Cocktail Academy & Taste of Pace

August 28, 2014

Wow  this event was 3 parts sexy, 2 parts gorgeous, and a level up from being on fire! We had a blast working with such an amazingly talented group of vendors and artisans. Josh from Elan Artists called us up and told us about this […]

Who loves a good TeePee?

August 25, 2014

I have been wanting to write about this trend for quite some time. In the event world Tents and TeePee are nothing new. We see them at festivals, we rig them for work spaces and now the trend is blending into our homes and yards. Personally I love them […]

Fox Gotham Opening Night Party

August 20, 2014

Last month  saw The Museum of Modern Art getting “Gotham”-ized for the Opening Night Party, complete with Batman-themed snacks and cocktails along with the contemporary and open feel of MoMA in New York. Hosted by Fox, Planned by Sterling Engagements, Tuesday’s party at The Conference […]

Break The Mold

July 30, 2014

An artist is always striving for the next masterpiece. In today’s society there are many things breaking the artist concentration and freedom– marketing, self promotion, trends, technology, and the next BIG IDEA! We were thrilled to be part of this event hosted at Amy Cherie, […]

Nespresso Flagship Opening in Beverly Hills

July 15, 2014

If these walls could talk I am sure it would be an interesting conversation between the roses, the team that helped build it, and the guests that posed in front of it for the launch of the new Nespresso store in Beverly Hills. The store […]

Wearable Art

July 08, 2014

As FEATURED on FStoppers: In December, Laura Grier with Beautiful Day Photography photographed this amazing fashion editorial in the Arizona desert. The theme was “Wearable Art”.  At first, the photo-shoot was geared towards weddings, but as more and more amazing vendors signed on, it became a couture […]

This Season’s Palette Featured in Elle Vietnam

July 03, 2014

  Photographer: Stockton Johnson | Makeup: Namvo | Floral Styling: Celadon & Celery Tweet

An Inside Look at the Biggest Weddings Trends for 2014

June 30, 2014

As originally seen on BizBash. “To show Access Hollywood Live the food, invitation, decor, and activity ideas shaping ceremonies and receptions this year, BizBash partnered with SBE Events and Catering, Marc Friedland Couture Communications, Celadon & Celery Events, and L.A. Photo Party…. To make a statement with decor, Celadon & Celery’s dramatic […]

Little Kate Kirby is One

June 25, 2014

  I love my friend Laura Grier sooo much that every time she sends me an email that starts with, ” BESS!!” I know I am in for a treat. If I had to trade my life with anyone it would be Laura. She does […]

LACMA Collectors Committee Dinner

June 18, 2014

This  event at a private home catered by Nobu was the Friday kick off for the LACMA 2014 Collectors Committee event. “The museum’s 29th annual Collectors Committee weekend, an event that LACMA calls “a celebration of art, food and wine” and that Govan once referred […]

Hosting a Garden Party

June 13, 2014

How to Host a Garden Party Decide on a color scheme and stick to it. This will ensure that your overall design is cohesive. We kept everything in shades of blues and white. A great way to brighten up any space is with fresh flowers. There […]

7 Floral Trends for 2014

June 03, 2014

1. Pink is back!!! It’s the nudes, the blushes, the peaches. Brides planning a vintage-themed wedding will be pleased to hear that the current vogue for beautiful pastel bouquets with a countryside feel is going nowhere for the new season. Vintage flower bouquets are very […]

Bess’ 10 Public Speaking Tips

May 27, 2014


Lawry’s Tasting Dinner

May 20, 2014

Last month we were just tickled to collaborate with one of our favorite steak house brands, Lawry’s.  I proposed we have my tasting dinner in my rose garden right here in Los Angeles.  The night was full of fantastic food, stimulating conversation and of course, […]