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.

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, […]

“Penny Dreadful” Premier in NYC

May 14, 2014

We designed a spooky premier for Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, a horror TV series created for Showtime by John Logan and executive produced by Logan and Sam Mendes.  On the tabletops we filled urns with birds nests and eggs, added moss to the candelabras and used antique books for props. We used mismatching furniture […]

How to Host a Garden Party

May 08, 2014

How to Host a Garden Party 1. Decide on a color scheme and stick to it. This will ensure that youroverall design is cohesive. We kept everything in shades of blues and white. 2. A great way to brighten up any space is with fresh […]

Featured on Elizabeth Anne Designs

May 06, 2014

Click here to see the full styled shoot on Elizabeth Anne Designs! Tweet


April 28, 2014

Speaking in front of an audience is not a profession, although many people including my mentor would disagree with me.  To me it’s an activity.  It’s a way to communicate your passion about a subject upon which you’re an expert.  I believe this to be […]

Firefly Events Anniversary Party

April 23, 2014

We designed this event for Firefly Events‘ 5 year anniversary party at the Bowery Hotel in New York City. She wanted all white arrangements for the tabletop with garland accents around the space. We filled the table urns with cotton, roses and lush hydrangea and topped it off […]

Unique Encounters That Enhance Brand Relevance

March 25, 2014

Unique Encounters That Enhance Brand Relevance The annual Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow has a history of current education and industry-leading speakers and presenters. In my presentation, I will be addressing five key educational guidelines that I use when I bring dramatic design experiences to big […]

floral essence in ELLE

March 24, 2014

Our flowers are featured in the latest edition of ELLE Magazine! Be sure to pick up a copy on newsstands now and check our ethereal “floral essence” spread in print. Photographer: Stockton Johnson Model: Paige Reifler Makeup: Namvo Floral Design: Celadon & Celery Tweet

EFFY Jewelry Event for NYFW

March 19, 2014

EFFY jewelry celebrated NYFW at Gramercy Park Hotel.  Adrianne Bailon curated a new line of jewelry and invited celeb pals Solange, Perez Hilton, Real Housewives of Miami and more. We had a blast teaming with with Vanity Group again and look forward to sharing our interview with owner Karleen Roy who […]