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Megan Callahan
Fake Flower Fall Centerpieces

October Newsletter: Dried Flowers, Fall Decor, & Holiday Greenery

‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice everything and burnt tones galore. Fortunately, neutral fall decor pairs with almost any palette and can be spiced up to match your style. Jen Cavender, floral designer and owner of Nectar + Bloom studio, loves integrating color into her fall designs. “There’s so much more to fall than just brown and oranges. Do fall around coral, do fall around green. Why not feel free to mess around with what colors combinations are possible,” she says. Instead of going full frappuccino, take stock of the colors your home or landscape already has. Do they pair...

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Megan Callahan
Fall Centerpiece with Dried Sun Palms

September Newsletter: Fall Tablescapes, Dried Grass, Fall Colors, & Fall Weddings

What’s simple, affordable, reusable, and absolutely insta-worthy? Your DIY fall tablescape! This season, forgo the fall centerpiece and add a touch of texture to your table. Combine artificial garland, silk flowers, and dried flowers and grasses to create a one-of-a-kind design that can be repurposed for all your seasonal gatherings. Start with your favorite base - greenery, artificial garland, or dried palms, and build out your design from there. We're partial to palms, especially the pink kind...p.s., they're back in stock soon! Place large artificial fall flowers sporadically as accents and weave dried flowers and grasses throughout for an effortlessly...

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Megan Callahan
Simple Fall DIY Garland with Fake Flowers

August Newsletter: Fall Weddings, Tablescapes, & Fall Decor

Whether you’re celebrating your big day this fall or pinning your inspiration years in advance, this swoon-worthy ceremony serves up all the inspiration. In partnership with Ruffled, we combined fall faux flowers, dried & preserved grasses, and a naturally stunning setting to create this whimsical look. When planning a fall ceremony, use nature’s color palette as your starting point. “Take advantage of the natural backdrop and incorporate artificial flowers in matching hues. Add texture with dried grasses and flowers to complement the look,” says Afloral’s creative director Leanne Samuelson. The best part? You can reuse your creations in your home...

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Megan Callahan
Fall Wedding Bouquet with Fake Flowers

July Newsletter: Summer Colors, Country Weddings, & Dried Flowers

Whether you’re planning your big day or looking to spice up your space, sunny shades are taking center stage this season. Embrace yellow and all its trendy glory, pair ochre tones with a dash of blue or combine it all for a saturated statement. Summer’s full of bright blooms, embrace it by choosing stems that last all season. Pair artificial flowers in muted tones with a dash of lavender and compliment your bold blooms with dried flowers and grasses. A few of our favorite stems: silk poppies, dried and artificial protea, and faux peonies. Bold Bud Vases + Dried Flowers As...

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