Moody spring florals inspired by the Dutch masters. Including blooming spirea branches, fritillaria, parrot tulips, butterfly ranunculus, hyacinth, hellebore and jasmine vines. Embracing the ephemeral artistry of contemporary floral design, the host of Hudson Valley florists highlighted below are united by a shared inspiration found in the palette, proportions, and ethos of the local landscape. Surpassing the standards of simple flower bunches and bouquets, the region’s bountiful blooms and seasonal stems are constructed into sculptural compositions and dramatic clusters that set the scene for special occasions small and large. Possessing the innate ability to define the aesthetic of any affair, these artists work with nature as they adapt to the distinct desires and needs of their individual clients to render bespoke bunches and bucolic backdrops for weddings and events. Ingenuity and flair in floral design abounds across the Hudson Valley. From foraged flowers to harvested blossoms, these local designers draw from the verdant appeal and wealth of floral yields that surrounding farms and fields have to offer. Dark + Diamond A wild, winter bridal bouquet with peonies, unripe raspberries, ranunculus, scabiosa, hanging amaranthus, camellia, limonium, antique carnations, ferns and cascading pepper berry foliage. Spearheaded by the Beacon-based husband-and-wife team of Katie and Michael Patton, Dark + Diamond specializes in delivering a bespoke design aesthetic that deciphers beauty through thoughtfully curated floral design. The design duo behind Dark + Diamond revels in a distinguished approach that embraces their extensive experience as multidisciplinary artists as well as their enthusiasm for the ephemeral artistry of flowers. Drawing from delicate and exquisite details found in nature, they hand-select every bloom—sourced from local growers and wholesalers—and customize each event with tailored designs that adhere to architecture, environment, and season. A post shared by Petalos Floral Design (@petalos_uptown) on Jun 19, 2018 at 7:26am PDT […]