Xylem & Phloem |2018

A personal floral design service for weddings
Jenah Barry

Jenah, welcome to the 2018 Midlands Bridal Fair. We are so excited to introduce you and your business to our Brides- and Grooms-to-be!

We’d love to know more about you and how you got into the industry…

My first word was ‘flower’. I grew up making arrangements in my grandmother and mother’s beautiful gardens, and I have never stopped!

As an artist, flowers have always been important in my life.

While inspired by the romantic tradition, I take care to understand individual tastes and styles in order to create a unique look for every occasion and an enchanting atmosphere for your celebration.

My approach to floral design is elegant and relaxed.

What services and expertise does your business offer to clients?

Inspired by nature’s magnificent array of flora, our studio designs and creates custom seasonal arrangements to infuse your special occasions with beauty. We have experience creating exceptional events worldwide – with grace, joy and an intuitive understanding of what is special about you as a couple, the venue and location you have chosen, and the magical delights of the season you are celebrating in.

We offer a full range of wedding floral designs and styling based on your vision and budget, including:

  1. Exquisitely detailed, luxurious, romantic wedding party Personals (bouquets, boutonnierés, corsages, floral crowns and more!)
  2. Artful Ceremony arrangements and installations
  3. Lush statement pieces for your Reception venue
  4. Creative and whimsical table centrepieces
  5. Charming special floral details
  6. Elegant candelabra and candles
  7. Artistic staging of props
How long have you been doing this for?

25 Years.

What do you love most about the work you do?

Celebrating love.
Working with the beauty of each season.
Being connected to nature.
Sharing in one of the happiest moments of people’s lives!

What differentiates your business and makes you stand out? What are you known for?

We are known for creative artistry, a contemporary romantic floral style and the finest quality blooms.

What can visitors to the Midlands Bridal Fair expect to see from you at the fair?

We work internationally and are based in New York City… establishing a presence in the beautiful misty Midlands.

We are offering a sample of our floral design services, and an opportunity to connect and share your information and wedding plans with us.

Any client testimonial/s you’d like to share?

Please follow these links for our happy clients’ exuberant praise:

Tell us what inspires you. Any websites, people or companies that you follow?

We are inspired by the seasons, on our website you can read our musings on the seasonal shifts in nature’s magnificent array of flora here: Seasonal-inspiration

Beautiful art, misty mornings, swims in the ocean, music, wine and the laugh and fairy houses our daughter creates also gives us joy…

Any upcoming wedding trend forecasts?

Following your own vision…being true to yourself!

What advice would you give to Brides- and/or Grooms-to-be?

Remember that you are celebrating your love and union – don’t get too overwhelmed by the planning! Enjoy the process.

Kids and grandparents at weddings rock – celebrate the generations and union of families!

Do you have a favourite quote?

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” – Claude Monet