DIY Mother's Day Bouquet - tips from floral designer Michaela Hogarty on sohautestyle.com

DIY Mother’s Day Flowers: Two Ways to Make a Beautiful Bouquet Using Bodega Blooms

Mother’s Day right around the corner and there’s nothing more thoughtful than gifting mom with some beautiful blooms to brighten her day! Lucky for us, Michaela Hogarty, floral designer and founder of Days of May Florals is here to show us two ways to transform a basic mixed arrangement from your local bodega or grocery store into a gorgeous bouquet for mom in just a few easy steps! Whether she prefers a hand-tied bouquet or cut blooms in a pot, both options are oh-so-pretty and best of all, budget friendly! Read on for Michaela’s tutorial and tips for taking …

Perfect Pairings for Valentine's Day

Perfect Pairings: Fresh Florals & Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

You can never go wrong with beautiful blooms and scrumptious sweets for Valentine’s Day but red roses and assorted chocolates are cliché. Here are some chic alternatives to suit every style, just in time for the most romantic day of the year.

For the modern sophisticate try an elegant arrangement of soft peach hued blooms paired with strawberries & champagne truffles. Image / Flowers / Truffles

A trendy girl loves color and likes to mix things up which is why this vibrant and effortlessly arranged bouquet featuring blooms such as ranunculus, anemones, tulips & paper whites is perfect. And for …


A Special Reader Discount on Fabulous Florals from H. Bloom!

Recently launched New York based floral delivery service H. Bloom is offering up a sweet discount for So Haute readers! If you’re not familiar with H. Bloom, the company delivers beautiful floral arrangements to your doorstep with its innovative subscription based service, making it easy for New Yorkers to enjoy extraordinary flowers every week. H. Bloom imports its flowers direct from growers around the world and its selection is full of gorgeous and unique flowers that you won’t find anywhere else. Subscription prices start at just $35 a bundle! I always say that incorporating fresh flowers into your decor is …


$2.50 Peonies! (Plus Great Tips on How to Revive Wilted Flowers!)

I scored these peonies at the Union Square Farmers Market on Sunday…for two dollars and fifty cents a bunch! Yup, you heard right! I got to the market at the very end of the day, just as all of the vendors were packing up and clamoring to get rid of their leftover product, hence the steep discount. They were going for $10 a bunch that morning! It’s true the early bird may catch the worm but it’s the patient shopper that scores the best deal! I bought four bunches and made 2 beautiful arrangements…this one and another smaller one for …

What I’ve Been Up To Lately!

Sorry for the lack of posts! Been insanely busy with work and have been traveling a ton. I’ve also been making lots of updates to my apartment and on top of that helping my best friend prepare for her wedding which was this past Saturday! It was a beautiful, intimate ceremony here in New York with just 50 people in attendance (Congrats Lizzy & Isa!). The bride and I have known each other sine we were six and have been inseparable best friends since freshman year in high school. I helped the her with much of her planning and also …

CASA Carlos Mota

CASA Carlos Mota Hydrangea Flower Bouquet, $49.95

Carlos Mota, interior stylist and Special Projects editor for Elle Decor is a man of impeccable taste. His shoots for Elle Decor are always perfectly styled and I espcially love all of the beautiful floral arrangements he uses to dress up each of his projects. Starting this month, you can bring a bit of Carlos Mota style into your home with his new collection of silk flower arrangements exclusively for HSN. These artificial arrangements offer the look of fresh flowers without the fuss and at a great price. Who knew artificial fowers could …