We sat down with our East 6th neighbor Samantha McCrary, the founder of Bricolage Curated Florals and local floral aficionado. She specializes in curating hand-crafted pieces of floral art for weddings, homes, restaurants, or special occasions. Check her out on Instagram at @bricolagecf, or on her website: http://bricolagecf.com/
How old were you when you started working with florals? 22 years old.
What's your favorite flower? Hellebores.
What's your favorite color? Eggplant.
What did you want to be when you grew up? A country singer.
What's the #1 occupational hazard? SHEARS. I almost cut my pinky off.
What's your proudest floral designer moment? Being on Goop's blog!
Who should we be following on Instagram? @putnamandputnam @samlarson @mooncanyon @billyjackbrawner3
What's your favorite breakfast food? Coconut milk yogurt parfait.
What's your favorite book? A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken
What's on your summer bucket list? Go to Hawaii. Get a puppy. Get an intern.
What's your favorite tattoo you have? My pinecone.
All photos by Chelsea Laine Francis.