By the Numbers
Years in the Industry: 20
Number of Weddings in My Career: 500+
About the Business
Three Things That Describe My Ideal: Thoughtful, Detailed & Floral-Focused
Features: The Knot, Southern Weddings, Weddings Unveiled, The Wedding Chicks, Style Me Pretty, Every Last Detail, Grey Likes Weddings, Weddings Illustrated, Grace Ormonde, Elizabeth Anne Designs, Gulf Coast Bride, Floridian Weddings, Southern Bride
About the Owner
Personal Bio: Brian was born in Rome, Italy. His college education was in studio arts and digital and imaging arts. He started a garden design business right after college and started working in the florist industry. He opened a small retail and floral shop in 1998 called Floribunda. Brian, then, found a calling for weddings and worked for various companies in the industry before opening Myrtie Blue with partner, Gene.
Three Things (Besides People/Pets) I Would Grab In A Fire: 1. love notes, 2. cozy linen pants, 3. life documents
Something I Would Like People to Know About Me: I long to live in the country on a flower farm.
Something I Would Like People to Know About My Business: We love collaboration!
he Best Compliment I’ve Ever Received Is: “You’ve made all of my dreams come true… Dreams I didn’t even know I had!”
My Greatest Weakness Is: Indulgence (of any kind)
Where I Grew Up: Rome, DC, Manila, Mexico City
What Brought Me Here: Work & an impulsive free-spirit
Modern Luxury That I Could Not Live Without: Potato peeler
Five Things Most People Do Not Know About Me: 1. I’m shy, 2. I’m a night owl, 3. I feel like I’m at church/a spiritual place when I walk in the woods, 4. I can cook a mean chicken piccata, 5. I create 3D assemblage art in my free time