Glamorous Pink & Green Summer Wedding

One of the most anticipated weddings of the summer hosted 350 guests at the renowned St. Regis Atlanta. The focal point of the cocktail hour was an abundant display of modern glass candleholders and light pink peony and garden roses presented in the chateau vase on acrylic risers. The entire presentation gave gorgeous foreground to a stunning 12′ wide visual behind the built-in bar.

summer wedding decor ideas from Atlanta's Top Wedding Designer, Chris Macksey of Topher Mack Floral & Events

Love is in the details and we didn’t miss an opportunity to embellish lounge groupings, cocktail tables, and even the ladies restroom with pretty pink garden roses.

summer wedding decor ideas rosesfrom Atlanta's Top Wedding Designer, Chris Macksey of Topher Mack Floral & Events

Guests were seated in a mix of estate and round tables and featured a lovely display of pink and green floral.  The two 40′ estate tables featured a layered look of tall clear glass vases with floating candles and a low striking green foundation of clear glass vessels filled with vibrant green mini green hydrangea and viburnum. The round tables were adorned with low floral in a glass vessel filled with mono bloom floral arrangements of pink garden roses and blush peonies. A trio of crystal candlesticks with white taper candles and clear glass votive completed the look.

 

A stately 40’ head table was draped in textured linens and featured a low collection of glass vessels filled with mono-bloom floral of blush garden roses and blush peonies that ran the entire 40′ of the table.

Even more impressive was the 5 MILES worth of ribbon that our team used to create a DYNAMIC statement above the dance floor.

Dance Floor Decor Ribbon Treatment from Atlanta's Top Wedding Designer, Chris Macksey of Topher Mack Floral & Events

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Dance Floor Decor Ribbon Treatment from Atlanta's Top Wedding Designer, Chris Macksey of Topher Mack Floral & Events


Event: Morgan & Ryan’s Wedding
Location: St. Regis Atlanta
Floral & Design: Topher Mack Floral & Events
Photographer: Terri Nash Photography
Planner: Eva Clark Events
Date: June 22, 2019

Team Spotlight: Principal Designer, Chris Macksey of Topher Mack Floral & Events

Christopher Macksey, Principal Designer of event firm Topher Mack Floral & Events in Atlanta, GeorgiaTopher Mack Floral & Events (TM) is an Atlanta based full-service floral and event design firm who stands behind the mission of doing what we love, with people that we love, for people that we love.   That love for floral and special events bloomed early for Topher Mack owner, Christopher Macksey, who spent his youth in the garden with his mother and grandmothers and his teenage years working as a florist.  Departing from the traditional path of a college degree, Macksey followed a direct path toward his passion by pursuing floral design full time. In his early career, Macksey blossomed on the Jersey Shore doing container gardens, created fresh flowers for summer homes on the beach, and worked at a floral shop that specialized in funeral and weddings before moving to New York.  

In addition to beautifully designed weddings and social events that took place at landmark NYC properties, Macksey did floral styling for Bergdorf Goodman photo shoots, posh Manhattan hotels, and flagship stores on 5th Avenue.  He was also earned the opportunity to make his boyish dreams come true by styling flowers for THE QUEEN…and by Queen, of course, I mean Madonna.

Centerpiece Ideas from Atlanta's Topher Mack Floral & EventsLured by the Southern hospitality, Macksey moved to the Atlanta, Georgia and began managing the floral department for one of the peach state’s well-known design companies.  He transitioned to design sales for nine years producing a mix of weddings, social, non-profit, corporate, and celebrity events before starting his own company, Topher Mack Floral & Events in 2017.  Macksey humbly attributes his success to the great perspective he received by working in all phases of the floral and design industry. This type of work ethic is what rapper Drake meant when he said: “started from the bottom and now my whole team is here”.

Top Floral Designers of the South- Christopher Macksey of Atlanta's Topher Mack Floral & EventsTeam Topher Mack, under the leadership of Christopher Macksey, is comprised of award-winning floral and event designers whose combination of experience, mastery of craft, and natural talent allows their client’s vision of their special day to bloom and prosper right before their eyes.  Luxury is in each detail, but so is love. According to Macksey, “When you love what you do, who you do it with and who you do it for, it’s easy to feel and see the love that is put into each event.


Photographers: Jack Parada Photography & Terri Nash Photography

Design Inspired By the Environmental Values of a Maverick

A birthday party for CNN founder and media mogul Ted Turner was held at the St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.  Sticking with the Waste Not Want Not values of the client, we collaborated with our floral sister from another mister, Kim Cheney of August Floral & Event Design to create a visually inspiring experience that mirrors those values and environmental interest while honoring the Maverick Man.
Boho Feather Chandelier from Topher Mack Floral & Events in Atlanta

Natural feathers were placed by hand and suspended from the existing chandelier at the St. Regis Atlanta.

Boho Feather Chandelier from Topher Mack Floral & Events in Atlanta

Celebrity Birthday Party from Topher Mack Floral & Events at the St. Regis Atlanta

Beautiful agate crystals in natural edge wood slices created a unique centerpiece.Agate Centerpiece for Celebrity Birthday Celebration at the St. Regis Atlanta

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Event: Ted Turner’s 80th Birthday
Design: Topher Mack Floral & Events
Floral: August Floral & Event Design
Photographer: Robin Nathan Photography
Location: St. Regis Atlanta
Date: November 17, 2018