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First Blush

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About First Blush

First Blush Event and Floral Design is a floral design and event planning company based in New Haven, Connecticut that is dedicated to designing an event that incorporates meaningful, memorable details. We love a well-designed and handcrafted event and thrive on organizing chaos while creating an unforgettable day for you and your guests.


Owner Emma Kate Machugh has been arranging flowers and planning events for over ten years. She was introduced to the sacred Japanese art of flower arranging during her time teaching English in Japan. She started creating stunning designs in Miami that graced the homes of South Beach and Boca Raton elite before returning to Connecticut. Emma is also a trained practitioner of the Ryusei-Ha School of ikebana and a graduate of the Wedding Planning Institute.

Services Offered

First Blush, LLC believes that all flowers have an inherent beauty that captures the wonder of the natural world, using their own creativity and attention to detail to produce showstopping flowers. They also provide comprehensive and organized planning services that range from full and partial planning to custom design and month-of coordination. Services include:

  • Color coordination
  • Custom flower arrangements
  • Traditional centerpieces
  • Unique non-floral arrangements
  • Traditional and non-traditional bouquets
  • Timelines
  • Choosing and booking venue and vendors
  • Budget analysis
  • Bespoke bouquet design
  • Bud vases
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6 Reviews for First Blush

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6 First Blush Reviews

Alexa Bartlett

Getting married on 06/12/2020

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Excellent Service/Beautiful Flowers

Emma handcrafted the most beautiful, understated bouquets for our wedding. They were everything I asked for, and more. It was effortless working with her... She responded quickly and had excellent ... Read more suggestions. I would choose her hands-down over anyone else!

Elaine Mccafferty

Married on 04/27/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Wedding Flowers

First Blush does gorgeous work! Our bouquets, centerpieces, and ceremony arrangements were breathtaking, and we got lots of compliments on them. Emma is easy to work with and has great ideas for ... Read more special touches. Our flowers gave us a storybook wedding. I highly recommend First Blush for any event.


Married on 08/04/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

First Blush made our rained out rehearsal dinner into a smash success!

Emma made our rehearsal dinner flowers possible! We were overwhelmed by a bulk floral order we made from a local farmer, and she helped transform them into something beautiful. Especially when ... Read more torrential thunderstorms forced us to squish our outdoor event for 100 into our home at the last minute! Her arrangements made our event feel inviting and intentional rather than crazed and haphazard. Emma's florals turned our dusty garage into a fun, casual party venue - thank you for all your help!

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