About this Vendor

For a day you will never forget and a night you will always remember. Let Carl Alan Floral Designs transform your dream into a reality. Attention to detail. Personalized service. Forty-two years of floral and decor experience. Together we will create beautiful memories.

Details

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Wedding Categories

Centerpieces, Vases, Chuppah, Wedding Arch, Decorations + Accents, Bouquet Wraps, Bouquets, Flower Arrangements

Awards
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Contact Info

Address
1700 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA (215) 246-0171
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Reviewed on 6/01/2016 Lauren B

Working with Vito was absolutely wonderful!! As someone who didn't necessarily have a vision of what I wanted the flowers to look like at first, Vito was able to figure out my style and bring to life the wedding of my dreams!! He made sure that all the flowers were exactly what... Read More I wanted and that I loved every single aspect. During the sample appointment, he showed us our centerpieces, and tweeked whatever we wanted. Also, two days before the wedding, someone from the office texted me pictures of the bridal bouquet and the bridesmaids bouquets. While it wasn't what I had pictured, I just explained what I wanted changed, and they fixed the bouquets so that they were PERFECT. Having the opportunity to see them ahead of time was really awesome!! Lastly, he created such an unbelievable chuppah for us!!! We had looked at tons of pictures of chuppahs and liked little details from many, but had never seen one that we thought, "that's EXACTLY what we want" ---- until we saw ours. Vito created the most perfect chuppah for us!! We are so grateful to have gotten to work with Vito and the Carl Alan Floral Design team! They were incredible!


Reviewed on 1/29/2017 Courtney F

Vito is the best at what he does! I know nothing about flowers. I sent him some photos of things I liked and showed up for my appointment and he had a million ideas. He was so confident and full of energy. I was sent photos of my bouquet the day before the wedding and wanted... Read More slight changes made. They made them in less than an hour and sent me another photo to keep me calm. My bouquet, as well as my bridesmaids, were beautiful!


Reviewed on 1/25/2017 Lauren K

Vito and the whole team at Carl Alan is AMAZING! My mom called Carl Alan in September for our NYE wedding and told them that while she knew she was calling a florist, I didn't want flowers at the wedding (it makes me sad when the flowers die...) and the Carl Alan team... Read More delivered!! The Carl Alan team is incredibly creative and came up with these tall beautiful water-filled vase centerpieces holding sprays of silver wire on a mirrored tray with crystal candle holders. In our wildest dreams, we couldn't have envisioned such beautiful centerpieces. And then to top it off, the team also designed bouquets without flowers too! My bouquet was comprised of all metals and hanging crystals in the rounded shape of a bouquet and the bridesmaids carried long beautiful sprays of silver wire. It could not have been more perfectly NYE-themed and unique --- THANK YOU CARL ALAN!


Reviewed on 1/06/2017 Patty T

Carl Alan Floral was beyond amazing! Vito and the team really surpassed what I hoped the wedding would look like. When I saw the room for the first time, I was in awe! The bouquets, boutonnieres, and corsages were divine. We're still getting compliments. If I could live in that... Read More room for another year, I would... and if Vito and the team could decorate my home every week with flowers, I'd sign up for that in a hot second! LOVE THEM! You will too.


Reviewed on 1/04/2017 Allie B

Working with Vito was absolutely wonderful. My flowers were so beautiful and I had multiple comments on them. I got married on October 8th.


Reviewed on 1/03/2017 Amber B

I absolutely loved working with Vito and his team. He really took the time to understand exactly what I was looking for and made my vision a reality. The best part was being able to preview the flowers before the wedding so there are no surprises. They even sent me pictures a... Read More day before the wedding to ensure I was happy. Amazing experience beginning to end.


Reviewed on 12/22/2016 Ingrid S

Working with Vito and everyone at Carl Alan Floral Designs was a complete pleasure. They were highly recommended by our venue as the "go to" florist because of their ability to work within one's budget and beautiful floral arrangements. From the beginning I told Vito that our... Read More flower budget was quite small and he was still able to provide us with everything I asked for and more. We got SO many compliments on our flowers and were told by so many guests how tasteful and classic our flowers were. Vito and his staff NEVER pushed us to go beyond our budget and truly worked with us. They were able to add some last minute arrangements and everything turned out beautifully. I cannot recommend Vito and Carl Alan Floral Designs enough! Katrina, their office manager, was excellent as well and very responsive. She was able to send me information quickly and resolve any issues we had. Highly recommend!


Reviewed on 11/29/2016 Nicole M

Heather, Vito and Katrina Now that we have had time to catch our breath and relax on our honeymoon we just wanted to reach out and say THANK YOU so so much!!!!!! Everything was amazing at our wedding and we are beyond thrilled with how everything went and turned out. It was... Read More wonderful having you as our florist...so so lucky. We still keep hearing from guests how beautiful the room, center pieces, and bouquets were. You truly made my dream vision come to life. From the first time I went to Carl Alan, to the day of my wedding everything went perfect. You are a great team and just what brides need for any type of wedding! It was wonderful working with you! With so much excitement and a whirlwind of a day, we still have smiles plastered on our faces. We wish you many more wonderful weddings with your talent!! Thanks again! Nicole and Jeff


Reviewed on 11/25/2016 Colleen K

Loved working with Vito and team. They created beautiful bouquets and boutonnieres for the bridal party in addition to beautiful centerpieces including a gorgeous floral runner for our 26-person head table. Worked with us when we decided to tweak our vision a bit and made sure... Read More we were happy with the final design. They even texted me pictures of the bouquets the day before the wedding to make sure I was happy with them. Great customer service and some very talented florists!


Reviewed on 11/18/2016 Anita L

Arranging florals on a budget is really intimidating and stressful. The team at Carl Alan was so great and accommodating. Vito was so much help with articulating my tastes into an actual idea and theme. He picked out and presented several options for blooms for centerpieces,... Read More bouquets and boutonnieres. He was open with price points and came up with many ideas of how to reuse the flowers for different points of the wedding. The end result was better than I had imagined. They texted me pictures as they were working on the bouquets to make sure I was happy with them before moving onto the ceremony and reception florals.


Reviewed on 11/15/2016 Kaitlyn M

Vito and his team were absolutely phenomenal. I went to them with a vision and they truly made it come to life. From the groomsmen's simple boutonnieres to our stunning reception centerpieces, I couldn't have imagined better looking arrangements. Thank you, thank you, thank you... Read More to Vito and the entire Carl Alan team!


Reviewed on 11/11/2016 Kristin H

Professional and personalized service. They kept us informed every step of the way in terms of payments, designs, and even a last minute change in flowers when something could not be shipped. They were very flexible. We wanted flower garlands for a religious part of our... Read More ceremony. They kindly allowed us to order those elsewhere and have the garlands shipped to them. Highly recommended!


Reviewed on 10/28/2016 Leah L

Great to work with! Accommodating, communicative, and affordable—and they made my wife Leah a lovely bridal bouquet. —Alexi, groom and satisfied customer


Reviewed on 10/26/2016 Emily R

We had a terrific experience working with Carl Alan. The team created the most beautiful floral arrangements, bouquets, and Chuppah for our wedding! We had the pleasure of working with Heather who guided us through the process and helped bring our vision to life. Words cannot... Read More describe how beautiful everything is that Carl Alan creates. This is my family’s second time working with Carl Alan Florists – we also worked with them for my sister’s wedding a couple of years ago. Carl Alan is the best and we highly recommend them!


Reviewed on 10/25/2016 Jessica R

So amazing!! We worked with Heather and I can not say enough great things about her and the rest of the Carl Alan Team!! Heather is so creative and knowledgable, she truly did an incredible job of making our wedding so beautiful!


Reviewed on 10/25/2016 Andrea S

I had an incredible experience with Carl Alan leading up to my wedding, they helped me to feel confident in my styling and paid great attention to details during our two meetings prior to the wedding. I loved how they allowed me to have a "look" appointment to be able to really... Read More visualize what the arrangements were going to look like. They didn't force me into certain looks because it was what they thought would be best or what would make them more money. The ONLY disappointment was with my bridal bouquet, I had repeated mentioned that I didn't like rounded bouquets, yet on the day of when I saw mine in person it was so rounded, without the natural textured feel that I had wanted. However, their person on site was able to adjust it to make it more natural looking, and even though it wasn't my favorite it still looked great in pictures.


Reviewed on 10/23/2016 Steph W

We worked with Vito and Katrina from Carl Alan Designs and couldn't be happier with how everything came out! The floral designs came out better than anything I could imagine and they were very mindful of our budget.


Reviewed on 10/23/2016 Steph W

We worked with Vito and Katrina from Carl Alan Designs and couldn't be happier with how everything came out! The floral designs came out better than anything I could imagine and they were very mindful of our budget.


Reviewed on 10/21/2016 Rick W

Carl Alan is absolutely the best florist in the Philadelphia area. They brought our dream to reality and took our breath away with their work. We loved how we were able to visit their office a few months before the wedding to see ALL of our centerpieces set up. A few other... Read More florists would arrange one or two but we were able to see how everything would look before our big day. They also texted me photos of the bride and one bridesmaid bouquet the day before the wedding to make sure everything was exactly how we wanted. Such a great and patient team to work with as well. Highly recommend!! Thank you!!


Reviewed on 10/18/2016 Jessica A

My husband and I were incredibly impressed with Vito and would recommend Carl Alan to any engaged couples. Vito was very professional while still making the process of planning the flowers for our wedding very personal. I had a general idea of types of flowers and colors that I... Read More wanted going into my first meeting with him, and he took my ideas and transformed them into exactly what I wanted for my wedding! Bravo!


Reviewed on 10/13/2016 Lauren D

The floral arrangements that Carl Alan provided for our wedding day were perfect! Heather and her team really brought our vision to life from the centerpieces, to my bouquet, to the arrangements at our ceremony. Heather made sure to incorporate my favorite flowers into our... Read More arrangements even when I thought it wasn't possible. The office manager Katrina was also EXTREMELY helpful - she responded quickly to all of my emails, and was on top of all of the details for our day. Carl Alan is a little pricey but definitely worth the money. I am very happy that we chose them as our wedding day florist and would choose them again.


Reviewed on 10/11/2016 Stephanie M

The woman at Carl Alan were amazing to work with, they were very helpful even when I was not. I was not very good at articulating what I wanted and what I had envisioned for my wedding day, but everything turned out perfect!! My bouquets were gorgeous, and the reception venue... Read More looked amazing! We received so many compliments on our flowers and how pretty everything looked. So happy that I was able to work with the florists at Carl Alan!!


Reviewed on 10/10/2016 Cara G

Carl Alan Floral Designs is such a great find! Visiting their shop and getting to help create my flower centerpieces was one of my favorite wedding planning experiences. Vito worked with me on my budget and my vision and helped define what I was looking for. After settling on... Read More regular bud vases, he even was able to find the vases I really wanted the week of the wedding and all of our guests loved the flowers. Worth it!


Reviewed on 10/02/2016 Kimberly A

Amazing! We worked with Vito to plan our wedding at Ballroom at the Ben. He was very enthusiastic, fun, and knowledgeable. We brought a few pictures of what we wanted to the initial meeting but did not have strong opinions or ideas. Fortunately, this was not a problem at... Read More all. Vito had incredible ideas and helped guide us towards developing our "vision". Ultimately, we put a lot of trust in Vito and were not disappointed! The bouquets were gorgeous and the Ballroom looked stunning. We truly enjoyed our meetings with Vito and the entire experience with Carl Alan Floral Designs. Thank you!


Reviewed on 9/18/2016 Rachel E

We worked with Heather to plan our flowers and decor for the wedding, and we were so impressed with her incredible talent and creativity. When we first sat down to plan, we were not sure exactly how to describe what we wanted. Within minutes of talking with us and looking at a... Read More couple of pictures we had brought in, Heather put together a drawing of a chuppah design, collected a sample of centerpieces, and showed us some flowers that exactly matched what we were looking for. Heather somehow took what we so inarticulately described and made it come to life even better than we could have imagined. The whole Carl Alan team is fantastic! The flowers for the wedding were gorgeous! We received so many compliments on the centerpieces, bouquets, chuppah, aisle decor, cake table, and even on the little touches of flowers on the bars and cocktail tables. The reception room was just breathtaking and even better than the mock-up! We were truly blown away by everything. If we had to do it all over again, we would absolutely go right back to Heather at Carl Alan, without hesitation! Thank you so much, Heather


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