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Black Calla Events LLC is a wedding florist based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Founded and operated by Diana Skenderovic, the business provides an amazing array of flowers, arrangements, and more so that couples can add a dash of freshness and color to their wedding event.

Services Offered

Diana boasts many years of experience in the wedding planning industry, so she has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to transforming couples’ wish lists into a completed checklist. At Black Calla Events, couples receive a floral designer as well as an organizer who can make exquisitely designed flowers to serve a variety of purposes. Once they have completed their venue visit, this florist can begin the event design process, ensuring that it fits in with the couples’ vision as closely as possible. The whole purpose of Black Calla Events is to bring your event to life through their products, but they also take enormous pride in making the selection and design process a great deal of fun. Centerpieces, floral tablescapes, flower baskets, single flowers, petals, crowns, and much more can be made to order here. Few weddings would be complete without tremendous bouquets - after all, the bridesmaids need something to catch - and Black Calla Events provides these. Additionally, Diana can assist with cleanup, setup, delivery, and so much more to ensure that everything falls into place the way it is supposed to.

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Erin Married on 05/10/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Look no further!

Diana with Black Calla Events is amazing and such a talent in the florals & decor industry. My husband and I had to completely shift gears with our wedding planning due to COVID, which meant we canceled our original destination wedding and began planning an entirely different one in Washington, DC. The events/wedding coordinator at our venue had wonderful things to say about Black Calla Events and recommended I reach out to Diana because the two have worked together in the past; so I did. Diana was immediately responsive and remained so throughout our time working together. She responded to every email/text immediately and answered every question or concern I had.

Because I had already planned out florals for a tropical destination wedding, I had a little difficulty reframing my thinking about what our florals/decor should look like given we were now having a true fall wedding in the city (October 17, 2020). But Diana was extremely patient and helpful as I bounced ideas around, changed my mind here and there, and of course, tried to stay within budget. We communicated regularly via emails, text messages, and phone calls to plan out my vision, right down to the exact greenery and florals I wanted in my bouquet. I appreciated that she was respectful of our wishes to keep costs as low as possible without losing any of the integrity. I never felt pressured to choose a certain bouquet style or go with more expensive decor--she allowed me to guide her while she used her professional eye to refine my vision.

In terms of value, I think we got our full money's worth here. Florals are likely going to be one of the most expensive parts of your wedding and with that comes understanding the reality that fresh flowers are not cheap...and fresh flowers that aren't in season are also not cheap. So while we may have gone a little over budget with florals it was all more than worth it in the end!

Due to COVID (and also because I love surprises), I never saw exactly what my bouquet, hair piece (yep, she designed and created a beautiful floral headpiece that complimented my bouquet so perfectly!), corsages, boutonnières, decor, etc looked like. But when they were delivered to my suite on Wedding Day...I was absolutely blown away by how everything came together and looked 100x better than I ever imagined! I've never seen a bouquet like the one Diana created for me so that made my day even more special. I shared with Diana that I loved the rustic yet elegant look and that I really only had 2 requests for what my bouquet included: a king protea flower and pampas grass. She delivered exactly what I asked for + more!

Diana and I discussed delivery times about 2 weeks prior to Wedding Day and everything was delivered at exactly the time we agreed upon. I am so happy with my decision to work with Diana & Black Calla Events--she's such a sweet person and a true talent. If you're looking for a florist, you literally need not look any further. Thank you Diana & Black Calla Events for being such a special part of the most beautiful day of our lives!

(photo disclaimer: we haven't received photos back from our professional photographer yet so what I've included are shots captured by our guests/wedding party. Hopefully these give a good enough idea of my hair piece and bouquet :)
Amy O. Married on 10/26/2023
5 out of 5 rating

My favorite vendor!!

I cannot say enough good things about my experience with Diana and Black Calla Events. The florals at my wedding brought everything together and I was speechless when I walked into my reception for the first time. Diana brought my vision to life ten times over and went above and beyond by expectations. She was so patient with me through our calls to discuss what I wanted and emails back and forth leading up to the big day. Her execution was flawless and my guests raved about our florals!
Franny Married on 10/21/2023
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Wedding 10/21/23

Diana and Black Calla were both amazing. Excellent communication, service and follow through on wedding day. The flowers were absolutely gorgeous and everything envisioned! 10/10 would recommend!
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