Spring Wedding Flower Inspiration

Spring is a time for awakening and new beginnings and that alone should convince you that a spring wedding is one of the most magical times to get married. Not only is it the perfect season to tie the knot, it's also the season when the flower world starts to bloom. You'll have an abundance of Spring flowers to choose from - daffodils, flowering viburnum, hyacinths and roses to name a few. Whilst I love pastel flowers as this time of year, it's also a time of bold colour. Don't be afraid to mix in some stronger pops of pink, […]

10 Ideas for Summer Wedding Bouquets

If you are getting married during the summer, you're going to be spoilt for choice with your wedding bouquets. There are so many blooms to choose from - frilly roses, ruffled peonies and country cornflowers just to name a few. Whether your wedding theme is romantic elegance, modern structure or rustic country garden, there will be a multitude of flower choices to suit your concept. Always try to follow the season with your wedding flowers because you will be getting the best quality flowers at the best price. Your florist should be on hand and guide you as to whats […]

Wedding Flower ideas for a traditional church setting

There is no denying it, I love a church wedding! With their beautiful exterior and religious relevance they are a key part to many couples wedding day and, from a florists perspective, they look totally wonderful dressed in flowers. Whether you are planning a traditional church wedding or having your ceremony elsewhere there are a few things to consider when choosing your wedding flower. One of the first things most couples say is that their ceremony space isn’t used for that long. Whilst the time element is certainly correct, I am all about helping you to make the most of […]

3 things you can do to support a small business during COVID-19

  I have been so lucky to receive some wonderful messages of love and support from our community offering support during COVID-19.Many have offered words of encouragement and other customers have messages me asking if we are delivering because they specifically want to give business to a small indie company. Also consider if you have any technical abilities you could share with a local business that may need your help - marketing/blog writing/graphics are some of the ones that come to mind! All of these are great ways to show your favourite SME you care, but there are some other […]

Blush and peach - my new favourite wedding flower colours

  You absolutely need to see these pictures of Becky and Jack’s wedding way back in August 2019 (I know, how did I get so slack at sharing things on our blog?) These two love-birds married at Carey Baptist Church and then danced the night away at Ufton Court. Becky came to us with a dreamy mood board filled with pictures of flowers I love. The palette; blush combined with a warm peach. It was a refreshing twist on the blush palette, which has been gracing our floral studio and Pinterest boards for sometime. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a […]

5 crafts for idle hands

    These past few weeks have been, and continue to be the biggest life roller coaster any of us have known. Sure there have been times of anxiety, times of bewilderment, disbelief and tears, but there have also been times of positivity, of time to stop the hectic 24/7 roundabout we've all been on for such a  long while. I'd like to add at this point that I personally have struggled a lot with the change in routine, but I'm ever determined to find some positives and for me that comes in the form of rediscovering long forgotten crafts […]

Colour your own virtual bunch of flowers

  How are you all coping? Half the time I'm not even sure what day we are on, and I suppose it doesn't really matter. After a little emotional stumble in the week I remembered that Saturday is my work day. I've been counting down the hours until I get to sit at my 'new work desk' in our house. Okay the work doesn't look like it used to - its not snipping stems, or arranging flowers, but its some time to spend on my business every week. One of the things I've missed most is arranging my flowers. I […]

A virtual bunch of flowers

A virtual bunch of flowers, just for you   As we are unable to deliver actual flowers due to the current government restrictions, I still wanted to be able to share a little floral love so over the next few weeks I'll be sharing some virtual bunches with you all. This is one of my favourites from a few weeks ago filled with anemones, tulips, lilac, ranunculus and guelder rose. all loosely plonked together in a ceramic urn. You'll be delighted to know I filmed the making of this and will share it with you all soon.       […]

10 Facts about the Florist Behind the Blooms

  Hey there! I’ve had so many new followers over the past few weeks (thank you all, feeling grateful that you want to join me in this floral world) so I thought why not hop over to the blog and write 10 more facts about the woman behind the blooms – me of course! Flowers are a huge part of my life, but there are a few other things I get up to, and some personal quirks that I thought you’d love to know about me. If you missed my 10 fun facts a few years ago, you can check […]

Diy Jam Jar Flower Tutorial

  Today I am sharing with you one of my favourite floristry tutorials - my ultimate jam jar flower tutorial. There is nothing better than decorating your home with little arrangements. They are my favourite thing to whip together when I have people coming over - versatile, simple to make (when you know how) AND perfect for using little bits from the garden. I'm sharing with you my tips for arranging a trio of jam jars with seasonal flowers. This is a must read post if you want a simple, floristry DIY that always looks amazing.  

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