DIY inspiration

Autumn Wreaths

Autumn Wreaths Wreaths are not just for winter, autumn wreaths are becoming the must have exterior decor item of the season. With all that wonderful colour, I'm always inspired by the start of the autumn season. What better way to capture the transition to winter than by starting the process to decorate your home.

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Join Our Christmas Wreath Making Courses

Christmas Wreath Classes Winter has to be one of my favourite season. A chance to celebrate, embrace traditions and decorate your home for the winter season. I’m a big fan of twinkling lights, the scent of time and of course the annual tradition of hanging a Christmas Door Wreath on the front of my house. At Green Parlour, I believe that the true magic of the season lies in the act of creation. That's why I'm thrilled to invite you to our Christmas Wreath Making Course.

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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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DIY Summer Flower Crown Tutorial

  Summer to me is always a celebratory time of year. We’re done hibernating and want to get out there and socialise. BBQ’s, weddings, festivals …dancing! I hope I’m setting the scene! Come rain or shine, summer is about channelling your inner hippy – colour, loose clothes AND, in my humblest opinion, flowers in your hair! Our DIY Summer Flower Crown Tutorial will have you reaching for the scissors and whipping one of these beauties up in no time at all – perfect if you're about to slip out to a festival, informal gathering or wedding!     Step one […]

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Flower Club Week 1

    Welcome to the launch of our very first Flower Club! We are so totally excited about sharing this with you! We've been toying with the idea for a while so we hope you love it as much as we do! Every Monday we release a new Flower Club is designed to allow you to create DIY flower arrangements at home simply, with no effort (apart from putting by around 30 minutes of your time) You can dip in and out, so you're not stuck with a whole load of kits you don't have any interest in AND there's […]

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DIY Spring Flower Tutorial

    Something I noticed since we filmed our very first flower tutorial for YouTube was just how much I say 'so' Its funny how been put in-front of a camera and having to sit there and edit it makes you pick up on all those little quirks. Anyway, that's very much by the by ... we've been wanting to do some online flower tutorials for a while, and this is our very first proper attempt. we are learning as we go along, so please bare with bare with! In our first DIY flower tutorial we're teaching you how to […]

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DIY Flower Bouquet Tutorial

  Learn how to make a gorgeous country fleurs for your wedding with this super easy DIY flower bouquet tutorial Every bride should have a gorgeous posy of flowers to walk down the aisle with and this tutorial will teach you exactly what you need to know to DIY your own bridal bouquet. This bouquet will take around 60 minutes to make and can be made the day before your wedding - just keep it somewhere cool in lots of cold water. All you’ll have to do on the morning of your wedding is attach the ribbons, and your bouquet […]

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DIY Floristry Courses - Table Centres

We're so pleased you dropped by for our bright spring inspired table centre DIY. I don't know about you, but spring is the time that our house seems to come alive again. We start entertaining, people drop in and there is a whole host of blooming beautiful flowers available. This easy peasy table centre tutorial is the perfect way to spruce up your home ready for Easter celebrations and lets face it who doesn't love a bit of flower DIY, especially with us there to hold your hand every step of the way. If you've got any questions, just leave […]

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The Flower School by Green Parlour

  Summer is definitely in full swing in our lovely flower studio. We're bursting with gorgeous peonies, scented stocks and our favourite delphiniums. I think the heady scent is getting to us as we're busy planning our next flower school course on Tuesday 10th June. If your a budding flower designer, our Vase Arrangement course is for you! Not only do you get lots of gorgeous flowers to arrange with you also get to take home your vessel and a whole load of inspiration to boot. Held in our working studio, we will talk you through the know-how of using […]

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Spring Urn

This beauty almost fell into my handbag on the way home today. I think it may be my favourite urn arrangement to date. These miniature metal urns are completely perfect - the right size for plants, arrangements and not too huge that they would swap a table setting for a dinner party. They are also super versatile to arrange in. Make a hand-tied bouquet, use some oasis, chicken wire (always my preference) or those funny little pin cushion flower frogs. I'm more of a chicken wire lady myself, scrunch a tiny piece up and simply just start threading your stems […]

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