Some little thoughts

New Pretty Vases and Flowers in the Shop

Its so exciting to get pretty new things in our little shop. Today we were treated with some beautiful new flowers and this gorgeous smokey glass vase.   Both are delicious.   I'm always proclaiming love for these white Majolica spray roses, they are, in my opinion just perfect.     With Valentine's Day around the corner we have our hearts set on any of these bouquets ... we're not fussy! TTFN

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DIY inspiration, Some little thoughts, Wedding Flowers

The Day That Rock N Roll Bride Came to Play

  The Green Parlour girls got pretty excited when I told them about our VIP guest appearance from Kat at Rock n Roll Bride! Not only was she coming to say a massive hello but we invited her in to experience a day in the life of, well us, with some DIY tutorials to share with all of her beautiful readers to boot. Just the ticket to brighten up a dark Wednesday in January me thinks. Take a look at our day with the pink haired beauty here and watch this space for an announcement on some new flower school bridal courses we will be running ... the perfect way to come and play with gorgeous blooms with your bridesmaids, mums and friends. Big love to Kat at www.rocknrollbride.com not only for writing such an awesome wedding blog but she's a pretty hot trainee florist too.

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Flowers, Wedding Flowers

How to Choose Your Wedding Flowers Part 2

Part two of a three part series to help you get the most out of your wedding flowers! In part two of our guide on How to Choose your Wedding Flowers we start to look at all the fun things! The actual flowers! First on my flower list is always the bridal bouquet. Along with the dress I believe the bridal bouquet helps to set the scene for the whole wedding, introducing the look of your day and containing your personality. In this, part 2 of our guide, we show you some of the key styles, talk about ways to introduce colour and … don’t forget the groom … The bridal bouquet is always first on my list of flower requirements to talk about; it is my favourite part of the whole ‘let's talk about wedding flowers’ process, and also probably the most daunting – all the wedding ideas suddenly become super real! This is the time to whip out all the mood boards, images of your dress (I love this part!), colours that you love, plans, ideas, thoughts, all the little...

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