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January 31, 2011

Tulip – a signal to the start of spring

When it's spring again I'll bring again Tulips from Amsterdam With a heart that’s true I'll give to you Tulips from Amsterdam… (Tulips from Amsterdam : Music by Ralf Arnie.  Words by Gene Martyn) I’m sure many of you are familiar with the song ‘Tulips from Amsterdam’? The tulip has co…

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January 28, 2011

Introducing card designer, Lou Mills…

In pursuit of all things floral, last week I visited Top Drawer, a trade show in London for retailers. And this is where I found Lou Mills’ cheerful quirky greeting cards.  I was very taken by her designs and so I decided to find out about the lady behind them. Before I tell you more though, here …

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January 26, 2011

Introducing cake designer, Krishanthi Armitt…

In today’s post, we’re moving to a more edible type of flower...those that you find adorning cakes. The very talented lady behind these beautiful creations is Krishanthi Armitt of Cakes by Krishanthi.  She is based in Surrey and specialises in bespoke wedding cakes, celebration cakes and cupcak…

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January 24, 2011

Florist Profile – The Real Flower Company

Beautifully scented roses, combined with aromatic herbs and interesting foliage are the signature style of The Real Flower Company. And not only do they arrange the flowers into stunning bouquets, but they also grow them on their own sustainable farms. Before I tell you more about the company though, …

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January 21, 2011

Ranunculus – one of my favourite flowers

One of my very favourite flowers is the ranunculus, which is from the same family as the buttercup.  I was so happy when I went into my local florist this week and saw these beautiful pale pink blooms. They are very feminine flowers and remind me of 50s crinoline petticoats. I love the layers upon l…

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