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April 29, 2011

Kate’s bridal bouquet…what did you think?

What a wonderful day!  The weather held out and the crowds lined the streets of London, waving Union Jack flags.  I was glued to the television and I wasn’t disappointed by how amazingly beautiful Kate looked! But after all these months of waiting, was her bridal bouquet what you were expecting? …

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April 29, 2011

Flowers (and trees!) for Kate and William’s wedding day…

As Kate walks down the aisle in Westminster Abbey today towards her husband-to-be, she'll pass by six 20ft field maple and two hornbeam trees. What a lovely way to conjure up the feeling of getting married in the middle of the English countryside…whilst the hustle and bustle of London carries on ou…

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April 28, 2011

Introducing accessory designer, Nicola De Cruz…

Recently, I discovered the work of designer, Nicola De Cruz, who makes the floral-inspired accessories featured in today's post. She started her business after realising that there was a gap in the market for contemporary handbags and purses in the UK. Her products are made using a mixture of h…

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April 27, 2011

Introducing textile artist, Charlotte Clowes…

At a local craft fair recently, I met textile artist Charlotte Clowes.  I was immediately taken by her unusual vibrant floral designs, which are so fresh and uplifting! Today’s post features a selection of her pictures which she creates using a unique paper making technique, comprising of dyed c…

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April 26, 2011

Introducing designer, Emma Hardicker…

Last month at the Country Living Fair in London, I met the very talented Emma Hardicker.  I was so taken by Emma's beautiful screen prints and her passion for all things floral! Today's post features just a few of her designs.  The first four are limited edition prints, followed by a selection of…

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