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August 31, 2012

Interview with Kate Avery of Kate Avery Flowers

Today, I'm delighted to feature an interview with florist Kate Avery of Kate Avery Flowers, together with images of her beautiful floral designs... Could you tell us what prompted you to become a florist? My first job was a Saturday girl in a flower shop. Even though I rarely got a chance to actua…

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August 30, 2012

New floral-inspired ‘Rosie for Autograph’ lingerie collection from Marks & Spencer

Devon-born model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is launching her first lingerie collection at Marks & Spencer in London today. Called 'Rosie for Autograph', there are 33 pieces in the collection which include cami and French knicker sets, lingerie sets, a kimono style robe and a teddy. I thought …

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August 30, 2012

Bouquet for Jessica Ennis created by Tracey Campbell of Campbell’s Flowers

Sheffield-based florist Tracey Campbell of Campbell’s Flowers contacted me whilst I was on holiday last week. She had some very exciting news, in that she’d been asked to create a special ‘Golden’ bouquet for Olympic champion Jessica Ennis. It was presented to Jessica by the Lord Mayor of …

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August 29, 2012

Win tickets to The National Wedding Show at Earls Court & the NEC

The National Wedding Show returns for a new season this autumn at Earls Court in London from September 28th-30th, and at the NEC in Birmingham from October 5th-7th. And I've teamed up with the show organisers to offer Flowerona readers the chance to win a pair of tickets. Two pairs of tickets wi…

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August 28, 2012

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…

Yesterday, I returned from a ten day holiday beside the seaside in South Devon.  And today, I'm having post-holiday blues...! It was our first holiday this year, to one of our very favourite places, a seaside town called Salcombe. We rented a little cottage and co-ordinated our stay with friends …

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