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August 12, 2015

Wedding Wednesday : 3 Weddings in 3 Days Course with Sabine Darrall – May 2015

Back in May, I had the great pleasure of attending one day of a '3 Weddings in 3 Days' course, a creative floral design and styling workshop with Sabine Darrall and photographer Katie Spicer. I'd been to one of Sabine's courses before so I knew that I was going to be in for a treat. But this time,…

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July 31, 2015

Florist Friday : The New Jay Archer Floral Design Flower School

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a Press Day at the new Jay Archer Floral Design Flower School in Hampshire. Just a short drive from Basingstoke, it's based in a lovely old farmhouse surrounded by woodlands. Jay launched the school officially in April and courses will start in Se…

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January 30, 2015

Floristry workshop at the Sabine Darrall Floristry School

Last year, I travelled to Somerset to visit the Sabine Darrall Floristry School to attend a one day Styling workshop. And what a truly inspirational day it was...! The school is nestled in the tranquil village of Yarlington, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Most of the students had alre…

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December 22, 2014

Capturing Simply by Arrangement…A guest post by Katie Spicer

I hope you had a lovely weekend. Photographer Katie Spicer has compiled such a wonderful post for us this month, with yet more amazingly beautiful photos! Over to you, Katie... This month's post is a little different. I've been writing guest blog posts for Rona since January, almost a year now. I h…

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December 2, 2014

Christmas Wreath-Making Workshops at Blue Sky Flowers in London

Last month, I attended a Christmas Wreath-Making Workshop run by Liz Inigo Jones of Blue Sky Flowers. I had such a lovely morning and above is the all-foliage design, which I made using berried ivy, box, skimmia, eucalyptus populous and grevillea. Liz is based at New Covent Garden Covent Flower Market i…

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