February 28, 2011

A Sunday morning at Columbia Road Flower Market

Yesterday, I went to the Columbia Road Flower Market in East London. At this time of year, it’s full of spring blooms, from beautifully scented narcissi and hyacinths to tulips, anemones and ranunculus.  As well as cut flowers, you can also buy indoor plants, garden plants and bulbs. There was…

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February 25, 2011

Anthropologie – a peek at their floral-inspired homeware

You may have heard of Anthropologie, which I mentioned in a recent post.  It's an amazing American store, which has two shops in London.  Last Saturday, I went to their Kings Road branch with some friends...for my regular fix of their stunning homeware range. (They also sell women's clothing and…

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February 23, 2011

What style of bridal bouquet will Kate Middleton choose?

Following on from my blog post in December, 'Will Kate be choosing traditional white wedding flowers?', I’ve been trying to guess what style of bridal bouquet she'll have. Currently the most popular bridal bouquet design is the hand-tied bouquet.  It’s a bunch of flowers and sometimes foliage, …

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February 21, 2011

Introducing textile designer, Fiona Douglas of Bluebellgray…

What a lovely way to start the week...stunning brightly coloured floral designs from Fiona Douglas of Bluebellgray! From cushions and wall hangings to lampshades, her translation of flowers on to fabric is absolutely beautiful. I contacted Fiona, who's based in Glasgow, to find out more about he…

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February 18, 2011

Floral inspired creations from Anthropologie’s new B H L D N wedding brand

Some of you may have heard of the amazing American women's clothing, accessories and home decor brand, Anthropologie?  Two of its shops are in London in Regent Street and King’s Road. Well, on Valentine’s Day on Monday (very appropriately), its parent company URBN launched a new wedding bra…

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