August 31, 2011

Flowers at Chicheley Hall 2011 : Part 1

  One Sunday, earlier this month, I travelled by train to Milton Keynes in North Buckinghamshire to visit 'Flowers at Chicheley Hall', an amazing floral event organised by London-based florist Judith Blacklock and Fleur Events. Over three days, there were demonstrations and workshops by some o…

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August 30, 2011

Stunning floral wedding invitations from Emily&Jo Stationery

Today's post features absolutely beautiful floral wedding invitations from Emily&Jo Stationery. I love the stylish and contemporary look of their designs which are available as wedding invitations, save the date cards, thank you cards, menus, order of service, rsvp and place cards. They've ju…

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August 29, 2011

How to make sure you don’t miss new posts from your favourite blogs

I hope you're having a lovely Bank Holiday weekend.  Today’s post came about from speaking to a lady last week who currently reads my blog via Twitter, where I post links of each new post I write. She asked my advice on the best way to read blogs as she said that sometimes, she’ll look at a b…

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August 26, 2011

Cosmos – such easy flowers to grow in your garden

When I was umming and ahhing about what to grow in our garden earlier this year, I happened to be chatting to one of the members of the dbcollective group of bloggers I belong to.  And Jenny from Design Trends recommended Cosmos.  So I ordered the Cosmos Collection from Sarah Raven's website, w…

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August 25, 2011

Book Review of At Home with Flowers by Jane Packer

'Beautifully simple arrangements for every room in the house' is the subtitle of florist Jane Packer's latest book, 'At Home with Flowers' and it really does live up to this statement. Her book is ideal for absolute beginners to floristry, but also will inspire experienced florists.  Plus I've alr…

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