I always have a stash of cards at home, ranging from Birthday to Thank You cards. Last year, I came across STOP THE CLOCK Design cards in a local gift shop and of course, being a fan of all things floral, was instantly drawn to them! Above are a small selection of their greeting cards, my ... Read More about Beautiful floral cards from STOP THE CLOCK Design
Anemones hold a very special place in my heart. I remember my Dad growing them in our garden when I was a child and it was only recently that I found out why! Apparently, my Mum had commented to him that he never bought her flowers. So, he asked her what her favourite flower was...it’s the ... Read More about Anemone – a cheerful flower to brighten up your day
Over the holiday period, have you thought about new skills you'd like to learn next year? If you love flowers, you may like to sign up for a floristry course or buy a book. Back in 2004, I was a complete novice when it came to flowers! I decided to dip my toe into floristry by enrolling on a ... Read More about Would you like to learn the skill of flower arranging in 2011?
I hope you’ve all been having a lovely Christmas break with family and friends. I love the time between Christmas and New Year, as it gives me the chance to review the last 12 months and plan for the coming year. Hampton Court Palace, in the picture above, is less than two miles from where I ... Read More about Have you started making plans to look forward to in 2011?
If you’re off to visit family or friends over the Christmas and New Year period, why not take them a lovely floral arrangement which will leave them with fond memories of the time you shared together? I bought this arrangement of grape hyacinth (muscari) bulbs in a textured grey pot yesterday at ... Read More about Why not pop into your local florist shop today?