Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Gala Dinner hosted by floral designer Karen Tran (pictured above) at The Lanesborough in London. It took place on the final evening of The 3-Day Floral Experience course and showcased the amazing flower installations created by Karen and her students, with support florist Leanne Roberts-Hewitt and her team at Wildabout.… Read more
Interview with Brigitte Girling of Moss & Stone
I’m delighted today to feature an interview with Brigitte Girling from Moss & Stone (pictured left below), together with stunning images from her ‘A Winter Gathering Workshop’ with Kate Hargreaves from Tangle & Thyme (pictured right below), which took place last November.
How did your workshop with Kate from Tangle & Thyme come about?
Kate and I first met at the Flowerona Branding for Florists workshop a year a half ago. This course was instrumental in providing the opportunity for several of us to meet for the first time having known each other on Instagram.… Read more
Escape to South Africa on a Botanical Journey with Cape Lily & Passionflower | March 12th – 21st, 2018
I’m delighted to feature an interview with floral designer Sylvia Lukach from Cape Lily (pictured above) about a new kind of floral retreat she’s calling a ‘Botanical Journey’ this March in South Africa. The emphasis being not just on floral design but also personal growth. And the incredibly talented Susan McLeary from Passionflower is one of the guest teachers!
Read on to discover what inspired Sylvia to create this experience plus a very special offer for Flowerona readers…… Read more
Christmas Classes at the McQueens Flower School in London
Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a special Christmas Preview Event at the McQueens Flower School in London. This year, for the very first time, they’re running Christmas classes at their Bethnal Green HQ and the event was a taster of the kind of arrangements that will be part of the classes.… Read more
Large Urn Workshop with Firenza Flowers & Sarah Winward
I’ve admired the breath-taking work of Utah based Sarah Winward for several years. And I was very fortunate to meet Sarah in person earlier this year. She was holding a Large Urn Workshop in Yorkshire, in collaboration with Fiona Pickles from Firenza Floral Design. And it’ll definitely go down as one of those magical days, which I’ll remember for many years to come.… Read more