Last Friday afternoon, I went to florist Zita Elze’s beautiful shop in Kew. It’s become a bit of a tradition for me over the last few years to visit in December. And I always look forward to seeing the breath-taking floral designs, which Zita has created especially for the festive season.… Read more
With just three weeks to go until Christmas Day, I’ve been noticing a big trend for natural foliage festive designs…from garlands and table decorations to bouquets and door wreaths! So, in this week’s Florist Friday post, I thought I’d share with you some beautiful examples.
As well as wild, relaxed creations, there are also neat, structured arrangements. And foliage used includes pine, different varieties of eucalyptus, grevillea, cypress, asparagus fern, acacia baileyana and magnolia. Just how amazing is this staircase garland above by Philippa Craddock?!… Read more
The colour peach appears to be a very popular choice at the moment for brides-to-be! So, today’s Wedding Wednesday blog post features a collection of 10 beautiful bouquets in this ‘on trend’ hue. Roses (in particular David Austin ‘Juliet’ roses), tulips, ranunculus and stocks are ideal flowers to choose if your heart’s set on a peach colour palette.… Read more
Thank you so much for all your lovely messages on social media, since I’ve returned from holiday. I’m s-l-o-w-l-y starting to get back into the swing of things, although my email inbox still needs a little lot more attention, which I’m hoping to address in earnest today!
On to today’s Wedding Wednesday blog post…Cafe au Lait dahlias have become very popular over the last few years with brides-to-be. These spectacular blooms are generally available at this time of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and today’s post features three examples of beautiful wedding bouquets which include them.… Read more
Peonies are one of my very favourite flowers. And now that we’re heading towards May, they’re starting to become more and more readily available at flower markets. So, for this week’s Wedding Wednesday post, I thought I’d dedicate it entirely to bridal bouquets featuring these romantic blooms.
With regards to colours, you’ll find them available in white, pink, coral, red and burgundy. Some of the bouquet designs solely feature peonies and others include an assortment of complementary flowers and foliage.… Read more