Last night, I’m thrilled to let you know that Flowerona won ‘Best Wedding Flowers Blog’ at the Wedding Blog Awards in London! Thank you SO much to everyone who voted! It really means the world to me…… Read more
Taking part in the Future Florist 2016 competition at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show were Capel Manor College. The six colleges taking part had to create a Brazilian ‘dress’ and also decorate the back wall and floor of the staging area.
If I’m allowed to have a favourite design…it was theirs. I just loved the intricacy of all the components and the lion, in particular, was amazing! Many congratulations on winning a bronze medal.… Read more
In this week’s Florist Friday blog post, I’d like to share with you this stunning floral dress created by floral artist Joseph Massie for Arlene Phillips. Arlene wore it when she recently attended the National Television Awards.
Beautiful purple, lilac, pale pink and white blooms were used to adorn the gown. And they’d been specifically selected as flowers which are used for homeopathic remedies. Included were clematis, roses, hydrangeas, African violets, chrysanthemums, arabicum, hyacinths and jasmine.… Read more
Living Poinsettia Dress by Okishima & Simmonds for International Poinsettia Day – 12th December 2015
Thank you so much for all your lovely congratulatory messages for Flowerona’s 5th birthday! And many thanks too to all the people who’ve already completed the survey.
Today, I’d also like to share with you breath-taking images of a sensational floral dress made from a very festive bloom…the poinsettia! Jessica Simmonds of Okishima & Simmonds created this stunning gown of fresh, cut poinsettia in a haute couture celebration of International Poinsettia Day, which takes places this Saturday, 12th December.… Read more
Another month has whizzed past…and as we approach the end of September, it’s time for me to share with you the things I’ve seen, done and loved this month.
1. Magic Foundation by Charlotte Tilbury It really is like magic! I’ve used the Charlotte Tilbury Light Magic Foundation for some time now. But since buying her newly launched Magic Foundation this month, I’m now a convert…
2. String of Pearls Plant from New Covent Garden Flower Market When I was at the Flower Market yesterday, I spotted these plants at Arnott & Mason and just couldn’t resist buying one.… Read more