I can’t quite tell you how thrilled I was, last month, to be invited to a Bloggers Afternoon Tea at Designers Guild in London. I’m a huge fan of the brand and felt very privileged to have the opportunity of meeting the founder, Tricia Guild. As a fabulous bonus, flower grower and florist Juliet Glaves of Thoughtful Flowers was also at the event. For the RHS Chelsea Flower Show week, Juliet had a pop-up in-store installation at the King’s Road Homestore.… Read more
This week on Wedding Wednesday, we’re returning to the florists’ stands at Brides The Show. And I’m delighted to feature images of Thoughtful Flowers’ stand. The very talented lady behind the company is Juliet Glaves and it was such a pleasure to meet her. I’d not come across Juliet’s beautiful work before. She explained to me that she grows all her own flowers and foliage on her farm in Shropshire, in open fields without chemicals to attract butterflies and bees, and other beneficial insects and wildlife.… Read more
Well, I think we can safely say that here in the UK, autumn has arrived! And I so enjoyed my drive through the Surrey countryside on Thursday to visit a friend for lunch. The sun was shining and the leaves on the trees lining the roads were wonderful shades of yellow, red and orange.
A little present which I’d managed to bring back from my holiday was a lovely cold…so, most of the week I stayed at home, keeping warm. … Read more