Tag: Flowers

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Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

This is a very good question.  The answer being YES and NO! It may sound very contradictory but the truth is, like anything, there are rules. There are lots of examples of cakes decorated with real flowers out there on the internet, but just because its on Pinterest, it doesn’t mean to say its ok!  Lots of examples used on the internet and in … Read More Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

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Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

Every year in May, the grounds of the Royal Chelsea Hospital are transformed into a floral wonderland casting everyone who visits under its floral spell!  Its a very complex task for all involved, making sure everything blooms at the right time just for us! It’s appeal is very broad, from hardcore gardeners to those just there to enjoy the hospitality! {and why wouldn’t you … Read More Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

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An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Festival of Flowers is something i’ve been meaning to attend for many years and for one reason or another, i’ve not been able to make it.  This year I was determined to, after seeing lots of prompts and reminders from florists I follow on Facebook at Instagram! This year the show was on from 23rd to 28th September and what a gorgeous … Read More An Enchanted Castle – Festival of Flowers at Leeds Castle

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July you are so pretty!

I always think that July is a bit on an unsung month don’t you?  Everyone seems to be rushing around prepping for their holidays to even notice it!  Grabbing those last minute bargains in the sale! {I don’t actually blame you for this, its absolutely necessary – hehe!}  But blink though, and its gone.  June is the hero as it comes after spring, the … Read More July you are so pretty!

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May Day Wreath!

There two things that are synonymous with spring that pop out in late April, early May.  If I say Cow Parsley and the May Tree (Hawthorn) are you with me? I love to think that these simple elements are engrained in to our May Day traditions and rituals that date back many centuries. I was out for a walk last week and thought, what … Read More May Day Wreath!

Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Well it’s the end of deepest darkest January so I thought I would post a little sunshine from way back in August of a lovely wedding I had the pleasure of doing flowers for at St Julian’s Club in Sevenoaks.  The totally amazing photos are care of fantastic photographer Rebecca Douglas Photography {just click on her name and you will whizz straight there}.  Her photos are amazing – … Read More Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Delighful Dixter

Whenever I visit Great Dixter in East Sussex I always leave with a feeling of being inspired.  Of course I get home to my own garden with lots of ideas only to disappointed with the lack of room I have to turn my ideas into reality, but its always worth remembering there is always something you can take away. Huge Border! Beautiful Pergola!

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