8 Feb 2019

Helen and James's wedding took place on the most beautiful Autumn day in October. It's their favourite season and one in which the trees in the grounds of Hampton Manor look particularly colourful and beautiful, and we spent a lot of time talking about Autumn colours a...

14 Dec 2018

Fay and Roy married in November at the Lord Leycester Hotel in Warwick, a fantastic medieval venue with real character. Fay asked for whites and foliage, she loves anemones and loved ranunculus when I suggested those. She and Roy wanted to incorporate the family tartan...

12 Oct 2018

Alison and Stuart were married on one of the hottest days of this summer, although you wouldn't know it from the photos as everyone looks remarkably cool! They wanted daisies and white flowers in a wildflower, just-gathered style to reflect the relaxed country theme of...

24 Sep 2018

Lizzy and Rich were married on a glorious September day at Rodbaston Hall in Staffordshire. They are both lovers of nature and the outdoors and Lizzy is a keen gardener with a particular passion for growing dahlias.

From the outset I wanted to bring their love of the na...

21 Jan 2018

I mentioned in this post that I'd been involved in a project at Oldberrow House in Hampton in Arden back in September. The shoot was organised by Martina from Wonderful Events and Clare from Boutique Marquees and they pulled together a fantastic, hard working group of...

27 Oct 2017

Cast your mind back to the August bank holiday. The one where most of the UK actually had sunshine for three days straight!  Ruth and Steve struck lucky and picked the Saturday of this unusually-sunny public holiday weekend to get married at the Bond Company...

2 Oct 2017

September, you were brief but beautiful and busy. I don't know where you went! How did a whole month pass in the blink of an eye?

The month started with making sample bouquets and arrangements entirely from the stunning and vibrant range of warm colours growing in my ga...

5 Aug 2017

Quite a few florists have dogs. I imagine the companionship of a faithful pooch in your shop or studio can be hugely welcome at stressful times. I adore dogs and Dave and I talk almost on a daily basis about having one, but at the moment our lifestyle isn't suited to i...

31 Jul 2017

After a lot of hard work on the garden in spring, July is a month for taking a bit of time to enjoy the results and letting the miracle of nature do its thing, as more and more plants come into flower while others fade beautifully (such as the clematis seedheads in thi...

21 Jul 2017

As I’ve been trailing here on my blog and on Instagram, I recently traveled to Bath to take part in the Bridal Weekend- The Whole Shebang! course at Tallulah Rose Flower School. The two day course focuses on techniques for a variety of wedding products: a front-facing...

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