Using Succulents at Your Wedding

Using Succulents at Your Wedding

If you’re looking to add something a little different into the mix for your wedding flowers then succulents might just be the perfect thing for you. These small (and sometimes not so small) fleshy little plants, which you’ve most probably seen growing in...
Using Fruit in a Wedding Bouquet

Using Fruit in a Wedding Bouquet

Wedding bouquets and arrangements are a classic cornerstone for all weddings. As well as incorporating their favourite flowers, modern brides are turning to non-traditional elements to make their arrangements pop. For example, using wheat is the perfect way to enhance...
Autumn Wedding Bouquets

Autumn Wedding Bouquets

“Listen! The wind is rising wild with leaves. We have had our Summer evenings, now for October eves!” This wonderful phrase by poet Herbert Wolfe perfectly sums up everything I love about autumn. For flowers, autumn is a time of year when we are spoilt for...
Decorating a Wedding Marquee with Flowers

Decorating a Wedding Marquee with Flowers

hayFrom a floristry point of view, decorating a wedding marquee with flowers is rather like furnishing a house; the possibilities are endless. A marquee wedding gives you the flexibility to create something that is completely unique and which reflects your tastes and...
Quirky Buttonholes

Quirky Buttonholes

Hands up who thinks that when it comes to wedding flowers the girls get all the attention! On the big day the bride and her bouquet take centre stage, but what about the groom? This is after all just as much his day, so why shouldn’t he have something floral...
2017 Wedding Flower Trends

2017 Wedding Flower Trends

With the start of the new year, couples are now thinking about the design and style of their weddings. Flowers make a wedding, so what 2017 wedding flower trends can we expect to see? I’m going to stick my neck out here and say that vintage is over, and so are...
Wow Factor Wedding Flowers

Wow Factor Wedding Flowers

One of the most dramatic ways to make a statement at your wedding is with your floral displays. Flowers make a wedding and can transform the plainest venue into something extraordinary, or complement an already beautiful setting. Everything from a ceremony setting to...
Summer Wedding Bouquet Ideas

Summer Wedding Bouquet Ideas

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to showcase the full beauty of what is available for a glorious summer wedding bouquet. This is the time of year when brides really are spoilt for choice when choosing their flowers. The markets are awash...
British, Floral Styled Wedding Shoot

British, Floral Styled Wedding Shoot

As it is the Queen’s 90th birthday today, what better day to bring you something British! This British, floral styled wedding shoot is awesome and such fun. If you are looking for inspiration for your wedding flowers, then these ideas are going to fill you with...
Pick-Your-Own Wedding Flowers Hen Party

Pick-Your-Own Wedding Flowers Hen Party

Brides-to-be go free as Blooming Green combines pick-your-own wedding flowers with a chilled-out hen celebration… This year Blooming Green is offering a laid-back hen party activity with a difference. Brides-to-be who buy their wedding flowers from Blooming...
Using Hanging Installations at Your Wedding

Using Hanging Installations at Your Wedding

When it comes to floral decoration for your wedding ceremony or venue space, most of us think of traditional arrangements like urns to create a focal point or table centrepieces. Over the last couple of years however a new trend has, quite literally, turned things on...
2016 Wedding Flower Trends

2016 Wedding Flower Trends

With the start of the new year our thoughts turn to what lies ahead in 2016. For florists this means trying to predict which styles and flowers our prospective couples will be choosing for their 2016 weddings. Whether we get it right is another matter, but there are...
Working with Your Wedding Florist

Working with Your Wedding Florist

Choosing the flowers for your wedding is one of the most enjoyable parts of planning your wedding… or it should be! The design and attention to detail that goes into creating your dream day is a partnership between you and your wedding florist. But how do you go about...
Wedding Chair Flowers

Wedding Chair Flowers

Styling your wedding with flowers is one of the most enjoyable parts of the planning process. Extravagant or simple, chair decoration is a lovely way to add floral details and can add the finishing touch to your design scheme. Wedding chair flowers can help to define...
Floral Wedding Stationery

Floral Wedding Stationery

Floral wedding stationery designs continue to be a strong and exciting trend in the wedding industry. Following on from the stunning florals on the catwalk, florals are set to be bigger and more beautiful than ever before, with floral wedding stationery a popular...
Using Seasonal British Wedding Flowers

Using Seasonal British Wedding Flowers

We make no secret of the fact that we love using seasonal British wedding flowers. From our earliest days as florists the herbaceous garden look has been at the heart of what we do, with its informal and painterly style and use of seasonally available flowers and...
Using Foliage at Weddings

Using Foliage at Weddings

Wedding foliage, or green as we often call it in the industry, is often overlooked. Perhaps used as the perfect foil for the wonder and beauty of popular wedding flowers such as peonies, roses, delphiniums and lisianthus, or sadly not used at all amongst the mass of...
Chic Botanical Wedding Styling in Greece

Chic Botanical Wedding Styling in Greece

Are you ready for some gorgeous wedding inspiration all the way from Greece? Today we have a chic botanical styled wedding shoot, set amongst Mediterranean greenery and olive groves. The creative team wanted to create whimsical yet romantic styling, and it’s all...
Decorating a Mantelpiece with Wedding Flowers

Decorating a Mantelpiece with Wedding Flowers

Deciding on the floral decor for your wedding venue is one of the most enjoyable elements of the planning process. We always advise clients focus on key areas to create focal points guests will see throughout the wedding day. Dressing a mantelpiece with wedding...
Getting to Know – Louise Avery Flowers

Getting to Know – Louise Avery Flowers

Company Name: Louise Avery Flowers Interview with: Louise Avery Location: Passfied, Nr Liphook, Hampshire How did Louise Avery Flowers get started and how long has the business been going? The business in its current form has been going since 2003. It started when I...
Flower Wall Styled Bridal Shoot

Flower Wall Styled Bridal Shoot

We have something a little different for you today with this amazing Flower Wall styled shoot, showcasing the incredibly talented Team Glam, and their amazing hair and make-up skills. It is set against the most spectacular and vibrant flower wall, created by Lily and...
Winter Wedding Bouquets

Winter Wedding Bouquets

Winter. Not the obvious choice of season for a wedding? Think again! The wedding ‘season’ now lasts the whole year round, with December a popular month of the year to marry. From December through to February there is a wonderful palette of flowers and...
Floral Crowns for Winter Weddings

Floral Crowns for Winter Weddings

We adore floral bridal crowns, not only ones made of summer blooms but also floral crowns for winter weddings. Imagine walking down the aisle wearing a beautiful, romantic floral crown to wow your new groom, and of course your wedding guests too. When designing a...
Is Wedding Topiary Right for Your Big Day?

Is Wedding Topiary Right for Your Big Day?

When you think of topiary, what springs to mind? Manicured gardens with perfect hedges and clipped box balls? That’s probably what most people would think, but what about wedding topiary? When designing a floral scheme for a wedding many factors influence our...
Tied Style Buttonholes

Tied Style Buttonholes

Some grooms love them, some grooms hate them and some grooms don’t even know what a buttonhole is! Not so long ago buttonholes were rather poor things. Sad looking creations, usually made with carnations and fern, and wrapped with tin foil. What had once been...