Getting to Know – Blooming Green

Getting to Know – Blooming Green

Interview with: Jen Stuart-Smith Company Name: Blooming Green Location: Loddington Farm, Linton, near Maidstone in Kent How did Blooming Green get started and how long has the business been going? My cousin Bek and I started Blooming Green in a mushroom shed on the...
Flower and Foliage Wedding Garlands

Flower and Foliage Wedding Garlands

Flower and foliage wedding garlands have been used for centuries, but in recent years they seem to have fallen out of fashion in favour of more stylised designs. With the rise of a more botanical style of floristry, together with a greater interest in historical...
Vintage Wedding Flowers

Vintage Wedding Flowers

When it comes to weddings, vintage continues to be a hugely popular trend. Whatever style your wedding venue, from stately home to rustic barn, vintage is a style you can adapt to suit all locations and pockets. The trend towards vintage has certainly had a knock on...
Wedding Flowers by Season

Wedding Flowers by Season

“Can I have peonies in December?” It’s a question we are often asked, and up until recently we’ve had to disappoint many a bride by saying no. We love working with the seasons and encourage our couples to choose wedding flowers by season so...
A Subtle Take on 1920’s World Glamour

A Subtle Take on 1920’s World Glamour

Joanne of Joanne Truby Floral Design organised this beautiful ‘1920’s Old World Glamour’ styled shoot to give brides-to-be inspiration for wedding flowers, with some unique ideas for bouquets, table centres and floral decor. The vision and overall...
Lavender Wedding Ideas

Lavender Wedding Ideas

Heighten your guests’ senses by using lavender as part of your wedding and create a beautiful natural wedding at the same time. Lavender has such an amazing smell, and just a little creates a wonderful aroma. You could use lavender tied to your guests’...
Getting to Know – Petal and Feast

Getting to Know – Petal and Feast

Interview with: Hannah Judd Company Name: Petal and Feast (formerly The Tea Set) Location: Sussex What does Petal and Feast do? We are basically a one-stop wedding shop, providing catering, flowers, ice cream bike, and china hire. We offer a range of services to help...
Eco-Friendly Wedding Flowers

Eco-Friendly Wedding Flowers

When it comes to your wedding flowers, be a green, eco-friendly bride. It’s all the rage, and choosing eco-friendly wedding flowers is the easiest thing to do… Choose Seasonal Flowers Choose wedding flowers that are in season. You will get better quality,...
Choosing Wedding Flowers to Suit Your Venue

Choosing Wedding Flowers to Suit Your Venue

Whether you are getting married in a grand stately home, an imposing castle, a pretty marquee or the cutest village hall, there are wedding flowers to suit. You can of course just pick flowers you fall in love with, but if you’re struggling to come up with a...
Daisy Wedding Theme Ideas

Daisy Wedding Theme Ideas

Daisies make a wonderful spring and summer wedding theme, and using different shades of yellow will create a beautiful fresh feel. You could use different shades of yellow with pale creams and ivories for a more subtle and feminine wedding colour combination. A big...
Top 5 Blue Wedding Flowers

Top 5 Blue Wedding Flowers

Are you thinking of having a blue colour scheme at your wedding? Here are some ideas for blue wedding flowers… In the last six months I have met increasing numbers of brides who are using a shade of blue as a key colour in their wedding scheme. Popular shades...
Floral Bridesmaid Bouquet Alternatives

Floral Bridesmaid Bouquet Alternatives

Bridesmaid flowers are part of the well planned styling, ambiance and colour of your wedding, and have traditionally been a small bouquet of flowers that complement the bridesmaid dresses. Flowers tend to set your bridesmaids apart from other guests, and are a gift to...
A Guide to Buttonholes and Corsages

A Guide to Buttonholes and Corsages

Buttonholes A stylish wedding buttonhole completes the groom’s outfit. Weddings are generally focused on how special the bride looks, but buttonholes are an inexpensive way to ensure that the groom looks and feels special too. You may like the groom to be the...
What Wedding Flowers Do You Need?

What Wedding Flowers Do You Need?

Unsure of who, what, where and how many? Don’t panic. Below is a list of who you’ll need wedding flowers for, the arrangements/items traditionally used, plus the parts of your wedding day you may need to buy flowers for. Bride These days there are many...
10 Ways to Save Money on Wedding Flowers

10 Ways to Save Money on Wedding Flowers

Here are ten tips on how to save money on wedding flowers but still get beautiful blooms for your big day. Consider How Important Flowers Are to You Before you begin spending money, decide how important wedding flowers are to you. If serving the best food and drink is...