My lovely friend’s Sam and Sav married in October in the most wonderful little venue in South East London, Asylum Chapel. I very rarely get a chance to make flowers for friends, mainly because we are all so old and already married.
My design took inspiration from the location itself picking up the muted colours and soft shades on the walls of the chapel. My most favourite thing to make was Sam’s little headpiece of Snowberries and Astrantia, pinned to the top of her veil. In fact, I think I might have shed a tear when the bridal procession walked down the aisle all beautiful and serene with their etherial flower crowns. So pretty.
I met up with the lovely Sarah at the the oasis of calm that is the Dalston Curve Garden. Her only remit was that the colour pallet was autumnal. After a trip to the flower market I designed a burnt... Continue reading →
Anisha called me a few months before her wedding date. She was organising a big wedding outside of London and asked me to design just her personal flowers which included bride, bridesmaids bouquets and button holes. She is my favourite... Continue reading →
September marks the tail end of summer and the beginning of Autumn and I always love a making a wedding at this time of year. Dahlia’s are at their best and the Cafe Au Lait Dahlia is just to die... Continue reading →
Last week, I was invited to design flowers for a new webpage and brochure for Proud East. A canal side bar and restaurant in Haggerston. It’s a bright and sunny venue with mooring directly outside making arrival by canal boat... Continue reading →
As a florist, January and February are the hardest months. I feel like I am on hold, waiting for Spring to arrive. Wedding enquiries are coming in yet they can’t come quick enough as far as I am concerned. I... Continue reading →
Some of you may know I also work as a food stylist and home economist for various production companies. Last week I had a great time styling for a commercial for England woman RFU. They wanted a rose which matched... Continue reading →
This wedding made me smile. It was simple and pretty. Nafiseh’s bouquet was filled with soft David Austin garden roses and pale and pink stock. They held their reception on a boat departing from Butlers Wharf. We delivered simple chop... Continue reading →
I met Tristan at my local beauty salon. He told me he was getting married, I told him I’m a florist the rest is history! I met them both a few weeks later to discuss their flower wish list. They... Continue reading →
Summer arrives and so do the bookings for weddings. This July wedding was a joy to work on. Rachael gave me an idea of her colour scheme and with that we looked at seasonal, pale blush roses and peonies, sweet peas,... Continue reading →