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Flowers and your wedding photography

Colour Your wedding flowers will be included in many of your wedding photos, and are an important part of the colour scheme for your big day. Brides often ask for flowers in the same colour as the bridesmaids' dresses, but a great way to really bring out the colour of...

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Floral trends for 2017

2017 has arrived and I've collated a few ideas for wedding flowers that are becoming increasingly popular in the wedding industry as well as with Florissimo brides. These trends are also being seen in flowers for venues, homes and special occasions too. 1. Colours...

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British and locally-grown flowers for weddings

You may have seen a recent Channel 4 documentary that looked at where cut flowers come from: the majority sold in Britain come from the Netherlands, but there is now a resurgence in the number of small-scale British flower farms. In recent years, I've aimed to source...

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Wedding flowers colours

This month's blog takes a look at what flowers you can choose to complement the colour scheme for your wedding, as well as what are being tipped as the trend-setting colours this year. How do I combine colours in my flowers and with my other wedding colours? Your...

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Wedding flowers trends for 2016

What trends are we going to see in wedding flowers in 2016?  Bouquets and floral décor will continue to be more naturalistic, but will also include more unusual flowers. 1. Hanging and trailing flowers Flowers tumbling down all around your venue give a lush garden...

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Flowers for winter weddings and events

I must say, as a florist, I rather like the winter months because the season brings with it some of the most beautiful flowers.  Here are some flowers and foliage, and ideas, to add some seasonal chic to winter weddings and events. Glamourous golds, silvers and deep,...

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British-grown flowers

Why buy British? Are you keen to choose naturally-grown, seasonal flowers to brighten your work-space?  Buying British is a great way to achieve this.  Or perhaps you are an eco-minded bride who would like to have your flowers sourced more locally? For me, I am often...

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Wedding flower meanings

Some couples choose their wedding flowers for their symbolic meanings.  In Victorian times, couples exchanged flowers with different meanings as a method of communication and expressing their feelings, like a kind of love-letter.  How magically romantic! Rose meanings...

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Spring wedding flowers

It’s lovely to capture the fresh prettiness of spring flowers for a spring wedding. Here’s a few different ways to do this. Spring flowers What are the classic spring flowers that can be used for weddings?  Tulips, hyacinths and irises, as pictured, are of...

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