Tag Archives: Bouquets

it’s all in the details…there are no rules

I’m falling hard for a less constrained, more spontaneous blend of blooms and foliage that we are seeing in the wedding world and beyond. The perception of what constitutes a well-arranged design is definitely shifting; according to the Wall Street Journal, florists are even foraging from abandoned parking lots and their friend’s back gardens to create...

Thidar & Ming’s Elegant London Wedding

It’s aways a pleasure to meet with couples who have clear ideas about their wedding day. Thidar and Ming met with me at the elegant Corinthia Hotel in London last spring and we talked about their concepts. The flower styles Thidar and Ming were drawn too invoked nods to Asia, with hundred of orchids, tropical leaves, grasses and clean...

Hannah & Phil’s Spring Wedding

May seems like a long time ago…  while much of England and Wales have been battered with winds and ever so much rain, it is great to remember that Spring comes after Winter and, while I love the snow, there is hope of warmer days. Hannah found Ivy Pip & Rose through a Rock my...

it’s all in the details…vessels and vases

It’s been a while! I’m enjoying the last few weeks of sizzling summer heat here in New York, and I’ve definitely found myself walking more slowly and trying to smell the roses, literally. It’s the time of year when we want to bring a little of the outdoors in. There are some wonderfully inventive ideas in two...

Peonies, much requested…

These are my Columbia Road market spoils…. pink peonies, ranunculus, sweet peas and a hydrangea.  Albeit that the hydrangea barely made the trip home in the overwhelming bank holiday heat. The graffiti shot is to take the edge off the bubblegum sweetness of bouquet with peonies and ranunculus.  The symbolic meaning of peonies, a much...