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Flowers

Flowers: Garden Gate Southwold   Photo: Eliza Claire Photography

Are you looking for a fabulous wedding florist in Suffolk, planning to throw a hen party in Oxfordshire, searching for eco friendly wedding hair and makeup for your wedding in the Midlands or thinking of wearing a vintage hair accessory in that gorgeous updo? 

Then you’ve come to the right place, we’ve got some lovely new wedding suppliers on board this month, and I guarantee you’re going to love them!
 

Published: 2017-02-17

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Let me introduce you to the lovely Bea, of Botanika

She creates the most beautiful natural wedding flowers which constantly reflect the seasons and are packed full of local, British grown flowers and foliage, topped up with foraged wild ingredients.  

I love it that she is passionate about using local suppliers, not only for her flowers but also the other essential floral accessories like the natural hand dyed silk ribbons that have become most popular for finishing of her stunning wedding bouquets.

Published: 2016-12-09

Published By: Rosie Ames

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You've decided to have a really natural wedding celebrating the seasons and the countryside that inspires you.  Of course part of that will be your choice of flowers both for your bouquet and to decorate your wedding venue be it a field, a tent, barn, city space, a beach hut or a wilderness woodland.

So to round off British Flowers Week I’m celebrating those dedicated British flower farmers and wonderful wedding florists who use seasonal British flowers whenever they can, producing the most amazing natural and creative wedding decor you could possibly wish to grace your own wedding.  I hope I can inspire you to support these wonderful people growing and nurturing fabulous flowers in your own little corner of the British Isles ...

Published: 2016-06-17

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Well, the image says it all! 

Who wouldn't want to throw confetti at a wedding when its natural, home grown flower petals we're talking about?

At Shropshire Petals they grow all of their delphinium and wildflowers the farm in Shropshire.  The collection of flowers includes calendula, cornflowers and sunflowers while they're always experimenting with new varieties to add to their petal colour collections.  And all the flowers they grow on the farm are handpicked and dried for the most eco friendly, pretty and biodegradable wedding confetti you can find! 

Hit 'MORE INFO' for heaps of photos of this fabulous natural wedding confetti ...

 

Published: 2016-06-16

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Day two and we're celebrating the fabulous British seasonal flowers that we've come to love choosing for our green weddings.  This annual event celebrates locally grown seasonal 'wild' flowers and foliage and highlights just how gorgeous they are!  There's lots going on this week and many flower farmers and florists are really pushing the boat out ...

I'm posting an image every day this week to celebrate - so please dip in, or check my social platforms, and adore some lovely beauties!

Published: 2016-06-14

Published By: Rosie Ames

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British Flowers Week kicks off today!

It's a celebration of all those hard working flower farmers and florists that grow and produce the fabulous British seasonal flowers that we've come to love choosing for our green weddings.

I'll be posting an image every day this week to celebrate - so please dip in, or check my social platforms, and adore some lovely beauties!
 

Published: 2016-06-13

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Photo: Floret Flowers

Flowers ...

I don't know about you but I think flowers are one of the most important ingredients of a wedding day, I think they embody the wedding with romance and poignancy.  Wedding flower trends come and go, and sometimes I'm not convinced but right now, I totally LOVE what’s happening in our world of flowers.  Read on to get the latest wedding flower trends that are so synonymous with Green Union!

Published: 2016-04-28

Published By: Rosie Ames

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If you’re not sure how a handfasting wedding ceremony works then I’ve got a perfect example for you this week.  Annette and Ravi chose to pledge their vows within a log circle in the Forest of Dean and invited 180 guests from round the world to share their special day in July 2015 embraced by the natural world. With flowers from Organic Blooms and photos by Esther, Annette and Ravi’s wedding is full of natural magic.  Annette tells us more …

Published: 2016-04-15

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Following on from my post about wedding colours, here's a little blast of natural wedding petal confetti made up specially for you in blush pink, ivory and green - available from Shropshire Petals for the month of April ...

Published: 2016-04-09

Published By: Rosie Ames

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FLASH GIVEAWAY! Order your wedding confetti from Shropshire Petals before the end of the month (yes, that's tomorrow!) and one lucky person will win their order for FREE!

Published: 2016-03-30

Published By: Rosie Ames

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