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Images: Aleksandar Jason / Flowers: Floretta We find ourselves in very uncertain times as the world battles COVID-19.  Plans and dreams for weddings (and businesses!) that have been years in the making, have been halted and the repercussions for the flower industry are rippling around the globe. Florists are currently facing supply chain issues, resulting

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Sometimes you can have your heart set on a particular flower only to learn it is not in season, or perhaps it is not available in quite the right shade to work with the wedding colour palette. Maybe your dream flower should be in season during your wedding but you find out weeks out from the

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Today we chat to the talented Lina Bteddini of Chanele Rose Flowers & Styling about how a global pandemic sparked an innovative idea and prompted her to create something absolutely beautiful! This idea was FOREVER BLOOMS – stunning faux flowers that can be enjoyed, well, forever. Lina runs us through the positives of dried and

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Image via DUO events Creative StudioLet’s take a trip down memory lane! I say that because bouquets have changed dramatically over the years. It is rare these days to see what was known as the famous tight round bouquet of the early 2000s.But let’s go back even further for a moment. My grandmother was a

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Image: Love Her Wild PhotographyByron Bay is a culture and arts hub. A big little beach side town like no other, brimming with the most creative, insightful, innovative and progressive artisans and creators in all areas. And when it comes to choosing a florist in the Byron Bay area, truth be told you are spoilt

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Flowers are one of my absolute favourite parts of a wedding, so I’m always very excited to pick the brains of the talented florists we have working in the wedding industry! Today, Jade McIntosh of Jade McIntosh Flowers fills us in on what it’s like to create wedding florals, where she finds inspiration, what flowers

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Ohhh, can’t you just smell the gorgeous florals in today’s Expert Interview? It’s always a pleasure to chat to and see the incredible work of creative and talented vendors, such as Adrienne Burford-Orr of Gertrude Jekyll Flower Studio. This flower studio prides themselves on providing bridal couples with unique wedding florals. They bring passion and

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Wouldn’t it be the dream to work surrounded by beautiful flowers all day? Victoria Whitelaw of Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers has been living that dream for over three decades now, and is passionate about creating weddings with style, elegance and individuality. Victoria and her team work to make their clients’ visions a reality and have

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Image by Samuel White Photo, Floral Design by Nunu DesignsWhat is your favourite in season bloom this spring? Nunu Designs: So hard to chose just one! Ranunculus and Sweet pea. And for later in spring Peonies and Dahlias.Basia Puchalski: Ranunculus, Lilac and Blushing bride followed by the Peony which appears only in November.Jade McIntosh Flowers: I love

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Image by Brent LukeyA botanical boutonniere will always add the finishing touches to the groom’s attire, with a well thought out design not only tying together the bridal party but also complementing the overall wedding style.Here are a few things to consider when choosing the blooms for the grooms.1. Creating everlasting memories The scent of

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Image by Floral By Nature The whole concept of a bride carrying flowers is rooted in ancient symbolism and a little bit of practicality. Flowers were used to ward off evil spirits or signify fidelity, fertility and a long happy life. They were also carried to disguise body odour… nice!Traditionally, flowers used in the bouquet consisted of

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Image by Leon SchootsWhilst most people have heard of the likes of the paddock-to-plate ‘slow food’ movement, fair-trade coffee and slow fashion, fewer have stopped to think about where their flowers come from and how they’re grown. Sustainability, provenance and ethics apply to flowers too and in this article you’ll get some tips on how

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Image by All Grown Up Weddings We are naturally drawn to watching the seasons and noticing the changes all around us. Autumn’s signpost can be found all around, in every leaf and flower. From the stunning autumn blaze/burgundy/mustard colours we will see in our trees, consider the other subtler changes… some leaves just show a tiny

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Bouquet designed by Rose and Bud. Image thanks to Kate Drennan PhotographyBridal bouquets to your wedding flowers are like Professor Xavier to the X-men. The leading commander who ties together an impressive troupe of heroes across the Marvel Universe. And for those of you willing to indulge this analogy a while longer, Spiderman is a hanging installation (for

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Bouquet designed by Katie Cooper Floral Design. Photo thanks to Love her Photography.One thing’s for sure, I like my bouquets BIG! So if you like Fox and Rabbit bouquet designs and want to book us for your wedding day, then believe it baby you’re getting something solid. Larger bouquets are really fun to build. They can

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