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Image: Smokey OscarDoes the thought of being the centre of attention on your wedding day make you a little bit clammy? Why not make current wedding restrictions work in your favour, skip the massive guest list completely, and plan a micro wedding or elopement!Having an elopement or micro wedding means you can make the day

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Neons and flowers are “better together”, giving your wedding a modern and electric feel. They make the perfect backdrop to various elements of your wedding day and will light up the night once the party gets started. Neon signs can easily be hired or perhaps you would like to consider having something bespoke and personalise

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Image: Oliver Smith PhotoAs a floral designer who is based out of the Blue Mountains, I often draw inspiration from the local area. The world famous Blue Mountains National Park in NSW is home to an incredible breadth of unique flora and fauna and breathtaking vistas. Six months on from the catastrophic bushfire season, which

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Image: Luma PhotoWhen selecting your wedding flowers, you will likely consider the colour, form, and fragrance of a bloom. Where they were grown might not be the first query that comes to mind. Here are some reasons why you should take into consideration whether your wedding flowers have been locally grown or imported for overseas.Local

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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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