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Flower Wisdom

Image supplied by Melissa DebruyneMelissa Debruyne from Flowers with Elegance sits down to talk with us about how flowers endlessly inspire her and how no two flower arrangements are the same, and why that’s a beautiful thing!Image by Lawrence James PhotographyHow do you express your creative style in your work? I have always loved playing

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Beautiful design whether it’s in furniture or in flowers always catches your eye and Cat of Woods & Bloom is all about the beauty of the design of your wedding botanicals. Whether it’s adding an extra twig, or subtracting that flower stem, Cat uses her well trained eye to create stunning works of art through

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Image by Sabine Legrand PhotographyYour wedding venue and the time of year of your wedding greatly influence the decor and style of the event – from your choice of dress right through to your flower bouquet. Today, the lovely Victoria Cleary, Head Flower Queen, at The Gathering Florist is inspiring us with five beautiful bouquets

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While we absolutely love a beautiful winter wedding here at Polka Dot Bride, we are ready for some sun and all of the colour it brings to our worlds. Just in time for peak wedding season Down Under, we asked the lovely ladies at Gillian Pollard to let us know what their favourite styling trends

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Image by Jane and Jones Flower Co This week on Behind the Door I’m visiting two ladies who love everything growing and green; Claire and Sammy from Jane and Jones Flower Co. Claire and Sammy are two best friends with a passion for the joy flowers can bring to both the everyday and special events

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Chic Rustique is a wedding planning, styling, florist and hire service all rolled into one business. You would think that would be rather a challenge for one person, but Miriam thrives on creating stunning events – whether they be a wedding or other celebration. Each bridal couple has their own story and Miriam is able

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If you’ve been a long time reader of Polka Dot Bride, you’ll know that we just love our flowers around here. Basia of Basia Puchalski Floral Design designs everything from bouquets to garlands and flower crowns for your wedding using market fresh blooms and foliage. One of the nicest things about your wedding day is

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The exciting thing about creative people is that there is no limit to their imagination. You just have to plant the seed of an idea and they are able to build on it and present to you something that is beyond your wildest dreams. Good Grace & Humour is the brain child of Meghan, a

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Penny of Down The Garden Path Botanical Studio loves to create ‘wild and whimsical design’ letting nature do the talking. And talk it does – with blooms at the point of perfection, greenery spilling in seeming disarray from the arrangement, and colours and shapes in harmony. A lot of us see a bunch of flowers

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In the Polka Dot offices we just adore flowers and anything botanical so when we interviewed Grace of Floretta recently we delighted in the images she provided of her gorgeous arrangements. When someone just ‘sees’ in their mind’s eye all the possibilities that await – never torturing the blooms into position, letting the botanicals cascade

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Winter is a magical time of year for a wedding. The theme  “just picked from the garden” style has been popular with brides throughout 2016, and this gorgeous trend doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere for the next year or so!Wintertime calls for foliage and branches. Some of our favourites include curly willow, ivy berry,

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When it comes to floristry, I love that the seasons change and with each of them comes a new flush of different flowers and plant varieties. It always makes it exciting and new – and it is something I look forward to.When brides think wedding flowers, they often think of Spring and its abundance of

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The style of the floral creations at your wedding, says a lot about you and your story, so choosing a florist who understands this, is important! There is something so gracious (and graceful) about flowers and foliage arranged with finesse and an eye to style and the unusual. Roberta and her team at Green and

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Flowers really are the flourish that brings all your wedding decor and dreams together. Jane and Jones Flower Co based in Perth, are a creative duo who take great pleasure in creating the perfect floral designs for your wedding day. From flower crowns to bouquets and arrangements for your reception, Claire and Sammy’s style is

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Spring has sprung and it’s a time of year where we’re more attuned to nature – the blossoms, the birds arriving, new leaves appearing – nature renews itself after the dullness of winter. So it is a perfect time to introduce to you Flowersmith. Fiona has a passion for nature in all its glory favouring

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