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2022 Micro-wedding price guide

If you’re looking for beautiful and affordable wedding flowers for small ceremonies, last minute weddings or you’re simply relaxed about what flowers you have as long as they’re pretty and match your colour theme, these packages are ideal for you. They also remove the need for the fuss of formal consultation – we have a brief chat about what you’d like, you share a few inspiration photos and then you book your designs, pay your invoice and your designs and date is secured.

A minimum of two weeks notice is required and payment is due in full at the time of booking. Payment includes a non-refundable deposit of £100. Cancellation up to three weeks before the wedding date for a refund excluding the deposit. With less than three weeks to the wedding date, cancellation will be refunded less the deposit and a £50 administration fee.

Please get in touch to check my availability for your date. Note that these packages have limited availability based on my bookings for larger weddings.

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2022 Wedding Flower Price Guide

Please feel free to download my 2022 / 2023 Wedding Price Guide.

The prices are valid from 1st February 2022 to 31st January 2023. Please bear in mind that it isn’t possible to give a full quote without a consultation. The overall cost of your wedding flowers is dependent on the style you choose, the type of flowers and foliage you want and the location / date of your wedding.

If you’re working to a budget, I can select flowers and styles that will be both beautiful and affordable. If your wedding is a small affair, you may prefer to look at my ‘micro-wedding’ price list.

Please get in touch to check my availability for your date and to arrange a consultation.

(Cover photo credit to Jon Bird Creative)

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Caring for your flowers

To get the best vase life out of your flowers, follow these simple tips

For a handtied bouquet or handtied posy

  • Unwrap your flowers as soon as you can. Snip the string or raffia tying the bouquet
  • The material wrapping your bouquet is recyclable (or in some cases, reusable)
  • Take a clean vase or container and fill with clean cool water
  • Add flower food to the water if it has been provided with your bouquet (note that I don’t always provide flower food as some bouquets last just as well without it!)
  • Recut each stem at a sharp angle (so that the stem finishes in a sharp point) taking off a few cm’s with clean scissors or strong secateurs for woody stems.
  • Make sure there are no leaves submerged under the waterline. You can snip these off with scissors.
  • Arrange the stems in the vase to your liking
  • Display the vase out of direct sunlight and away from sources of heat
  • Display away from the fruit bowl as fruit gives off a gas which speeds up the decaying process
  • Keep out of draughts
  • Every other day, take out the flowers, clean the vase and add fresh cool water, recut the stems by a few more cm’s and replace in the vase
  • Remove any stems that are fading as these will speed up the decay of the remaining stems.
  • Never mix new flowers with older stems
  • Vase life depends on the type of flowers and how well you care for them
  • When your flowers have finished, discard them in your compost or household waste
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‘Pocket garden’ buttonhole tutorial

Hello again, and welcome to my series of floral design tutorials. This one is for a modern take on a traditional buttonhole, designed to sit inside the breast pocket of a gentleman’s jacket. Easy to wear and just a little bit different, this design is perfect for a garden wedding or even a day at the races.

To make one of these ‘pocket gardens’, you will need –

  • Quality thick cardboard
  • Broad hessian or other natural ribbon
  • Floral glue
  • Florists scissors or snips
  • Ruler and pen
  • Cocktail or kebab sticks
  • Selection of well-conditioned flowers, foliage and seed heads
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