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Rustic Barn Wedding

I always love the opportunity to do something a little different, so creating the natural-looking designs for Katie and Joe’s winter wedding was a real joy and shows what you can do with a mix of fabulous foliage!

Bride carrying rustic style bouquet

A Country Wedding

Such a gorgeous late spring wedding in the stunning setting of Bassmead Manor Barns - I was really delighted to have the opportunity to create the floral designs for Sophie and Stuart's country wedding.

The couple’s preference was for natural style flower designs that did not look too regimented and with lots of texture and ‘spriggy bits’ and foliage to offset the beautiful flowers – definitely my sort of wedding! If this is the sort of style you love too then do take a peek at my featured gallery where more of the designs are now on show…

Country style hand tied bouquet in ivory lavender and lilac

Spring Wedding

Ooh I do love a spring wedding – always a good way to start the year and the whole ‘new beginnings’ feel seems to be very appropriate! It’s a really good idea to embrace all those beautiful spring flowers too as many of them are not available in the summer months, so your flowers will definitely help to make your wedding stand out.

Steph and Matt were keen on the idea of simple flowers designs in a natural style and incorporating plenty of seasonal materials. They chose plenty of white and ivory flowers offset by fresh green foliage and mixed with sky blue and touches of bright yellow to bring the scheme alive. I’m sure you’ll agree the results were fabulous!

Bride's hand tied spring bouquet

A Tipi Wedding!

What could be better than a wedding at Normanton Church on Rutland Water on a gorgeous summer’s day…. followed by a tipi reception in a beautiful countryside setting! I was so delighted to be asked to help with the flowers for Sarah and James’s special day, particularly as I had previously been the wedding florist for James’s sister Amy.

If you love natural rustic style designs, do take a look at more of the designs from this beautiful wedding now on my featured gallery

Natural style bridal bouquet in pale shades of blush and sky blue

Stunning Sunflowers!

Sadie and Jay’s gorgeous wedding took place in the amazing setting of Bassmead Manor Barns, which is surrounded by open countryside making it the perfect place for a country/rustic styled wedding. I really loved working on the flowers for this wedding in order to get the colours just right, as Sadie chose such a bold and vibrant scheme, mixing golden yellow sunflowers with coral Miss Piggy roses and antirrhinums, bright coral hypericum berries, dusky Mentha roses and touches of dainty gypsophila which helped to give the designs a rustic feel.

Sunflower bouquet

You can see the full mix of flowers and colours in Sadie’s stunning had tied bouquet, which really did suit her personality and colouring so well…

Vintage Styling...

Are you a romantic at heart and thinking of a timeless look for your wedding style? Then a vintage-inspired look could be the one for you – think bunting and lace; mismatched crockery or vintage teapots; cut glass vases and flickering candlelight….

And of course, for your flowers, what could be better than velvety roses, dainty daisies and gypsophila, scented stocks and freesias – all in gorgeous dusky shades offset by trailing gypsophila!

Vintage style wedding

But don’t feel limited in your colour choices, as pops of bright colour can work just as well with retro styling!

And if you need a few ideas for how to bring this look to life do read on… or pop across to my website gallery for a few more ideas….

Dusky Roses

Richard and Bryony’s wedding took place in the beautiful church of Saint John the Baptist in Barnack – my first time decorating this church, but hopefully not the last! Given the height of the church, tall displays of flowers in the couple’s chosen colours of dusky pink and cappuccino with cream and ivory were the best way to make the flowers stand out and set the tone for their special day.

Wedding at Barnack Church

Country Garden Styling

Are you hoping to create a relaxed Country Garden look for your wedding? This style is great if you are a couple who would prefer an informal/ laid back feel for your celebrations and it’s not a difficult one to achieve if you get your planning right. Think about the sort of flowers that grow in English country gardens, gathered together in a natural ‘freshly picked’ style to create pretty posies and informal table centres.

And if you need a few ideas for how to bring this look to life do read on… or pop across to my website gallery for a few more ideas…

The Bride’s Bouquet

Blue and white hand tied bride's bouquet

Country Chic!

As Sara has a design background she was very keen to get the colours for her wedding flowers just right, so that these would inject some soft colour into the otherwise neutral scheme. The bridesmaids wore dresses in a pale cappuccino colour with chair sashes and other decorative elements in taupe. Colours chosen for the flowers were in a range of muted pastel shades including lilac, dusky pink and soft peachy coral with cream and ivory.

Sara and Liam wanted their wedding to have a modern country garden feel, which was the perfect choice for a summer wedding at Orton Hall Hotel, which is set in beautiful grounds – perfect for wandering around and with lots of photo opportunities!

My thanks to Jo from Summer Love Photography for allowing me to share some of her stunning photos, as well as to Sara and Liam of course!

Bride with her bouquet of dusky roses and gypsophila

Sara’s beautiful hand tied bouquet included masses of roses in mouth-watering colours, such as lilac, dusky pink, cream and peachy-coral. The dainty flowers of gypsophila gave the bouquet a country garden feel and worked perfectly with the lace detailing on Sara’s dress.

Classic Wedding Styling

Do you need help in choosing the right floral designs to add a touch of classic elegance to your special day? Think tall elegant displays of delphiniums and lilies and vases overflowing with beautiful blowsy blooms, such as roses, peonies, hydrangeas and carnations. Mass your flowers together for a full and compact look, or add some trailing foliage for a softer more natural look and plenty of candlelight to finish the effect.

Read on for how to bring that classic elegant look to your own wedding or pop across to my website gallery for a few more ideas…

The Bride’s Bouquet

Cream and lilac classic rose bouquet

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