Are your wedding flowers British?

Are your wedding flowers British?

Your wedding day is a huge time in your life and it’s easy to get carried away with spending.  Often flowers get left until the end and before you know it there’s not enough budget left for a really important part of your day.  Flowers make memories and will be captured forever in your photography as well as in yours and your guests minds. When I got married it was a bit of a wake up call to find out that some flowers are only available at certain times of year, I just assumed I could have anything I wanted! When choosing my flowers I hadn't even considered where in the world they came from, I just assumed they were grown locally, but perhaps I had it all wrong! In an age when we are all thinking more about the environment, and where things come from, perhaps it's time to start thinking about our flowers with a different frame of mind.

Today local flower farmer Emma from Urban Flower Farmer is going to challenge us on why buying British could be the best option, so don't be afraid to chat to your florist about what they source their flowers.

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January Top 5 - Inspired by Nature

January Top 5 - Inspired by Nature

Each month I review my top 5 favourite local wedding ideas and tips and January reminded us to start this year on the right foot... outdoors. Be inspired by the nature around you for your venue styling, centerpieces, wedding photos and even hairstyling as you bring the fresh air back into your wedding planning.  Each tip is handpicked from our Instagram page to inspire your wedding day.

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How to get the most from your wedding florist

How to get the most from your wedding florist

Kerry Ashby is a local florist who covers Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and surrounding counties. She has a unique talent for floristry which shines through her work. Her passion is contagious and she loves to work with brides, creating their vision for their day. Her business is rebranded to "Foxgloves and Alice" from its previous title "Cottage Garden Weddings". We are excited for Kerry in her new fresh label, and are excited to hear what she can tell us about what to expect from your wedding florist.

Amazing flowers can totally transform your wedding. They are the perfect accessory to compliment that all important dress. From a fabulous statement bridal bouquet to stunning centrepieces and buttonholes that unify the bridal party to perfection. But how do you ensure you're asking the right questions and choosing the perfect florist for you? 

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Luxury Touches for your Winter Wedding

Luxury Touches for your Winter Wedding

Winter weddings have the chance to play off so many great senses which make them so memorable. The smell of fir trees, cloves, cinnamon, and log fires. The taste of rich dark chocolate, peppermint and spiced mulled wine. The deep hues of cranberry, navy, and evergreen in contrast to stark ivory. And the textures of rustic wood, satin ribbon and luxurious fur are what make winter weddings unforgettable. 

Our local wedding suppliers have mastered the art of luxury in winter weddings in these key ways. 

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