Why do we have wreaths at Christmas?

It’s December and our Christmas decorations are going up! In my home it wouldn’t be Christmas without a wreath. But why do we have wreaths at Christmas? We use wreaths for many occasions. Not just Christmas. Think about wreaths for memorial events for wars and funerals. The wreaths brides wear for weddings stem from pagan rituals and celebrations. Not forgetting wreaths worn in ancient Greece…

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Colour pop in the palmery – embracing colour in your wedding styling

I’m so excited to share this ‘colour pop in the palmery’ inspirational photoshoot featured on the Brides Up North blog today. ‘Colour Pop in the Palmery’ is inspired by my passion for styling unique spaces with bold designs. I got together with a great team of wedding creatives and together we’ve created something pretty magical! It was important to me that the style was dynamic,…

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How to attach fresh flowers to your wedding cake

Lots brides I work with ask for fresh flowers to decorate their wedding cake. This is a great idea as it can mean your flower theme is on your bouquet and your cake! It’s also one of the biggest wedding cake trends right now! So here are my tips and ideas on how to attach fresh flowers to your wedding cake. Choosing flowers It’s important…

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It’s official! I’m a qualified florist

I’m a qualified florist! Yes! I’m delighted to share the (official) news that I’m a qualified florist! I received with my certificate at a wonderful ceremony last week. It was a special treat to return to Shipley College for a grand presentation ceremony. All the horticulture and floristry students came together to celebrate our achievements. What I learnt The NVQ Level 3 course was a…

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City centre elopement vibes in the heart of Leeds

To be part of a city centre elopement photoshoot was such a unique and amazing experience. It’s quite a thing to be walking around Leeds with a bunch of very cool people. I’d never been part of a city centre elopement photoshoot before! Wedding dresses scooped up. Make-up touch-ups on hand. Cameras galore. My beautiful bouquet of flowers cradled in my arms. This city centre…

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