Valentine’s Day Flowers

Valentine’s Day will be here before you can say “Be Mine!” A lot of couples get engaged on Valentine’s Day – some ten percent of engagements are made on Valentine’s Day. So many couples are waiting for February 14th with great expectation this year. Whether its your very first Valentine’s Day as a couple or […]

A new hobby or even a career change…

It’s January. It’s cold and dark, but it’s the beginning of a new year and you’re looking at exciting new things to do or learn this year. Perhaps, a new skill that brightens your house and your friends’ faces, a new hobby that will entice you to explore nature, will push your creative boundaries and […]

December wedding in Wicklow

I have a beautiful wedding to share with you today…. You really can never go wrong with a classic, timeless wedding like this one.  I absolutely loved working with Diane…she trusted us to run with and bring alive her vision for beautiful, classic arrangements that are both stylish today and stand the test of time. […]

A white winter wedding

As a florist there is no bigger pleasure for me than the reaction of the bride and her bridal party when they see the flowers.. Today’s wedding: a simple design of seasonal winter blooms in shades of soft white on a background of dark, textural green foliage, scented, citrusy waxflowers  and delicate hand-made lace and […]

Christmas at Austen Flowers

It’s a busy time in our studio, with preparations for Christmas well underway this week.  Each garland, wreath, table centrepiece and bouquet is hand made by our team of  florists,  so you  know that each arrangement is unique and made especially for you. Pre-order if you can, we will deliver to you, your friends and […]

We love weddings & flowers

If you love to feel special, let us dress up your wedding bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres, centrepieces and more with elegant and creative touches and personal embellishments.  Are you a blingaholic? Let us know, and we won’t let you down!  Prefer simple elegance? We will surprise you with understated grace. Saving your flowers for posterity? We’ll […]

Juliet at Rathsallagh

We were recently thrilled to be part of a relaxed countryside wedding in probably one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Wicklow, Rathsallagh. The main floral role was played by the stunning  Juliet  rose from David Austin roses, whilst the rest of the floral crew was happy to enhance and complement the main character’s performance… […]


Trendy glamelia bridal bouquet, an alternative to the traditional hand tied bouquet

Romantic Brooklodge wedding

Cait came to me on a bright summer’s day to plan her wedding flowers. Her brief was to use seasonal flowers in tones of white and creams and lush backdrop greens in a romantic , unstructured design in tune with the stunning venue where the ceremony and wedding reception were to take place. We chose textural […]

Cost of wedding bouquets & budget breakdown

I couldn’t have explained it any better.. Article by Snippet and Ink & flowers by Twig & Twine ‘When it comes to wedding expenses, sometimes it’s hard to understand just why a particular element costs what it does, or why there’s such a range in rates. Something as seemingly simple as cake can cost anywhere […]