The florist Mother’s Day wish list

I’m a Mother and a florist. My children (very smartly) always give me chocolates and hand-made cards for Mother’s Day. I am so lucky to work every day with amazing flowers and I love sending flowers to my clients’ friends, Mothers, colleagues and relatives. More so I love hearing their reaction when they get a […]

Summer flowers

Dreaming of summer and summer weddings.. A cold, crisp day in Wicklow today, doing wedding flower mood boards for this summer’s weddings.. Dreaming of warm summer evenings and scented pastel blooms, elegant wedding gowns and diaphanous silk veils, happy brides and dainty bouquets, playful flower girls and laughter on the lawn, Champagne bubbles and proud […]

A Kilshane Wedding

The bride wanted an elegant white wedding for their December Kilshane House wedding! December is a wonderful time of year for many different types of flowers so we incorporated stunning white Amarylis, white roses and callas into the mix.  For a sophisticated feel Austen Flowers accented the table designs with large glass vessels and 5 […]

Oh, Valentine..

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 […]

Simply carnation

Anyone still reading? I saw this photo today and I had to share it with you.. No words. Just beauty. And simplicity. Photo via Lotte and Bloom

Key questions to ask your florist

You’re looking for the best florist for your wedding day.. Make sure you ask these questions! Which flowers will suit the style of my big day? Whether you’re going for a modern or a traditional look, your choice of flowers should suit the style of your wedding. The expertise of your florist is vital here, […]