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Love notes

I equate February with love and love notes. Sure, we’re talking about February 14th and Valentine’s Day, and every person shows their romantic side (whether they want it or not). But it’s more than that! I’m thinking about the first signs of spring: bursting buds on the cherry trees, daffodils and snowdrops poking through the cold soil and animated …

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White wedding flowers

Winter wedding flowers

I love winter weddings and winter wedding flowers! Over the years I have created traditional wedding flowers, pure winter whites with accents of green  foliage and winter berries, and some modern wedding flowers using colourful blooms and touches of gold foliage and vessels. And whilst the flower choice can be somewhat restricted for a winter wedding, …

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Pink bridal bouquet

January blues?

Generally speaking, you could say that January would be a quiet month for the florists, especially the wedding florists. But, look closer, and you will see that a lot happens behind the apparent still façade of a florist’s door. Our little, unassuming Wicklow studio is a hive of activity as we speak, daily, and even …

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DIY wedding flowers

One of our most popular classes is the Bridal Class – in most of the cases I get calls from brides to be who enquire about the possibility of designing their own wedding flowers with the help of Mum, a talented Auntie, some green-fingered friends and/or their enthusiastic bridesmaids.. There are a few things to …

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It’s almost Christmas

I might not get a chance to sit down in the next 20 days (as usual, our studio will be open until Christmas Eve), so may I wish you all – my lovely customers, my darling past and future brides and grooms, my dedicated students and loyal friends, and you, the reader of this blog …

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