Since opening The Flower Studio in 2009 I have quoted for over 350 weddings and the majority of Brides that those quotes have gone to have come back and booked us as their wedding florists – we have been so privileged to work on some amazing weddings, from small intimate secret days to full-blown, unlimited budget, flowers everywhere, extravaganzas!
But I often hear Brides and Grooms (and Mothers!) complain about the expense of wedding flowers – “but you can buy them in Tesco/Shoprite/Marksy’s for a fiver – how can a bouquet be THAT expensive?”
Now I know everyone has a price limit, whether it is £50, £500 or £5000, and wedding flowers are a difficult area of your big day to budget for as it is a very variable item. A wedding dress has a price tag, a suit has a price tag, wedding rings have a price tag, but pretty much everything can change in costing wedding flowers when you take in to account changing seasons and availability.
So hopefully this article will explain a little about what goes into preparing, designing and delivering your wedding flowers.
Continue reading “How to put a Realistic Price on your Wedding Flowers”
Come and join us for some Easter fun as we show you how to make a stylish wreath for your home. Perfect to hang on your door, or anywhere in you home for that matter, or to give to someone as a gift. Full tuition will be given and as always, all your materials will be provided, along with endless cups of tea and coffee, … Continue reading Easter Wreath Workshop
Well, our Christmas workshops are nearly over for 2012 and I can’t believe how quickly December is going! If you came to any of our workshops I really hope you went away inspired and if you didn’t make it, hopefully this post will get your bells a-jingling! I always keep an eye out when I’m on the internet for ideas that we can use or … Continue reading Have a creative Christmas….
Today I thought I would share an easy peasy Christmas DIY project with you and this is a great way to re-vamp any old or boring candles you have in your home. You will need: a candle some cinnamon sticks decorative wire ribbon hot glue Start by wrapping the decorative wire around the bottom half of the candle, over and over in as random … Continue reading Christmas Cinnamon Candle
Yesterday one of my Brides from 2011 came in to see me and brought with her a CD of her wedding photos from almost exactly a year ago! Time certainly does fly and it was lovely to meet up with Natalie (who is now sporting the cutest little baby bump!). So I thought a nice way to say Happy Anniversary to this gorgeous couple, I … Continue reading White Hydrangeas and a Pop of Colour!