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Mrs Umbles’ Christmas Wreath Workshop

Mrs Umbles’ Christmas Wreath Workshop

A Festive Wreath Workshop with Mrs Umbles Flowers. Come and spend a festive few hours at the flower shed creating your own Christmas wreath for your front door. Groups are kept small and private bookings can also be made.  You will have a choice of making a traditional foliage wreath or an eco woven willow wreath. All materials are supplied as well as a glass of fizz and some festive treats! £45.00 per person

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Chantal Mallett | Bridal Couture | Paris In The Springtime

Chantal Mallett | Bridal Couture | Paris In The Springtime

Paris in the Springtime | Modern Deities

Couture bridalwear designer Chantal Mallett has been creating beautiful, show-stopping bridal gowns for over 20 years. Starting her company in her early 20’s, Chantal’s signature style, both then and now fuses period corsetry with modern design; creating fashion forward looks and future classics. Championing real couture, Chantal works one to one with brides on their design & choice of colour, materials & finish to create their own, one of a kind creation. She is famous for her silhouettes & originality, couture workmanship and premium finish.

Paris is the first design from the latest collection: Modern Deities. Created in tulle, the A-symmetric, sculpted corset features tulle draping and a single, detachable shoulder strap embellished with dramatic, oversized bows. The frothy waterfall, panelled tulle skirt has an unbelievable thirty two meters around the hem.

The shoot was at a private residence in Notting Hill that Chantal went hunting for when in London earlier this year; having seen the location on Instagram repeatedly last year being posted when the wisteria was in flower.

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‘Provence In The Leicestershire Countryside’ By Julia Dilworth Florals

‘Provence in the Leicestershire Countryside’ by Julia Dilworth Florals

Lavender, Olive foliage and Rosemary just says 'Provence'! Lilacs, purples and ivories were the main theme running through this relaxed wedding marquee set up. Flowers included Lavender, Clematis and Roses with lots of Ruscus foliage garlands running through the spiders web of fairy lights in the marquee ceiling. The bride carried the central purple and lilac posy and the bridesmaids carried the predominantly ivory posies with the flowergirl carrying the basket. The boys wore buttonholes of Rosemary, Lavender and Eryngium Thistles to match.

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Supplier Spotlight | Flowers By Philippa

Supplier Spotlight | Flowers by Philippa

Anyone who knows Philippa Wells, owner and florist at Flowers by Philippa in Leicestershire, knows that within five minutes of meeting up you'll be giggling uncontrollably about something. If ever Pip's name comes up in conversation there's a resounding 'she's so much fun' from anyone who has worked with her, bought flowers from her or even simply exhibited with her at one of our wedding fairs. She is, without doubt, a gorgeous person to have in your life. But enough gushing about this horse jumping, side-saddling, country loving, flower mad dynamo. If we carry on it will all go to her head and the…

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Waterfall Inspired Archway Of Flowers For Laura & Michael By Bradgate Flowers

Waterfall Inspired Archway of Flowers for Laura & Michael by Bradgate Flowers

Bradgate Flowers of Leicestershire have been creating tranquility for a Stapleford Park wedding I met Laura and Michael back in 2016, such a lovely couple with a very different outlook on the theme for their wedding day of June 2017 at Stapleford Park, Leicestershire! My brief was in Laura's words, "natural, lots and lots of greenery, with white flowers and lots of scent, must have scent!" But Laura's biggest ask was... "A waterfall inspired archway" The arch was to be covered from top to bottom in soft Italian ruscus, scented white stocks, and placed between two large pillars in the Orangery. This…

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