Blush and Blue

The Pantone institutes colours for 2016. Rose Quartz and Serenity. I find it easier to describe this colourway as 'Blush [...]

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By |January 15th, 2016|

Floral Composition Class

The Floral Composition class 9th March

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By |January 12th, 2016|

The Natural Bouquet

  The Natural Bouquet class on the 10th March at The Forge is fully booked. I've added an extra date [...]

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By |January 11th, 2016|

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! After a quiet Christmas and New Year I’m looking forward to a very exciting 2016.. I’ve been [...]

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By |January 9th, 2016|

Teaching in Beijing

Back in November I was in Beijing to teach some classes on wedding flowers. The flower industry like everything else [...]

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By |December 8th, 2015|

poppies !

I've always been a lover of poppies! So I'm so pleased to see these characterful flowers gaining in popularity over [...]

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By |March 30th, 2013|

Lampshade style!

I've always loved lampshades! Yes its true, I remember as a very young child being dazzled (literally) by the lighting [...]

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By |October 25th, 2012|

Floristry, moving with the times?

  Since I've been teaching, I've met people from all walks of life but all with the same passion - [...]

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By |October 17th, 2012|

Return of the carnation!

I honestly didn't think the day would come when I would start using carnations!I guess as in fashion if you [...]

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By |October 15th, 2012|

Budget busting flowers!

Money saving ideas..... Centrepieces often take up the largest portion of the flower budget but they are also one of [...]

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By |October 14th, 2012|