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We are a team of florists specialising in Weddings & Events, this is our story a journal of Flowers & Magical Memorable Days...
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    We have thoroughly enjoyed creating the wedding flowers for the super lovely Vicky & Kevin for their wonderful Mitton Hall Wedding Day , their mood board featured a stunning and beautiful collection of images featuring relaxed florals with a heady gathering of fragrant Eucalyptus and fresh Herbs, beautiful cartography inspired stationery, gorgeous gowns, delicious looking cakes and exciting travel and globe details...
    Inspired by Vicky & Kevin's mood board we invited them back in to the FD studio to see a set of sample bridal designs created just for them. I really loved the wedding bouquet sample we made for the lovely Vicky we'd included fresh Earl Grey Roses, white Peonies, Silver Lace Floribunda Roses, Astilbe, Forget Me Nots, Veronica, Albiflora, Olive and Eryngium with a fabulous collection of Eucalyptus varieties, Acacia and Peppermint.


    The handle of the bouquet was given a unique 'lovers knot' treatment with lots of trailing ribbons in a various widths and shades
    The sample Boutonniere we created for Kevin featured fresh white Veronica, rolled Earl Grey Rose Petals, Silver Lace Rose, Acacia, Eucalyptus, Thalaspi, Eryngium and Sweet Peas
    We made some table design samples for them to see
    A gorgeous silver baroque candelabra dressed with Peonies, Eucalyptus, Roses and Hydrangeas
    Before we knew it the big day arrived
    The Wedding bouquet looked and smelled amazing


    The beautifully relaxed wedding bouquet of Earl Grey Roses, white Peonies, Silver Lace Floribunda Roses, Astilbe, Forget Me Nots, Veronica, Albiflora, Olive, Sweet Peas and Eryngium with a fabulous collection of Eucalyptus varieties, Acacia and Peppermint.


    Our Bride and Bridesmaids were busy having hair and make up done so our Chloe arranged to go back up to the Bridal Suite to do the FD wedding bouquet carrying tutorial a little later
    Down in porch Chloe lined up the boutonnieres ready to pin them to the lapels of the Groom and his Groom's Men


    The seriously special Bride Groom's Silver Lace Rose Boutonniere


    Vicky's super handsome Bride Groom Kevin was first to have his boutonniere pinned to his lapel
    Chloe pinned on all of the boutonnieres ensuring each one was positioned perfectly




    Inside the ceremony room at the fabulous Mitton Hall the scene was set with two of our Baroque candelabras  marking the start of the aisle
    Our candlelit hurricane lanterns were surrounded by Rose Petals and Eucalyptus leaves lined the aisle





    The main Registrars table was dressed with a gorgeous swag of fresh Eucalyptus, Olive, Peonies and Hydrangeas
    Two more of our Baroque candelabras framed the Registrars table perfectly




    Posies of fresh Gypsophilia decorated the smaller Registrars table
















    The guests were gathering in the main hall at Mitton Hall
    Our gorgeous Bride the lovely Vicky looked breathtakingly beautiful she was wearing a gorgeous gown by Augusta Jones from the great folks at Mears Ghyll Bridal Rooms
    The relaxed wedding bouquet looked absolutely perfect with Vicky's gown
    The Bridesmaids and Flower Girls carried smaller versions of the Bridal Bouquet

    The beautiful Bridesmaids were wearing pale grey gowns by Fame & Partners










    The Bridesmaids were wearing fresh Gypsophilia in the their hair



    How stunning is that gorgeous gown?








    Huge congratulations to Kevin and Vicky from all of the team here at Flower Design Events










    Whilst the guests enjoyed celebratory drinks a transformation had taken place and the room was now dressed for the wedding reception
    Our Baroque Candelabras looked perfect on the dining tables


    Low vases dressed some of the guest tables too
























    Our work here was done huge thanks to Vicky & Kevin for choosing Flower Design Events to create their wedding flowers for them xxx

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    This was such a fun wedding and we had a brilliant time working with the fabulous Amy & Matthew, planning for their wonderful Ribby Hall wedding, I aways think it's such a happy place, a village where memories are made and magical moments are shared, we're there almost every day for one thing or another and as soon as we drive through the gates we have a smiles on our faces!!! ( I always thought the security men on the gates recognised me with a super friendly wave but it turns out they do that to everyone, either way it's a lovely welcome!!)
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    Amy & Matthew had booked a whole crowd of superb suppliers that we were delighted to be working with, there was the super talented Nick English Photography, a gorgeous Mark Lesley gown from Emma Louise Bridal, Lady Gray Make Up Artist, Sam Gateley was doing the hair, gorgeous Two Birds Bridesmaid gowns, Stationery by Charlotte Designs and chair covers by Sophisticated Events.
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    Our fabulous bridal couple had put together this splendid mood board sharing with us their plans for a very personal wedding day. Amy's favourite flower the humble yet vibrant Gerbera had to be celebrated, their deep purple and hot pink colour scheme was going to work brilliantly with the silver grey decor of Ribby Hall...
    We got together again at FD HQ where a set of sample designs had been created for the happy couple to see, we made Amy a sample wedding bouquet including our brides number one flower choice Gerberas, Roses, Peonies, Veronica, Sweet Peas and Lissianthus
     We made Matthew a sample boutonniere
     We showed them some table design suggestions including this fabulous FD 'flower bomb'
    In honour of the Disney themes we included a 'Beauty & The Beast Rose' in the base of each of the tall table designs
     An idea for the top table our 'Reflections design'
     At last the big day arrived and our Chloe had the pleasure of presenting our beautiful Bride and Bridesmaids with their wedding bouquets




    Chloe headed off to the Rowan Suite at Ribby Hall to meet up with the Groom and pin on the boutonnieres



    Matthew, Amy's super handsome Bride Groom was first to have his rather special boutonniere pinned to his lapel

    Chloe pinned on all of the boutonnieres ensuring each one was positioned perfectly





    Insde the Rowan Suite the scene was set for the ceremony 
    Fabulously decadent pedestals framed the Registrars table
    The Registrars table was dressed with posies of fresh flowers arranged in glass column vases clustered together at either end of the table, leaving space in the middle for Amy to lay down her wedding bouquet




    The aisle was lined with candlelit hurricane lanterns surrounded by fresh fragrant Rose Petals
    A basket of fragrant Rose Petals for the Flower girl and Page boy
    The luxurious Ribby Rolls Royce arrived with the Bridesmaids
    The Bridesmaids looked fabulous in their Two Birds gowns in the shade of 'Heather', their bouquets matched perfectly as did the fresh flowers worn in their hair all placed by Sam Gateley







    The Hair flowers matched the Bridesmaid's bouquets beautifully




    Our stunning Bride the lovely Amy literally took everyone's breath away when she arrived
    Doug was left holding the bouquet ...

    Too beautiful for words...













    Huge Congratulations to Amy & Matthew from all of the team here at Flower Design Events


    Hilarious....

    Super cute...







    The seating plan was designed and created by Charlotte & Chris from Charlotte Designs
    Inside the Garden Suite the scene was set for the wedding breakfast
    Our super tall Flower Bombs looked wonderful on some of the dining tables
    The Top Table 'Reflections Design'


    Stunning Hot Pink Peony








    Our magnificent Flower Bombs complete with the 'Beauty & the Beast' Rose




    The lower table designs looked super pretty




























    Our work here was done it was time to leave the party in full swing many thanks to Amy & Matthew for choosing Flower Design Events to create their wedding flowers for them xxxx


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    We have had such a brilliant time with these guys, it really has been an absolute joy to work with them and beside's the obvious fact of how totally gorgeous our Bride & Groom are we also had the great pleasure of seeing our 'Old' FD Saturday Girl the lovely Emily as Chief Bridesmaid.
    We were lucky enough to be working alongside some terrific wedding professionals on the day including the superb team at Bartle Hall who always ensure a perfect day is had by all, the super wedding photographer and all round lovely guy Nick English was on board too, Iced of Garstang had made the delicious wedding cake and Creative Cover Hire dressed the chairs
    Rebecca & Toby had made a fabulous Mood Board featuring a whole host of coral Peonies, some great images of all of the details they had planned including a plethora of Gin based ideas
    We arranged for Rebecca, her lovely Mum Pauline & Bridesmaid's Hayley and our Emily to come in to view a set of samples created just for them, I loved the beautiful wedding bouquet we'd prepared, Peonies, English Garden Roses, Lily of the Valley and Sweet Peas were all included
    We made a sample Boutonniere for Toby
    One of our Golden Byzantine Candelabras was dressed with Peonies and Roses as an example of our plans for the tables on the big day
    A low table design suggestion featuring bottles of Gin to depict the table name
    An idea for the top table featuring a series of golden vessels each one containing a posy of fresh flowers or a candle, miniature bottles of Gin decorated the length of the design


    At last the big day arrived and I headed over to the Bride's home to present one of our FD boxes filled with spectacular Bridal Bouquets.
    The girl's were busy having their hair and make up done by Natalie & Eleanor 


    We took some time out to make the presentation of bouquets FD style, the fragrance was absolutely heavenly




    The Bridal Bouquet was sumptuous with fresh White & Coral Peonies, Ranunculus, Lily of the Valley, Sweet Peas, English Garden Roses Juliet, Patience, Floribunda Roses, Astilbe and Rosemary
    The Bridesmaids carried smaller versions of the Bridal Bouquet



    I headed off to St Joseph's Church in Ansdell to meet up with Jason and to set the scene for the ceremony
    We placed two of our Golden Candelabras on pedestals stands on either side of the Altar 


    We dressed the Pew Ends with posies of fresh fragrant Stocks, Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas and Ranunculus




    First to have his rather special boutonniere pinned to his lapel was Rebecca's super handsome Bride Groom Toby 
    We pinned on all of the boutonnieres and corsages ensuring each one was positioned perfectly




    The Bride Groom's special boutonniere included a 'Sheffield Wednesday pin' and was bound with a aqua ribbon to match his tie and pocket square








    The Groom's Mum carried a hand bag dressed with fresh flowers to compliment her dress



    The super glam Bride's Mum Pauline had her handbag dressed with fresh Roses to compliment her daughters beautiful Wedding Bouquet


    Our Emily looked totally gorgeous



    The lovely Hayley looked stunning too












    The Bride's bouquet arrived before the Bride
    The very lovely Rebecca looked totally breathtaking as she arrived at Church











    Such a beautiful Peach & Coral Wedding Bouquet
    Rebecca with her super proud Dad Jed



    Emily fixed the veil 








    The Bride Groom Toby waited patiently
    Show time...

















    Huge Congratulations to Rebecca & Toby from all of the team here at Flower Design Events
















    Emily handed out the fresh Rose Petal Confetti









    So gorgeous to see some old friends the lovely Kate & James (Link)








    The celebrations moved on to the magical surroundings of the Balmoral Suite at fabulous Bartle Hall
    We'd dressed the tables with a combination of gold and coral table designs

    Our Gold Byzantine Candelabras dressed with fresh Coral Peonies, Roses and Hydrangeas
    Our Gold Pineapple Vase filled with fresh flowers surrounded by small posies and golden votives, the table names were the bottles of illuminated Gin
    Each guest was presented with a miniature of the table name gin














    The top table looked wonderful set on a row of mirrors stretching the length of the table dressed with golden votives filled with fresh flowers and candles
























    The beautiful wedding cake by Iced of Garstang


    Our work here was done it was time to leave the party in full swing, huge thanks to Rebecca & Toby for choosing Flower Design to create their wedding flowers for them

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    Be warned this is a huge posting, it's going to take a few minutes to scroll through a plethora of our snaps featuring some seriously spectacular and glorious flowers, some equally spectacularly beautiful people and some of the most spectacular venues on the Fylde, brace yourselves...
    Firstly though let me share some of the back story with you, we first met up with Beth and her fabulous Mum Catherine a year or so ago, we all hit it off  immediately and I distinctly remember laughing all the way through that first meeting, we've had many meetings since, some were just Beth & I some were just Catherine & I and some with our Jason too, with mood boards to discuss,  sample bridal designs to see and just to go over some of the details, there really was a lot going on for this Wedding, inevitably after all of our chats we had a thorough understanding of their taste, their relaxed almost boho style, their love of flowers and the importance of family & friends.
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    We were looking forward to working alongside a stellar team of superb wedding professionals, all hand picked by Beth & Laurence, a team they knew would deliver the perfect day; Oscar Rowley & the team from Campbell & Rowley were looking after the catering and liaising with their spectacular and novel venue AKS where our couple first met, we had the huge pleasure of working with the lovely & brilliant Martin from Cahill Photography,  the fabulous Samantha Mercer & The Dollz Team who we knew would do the most wonderful job of the hair and make up, there was a gorgeous gown from the great folks Elizabeth & Camilla from Mears Ghyll Bridal Rooms and entertainment from the truly awesome The Dead Beats Party Band
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    At long last the big day arrived Lily & I were at the Bride's family home bright and early to present our bridal bouquets, we showed everyone how to carry their bouquets perfectly in our FD Events Bouquet tutorial we also introduce the Bride and her Bridesmaid's to the flowers in their bouquets explaining their particular significance and  preciousness!













    These gorgeous bouquets included a heavenly and scented collection of English garden flowers, David Austin's finest Roses, Peonies, Lily of the Valley, Forget Me Nots, fresh Herbs, fragranced Stocks, Love in The Mist, Astilbe, Oak, Jasmine & Ivy trails












    Dad's Boutonniere of Roses & Love in the Mist
    Mum Catherine's pale gold Corsage of Craspedia, Rolled Rose Petals and Rose buds
    Our Bride's beautifully relaxed wedding bouquet of fresh fragrant garden flowers

    Lily & headed over to the iconic Lytham Church St Cuthbert's where we decorated the foot of the aisle and the head of the aisle with floral 'explosions' exquisite Church pedestal designs featuring an array of fresh fragrant Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas, Stocks, Dahlias and Jasmine in rich vibrant shades of deep Pinks, Corals, Magenta and ivory shades



    Each alternate Pew end lining the aisle was dressed with a posy of fresh Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas, Astilbe, Love in the Mist and Daisies each posy was quite unique












    In the porch area we'd lined up the boutonnieres ready to pin them on the Groom and his Groom's Men as they arrived
    The Bride Groom's rather special 'Patience' Rose from David Austin Boutonniere with added elements used in his Bride's bouquet
    The Groom's Men's Boutonnieres featured the beautiful Rose Sweet Avalanche from the Meijer Nursery
    The super glamorous Groom's Mum Deana
    Deana's corsage in pale blue and ivory complimented her ensemble perfectly


    Beth's super handsome Bride Groom Laurence





    The Groom's Grandma looked very beautiful

    We pinned on all of the boutonnieres and corsages ensuring each one was perfectly placed



    What an absolute joy it is to see our 'old' FD Bride's & Groom's the very lovely Dinesh & Laura (Link)
    The beautiful Bridesmaid's arrived in vintage style
    A bevvy of beauty...







    The beautiful Bridesmaids were wearing different shades of gowns, Ivory, Blush and pale grey

    Their bouquets were created as smaller versions of the Bride's Bouquet



































    Beth and her super proud Dad Andy led the bridal procession up to church
































































































    The celebrations moved on to the majestic surroundings of AKS


    The team from Rowleys & Campbell were ready to greet the guests with fizz as they arrived from Church
    Inside the magnificent assembly hall the scene was set for a wonderful wedding reception
     The dining tables were decorated with a variety of table centrepieces to provide texture and interest to the huge room
    Our tall and magnificent Flower Bombs were on the tallest column vases

    Our classic design 'Baroque Candelabras' surrounded by a garland of fresh Peonies and Roses looked so romantic on some of the tables
    The lowest table design in the room looked equally as magical as the larger ones, we'd arranged fresh flowers in a series of vases with tea light votives providing a flicker of candlelight

    We just loved this wedding cake dressed simply and elegantly with a posy of three fresh Peonies

    The Tall FD Flower Bombs looked spectacular created with a vast array of Peonies in various shades


    The Top Table was dressed with a collection of column shaped glass vases each one filled with a single variety posy of fresh Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas and Sweet Peas

    The exquisite Peony Coral Sunset




















    Bouquets for presentation during the speeches were placed just behind the Bride Groom's seat in easy reach










































    The lovely Charles my favourite Rowley's waiter serving up some delicious canapes...


    Our work here was done it was time to leave the party in full swing, huge thanks to the Watts & Vearncombe families for choosing FD Events to create wedding flowers for such a special day xx

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    These two are just so super cool and had great ideas for their sea side themed wedding day, we loved their mood board it was a belter to work on, it included so much detail, loads of fresh ideas for a fabulous sun bleached sea side wedding day.
     I feel at this point it's also important to note they had the best sound track including some of our all time favourites, not least Guardian's of the Galaxy sound track they came out of the ceremony to Blue Swede's Hooked on a Feeling (I don't mind admitting it alway's puts a smile on my face) some exceptional tracks from The Jam and loads more great tunes too.

    We made them, as we always do a collection of designs created exclusively for Alex & Steven to suit their themes based on their beautifully put together mood board and their budget of course. We'd talked about a wild flower palette at our Mood board meeting so we'd put together a bouquet with Grasses, Daisies, Sea Thistles, Bumblebee Orchids, Love in the Mist and fragrant herbs, hidden amongst the fresh flowers we'd also decided to include some sea shells, only small ones but they added a beach feel and the kind of detail our FD team really love.
    We included loads of gorgeous blooms with a relaxed 'Sand dunes' gathered vibe, the handle was bound with jute sacking and then tied up with blue gingham, the stem's were left exposed and some tiny seed pearls studded the handle.
    We created a matching boutonniere for our Bride Groom Steven and included some well placed sea shells within his boutonniere, the stem was given the same treatment as the bridal bouquet handle to create a coordinated but not overtly 'matchy matchy' look 
    Lanterns and petals to line the aisle were shown at this appointment
    A low table design suggestion created to utilise the Bridal bouquets, the vase was dressed with a Star fish and hessian
    Our Enchanted Trees with hanging posies and fairylit branches

    Along the length of the top table and Registrars tables we suggested a floral take on a 'Message in a Bottle' set on a reflective surface with shells and small pieces of driftwood
    Jason was at Barton Grange early on the wedding day with an FD tissue lined box filled with floral fabulousness
    Alex's super handsome Bride Groom Steven was first to have his beach inspired Boutonniere pinned to his lapel
    Fresh Veronica, Sea Holly, Thalapsi,Sea Shells, Daisies and Albiflora Cotton Bush were gathered together to form the Bride Groom's Boutonniere
    Jason pinned on all of the unique and individually created sea side inspired boutonnieres











    Inside the ceremony room at Barton Grange the scene was set for the wedding ceremony, our sun bleached lanterns lined the aisle with fresh fragrant petals
    Two of our magnificent Enchanted Trees framed the Registrars table perfectly


    Collections of Hurricane Lanterns lined with sand, recycled bottles filled with fresh flowers, sea shells and drift wood dressed the Registrars table







    The lovely Bridesmaids were wearing deep blue gowns and carried bouquets of Sea Holly, Veronica, Rose buds, Grasses, Love in the Mist, Daisies and Forget Me Nots




    Our beautiful Bride the lovely Alex with her very proud Dad Kevin




    We loved Alex's wedding bouquet created in such a naturally gathered style




    Huge Congratulations to Alex & Steven from all of the team here at FD Events









    So gorgeous and so blissful!!!xxx

    The Bride's super glam Mum Lorraine with her ice blue wrist corsage designed to match her lovely dress

    Whilst the guests enjoyed a drinks reception a transformation was taking place in the ball room
    The dining tables were positioned and dressed with fresh flowers, shells and drift wood

    Our Enchanted Trees dressed some of the tables creating the all important 'wow factor'






    The Top table looked wonderful dressed with the 'Message in a Bottle' design






















    Our work here was done it was time to leave the party in full swing many thanks to Alex & Steven for choosing Flower Design Events to create the flowers for their wedding day xxxx




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    This was such a gorgeous wedding day filled with friends, family and copious amounts of love for this beautiful couple. We had a great time with the planning and though I missed their mood board appointment which Jason did, we managed to catch up remarkably well at our next appointment, their mood board was stupendous with bags of useful details and we couldn't wait to get started creating some gorgeous flowers for them.
    We were lucky enough to be working with some great wedding professionals including a gorgeous Modeca gown from the great folks at Lulu Browns, make up by the super lovely Sonara Parker MUA, great hair by M Hair Studio in Thornton,  a superb wedding venue The Great Hall at Mains and the brilliant folks from Twelve Event Management providing the delicious catering, Typical Type had provided all of the atmospheric outdoor lighting at TGHM  also a mention for the lovely cake maker Nickie Thackwray who did a really splendid job. 
    So following a couple of meetings to discuss their mood board we got together again in our FD studio to present a set of sample designs
    We'd made Lucy a beautiful wedding bouquet in shades of rich vintage Pink through to pale blush pinks and ivory shades to tone with her gown and the Bridesmaid's gowns we also included a touch of blue Forget Me Nots and Love in the Mist
    We made Tom a sample Boutonniere for the sample we used a Peony but decided to change this to a Darcey Rose
    Our Baroque Candelabra dressed with fresh Peonies, Hydrangeas and Sweet Peas
    An FD Flower Bomb sample was created for them to see
    A sample suggestion for the top table design
    Before we knew it the big day had arrived and Jason headed over to Bispham to the family home to present our gorgeous Bride Lucy and her lovely Bridesmaids with their glorious wedding bouquets
    We included a variety of different shades of Peonies including Lady Anne, Angels Cheeks & Bowl of Cream, fresh English Garden Roses Darcey & Keira with Bombastic, Sweet Avalanche & Amalia, I included fresh scented Lily of the Valley, Sweet Peas, Forget Me Nots and Love in the Mist
    We'd suggested including a touch of blue in the bridal bouquet at our first meeting, the blue forget me Nots & Love in the Mist bring out the beautiful blue shade of Lucy's eyes

    The Bride's fabulous Mum the lovely Jane, we'd made her a wrist corsage to tone with her dress and her daughter's exquisite bouquet

    The team from M Hair were busy putting the fresh flowers in the Bridesmaid's hair
    Our lovely friend Sonara was busy making gorgeous faces even lovelier
    Jason headed off to St Bernadette's RC Church in Bispham where he dressed the gates with one of our luscious FD Floral Hearts

    Our Mood Board Easel even made an appearance at Church the perfect host for the welcome sign
    Inside this modern Church we'd framed the ceremony space with two gorgeous pedestal design
    Both aisles were dressed with posies of fresh flowers on alternating pew ends
    Posies of Peonies, Roses and Hydrangeas dressed the pew ends





    Lucy's super handsome Bride Groom the very lovely Tom was first to have his rather special Boutonniere pinned to his lapel
    We'd used a Darcey Rose with a Bombastic Rose Bud, fresh Forget Me Nots, Love in the Mist and sweetly fragrance Sweet Peas in the Bride Groom's Boutonniere
    Jason pinned on all of the boutonnieres ensuring each one was positioned perfectly
    All of the Boutonnieres were unique, each one created from a collection of fresh flowers used in the Bridal Bouquets







    The super glam Groom's Mum Elaine, we made her a wrist corsage to compliment her ivory and navy outfit perfectly

    The lovely Nana Jean was wearing a pale lilac shade we'd made her a ladies small corsage to match of lilac Sweet Peas and ivory Rose buds.

    The gorgeous Bride's Mum Jane with her lovely wrist corsage

    Our breathtakingly beautiful Bride the super beautiful Lucy with very proud Dad Gary and her gorgeous Bridesmaids walked to Church as the house was only a few 100 yards away









    The Bridesmaid's bouquets matched their dress colour perfectly







    Huge Congratulations to Lucy & Tom from all of the team here at FD Events


















    Our Bride & Groom arrived in vintage style at The Great Hall at Mains







    As always it's a huge pleasure to see our 'Old' Flower Design Bride's and Groom's at weddings the very lovely Shelley & Ryan (Link)


    Inside The Great Hall at Mains the scene was set for a magnificent wedding breakfast 
    Our spectacular Flower Bombs dressed some of the tables
    Our Baroque Candelabras dressed some of the tables too






    The beautiful wedding cake created by Nickie was dressed with floral corsages





    The Top table looked gorgeous dressed with a magnifcent swag of fresh flowers and foliages



    The Floral Heart from Church hung just behind the Top Table




















    The fresh Gypsophilia looked lovely in the Bridesmaids hair




    Lucy's wonderful wedding bouquet was beginning to bloom and look even more glorious




    Huge thanks to Lucy, Tom and both of their gorgeous families for choosing Flower Design Events to create their wedding flowers for them xxxx




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    Can't tell you how much Jason, I and all of the team have loved looking after this truly gorgeous couple, Jen & Connor are quite simply fabulous, their love for each other is obvious to see and is ridiculously infectious. 
    Our meetings have been plentiful and thorough, filled with laughter and hilarious stories we really are going to miss them.
    They'd booked a splendid team of wedding professionals to help ensure their day was perfect in every way, the venue really is seriously special, I adore working with Emma and Andrea over at The Inn at Whitewell, we hadn't worked with their lovely photographer Barnaby Aldrick and his co-photographer Hamish Irvine before but they were an absolute joy to spend the day with, their work is stupendous too link, we had a the pleasure of seeing our old buddy and brilliant entertainer Howard Wing for the second time that week, Jen Key had made a beautiful cake, the gorgeous gown was by Essense of Australia from the great folks at Ava Rose Hamilton in Barrowford, Hair & Make up was by the team from Triangles in Blackburn the boys suits were from the exceptional tailors Whitfield and Ward I can't recommend them highly enough!!!
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    Jen's exacting, detailed and clear instructions were displayed so beautifully on their stunning mood board, we were provided with a really good brief and an equally good budget to work with, plans were made for them to come back to our studio to view a set of sample designs we'd created just for them.
    Jen's voluptuous and luscious sample wedding bouquet was a glorious floral confection including Coral, Ruby, Bowl of Cream, Sarah Bernhardt and Bucks Eye Peonies with English Garden Roses Darcey, Kate, Keira, White O'Hara and Bowl of Cream, some Carmine Stocks & Sweet Peas soft blush pink fluffy Astlbe, Alchemilla Mollis, Love in the Mist, Ivy trails and Thalaspi, with Jasmine,  Dancing Grasses & Ferns


    We made Connor a gorgeous sample Boutonniere featuring a Quicksand Rose with rolled Kate Rose Petals Love in the Mist, Thalaspi, Ivy, Alchemilla Mollis and Asparagus Fern.
    We also made a set of table design samples too, one of our golden 'Byzantine' Candelabras was dressed with a glorious collection of Peonies, Hydrangeas, Stocks and luscious foliages
    One of our fabulously tall FD Flower Bombs featuring Peonies, Stocks, Roses, Hydrangeas, Astilbe, Sperengerii, Ivy trails and trailing Amaranthus, we planned for this design to be used in Church first
    Our Beautiful Bridal party were getting ready in The Piggeries at The Inn at Whitewell when we caught up with them all to present the Bridal Bouquets
    I unveiled the FD tissue to reveal not just the exquisite visual spectacle of these gorgeous bouquets but to also release the heavenly fragrance captured within the sheets of tissue.
    I presented our Bride and each of her Bridesmaids with their bouquets
    I introduced everyone to the fresh flowers we'd used


    Jen's wedding bouquet really was a thing of great beauty, I'd included Coral, Ruby, Bowl of Cream, Sarah Bernhardt and Bucks Eye Peonies with English Garden Roses Darcey, Kate, Keira, White O'Hara, some Carmine Stocks & Sweet Peas soft blush pink fluffy Astlbe, Sweet Peas, Alchemilla Mollis, Love in the Mist, Ivy trails and Thalaspi, with Jasmine, Dancing Grasses 'Briza'& Ferns
    I showed this bevvy of beauty how to carry their bouquets perfectly





    The Bride's gorgeous Mum Julie, I pinned on her corsage so it'd be easy just to pop on the jacket when her getting ready preparations were completed
    I pinned the Father of the Bride's Boutonniere to his jacket lapel

    The Bridesmaid's bouquets were created as smaller versions of the Bride's Bouquet

    Barnaby took the bouquets off for a private shoot...

    I do love this little Church right next door to The Inn at Whitewell, we dressed the gate with one of our super romantic floral hearts and placed two floral swags on either side
    Our Floral Heart looked magnificent in such a stunning colour scheme rich plums, vibrant corals, carmine and magenta Peonies, Roses, Hydrangeas, Sweet Peas, Jasmine, fresh fragrant herbs and foliages

    The floral swags looked super luscious too with fragrant Stocks, Jasmine, Roses, Peonies and Hydrangeas





    In the Porch I'd lined up the boutonnieres ready to pin them to the lapels of the Grooms party
    The rather special Boutonniere Chloe created for our Bride Groom Connor included a beautiful Quicksand Rose with Rolled Kate Rose Petals, fresh Jasmine, Love in the mist, Sweet Pea florets, Briza, Ivy, Thalaspi and Asparagus Fern
    A lovely light corsage of Lissianthus, Love in the Mist and Hydrangea florets created for Grandma Agnes to tone with her turquoise outfit

    The Groom's Men's Boutonnieres included an Amalia Rose with Astilbe, Love in the Mist and Sweet Peas with Alchemilla Mollis, Thalaspi and Ivy
    Jen's super handsome Bride Groom Connor was first to have his boutonniere pinned on

    I pinned each boutonniere to ensure perfect positioning



    Really love the tie, waistcoat and pocket square combination with Connor's suit we'd endeavoured to make sure his boutonniere fitted with the look beautifully
    James & Gib were next to have the FD treatment pinning on their boutonnieres to their own suits




    Grandma Agnes looked amazing
    Grandma Agnes & Grandad Mike

    Thrilled as always to see our 'old' FD Brides & Groom's the super lovely Jo and Matt link
    Inside this lovely little church we'd placed two magnificent FD Flower Bombs on the pedestals in church


    Full, voluptuous and luscious, stone urns filled to overflowing with an array of Peony perfection with scented Stocks, Roses, Hydrangeas, Herbs, Brassica Foliage, Ivy and Ferns


    I really do love, love, love these designs they are what Flower Design is all about, a celebration of fresh glorious flowers arranged naturally in a relaxed and celebratory style




    Posies of fresh flowers decorated each alternate pew end lining the aisle
    Posies and golden lanterns decorated the windowsills and porch area










    Fresh flowers on the font greeted guests as they headed into church





    A basket of fresh fragrant Rose Petal confetti
    The super glam Bride's Mum Julie looked fabulous
    Chloe had made her corsage to compliment her navy blue and grey dress and jacket
    The little Flower Girl Mia looked absolutely adorable and carried a mini version of the Bride's Bouquet
    The gorgeous Bridesmaids were wearing gold sequin gowns, the perfect backdrop for the flowers