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French Floral Retreat part one

Floral retreat

I’m super excited to tell you about the floral retreat that Young Blooms has created for April 2020. It will be happening at Chateau de la ruche Home to Tim & Rebecca, the chateau is in the loire valley near La Mans. I went out with the friend for the weekend back in the Autumn to…

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Sustainable Floristry

sustainable floristry

I’ve been interested in the no floral foam movement for a while now and have integrated some designs around this idea into the first year of tutorials for the Young Blooms flower school.  There are two nofloralfoam accounts that I follow on instagram that recently had been asking participants to fill in a survey around…

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Learning through 1:1 workshops

It’s been an age since I’ve written a blog and Young Blooms has been busy with wedding season. However I wanted to share about some of the fab 1:1 sessions I’ve had with a number of florists who have come learn more and expand their floristry skills. Louise from Rural flowers came and learnt about…

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Flower Workshops

Flower workshops, wiltshire

I wanted to share more about the floral archway workshop that happened this month. A group of seven florists gathered with me at Emmanuels yard in Trowbridge to learn how to create an free-standing archway using no floral foam.   The weather was utterly glorious and the sunshine was out as we started construction. It…

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Learning floristry

I wanted to share more about the Young Blooms Online floristry School at the beginning of the new year. Learning a new skill or updating your abilities is such a positive thing to do as the year begins. I guess you can call something like this a way to invest in yourself. I read this…

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Wedding trends for 2019

It’s always fun to look ahead and see what the coming trends are going to be, choosing your style of wedding flowers can be overwhelming so I thought I’d pick out four trends that I love for you to enjoy and hopefully be inspired by. I’ve also created a Pinterest board with more inspiration on……

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Making a luxury flower-crown

Wedding flowers, Wiltshire

Making flower-crowns has been a big part of Young Blooms Summer, I’ve had over 15 groups of women through our workshop doors creating crowns. On the most part I’ve been able to source all the flowers from our flower garden which has been wonderful and you can see some of their efforts on our blog….

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Glorious colours for your Autumn wedding

I wanted to share this rather lovely autumn wedding. It’s been a year in the planning and came together beautifully on the day. The colour palette that the bride had selected was burgundy, orange, dark green and peaches, she sent over an initial mood-board which set the scene for her ideas beautifully. I then got…

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Woodland wedding photoshoot

Wedding florist, wiltshire

Gathering together with a group of local wedding vendors was a fantastic experience. I’ve worked with Jackie from Fox and Beau Photography on a number of occasions and love her work. We had a brain-storm session back in the summer and talked about creating this shoot, with the aim of celebrating Critchill Manor as an…

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Flower crown workshops

Flower workshop

This has been the Summer of flower-crown workshops here at Young Blooms. We traveled to lovely clamping sites, town-houses in Bath and some rather gorgeous cottages where we’ve taught how-to’s on the art of the flower-crown making. It’s always fun to meet groups as they arrive, some have done flower crown making before and some…

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