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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

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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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Summer weddings

There are couples you meet in your career who are just a lot of fun to work with. Kim popped into my flower shop about a year before her wedding, she’d been recommended to us by Eat 5 Star catering. They are a fabulous company who also run the Field Kitchen in Holt where Kim…

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Holburne Museum wedding

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I couldn’t resist sharing this beautiful June wedding, the Church ceremony was at St Michaels Church in the centre of Bath and the reception was held in the galleries of the Holburne Museum a couple of minutes away. (Photographs were taken by Mona Ali) We dressed the pillars with mixed greenery to soften the venue,…

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How to make a foam-free candelabra arrangement

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I’m keeping it simple in today’s title. Foam-free arrangements are something that have interested me for a while, it was massively inspiring to see Flowers-from-the-farm gold medal winning stand at this years Chelsea flower show use foam free mechanics all the way through their display. This photo below might look a bit odd, but I…

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How to make your own floral compote arrangement

Flower workshops, bath

I’m beginning to love creating this style of compote arrangement, but I still can’t stop thinking about fruit compotes! I’ll go through some simple step by steps on how to create this design below. Step 1: Materials I’ve used plastic covered chicken wire, a low metal footed bowl/urn and a pair of florist’s scissors. Cut yourself…

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How to make your own flower-crown

Bath, flower workshops

One of our most popular blog-posts over the last year has been about flower-crown workshops. So I thought I’d give you a how to guide on making your own flower-crown. Lots of our brides this year are wearing flowers in their hair on the big day. I’ve begun gather some of my favourite crowns on…

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Five steps to being more creative

Bath, wedding flowers

Do you struggle to carve out time to purpose your creative ideas, do you wish you had space to think and dream about new ideas! Well, I’ve put together my top tips to help with you with this….   Tip 1: I have lists of ideas of on my phone that I will probably never…

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Top five Spring flowers

Spring wedding, wiltshire

What’s your favourite Spring flower?  Have you survived the snow? It was beautiful and fun, but we’ve been looking forward the first signs of Spring which feel like they’re just around the corner. Here is a list of our top 5 favourite spring flowers and a few tips on how to look after them, as…

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