Category: Freebies

watercolour cakes

Hello, friends! I’ve been working hard today to bring you a new watercolor pack. My flower watercolor packs have been downloaded many times, and after seeing the success of it, I thought I’d make another watercolor freebie. You guys seem to enjoy it! This one is dedicated to Cakes and all thing sweet, because cakes always make me feel happy, just like flowers. I hope that this watercolour cakes pack will brighten your day.

Category: DIY

IMG_9934

It’s amazing how versatile the flower balls are given how easy they are to make. Pomanders can be used for decoration, as chair decor, hanging balls or bouquets. They are the easiest to make using only one flower variety. I used spray roses in my project as they are ideal for this (for a different look try using dahlias or carnations).

Category: Gardens

IMG_9606

One of the best things about living in London is that you are never too far away from a secret garden. Luckily most of these are not private but are open to the public. Here is a list of 10 that I love.

Category: Freebies

IMG_5574

Today I am happy to share another Freebie. This time, it’s Stock Images of Pink Roses. I just love David Austin Roses and want to share their beauty with the world. Hope you will find it useful.

Category: Garden Roses

IMG_9538

People may argue about the main highlight of the Hampton Court flower show 2016. Some may say that it is a butterfly house others may point out to their favourite garden, but for me, it was Roses Marquee and roses throughout the show. And judging by what was in people’s trolleys I am not the only one.

Category: DIY

A simple guide to DIY wreath with fresh flowers

It is so easy to create your own flower arrangement at home, so there is no need to just live with a floral design that does not feel right. It is a common thing among beginners to think that in order to succeed in the floral craft you need a formal training, but in reality, floristry is one of those fields where you can get great results by only knowing a few main techniques and by going where your inspiration takes you.

Category: Garden Roses

cut garden roses, david austin roses, english roses, why garden roses so expensive

In the last couple of years fresh cut garden roses have become a big sensation in the world of blogging, flower and wedding magazines and floral news. And since then have become a must have in luxury wedding bouquets and popular Instagram feeds such that today it may feel like they are everywhere. Now it is hard to imagine that this fantastic rose has almost disappeared from the world. And was only recently brought back to floristry by breeder David Austin.

Category: Shows

featuredImage.jpg

This year the House of Hackney decided to celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show, and went big with it. They pretty much hosted an alternative flower show at the store, called the Bloom room. Over the weekend of the 28th May, their award-winning flagship store was transformed into a curated in-store oasis showcasing the best budding florists and growers along with some of the most exciting heavy weights of the scene. Featuring floral installations from such florists as That Flower Shop, Palais Flowers, Scarlet & Violet, The Flower Appreciation Society and Rebel Rebel.

Category: Shows

organic flowers, UK flower market , slow flowers, British flower week 2016,  The Real Flower Company

It looks like organic flowers are back and they are here to stay. It is still true that UK flower production is lower than what it was in the 80’s, but let’s not overlook the growing popularity of locally grown flowers. British flower growers have been enjoying a renaissance with a continuous growth in demand for home grown flowers in the last five years, and it looks like this trend is only likely to continue.

Category: Shows

Flower Carnaval takes over London,  Chelsea in bloom, 2016, RHS chelsea 2016, Carnaval, Rio, London, Hackett

Last week was a very special one here in London as the town was transformed into a big flower Carnaval because of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!