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Our First Floral Workshop: How To Make A Flower Crown

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To launch our brand new floral workshop concept, our Brisbane customers were treated to a fun-filled night learning how to make a flower crown. Lee, Kate, and Cassie from our Brisbane sales team organised and ran the colourful evening, which was held last Tuesday 2nd August at our Brisbane Flower Market and saw 13 attendees – a diverse group of people …

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DIY Wedding Flowers: 18 Easy Event Table Arrangements

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For brides on a budget, when it comes to decorating, it is often the many table arrangements that can blow out the cost of your wedding flowers, because let’s face it, anything times 10, 15 even 20+ tables adds up.  For all my brides where this is the case, I always recommend that they focus their budget on the bridal …

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Remember Them With These Traditional ANZAC Day Flowers

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Waking up in the still hours before dawn, listening to the haunting notes of the Last Post played by a lone soldier, standing shoulder to shoulder with soldiers, school kids and war vets, observing a minute’s silence. Whenever you think of ANZAC Day, images like these spring immediately to mind. And amongst the many rituals and customs that make up ANZAC Day …

International Lonely Bouquet Day

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Warm and fuzzies ahoy!  International Lonely Bouquet Day is coming!  ‘What’s International Lonely Bouquet Day‘ I hear you ask?  Well, it’s this super fantastic day where we as florists get to spread a little love to our wider community.

Daffodil Day 2014

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Daffodil Day is a fundraising event that is held in various places around the world to raise money for cancer research. The funds are cleary needed when one examines the sobering statistics: Each day around 350 Australians receive the news that they have a life-threatening cancer The cancer death-toll in Australia is more than 115 people, daily However, there are …

Event Flowers: How They Make Your Function Unique

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In many ways, event flowers are what make your event unique, arguably even more so than the venue. Why? Well many events get held at the venue you hire but the florals are what “dress” the venue. In other words, great event flowers will give the venue a character that stands apart as unique from any other function your guests …

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2011

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The 2011 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, which runs until April 3, is in full swing! This world renowned flower and garden show is the largest and most successful horticultural event in the Southern Hemisphere. Housed in the Royal Exhibition Building and surrounding Carlton Gardens, it has been running now for 16 years. Many of the florists were using …

The Peony Lunch Barossa Valley

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Peonies were recently celebrated in style at a “Peony Lunch” held at the Chateau Tanunda Estate in the exquisite Barossa Valley of South Australia. Avril and her team from Viva the Flower Store organized an exotic lunch for all participants including a well known floral artist, Jacqueline Coates, and the Victorian Manager of Tesselaar Flowers, Sharon White.