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Christmas Flower Ideas: 5 Festive Tables

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Eeek! Christmas is only a few days away! Are you hosting family for Christmas lunch or friends for a Christmas party?  Did you put your hand up eagerly, sheepishly or is it just simply your turn?  Whatever the case, if you are anything like me you freak out a little at the thought of all the cleaning and getting things …

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14 Bold Bridal Bouquets (For Those Who Think Outside The Box)

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So, this one is for all the non-traditional brides.  You won’t see classic round pretty posies of roses or peonies here.  These unique wedding bouquets use different textures, shapes, and materials, not just flowers. For these creations, the floral designers think outside the box using bright vibrant colours and unique flower varieties, like anthuriums, billy buttons, lotus pods, even fresh …

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Flower Fashion: How Beautiful Blooms Inspire Couture

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This week our Floral style blogger, Kyla Helgeson, looks at the world of fashion and talks about how beautiful blooms inspire couture. If you were to sneak a peek inside my closest you would find quite a few pieces of clothing with floral prints or embroidered flowers. Whenever I go clothes shopping I seem to always gravitate to all things …

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Floral Christmas Tree Trend: Fun and Festive

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Flower Christmas trees! Say what? Yes! Tired of tinsel? Bored of baubles? Want a fresh idea for decorating your tree this year?  Well, look no further than flowers – because the floral Christmas tree trend is, well, trending! Here are some fun, festive and inspiring examples. The first one, by One Sweet Day in May, uses the idea of a …

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10 Floral Christmas Wreaths To Get You Feeling Festive

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Christmas wreaths might have started as an English or American tradition, with a beautiful festive wreath hung on the door, welcoming you in out of the cold for an egg nog by the fire, but here in Australia we are quickly embracing this holiday style.   People are going weak at the knees for festive floral wreaths.  There are floral wreath …

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9 Insanely Great Floral Installations from RockStar Florists 2016

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There have been some insanely awesome entries into our Rockstar Florists competition this year.  Looking through the gallery of images I am amazed at the imagination, creativity and quality level of execution.  Some entries that stood out to me were floral installations.  From large scale jaw dropping designs to designs I have never seen or thought of before like decorating …

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9 Drool Worthy Floral Walls

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Flower walls are a massive statement piece and a massive investment to decorate your ceremony or reception space.  Made famous at weddings such as Kim Kardashian’s back in 2014, we are seeing them pop up at all the premier events and high end weddings.  When you are talking about a huge wall literally covered in fresh or even articifical blooms, …

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13 Unique Wedding Bouquets (For Those Who Dare To Be Different)

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So this one is for all the non-traditional brides.  You won’t see full round pretty posies of roses or peonies here.  These unique wedding bouquets use different textures, shapes, and materials, not just flowers.  For these creations, the floral designers think outside the box using fresh fruits, herbs, succulents, feathers and embellishments such as metallics. There are even more wildly …

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How to Make a Flower Crown: Plus 5 Fabulous Flower Crowns

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I was out on the town the other night (this doesn’t happen often, I have two kids!) and I spotted a group of ladies on a hen’s night all wearing a flower crown each. They looked so pretty all together. Flower crowns are such a huge trend at the moment for weddings, for the bride, bridemaids and flower girls.  Even for other …