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    Support British Flowers Week!

    Posted on May 2, 2015 by in Dried flowers general

    Celebrate British Flowers Week this June Scheduled for 15th to 19th June 2015, British Flowers Week was initially intended for the fresh flowers industry, but I think British dried flowers have something to celebrate too! The British Flowers Week website says: “British Flowers Week is the ground-breaking campaign from New Covent Garden Flower Market to […]

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    Wedding flowers on a Medieval theme

    Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Weddings

    Dried flowers for a Medieval wedding Thank you so much Diane Spencer for sharing these fab pics of Elizabeth and John on their big day! Diane says the “venue was Moseley Old Hall in Wolverhampton. We made all the outfits ourselves so we are thrilled with how it all worked together.” “We visited the Hall […]

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    Dried flowers diaries August 2014

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by in Diary

    A busy month for dried flower crafts & Mums I always find August tough as a Mum of two, because I want to spend as much time as possible with the kids while they’re off school, but work doesn’t ease up. We’ve been very lucky at work in that our busy Spring has turned into […]

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    Dried flowers diaries July 2014

    Posted on July 29, 2014 by in Diary

    Flowers at home and work This time of year is very much gardening time for me. I’m a fair weather gardener, and this month has certainly been fair! My garden in bloom Behind the agapanthus are some calendula, cornflowers and lavender, which all can be dried and used in potpourri making. Lucky heather flowers I’ve […]

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    Dried flowers diaries June 2014

    Posted on June 28, 2014 by in Diary

    June is my favourite month in the garden The roses are blooming and the borders are looking blousy. It won’t be the same once the roses have gone over and the geraniums need cutting back, but I’m enjoying it while it lasts! If you’d like to find out more about what has been flowering in […]

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    New dried flower bouquets with lavender and wheat

    Posted on June 13, 2014 by in Bouquets, Weddings

    There is a high level of interest in dried flower bouquets for weddings this Season I’ve been speaking to a lot of brides recently, and dried flowers are being used not just for bridal bouquets, but for the bridal party and venue too. Although many brides are happy to pick our existing designs, sometimes they […]

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    Dried flowers diaries May 2014

    Posted on May 30, 2014 by in Diary

    Chelsea flower show May is Chelsea month. I haven’t been for a few years but was offered a free ticket in exchange for a few hours work in the cloakroom run by Plant Heritage. What a great day out! Here are some of my favourite bits: I have also been to Chelsea Physic Garden and […]

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    Dried flowers diaries July 2013

    Posted on July 28, 2013 by in Diary

    Picking flowers to dry This month I have been mostly…picking flowers to dry. At this time of year I am busily pressing flowers or drying them in my airing cupboard to use later. I am gardening or collecting blooms most days when the weather is fair. All this plant material is then stored in old […]

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    Dried flowers diaries June 2013

    Posted on June 30, 2013 by in Diary

    June: a month of Photography Photos of dried wedding flowers At the beginning of the month I was emailed by Tess, a happy bride who had used my dried flowers at her wedding, with a link to a lovely blog post written by her photographer Esme Ducker. A visit from a gardens photographer – potpourri […]

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    Modern dried flowers

    Posted on May 14, 2013 by in Dried flowers general

    Modern dried flowers in Make & Craft magazine I was pleased to see my article on dried flowers in the June edition (issue 8) of Make and Craft magazine. It explains why dried flowers are becoming popular once again. I have reproduced a copy below. Dried flowers these days are glorious, vibrant and true to […]

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