Floral Bouquet Recipes by Theme - Part 1
We're back with a second instalment of fab floral bouquet recipes. This time, we decided to showcase recipes by theme, and today for part 1 we're shining the spotlight on the romantic and the rustic, courtesy of Vatel Manila. If you missed out on our first recipe post (arranged by colour), be sure to check it out here.
Native Spring Wedding Flowers
October is a brilliant month for native flowers. A bride is spoilt for choice! Last October I was privileged to be able to provide flowers for a wedding at MONA in Hobart. The bride and groom were from Sydney so NSW Waratah's were a perfect choice. My Telopea Speciosissima hybrids were just bursting with colour. The bride was wearing gold, so the red was really a standout colour. I added Dryandra Formosa flowers to tie in the gold. They are at their height in early to mid spring. The…
Colourful Summer Backyard Wedding
This January it was my pleasure to create some flowers for a simple backyard wedding in Hobart. The weather was warm and the yard had been planted out with lots of colour to create a gorgeous environment for the ceremony. "Rich native colours" was the request, so I knew I'd be using the Safari Sunset Leucadendrons in the mix. Their rich burgundy colour in summer is always a great addition to a bouquet. The focal flowers were rich pink-red Protea Compacta and apricot-orange Leucospermum…
Craspedia Wedding Flower Inspiration
Are you looking for Craspedia Wedding Flower Inspiration? Craspedia, also referred to as billy buttons, billy balls, or woollyheads are a a flower in the daisy family that are known for their vibrant, yellow flowerhead. Not only are these flowers
In Bloom: Proteas - nouba.com.au
Bold, beautiful and long lasting, the protea family has made a heck of a resurgence in the wedding world. Many species are native to Australia, but even those that aren’t tend to grow easily here, making them a wonderful choice for the eco-conscious bride.
Santa Monica Wedding from Orange Blossom Special Events
Suzi Q photographed the first wedding I ever blogged for Style Me Pretty (remember this Emerald green number ) and ever since it's been a full on Q Weddings love fest. Her imagery is gorgeous and he...
Fresh Summer Natives for a December Wedding
A December wedding, held at Steeles Island Retreat in Southern Tasmania called for fresh summery natives. The brides dress was a deep blue and the rough colour scheme of the wedding was blue and yellow. In terms of colours for the flowers, the bride loved vibrant reds, yellows and deep greens, pincushions and gum nuts. Perfect colours for summer natives! The larger flowers I used for the bouquets were pincusions in red and orange teamed with orange Banksia Ericifolia. The dark rich burgundy…