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Valentine's Day | The Leather Bottle, Mattingley

7th February 2017

Be My Valentine?

I’m back at The Leather Bottle next week, offering bespoke bouquets for anyone celebrating Valentine’s Day. As a wedding and event florist, gift bouquets aren’t something we usually focus on, so I’m really looking forward being able to offer this service. I love working with the team at the pub, they’re so keen to provide their customers with the most complete service possible...

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Pantone Colour of the Year

8th January 2017

Pretty Green

So, if you know me, you know my obsession with the botanical trend hasn’t wavered for months. I don’t think I’m the only florist who is usually fickle with her favourites, but for me, it doesn’t get much better than lush green fern or beautiful trailing ivy. And it seems I’m not alone in this either, as Pantone, the Gods of colour, have chosen their Colour of the Year for 2017...

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Wreath Making | The Leather Bottle, Mattingley

19th December 2016

Christmas Wreath Workshop

If you haven’t been to The Leather Bottle in Mattingley, it’s basically everything you want from a traditional pub. Cosy, great food and a huge selection of gin... ok, that’s everything I want! It’s the sort you would describe to a tourist as the epitome of a British pub. When I originally approached The Leather Bottle about the potential of hosting a Christmas wreath workshop...

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Chris & Nicci's Wedding | Eggbeer Farm, Devon

7th November 2016

Rustic Wedding Flowers on Dartmoor

Although I’m based in Hampshire, I love travelling far and wide to flower beautiful venues across the UK. The most recent out of county trip was at the end of September to Dartmoor, a place of beautiful scenery and cosy country pubs. It’s high on the list of my husband’s favourite places on Earth and the location for Chris & Nicci’s wonderful rustic barn wedding at Higher Eggbeer Farm...