the gilded blog

Thanks for visiting The Gilded Lily’s floristry blog; take a look around to discover my artistic, creative approach to wedding floristry, and you’ll find a wealth of inspiration for your own event. Whatever style you have in mind for your wedding flowers, I’ll bring beauty, style and passion to every occasion.

It Is With Sadness …….

Sadly Its Not Always About Happy Times …… It’s been a busy week preparing floral tributes for those final journeys ….. It’s always a privilege and honour to prepare for these most special of times …….. my gratitude goes out

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Claire Whaley Gets Her Military Man !

The super funny wedding took place at Pleasington Priory and then the wedding celebrations took place at the fabulous Hoghton Tower ! From start to finish, working with Claire and Declan was an absolute pleasure. It was all about party

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Not Bashful At Bashall Barn

Ellen & Liam Short tied the knot in the warm summer sunshine amidst the rolling fields of Clitheroe – Bashall Barn was the venue & it didn’t disappoint – with the doors flung open the sunlight and warm air flooded

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A Marquis Gets Her King !!

The Devonshire Arms in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales is where Hannah MARQUIS-Carr secured her marriage to Matt KING – you couldn’t write it could you !! And what a stunningly happy day it was !! The Gilded Lily

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Colour, Texture and Form in Wedding Flowers

When they come to me for wedding flowers, some couples have a clear idea of what they want. They’ve planned their day with military precision and they know exactly where my work fits into their Grand Vision. Other couples, though, have less of an idea, and I’m sometimes asked the simple yet daunting question… “you’re a florist – what do you think would look good?”

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