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.

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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For wedding florists, there’s never “just another” client

I’ve been creating wedding flowers for a number of years, and in that time I’ve worked with all kinds of couples having all kinds of celebrations in all kinds of venues. Whatever the circumstances have been, though, there’s always been one consistent element – a couple’s need for great customer service.

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wedding flowers – it’s never too early to plan!

For many brides (and grooms too, but let’s face it, it’s often the ladies who make things happen), planning a wedding is a full-time job, hobby and obsession in one. Absolutely no detail is left unattended. It sounds extreme, but I think it’s so much better to be prepared, particularly when it comes to 2016 wedding flowers. Here’s why…

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Hoghton Tower wedding flowers, for the perfect fairytale celebration

I like to think that every wedding venue has its own charm, beauty and unique selling points, and each one can make a great setting for a celebration in a different way than any others. Inevitably, though, some venues have more to offer than others, and my experience of creating wedding flowers at Hoghton Tower certainly bears this out.

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