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.

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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Floral gifts last longer than you might think.

My work as a wedding and gift florist brings me into contact with interesting people from all walks of life. No two floristry commissions are the same, but I can’t honestly say that I’m never asked the same question twice, because some questions crop up time and time again. One of the most popular, and one which I’d like to address here is: is it really a good idea to give flowers as a gift?

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