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Category Archive for 'Flowers on a Budget'

I have been reliably informed by many of my florist friends that this year, in protest of the sky high price of red roses, valentines day will be mostly purple! I’m not sure how well the public at large will understand this concept but personally I love so many different flowers and hardly ever receive […]

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In the centre of our living room we have what I suppose you would call a chandalier … you know, one of the plastic ones for around £30! … Anyway it is now covered in silvered tiny baubles hanging from vintage gray velvet ribbon and finished with antiqued, silvered stars.  Although it looks absolutely gorgeous […]

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Well my friends that time of year is here again and I have to be honest and tell you that a couple of weeks ago I was determined that I would NOT be “doing ” Christmas this year (something I actually SAY every year).Depression had taken hold with a firm grip again and it didn’t […]

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  Continuing our “Flowers on a Budget” theme, add decorative lace, ribbons and other items to old glass jam and pickle jars.  They look great, either on their own, in a display of different sizes and shapes or displayed with vintage glass. Your local independent florist will help you select just the right flowers to […]

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  By visiting your Local Independent Florist you can select just the flowers you need to co-ordinate with your decor.  For this display I used 1 Gerbera, 2 Roses and a small piece of Hydrangea … the rest of the Hydrangea I used in a Globe Display similar to The Wild Garden Globe .  I Just love […]

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Money is tight for many people at the moment and those who have a low budget for flowers tend to buy from the supermarkets. Why not help support your local Independent Florist by just choosing a few special blooms and displaying them in a glass vase or globe … over the next few days I’ll […]

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