Wedding flowers are an essential and beautiful aspect of almost every occasion. An experienced florist will use their experience to advise and give you options to suit your preferred theme and taking into account the time of year. Aside from bridal bouquets, a florist will show you ideas for table centrepieces along with many other ideas about how to dress your wedding venue.
Planning flowers and centrepieces for your wedding can be a tricky task and that's why an experienced florist and designer, with your budget in mind, will be so invaluable.
Here’s some great ideas from wedding florists based in Hampshire and Dorset from places like Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Winchester and Weymouth, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Hampshire & Dorset Wedding magazine when contacting a wedding florist.
My name is Julie, the owner of The English Garden Florist & I simply love flowers! I believe that it is the simple beauty of flowers that can make our lives a little lovelier. With many years in the floristry industry my enthusiasm never dwindles! You can be assured of beautiful wedding designs tailor made to each couple, style & budget along with creativity & buckets of enthusiasm.
Celebrity florist and designer, Larry Walshe, provides insights and expert guidance on post-pandemic weddings for couples finally able to plan their special day. It is no secret that the wedding industry has been significantly impacted by the pandemic, but as restrictions begin to ease, couples are now beginning to plan their much-anticipated weddings and are eager to say "I do!" Typically, over 278,000 weddings take place in the UK each year, but with 90 percent of couples cancelling weddings scheduled for 2020, there's significant pent-up demand to tie the knot in 2021 and 2022. With little guidance or support given to the £14.7bn wedding industry, celebrity florist Larry Walshe, founder of luxury floral installation company Larry Walshe Studios, shares his expert thoughts on what weddings will look like from 21st June onwards, and how couples can ensure the celebration is one to remember.... read more
Posted: 21 May 2021
Renowned florist Ronny Colbie launches into the wedding season with some of the most exclusive, bespoke weddings for 2021. As the wedding industry looks ahead - following the planned roadmap back to full wedding numbers in June – this summer certainly looks set to be the summer of love with more pre-booked and rescheduled weddings than ever.Flowers have long been an integral part of any wedding, they deliver emotional messages, are romantic and passionate and a way for couples to express themselves. For big-day blooms, the ever-growing wedding flower trend is: go large and deluxe! Basically, the smaller the guestlist, the more decadent and grander the flowers.... read more
Posted: 28 April 2021
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we're certainly excited about the hundreds and thousands of weddings that look set to take place this spring and summer - oh how we've missed you! One of our favourite things to swoon over when we see wedding photos is the.... flowers! Events florist Hazel Gardiner shares her top tips for creating showstopping wedding floral displays for all those nearlyweds out there looking for some blooming marvellous inspiration. Read on to find out how to create the ultimate garden celebration-inspired big day, a huge wedding trend this year...... read more
Posted: 23 April 2021
One of the biggest trends to emerge, and one like to stay is shopping local. Whether this is due to the Covid-19 crisis - either a response to flowers becoming harder to import or the pandemic inspiring people to support local businesses; or an overall trend of the UK becoming more environmentally conscious - is unclear, but what is clear is that supporting local is a great way to find unique and gorgeous flowers for your big day.Direct2florist has also revealed more trends to be inspired by....... read more
Posted: 5 April 2021
My name is Elise Ciampaglia, and I'm the senior Florist, lead designer and proprietor of Florescence. I started Florescence in 2009, and we've since become a multi-award-winning company, including for customer service, and have had 100 per cent delighted wedding clients since day one.We truly feel privileged to be part of our clients' special days, helping them to create their dream weddings. What we do is make people happy, every day. And I tell you what, it's so addictive! No two weddings are the same, so we will design a bespoke package to suit your style, vision and budget. In a thorough consultation over Zoom, we will go through loads of images together and get to know each other.... read more
Posted: 17 March 2021
Dorset-based florist Oonagh Langrish has introduced a new wedding flower package for intimate weddings. Designed to meet the needs of today's brides, it includes a beautiful hand-tied bridal bouquet, two bridesmaids' posies, buttonholes for the groom and two of his best men, two corsages and a trailing table arrangement. Created in Oonagh's signature style using quality seasonal blooms, locally grown flowers and foliage are used wherever possible including herbs for added scent and hedgerow finds to reflect the season.... read more
Posted: 16 March 2021
Stuck for wedding flower inspiration? Read on... Signs the Zodiac originate from Babylonian astrology and can often offer guidance and comfort to those who believe them. Whether in times of struggle or marking a new start, Zodiacs are there to show the future is written in the stars. Whilst everyone knows that each Zodiac sign correlates to a different time of year, did you know that each Zodiac also has a corresponding flower? Zodiac flowers reflect each star sign's personality trait and offer insight into what the stars have planned for us. After all, each Zodiac is as unique as a flower.... read more
Posted: 14 December 2020
Sustainability will continue to be a key trend for weddings moving forward with more and more couples looking to reduce the carbon footprint of their big day, confirms Hampshire-based florist Jo Hicks.... read more
Posted: 9 April 2020
If sustainability and eco-credentials are on your wedding agenda, Hampshire expert Nia Bradley-Hobb of LuvShiting shares some top tips to help make your wedding day greener.... read more
Posted: 14 February 2020