Category Archives: Flowers

Artificial Flowers for Your Wedding?

There was a time when artificial flowers meant rather cheap looking plastic affairs that certainly wouldn’t grace any wedding. These days, however, there are some truly amazing examples that are so realistic you can barely distinguish them from live blooms. Many brides are now opting for artificial flowers and there are several good reasons for doing so. Continue reading

Do You Need Flowers for Your Wedding?

Flowers are a significant feature of many weddings. The bride and her attendants usually carry flowers and the table centre pieces are often floral arrangements but what if your budget is stretched or you are looking to do something different? Is it possible to organise your entire wedding without including any flowers at all? Actually it is! There should be no rules when it comes to your wedding. If you don’t want flowers or you are struggling to afford them then do something different and make your wedding stand out from the crowd. Continue reading

How to Use Floral Foam Safely

Floral foam is the spongy phenolic foam used by flower arrangers to hold and hydrate flowers. The foam construction enables the material to hold flowers and greenery in place and at unusual angles to create interesting and accurate floral displays. Some forms of the material can be soaked in water before use to supply water to the plants and flowers, thus elongating their lives. The foam can be purchased in a variety of shapes with bricks and cylinders being the most common and almost any shape or form can be easily achieved by carving the foam into shape. Floral foam can also be sourced in a variety of colours to suit the design of various displays. Continue reading