Warm as toast
Autumn oranges, peach and hot violet-pink. Softened by burgundy and blush cream. Sometimes colour clashes are a good thing. This bouquet is quite traditional in style but the colours give it a contemporary edge. Fluro is really growing on me (and I never thought I’d say that).
A Faded Beauty
A friend of mine told me the other night that my flowers are “Miss Havisham flowers” and I think, upon reflection, that it was the best compliment I have been given. A kind of old-world dishevelled elegance is what I strive for in the arrangements I make; a sense of faded opulence. It has made me want to read Great Expectations again, or at least watch the film, the 1998 Ethan Hawke,...
These flowers beat with a nostalgic heart. Dark and romantic as Autumn slides into Winter. Please please please lovely brides, let me make more bouquets in these understated colours… Muted European chic, Wuthering Heights, Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Miu Miu, Paris in Winter, walks in the forest, wood-smoke on the air. Don’t get me wrong, a froth of pale pink and white is...