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Natalie & Peter / Edinburgh Wedding

I was delighted to see Natalie and Peter’s wedding featured on Belle Bridal Magazine’s wedding blog.   I loved arranging the flowers for their big day with lots of colourful blooms for Natalie’s bouquet and posies of gypsophila for her bridesmaid’s.  The beautiful pictures were taken by Carley Buick Photography. Congratulations …

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Ida & Bryce / Howies Waterloo Wedding

I loved the colour scheme for this beautiful wedding.  Ida had given me some pictures showing the colours that she would like so I used these as a guide to create something special for their wedding.   I selected coral amaryllis, vuvuzela, miss piggy and blueberry roses along with daisies and …

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Cat & Richard / Wedderburn Castle Wedding

I loved every single detail of this beautiful wedding.  This was my first visit to Wedderburn Castle.  I arranged flowers at Wedderburn Barns a few years ago for Amy and David’s wedding (you can see the details here) so I know the area and it was exciting to be back.  Cat and Richard chose …

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Lucy & Callum / Radisson Blu Wedding

This was such a beautiful wedding and the photos make me smile every time I see them.  Lucy and Callum were married in October at Carrubbers Christian Centre and held their reception at The Radisson Blu.  The flowers were wild with lots of texture in all shades of purple with …

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Helen & John / Central Hall, Edinburgh Wedding

It has been a busy start to the year with lots of enquiries and planning for the year ahead.  I am delighted to share a few images of this gorgeous wedding from last year. Helen and John were married at Central Hall and held their reception at Eskmills in Musselburgh.  …

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Gillian & Garry / Norton House Hotel Wedding

I loved working on this wedding.  Gillian and Garry were married in November at the Norton House Hotel and Gillian opted for a vintage look to her flowers.  I selected gorgeous amnesia roses along with spray bombastic roses, thistles, clematis, dusty millar, lavender and eucalyptus.  We supplied silver lanterns with …

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2016 Weddings

This year has been the busiest yet.  I have been lucky enough to be involved in creating blooms for the most beautiful weddings in some stunning venues. I am one lucky florist!  I love what I do and enjoy the planning and creating for each and every wedding.  Thank you …

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Kate & James / Carberry Tower Wedding

It’s been a busy Christmas and New Year but I have now finished my final wedding of 2016 with a gorgeous white wedding at Archerfield on the 29th of December.  I hope to share some images soon. It was a pleasure to create the flower arrangements for Kate and James’ wedding in October.  …

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Gemma & Chris / Eskmills Wedding

I am delighted to share more gorgeous images from the wedding of Gemma and Chris.  I loved Gemma’s choice of pale pastel colours with mixed flowers and foliage.  There were so many lovely details to this wedding and Loraine Ross Photography captured them perfectly. Enjoy! Wedding Photographer – Loraine Ross …

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Bridget & Robert / Carberry Tower Wedding

Bridget and Robert were married yesterday at Carberry Tower in Musselburgh.  It is always a pleasure to work at Carberry tower.  The hotel is beautiful and the staff are always very helpful.  Bridget chose a lovely winter colour palette of ivory and blue.  There are not too many pale blue flower …

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Herenia & Alan / Dalhousie Castle Wedding

Herenia and Alan were married back at the end of August at the stunning Dalhousie Castle in Midlothian.  Herenia’s Maid of Honour Laura, was given the responsibility of arranging the flowers for the big day as a surprise for the bride.  Laura chose lovely soft pinks and greens to go with …

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Louise & Alden / Merchants Hall Wedding Edinburgh

2016 has gone in a flash and what a year it has been!  I still have 3 gorgeous weddings to flower before the end of 2016 so there is no slowing down until January. I am delighted to share some truly gorgeous images from the wedding of Louise and Alden by the very …

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Julie & James / Dunglass Estate Wedding

Julie and James were married a few weeks ago at the gorgeous Dunglass Estate in Berwickshire.  It was a small intimate ceremony and reception with close family and friends.  The ceremony was held in the chapel and the reception in the main house.  I loved the choice of colour for their flowers, …

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Lucy & Callum / Radisson Blu Wedding, Edinburgh

I am delighted to share some beautiful images from the wedding photographer Eilidh Sutherland of Lucy & Callum’s wedding from last month.  The ceremony took place at Carrubbers Christian Centre on the Royal Mile with the wedding reception at the Radisson Blu.  Lucy and Callum opted for a wild look to their flowers …

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Cara & Gary / Eskmills Venue, Musselburgh Wedding

It’s been a busy week of flowers with two gorgeous weddings.  Julie and James at Dunglass Estate and Cara and Gary at Eskmills.   Sunday for me is the day to clean up the studio after 3 full days of flowery prep and look through all the photos. Cara and Gary …

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Allana & Alexander / Houston House Wedding, West Lothian

Allana and Alexander were married back in September at the Houston House Hotel in West Lothian and it was a pleasure to provide the flowers for their big day.  Allana carried a hand-tied bouquet of roses, astilbe, thistles, calla lillies, eustoma, astrantia and mixed foliage in lilac and purple with a …

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Kate & James / Carberry Tower Wedding, Musselburgh

Kate and James were married at the gorgeous Carberry Tower in Musselburgh yesterday.  Kate wanted a rustic autumnal look to her flowers with lots of lovely varieties of foliage along with white avalanche roses and berries.  The bridesmaid’s had a touch of the colour claret/burgundy in their bouquet’s to tie in with their …

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Jody & Joe / Braid Hills Hotel Wedding, Edinburgh

It was a pleasure to provide the flowers for Jody and Joe’s wedding on Friday at the Braid Hills Hotel.  Jody requested bright pinks, purple and lilac for her flowers to tie in with the colour of the bridesmaid dresses.   The bouquet’s contained roses, eustoma, freesia, waxflower and eucalyptus.  Jody’s friend …

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Lynsey & James / Carlowrie Castle Wedding

I was delighted to provide the flowers for Lynsey and James’ wedding at Carlowrie Castle back in August.  Carlowrie Castle is such a beautiful venue and I loved the colours that Lynsey chose for her flowers.  The colour scheme was pale peach and pinks with touches of eucalyptus.  I selected …

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Dalhousie Castle Wedding

Clare got in touch a few weeks ago as she was looking for 2 x small bouquet’s and buttonholes for her wedding in Edinburgh and Midlothian.  Clare travelled from Ireland for her wedding and stayed at the stunning Dalhousie Castle.  Her colours were pink and ivory and  I was asked to tie it in …

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Laura & Phil / The Marine Hotel, North Berwick Wedding

Laura and Phil were married at St Andrew Blackadder Church in North Berwick with their reception at the lovely Marine Hotel, North Berwick.  I am delighted to share these gorgeous images from Phil Smith Photography from their big day. I loved Laura’s choice of colour for her flowers with lots …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair

Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello yesterday, the wedding fair was a great success.  I am delighted to let you know that Erin Glen’s entry for our Win Your Wedding Bouquet Competition was selected at random from all the entries.  I look forward to creating Erin’s bouquet. A …

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Meet Me at Eskmills Wedding Fair

I will be attending Eskmills Wedding Fair this Sunday ( 4th September) from 11am – 3pm with lots of lovely florals on display.  Please do come along and say hello.  There will be lots of local suppliers on hand with advice and ideas for your big day and its also …

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Sarah & Matthew / Winton House Wedding

Sarah and Matthew were married yesterday at the beautiful Winton House in East Lothian.  This was my first visit to Winton House and its now one of my favourite venues.  The house is stunning with beautiful rooms and grounds.  The colour scheme for the wedding was lilac and purple with touches …

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Laura’s Bouquet / St Giles, Edinburgh Wedding

Laura got in touch a few weeks before her wedding blessing which was taking place in Edinburgh City Centre.  She was looking for a vintage style bouquet in soft pinks with astilbe and eucalyptus.  I chose some gorgeous varieties which included keira, mentha and faith roses along with pale pink …

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Natalie & Peter / Edinburgh City Centre Wedding

I was delighted to receive a lovely message and images from one of our brides yesterday.   I loved Natalie’s choice of bright colours and texture for her bouquet.  How gorgeous are these images from the very talented Carley Buick Photography? Congratulations to you both. x Wedding Photographer – Carley Buick …

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British Grown Flowers for Weddings

The cutting garden is in full bloom at the moment with lots of gorgeous varieties available for weddings.  I have been trailing lots of new varieties this year including cornflowers, larkspur and globe thistles as well as my ever growing obsession with new dahlia varieties.  This bouquet was created using only flowers …

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Maria & Romain / Prestonfield House Wedding

Maria & Romain were married in Edinburgh yesterday and held their wedding reception at the stunning Prestonfield House, one of my favourite venues.   The colour scheme was burgundy/red and champagne.  I supplied tall candelabra with lots of soft trailing foliage and red roses for the table centrepieces in the Garden Room.   Maria’s bouquet …

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Helen & John / Central Hall Wedding, Edinburgh

I provided flowers for Helen and James’ wedding which was held at Central Hall in Edinburgh followed by a reception at Eskmills in Musselburgh.  I loved Helen’s choice of colours to match the birds theme for their wedding.  I sourced some gorgeous flower varieties for the bouquets which included peonies, dahlia, menta and …

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June Weddings and Events

The last few weeks have been busier than ever with lots of gorgeous weddings and events at venues such as Carberry Tower, Eskmills, The Royal Musselburgh, Fort William, Harburn House, Dunglass Estate and The Royal Highland Show. This is what I have been up to…  Paula x

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Featured in Wedding Flowers & Accessories Magazine

Thrilled and delighted to see my flower girl wands pictured in this months edition of Wedding Flowers & Accessories Magazine.  I never miss an issue and enjoy looking at all the beautiful creations in the magazine so this is definitely a ‘pinch me’ moment! The wands were fully wired and …

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Natalie & Pete / Edinburgh Wedding

Natalie & Pete travelled up from Hartlepool for their wedding in central Edinburgh on Saturday.  Bright and vibrant colours with lots of interesting textures was the brief for Natalie’s bouquet.  Her bouquet was full of lots of gorgeous blooms including coral peonies, vuvuzela roses, dark pink celosia, aconitum, delphinium, the …

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Featured on Rock n Roll Bride Blog

I was delighted to see one of the weddings that we flowered on Rock n Roll Bride blog yesterday.  Gemma and Chris’ wedding at Eskmills in Musselburgh was a highlight for me last year and I love the gorgeous photos from Loraine Ross Photography.  You can view the full blog …

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Lisa & Austin / Houston House Hotel Wedding

Its been a busy few weeks with weddings and enquiries so I am finally getting round to updating the blog. Lisa and Austin were married at the lovely Houston House Hotel in West Lothian a few days ago.  This was my first visit to Houston House and I am looking …

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Kirsty & Tam / Oxenfoord Castle Wedding

Kirsty and Tam were married yesterday at the gorgeous Oxenfoord Castle in Midlothian.  Kirsty wanted lots of lovely textures in coral /peach and lilac colours for their flowers.  I chose vuvuzela, miss piggy, peach avalanche and ocean song roses, peach hypericum berries, clematis, eustoma, thistles and alchemilla with touches of …

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Rachel & Thomas / Glen Golf Club Wedding

Rachel and Thomas were married at St Andrews Blackadder Church in North Berwick and held their wedding reception just a few minutes away at Glen Golf Club.  The colour scheme was pinks and purples with the bridesmaid’s wearing a deep grape colour.  I had provided flowers for Rachel’s brother’s wedding …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair

I had a great day at Eskmills Wedding Fair on Sunday 13th of March meeting brides and suppliers.  Thanks to everyone who came along to say hello and enter our competiti0n.  I am delighted to say that Jade Porteous was selected at random from all the entries and I look …

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Meet Me at the Eskmills Wedding Fair

I am delighted to be exhibiting again at the Eskmills Wedding Fair on Sunday the 13th of March between 11am and 3pm.  There will be lots of lovely arrangements on display so please do pop along if you would like to talk flowers. A few pictures of the bouquet we had on …

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Gillian & David / Eskmills, Musselburgh Wedding

It’s been a busy month with lots of new enquiries and getting organised for a full on spring wedding season.  I have been busy ordering lots of new seed varieties for the garden and cant wait to start sowing.  I will be visiting Millpond Flower Farm in Berwickshire next week …

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Wedding Bouquet of Sweet Peas

I loved creating this bouquet for a bride last year.  This was our first year growing sweet peas in the garden and we were really pleased with the results.  Sweet Peas are one of my favourites for adding scent to a bouquet.  We also added blue cornflowers which contrast really well with …

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Silk Wedding Bouquet

I was recently asked to create a bouquet using silk and artificial flowers and foliage for a bride who suffers with bad hay fever.  She loves flowers but didn’t want to be suffering with streaming eyes on her big day so opted for silk flowers instead.  Our bride wanted a …

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Clare & Mark / Oxenfoord Castle Wedding

I am lucky to be able to visit so many gorgeous wedding venues every week but my first visit to Oxenfoord Castle was definitely a highlight.  The house and gardens are beautiful and perfect for an intimate ceremony and reception.  Clare and Mark were married in august last year.  Clare chose a lovely colour …

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Kian & Thomas / Merchants’ Hall Wedding

Kian and Thomas were married at the lovely Merchants’ Hall in Frederick Street on Saturday 31st of January.  The colour scheme for Kian’s bouquet’s was red/burgundy and peach so we used black baccara roses, peach avalanche roses, ranunculus, astrantia, freesia and viburnum berries as well as lots of lovely eucalyptus populous foliage. …

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Locally Grown Flowers for Weddings

As well as a busy year full of weddings, 2015 was also a busy year for me in the garden.  I have always wanted to grow flowers and foliage to use for weddings and be able to add in extra special home grown flowers and foliage’s that are not so …

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Gemma & Chris / Eskmills Venue Wedding

I am delighted to share a few photos from the wedding of Gemma and Chris that took place at Eskmills Venue in Musselburgh back in October.  This wedding was one of the highlights of 2015 for me.  I loved creating the flowers for their wedding and it was wonderful to …

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Caitriona and Fraser / St Patrick’s Church, Edinburgh Wedding

Caitriona and Fraser were married on October 9th 2015 at St Patrick’s Church, Cowgate, Edinburgh with their reception held at Eskmills in Musselburgh.  We created all white rose bouquet’s for Caitriona and her bridesmaids and classic white rose buttonholes for Fraser and the groomsmen.  Caitriona wanted something a little different …

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Amy & David / Wedderburn Barns Wedding

So excited to share these gorgeous images with you from Amy and David’s wedding. They were married at the beautiful Wedderburn Barns in Duns in September.  What a venue!  Amy and David wanted bright sunny sunflowers and blue delphinium for the bouquets and we dressed the beams in the barn …

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Gemma & Chris / Eskmills, Musselburgh

Gemma and Chris were wed at Eskmills venue in Musselburgh, East Lothian on the 3rd October 2015.  I loved the pastel colours and loose, just gathered style that Gemma chose for their wedding flowers.  Gemma had been collecting lots of interesting bottles and vases which were filled with blooms and …

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Rachel & John / Balbirnie House, Fife

Rachel and John were married at the stunning Balbirnie House Hotel on 31st July 2015.  Rachel wanted a mix of bright colours and textures for her flowers and I loved every minute, from planning the flower varieties through to delivery and set up.  We managed to get the most amazing coral peonies …

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Samantha & Ollie / Thomas Morton Hall, Leith

I am delighted to share these stunning images of Samantha and Ollie’s wedding from 11th July this year.  I loved Samantha’s choice of bright yellow and blue for their vintage style wedding at Thomas Morton Hall in Leith.  Samantha asked us to fill vintage teapots full of flowers for her table …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair / September 2015

I had a great day at the Eskmills Wedding Fair back on Sunday 4th September.  It had been a busy weekend with weddings at Wedderburn Barns and The Quay in Musselburgh but we had lots of flowers on display throughout the venue as well as bouquet’s etc. Thank you to …

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Laura & Phil / The Marine Hotel, North Berwick

I have been looking forward to preparing the flowers for this wedding since Laura booked with us at the beginning of the year.  The colour scheme for Laura and Phil’s wedding was plum/purple, dusky pink, white and green.  Laura wanted lots of different textures so we chose, memory lane roses, …

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Sharon and Nial / The Quay , Musselburgh

Its been a busy weekend with 2 lovely weddings and a wedding fair at Eskmills in Musselburgh.  We dressed the beams at Wedderburn Barns in Duns (photos coming soon!) and we prepared flowers for Sharon and Nial’s wedding at The Quay which is just a few minutes away from our …

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Wild Bouquet with Artichoke Thistles

Sharing some images of a recent bouquet which included lots of Scottish elements.  We used large artichoke thistles along with autumn hydrangea, ageratum, white thistles, astrantia, eucalyptus populus and fern.  I loved the wild look of this bouquet which is becoming a very popular style for brides. The first year of our …

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Susanne & Fraser / Carlowrie Castle Wedding

Congratulations to Susanne and Fraser who were married at Dalmeny Church near South Queensferry and then onto the stunning Carlowrie Castle for their wedding reception last Saturday.  If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue I recommend a visit to Carlowrie Castle. We provided a pedestal arrangement and candle …

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Peony Wedding Bouquets

We are now in the midst of peony season so I thought I would share some pictures of this weeks flowers which include the gorgeous Sarah Bernhard Peonies.  The bridal bouquet was a small teardrop shape which is a style that is becoming very popular with brides.  The bridesmaid’s carried hand-tied bouquets with peonies, roses and …

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May Weddings and Events

It’s been a busy few weeks here with weddings at Carberry Tower and Eskmills in Musselburgh as well as funeral tributes and gift bouquets.  We are looking forward to visiting The Marine Hotel in North Berwick, Edinburgh Castle and the lovely Carlowrie Castle over the next month. Here are a few flowery …

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Claire & Paul / Wedding Flowers Broxburn

I had the pleasure of creating the flower arrangements for Claire & Paul’s wedding at the beginning of May.  Claire had given me a photo collage showing the colours and style that she was looking for.  The colour palette for the day was pastel shades of pink and lilac so …

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Spring Wedding Bouquets

It’s been a busy April and we are looking forward to lots of lovely May weddings.  I thought I would share a few photos of 2 bouquets from one of our April weddings.  Purple anemone’s are one of our favourite’s at this time of year so I was delighted to be able …

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Catriona and Florian / Carberry Tower Wedding

We were delighted to be back at Carberry Tower with flowers for the wedding of Catriona and Florian on Saturday.  Carberry Tower is such a stunning venue with beautiful rooms and gardens and our studio is only 5 minutes from the venue.  The colour scheme for the wedding was blue, white, …

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Flowers for your hair

I created this circlet for a flower girl recently.  Three pieces of wired paper twine were pleated to create the circlet base and a spray of roses, spray roses, jasmine foliage and flowers were attached to the base.  Only a small section of the base was covered to give a …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair

We had a great day at Eskmills Wedding Fair on Sunday 22nd March.  Thanks to everyone who stopped by to say hello.  We had the chance to dress a few of the display tables on the day with Scottish themed arrangements and vintage style displays.  Here are a few pictures …

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Kelsey & Neil / The Assembly Rooms

I loved creating the flowers for Kelsey and Neil’s wedding back in October and I am delighted to share some images from their big day.  Lots and lots of gorgeous roses in ivory, lilac and pink were used for their flower arrangements.   Kelsey held a teardrop bouquet with roses and thistles to tie …

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Funeral / Sympathy Flowers

We are now delighted to offer a funeral and sympathy flower service in Musselburgh, East Lothian and Edinburgh.  We can create a wide range of designs such as wreaths, posies, funeral lettering, hand-tied sheaf’s, double ended sprays, single ended sprays and sympathy bouquets.  We can advise on flower availability and styles to commemorate your …

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Spring Wedding Bouquet

Sharing some images of a recent wedding bouquet we created in peach and pink’s.  We went for a slightly more relaxed shape and style for this bouquet which includes Miss Piggy roses, peach garden roses, spray roses, brunia silver berries, tulips, snapdragons, soft ruscus and salal. Thank you to everyone that has …

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  We had a fantastic year  in 2014 and are looking forward to a busy year full of lots of gorgeous weddings in 2015.  Thank you for your support. Looking back through all my pictures from last year I came across lots of photos of bouquet’s all boxed up and …

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Anemone and Roses

Its been a fantastic year full of gorgeous weddings.  Many thanks to all our 2014 brides and groom’s. This was one of my favourite colour schemes of the year.  I love the blush pastel shades but sometimes its good to go bright and bold.  This bouquet includes anemone’s, roses and …

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Christmas Wreaths

It’s that time of year again and I will be offering a few different wreath designs to decorate your front door as well as memorial wreaths for the graveside.  I have a wide range of accessories in a range of different colours.  If you would like to order a wreath please call or …

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Wedding Bouquet

I had 2 lovely weddings to provide flowers for last weekend.  Congratulations to Kelsey & Neil and Lynn & Stuart.  Hoping to share some pictures soon.  I had a few leftovers from the busy weekend so decided to make up a large slightly wild bouquet full of a few elements …

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Melville Castle Wedding

I am delighted to share some gorgeous pictures from Pamela and David’s wedding at Melville Castle on 9th August 2014.   Beautiful images by Marc Millar Photography.  Visit Marc’s facebook page or website for more of his amazing work. Photography – Marc Millar Photography Wedding Flowers – Liberty Blooms Wedding Cake – Kinross …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair Pictures

Sharing a few images from the wedding fair that we attended on Sunday.  We had a great afternoon at Eskmills.  Thanks to all the couples who stopped by to say hello and entered our win your bridal bouquet competition.  Congratulations to the winner, Lyndsey McKenzie.  I look forward to working with Lyndsay …

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Eskmills Autumn Wedding Fair

I am delighted to be exhibiting again at the lovely Eskmills in Musselburgh on Sunday 14th September.  Pop along for some décor and floral inspiration and have a wander around this beautiful venue.  Hope to see you there. A few flowery pics from last week…… Paula x         …

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Sunflower Bouquet Inspiration

It’s officially sunflower season so I couldn’t resist picking up a few from the market and creating a bouquet with them and the leftovers from last weeks wedding.  I included sunflowers, asters in white and pale yellow, spray roses, freesia, thlaspi, senecio and my favourite foliage at the moment, eucalyptus populus.  I have never …

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Pamela & David / Melville Castle

Pamela and David wanted to bring a scottish feel to the flowers for their wedding at Melville Castle in Dalkeith.  Pink, purple, white and blue was the colour scheme for the flowers with thistles, roses, freesia, eustoma, waxflower and lavender used to create lots of texture.  The table centrepieces were hurricane vase arrangements with …

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Dunglass Estate – Deborah & Barry

I had been looking forward to Deborah and Barry’s wedding after meeting with them to discuss their flowers back in June last year.  They had booked exclusive use of Dunglass Estate in Berwickshire for the weekend of their wedding and we were delighted to be a part of their big day.  Soft pink, …

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Wedding Flowers, Mel & Obi / Carberry Tower

It was a pleasure to be a part of Mel and Obi’s big day which was held at the lovely Carberry Tower in Musselburgh.  Soft pink, peach and white was the colour scheme for the wedding flowers.   We included vuvuzela roses, peony, spray roses, hypericum, astilbe, cherinchees, thlaspi and senecio foliage.  The same flowers …

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Edel & Barry / Wedding Flowers Lothian Chambers

I love the vintage look and spend lots of time looking into flower varieties, colours and textures which I think will work well together.  This bouquet, created for one of our brides, includes 3 varieties of rose, 2 varieties of spray rose, deep pink astrantia, astilbe and senecio foliage from our garden.  Edel contacted me …

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Newhall Estate Photo Shoot

I am delighted to share images of a recent photo shoot at Newhall Estate.  Stunning images by Photography By Duncan Holmes, bridal wear by Inizi Dolce and accessories by LHG Designs. Flowers – Liberty Blooms Paula x          

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Summer Wedding Bouquet

I was delighted to be asked to create a few wedding bouquets for a photo shoot being arranged by wedding photographer Duncan Holmes.  The shoot was held in the lovely walled garden at Newhall Estate near Carlops.  I opted for spring/summer colours of peach and lilac for the flowers which …

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Wedding Flowers / Eskmills, East Lothian

Pink and lilac was the colour palette for this lovely wedding held at Eskmills in Musselburgh.  The bride wanted a natural look for her flowers so we included flowers with lots of different textures along with soft foliage.  The brides bouquet included roses (sweet avalanche, ocean song and memory lane), ranunculus, eustoma, ammi, waxflower, …

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Spring Bouquets

Sharing some images today of a few spring wedding bouquets that were created, just for fun, using the leftovers from Mother’s Day.   I decided on a wild “just picked” look with vibrant colours and soft foliage.  The lovely clematis, anemone, tulips and stock were used to create these designs.  x   Paula x       …

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Peach Amaryllis

Peach Amaryllis.  Aren’t they gorgeous!  The red variety are popular for christmas arrangements but I love the peach variety which can look lovely with pale pinks, yellow, blue and lilac colours.  I couldn’t resist picking them up from the market and creating a few arrangements last weekend.  I found some little extras from the …

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Sinead & William / Glenskirlie Castle

This wedding was one of our favourites of the summer.  The gorgeous bride Sinead, carried a bouquet of David Austin roses in peach, pink and cream colours with a few stems used in her bridesmaids bouquets and table centrepieces.  Sinead asked us to dress her candle centrepieces with hydrangea and roses and vintage …

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Vintage Style Wedding Flowers

Sharing some images today of flower arrangements which we created this month for wedding open days at 2 lovely local venues, Eskmills and Carberry Tower.  January has been a busy month with lots of enquiries and displays so exciting times for the year ahead.  We have had to turn away a …

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Gents Buttonholes of 2013

Happy New Year to you all!  We have had a relaxed few weeks off to recharge the batteries and its now time to get geared up for all the lovely events we have coming up in 2014.  Lots of exciting plans for LB this year which I hope to share with you soon.  In …

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Monica & Chileshe – Eskmills, Musselburgh

We loved Monica and Chileshe’s colour choice of white with touches of midnight blue.  Their wedding was just 4 weeks before Christmas so the colours brought an elegant winter feel to their big day.  Roses, ranunculus, paper whites (narcissus), viburnum berries, eucalyptus and senecio were used to give the arrangements …

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Jane’s Baby Shower

Excited to share with you a recent baby shower event which we were delighted to be a part of.  Jane arranged an afternoon with friends at Craig House function Suite near Musselburgh and decorated the room with party decorations and accessories.   Jane runs a local party supplies business so the attention to detail …

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Christmas Wreaths and Flower Arrangements

With this year almost at an end, its time to think about the festive season.  We are once again offering rustic style Christmas wreaths full of lovely foliage, seed heads, feathers, dried fruit, wooden hearts, cones and ribbons etc. Fresh Pine and Holly Wreaths 10″ Pine Wreaths are £18. 12″ …

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Retirement Dinner / Heriot Watt University

Autumn colours of yellows, oranges and green were used for this special retirement dinner at Heriot Watt University.  We included gorgeous sunflowers, roses, cymbidium orchids, dahlia’s and alchemilla. We loved the new black star curtain backdrop which really made the flowers/colours pop! Venue – Heriot Watt University Floral Design – Liberty Blooms     …

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Arlene & Mike, Wedding Flowers

From the first meeting, we loved the style that Arlene wanted to create for her big day.  White and sage green with touches of blue was the colour scheme.  Arlene had created her favour bags using natural hessian material with sage green ribbon and we wanted to incorporate these elements into …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair

Thank you to everyone who came to visit our stand on Sunday at the Eskmills Wedding Fair.  We had a great afternoon chatting to everyone about colours and styles etc.  We created vintage style arrangements for our stand and rustic style table arrangements for the table displays at the venue.   Congratulations …

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Linda & Graeme, Apex City Hotel

We were delighted to be asked to create Linda and Graeme’s wedding day flowers.  Linda wanted to create a soft look with lilac and purple colours to match the lilac in her chair sashes and other accessories.  We used Lilac roses, freesia, phlox, eustoma, ornithogalum, astrantia, thlespi and salal.  Here are …

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Autumn Wedding Fair

Autumn Wedding Fair Eskmills Stuart House Station Road Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 7PB 12pm – 3pm We are delighted to be exhibiting again at Eskmills Function Suite in Musselburgh.  This stunning converted historic mill is an ideal venue for weddings and events.  There will be lots of local suppliers on hand for …

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Autumn Colour Inspiration

Planning an autumn wedding?  With your dream venue booked, thoughts then turn to ideas for your colour scheme.  With a sea of rich reds and oranges across the landscape during autumn why not bring some of these seasonal colours into the details for your big day. Colour Inspiration for Autumn Weddings Classic oranges.  Create a colour rainbow of …

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Wedding Celebration / Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

We love the challenge of finding ways to incorporate clients personal elements into the overall design of their flowers, so we really enjoyed creating these traditional style arrangements for a special Scottish and South African wedding celebration that took place last month at the South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh.  Our couple wanted to include protea (the …

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Shower Bouquet

Its been a busy time here at LB with lots of enquiries and bookings for 2013 and 2014.  Looking forward to all the lovely weddings we have coming up.  We hope to be taking part in a wedding fair in September, look out for updates! I thought I would share a picture …

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Summer Wedding Bouquet

We loved creating this hand-tied summer bouquet for a bride which includes the gorgeous Dahlia!  Dahlia’s are available from around June until October and are perfect in a mix with other seasonal blooms for summer weddings.  They are available in many colours from pale pinks and creams to bright oranges and deep reds.  We …

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Party Flowers

Now that the gorgeous weather has finally arrived, its the perfect time for having friends and family round to enjoy it.  We loved creating this bright arrangement for a private barbecue party a few weeks ago.  We included roses, peonies, eustoma, hydrangea and one of my favourite flowers at the moment, …

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What to expect from a consultation

 Flowers play a big part in every wedding.  You may have a few questions about the process involved in enquiring and booking with a florist so I have put together a quick question and answer section to give you an insight into our consultation process here at Liberty Blooms.  If you require …

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Flower Girl Wands

One of my favourite aspects of designing flowers for a wedding is creating something special for the flower girls.  From posy’s to baskets filled with petals, whatever the style, it has to be easy for little ones to carry and able to withstand a few knocks. We really enjoyed creating these little wired …

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Garden Roses

The good weather is finally here and there are so many amazing flowers available during May and June such as ranunculus, tulips, lily of the valley and anemones.  One of my favourite flowers at the moment are garden roses.  We have a special wedding coming up in August which will feature gorgeous …

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HOME FLORAL DESIGN SERVICE

Introducing…… Our new At Home service is now available throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians. We offer a personal service, supplying your home with beautiful flower arrangements to match your home interior and personal taste.  Whether your style is traditional or modern, our experienced florists can create striking arrangements in one of our many gorgeous …

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The Hub Wedding Show

We had a great day at the The Hub.  The venue itself is very impressive and we met lots of couples on the day all with different ideas in mind for their perfect wedding flowers. Here are a few pictures of our stand from the fair along with a few …

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Foliage! The stylish and budget friendly option

I will admit to having more than a slight obsession with foliage and plants and spend a great deal of thought on finding the perfect foliage to complete the look of a flower arrangement.  When designing flowers for a wedding or event I find it is crucial to select foliage …

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Which Bouquet?

  A bridal bouquet adds the finishing touch to your wedding look.  It’s important to consider the style of your dress and your shape when designing your bouquet, so which bouquet would you choose for this stunning A-line Anne Barge lace wedding dress? The Dress Vintage Elegance? A gorgeous hand-tied bouquet in …

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Eskmills Wedding Fair / Wedding Packages

We are delighted to be exhibiting our work at the Eskmills Wedding Fair in Musselburgh on Sunday 10th March 2013.  Please pop along to say hello and to discuss how we can help with your wedding plans. We are offering a fantastic 15% off if you book with us on the day …

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MARCH WEDDING SHOWS

Looking for inspiration for your big day?  We are delighted to be showcasing our work at 2 wedding fairs in March so pop along to see us and find out about our exclusive wedding packages and special offers. Spring Wedding Fair / 10th March 2013 We will be attending the …

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Get Inspired – It’s all in the detail

To make an event truly special, its all about the attention to detail and unique finishing touches.  By incorporating fun and personal elements into your wedding you can ensure that the day will be unforgettable for both you and your guests. Have beautiful pots and containers filled with your favourite …

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Colour of the Year 2013

 Green is the colour of nature symbolising growth, freshness and harmony.  If you are planning your wedding or arranging a special celebration this year and are looking for on trend colours to brighten up your big day then pantone’s colour of the year could be just what you are looking …

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Wedding Flowers Inspiration – Celebrity Weddings 2012

With 2012 coming to a close, I thought that I would look back over a few of this year’s celebrity weddings and the flowers that they chose for their big day. Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes   Contemporary and elegant was the choice for this pop star couple.  The bride carried …

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Happy Ever After Wedding Show at The Hub

We will be appearing at the Happy Ever After Wedding Show held at The Hub in Edinburgh on Sunday 24th March 2013. The Hub is a stunning venue situated on the Royal Mile. We will be showcasing our work at this event so please come along to see us between …

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Our Latest Wedding

We provided flowers for a wedding that took place at Solsgirth House in Dollar.  The bride wanted to create a classic elegant feel with her flowers and opted for shades of cream and pale pink for her bouquet and arrangements. The bridal bouquet was created using avalanche roses, sweet avalanche …

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Our Designs Featured in The Scottish Wedding Directory

Our wedding designs for Zoe and Marcello’s wedding in Dollar were featured in The Scottish Wedding Directory April 2012.  

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