The on trend colour for 2018? It’s Purple!! Get in touch so we can help you choose the best combinations to suit you

Purple for 2018! Every year Pantone announce the colour of the year. Its the colour that’s predicted to be big and on trend. The most popular colour for decorating, clothing and yes! you guessed it, Weddings and Events!!. Last year was Green and boy did we see a turn in trends. More foliage was big […]

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Hanging flowers

We went to Fleuramor for Inspiration on event decor and ‘must have’ trends for 2018.

Organising or coming up with an exciting concept for an event can be difficult. A daunting task, especially if it’s expected to wow important clients/guests. We’ve spent years perfecting different solutions for each clients needs. Always looking out for opportunities to see the latest techniques and gorgeous trends. Inspiration is never far away.   We […]

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Yorkshire weddings

Floral venue dressing at The Highfield House

The perfect venue is hard to find, and for many couples planning a wedding its the first job on the long list. We have recently had the pleasure of finding a little gem that is both welcoming, quirky and wonderful to decorate with flowers! Teaming up with these guys was a no brainer for sure. […]

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Office Harmony and Wellbeing

So, I think everyone has heard the term ‘wellbeing’ or ‘wellness’ and even though I’m a florist and I’m into pretty things, I must admit I did remain a little bit reticent and standoffish to the concept until recently. “What is it?” “Is it a fad?” “Do I have to hold hands with people?” (The […]

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Yellow wedding bouquet

Why do wedding flowers cost so much?

Hello! We decided to write this blog to try and explain the cost of flowers (hopefully without boring you to tears). I see so many blog posts now with misinformation and frustration seeming to come, just simply, from lack of subject knowledge. It’s difficult to know how much weddings will cost and our advise would always […]

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Vintage Bouquet Manchester


We have worked a few times now with Nic and Rachel from Bridal Chic in the city www.bridalchicinthecity.co.uk and this shoot was fun, as usual. Their down to earth views and friendly attitude mean that their blogs are easy to read and meaningful to their readers. At first I couldn’t picture where this place was! “What?, […]

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Alternative styles for wedding flowers

Ever wondered what else is out there? It surprises us that many wedding magazines feature just posy style hand tied bouquets. How, unless you are in the industry, would you ever know about other styles, alternatives and  designs unless you can see them? That’s why we jumped at the chance to work with Charlotte and […]

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Same sex wedding: Bridal flowers

Hello again! Today we would like to share some images with you from a photoshoot at Bolton School. Aimed at promoting equality and producing some splendid pictures at the same time we teamed up with some really lovely industry professionals. Thank you to these guys for all your hard work!…… Laura Mayers: http://www.thebridalmake-upteam.co.uk Mick Cookson: http://www.mickcooksonphotography.co.uk […]

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Christmas arrangements Manchester


Hey Everyone! Once again Christmas is upon us and no one is really sure how that’s happened again so fast. We wanted to share with you our favourite piece of the season. Playing around with our big gold urn (as you do) and experimenting with different shapes in and on this very traditional container was […]

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Hello from Paragon

Here we are! Finally alive and kicking after near enough 2 years of preparation. Paragon Floral Design is very much the love child of Lisa Holroyd and Kate Whelan. We are totally and utterly in love with flowers and what we do, with a massive passion for design and thinking outside the box. So, What […]

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