Monday, 25 July 2011

Sunday Post

Nick had the pleasure of being interviewed by Agnes Stevenson of the Sunday Post for an article printed in yesterday's edition of the newspaper.  The article discussed how to use simple garden flowers and foliages to create beautiful natural arrangements for your home.  If you are a keen gardener or floral enthusiast check out the Flower School 2011/12 Timetable on our website for full details of all our classes available from August onwards.

Mr & Mrs Meiklejohn

A huge thanks to Emma-Lousie and Cameron Meiklejohn for sending us photographs from their big day at Glenskirlie House Hotel in April this year.  It is always great to hear back from our brides once they have settled into married life!

Ravishing Red Roses

We are delighted to be back writing our weekly column in the Sunday Mail's 'Right at Home' magazine after a 6 week summer break.  Check out yesterday's column on how to make your own ravishing red rose arrangement.

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Here comes the summer sun...

The summer sun has finally made it to the west coast of Scotland and there couldn't have been a better week with two outdoor ceremonies planned amongst our eight weddings. Highlights of the week including a contemporary castle wedding at Glenskirlie, an outdoor ceremony at Gleddoch overlooking the Firth of Clyde and an outdoor chuppah ceremony at Turnberry with beautiful views out to Ailsa Craig.

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Shabby Chic Bouquets

Today we created some shabby chic bridemaids' bouquets using Esperance and Amnesia roses, dahlias, pink and white peonies and green hydrangea finished off with grey satin ribbon.

Friday, 15 July 2011

Pretty in Pink on The Hour

On Wednesday Nick joined the team on The Hour at the STV studios to show presenters Michelle McManus and Ewen Cameron, and the viewers at home, how to make vase arrangement using floral foam   and seasonal pink blooms. Click on the link to watch the show and see how it is done.

Thursday, 14 July 2011

A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi!

It was appropriate that today on Bastille Day, we created flowers for a French couple marrying at Cameron House on the banks of Loch Lomond working with the amazing Cheryl and Lucy at Premier Wedding Planners Scotland. The ceremony flowers had a certain je ne sais quoi with combinations of hydrangea and mitsumata branches emerging from silver birch troughs. The table flowers were tres chic compositions of white stock, cotton, hydrangea and peonies with potted kitty grass. The piece de resistance was the bouquet of white peonies which we managed to source despite it being the end of the peony season. Felicitations to the happy couple!

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

The Flower School @ One Devonshire Gardens

To celebrate the fourth year of our Flower School, this year's first class will take place at 2pm-4:30pm on 20th August in the luxurious surroundings of Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens. A champagne afternoon tea will be served while you watch a full demonstration of current trends and Mood Flowers signature pieces. After which you will make your own mini masterpiece to take home. The perfect day out for you and the girls for just £45 each!

To book your place call the hotel directly on 0141 576 2265.

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Contemporary Scottish Tablescape

On Sunday we created a contemporary Scottish tablescape for a private dinner at One Devonshire Gardens using eryngium, hydrangea and vanda orchids, interspersing the main arrangements with mini vases, hurricane lamps and frosted tea lights.

Business 7 - My Working Week

Nick was featured in Business7 magazine last week talking about his typical working week. Click here to read the full article.

Purple Power Roses

A surefire way to brighten up your wedding flowers is choosing beautifullly bright Purple Power roses. These cerise pink roses are fairly new to the market and their large heads make them perfect for a bridal bouquet. They were delivered on Saturday for a wedding at 29 Royal Exchange Square.

More July weddings...

The four weddings we designed flowers for last Friday showed how diverse each of our brides' tastes are. Working around the colour scheme of each wedding we created a whole range of different designs for weddings at 10 Queen's Drive, Gleddoch, Mansfield Traquair and Dalmeny Park.

Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Summer wedding

Despite the rain, today's wedding at Glenskirlie Castle was a riot of bright cerise and orange flowers. We combined roses, gerbera and phalaenopis orchids to create bouquets, buttonholes, ceremony vases, table centres and cake flowers.