Flowers

WEDDING FLOWER INSPIRATION – AUTUMN/WINTER BLOOMS

November 10th, 2016

You know when you have those moments when you need a little inspiration in your life? Well that was me last week. The nights were getting longer and the temperature had dropped so I had two choices, hide away from the world and hibernate until the cold and dark had passed or find a way […]

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WEDDING FLOWERS MAKE YOU FEEL SPECIAL

July 26th, 2016

One of the best things about getting married (aside from spending the rest of your life with your lover) is being surrounded by your friends and family. Being surrounded by wedding flowers is pretty special too and here’s what Off To Wed thinks about the importance of flowers. The wedding flowers are one of the […]

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FOUR THINGS TO SAY OR DO WHEN MEETING A WEDDING FLORIST

April 8th, 2016

Wedding flowers shouldn’t be an after thought, don’t just pick any old wedding florist based on cost or because they’re local. This is your opportunity to commission something beautiful. Before settling on a floral designer for your wedding, meet up for a consultation. Meeting the florist is your chance to make a connection with them, […]

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COST CUTTING MIGHT LEAD TO CUTTING YOUR OWN STEMS – A FEW THOUGHTS ON DIY WEDDING FLOWERS

March 24th, 2016

As the wedding costs start to mount, you might start looking for ways to cut back on some professional services in an effort to save money and some of those things might well be the wedding flowers. Before taking this DIY route you should give it some careful consideration instead of jumping in with both […]

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PRETTY FLOWERS

February 26th, 2016

Flowers by Passion invited us back to the barns to take a look around and take a few pictures so we jumped at the chance. I mean, who wouldn’t? If you’ve read the previous blog that Off To Wed wrote about Flowers by Passion, you’ll remember that they’re housed in their tranquil barns in the […]

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WINTER WEDDING STYLING

November 11th, 2015

  When it comes to winter we all love to get inside and stay warm and that goes for winter weddings too. If you’re thinking about ways to theme or style your wedding in the coldest season you’ll be thinking about mood lighting and creating a warm cosy feel. Rich warm colours and textured furnishings […]

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WEDDING BOUQUETS – A BRIEF HISTORY AND WHY BRIDES STILL CARRY THEM

August 13th, 2015

What’s the history behind the wedding bouquet and why does the bride still carry this carefully arranged collection of flowers on her big day? The bridal bouquet is yet another weird wedding tradition. There are so many things that people do at their weddings that are lost in tradition. I’ve spoken before about how strange […]

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DO THINGS COST MORE BECAUSE THEY’RE FOR A WEDDING?

August 11th, 2015

So if it’s for a wedding, businesses put an extra zero on it, right? Wrong, that’s something that brides and grooms believe because the mounting costs of their wedding are driving the budget sky high. There’s no argument that weddings are expensive but the things you pay for aren’t more expensive because they’re wedding related, […]

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SEASONAL FAVOURITES FOR A SUMMER WEDDING

July 23rd, 2015

Hayfever alert, we’re talking summer flowers for your wedding. You can plan your wedding to an inch of its life, working from that wedding scrapbook you started when you were a little girl. You know what the dress is going to look like, the type of fairytale castle that will host the wedding and flowers […]

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A WREATH GIVES OFF THAT BRIDAL BOHO FEEL TO A SUMMER WEDDING

June 9th, 2015

Summer seems to be sticking around in the UK and with it comes a change of mood. We’re back in the land of the festival wedding vibe and with that comes an affection for floaty dresses, bare feet and floral crowns – things do seem to get a bit 1960’s when the sun comes out. […]

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