SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED AND SOMETHING BLUE
June 19, 2010
When choosing blue flowers there seems to be some dispute as to what flowers come into this description. Although blue is still not in plentiful supply all year round in the flower industry, there are some amazing blue flowers that can be used to make your wedding table arrangements truly ashy.
In Late Winter or Spring, Muscari is delightful in hand tied bouquets and wedding table centres. The tiny buds are a most delicate blue, making this flower a popular choice with our Brides.
Nigella - Love in a mist! Is perfect for a vintage, meadow flower wedding. Available in white and blue you can make them look freshly picked from the hedgerow.
Hydrangea often in strong deep blue is lovely for a summer wedding, use the whole head or sprigs wired in the wedding table centers or other pedestal arrangements for a feel of grandeur and elegance.
There needs to be balance with simple interiors, a balance not too utilitarian, but informal and above all calm. Variation of textures, wall coverings, flooring, upholstery and soft furnishings all play an important part when creating this modern interior theme. Interiors with a country rustic simplicity do not need a country home to enjoy. Painted wooden furniture, chairs with rush seats. Soft...
There are about 300 species of Dendrobium, all natives of the tropics. Many have large handsome flowers. With few exception they require tropical treatment, when the correct temperature applied can be easy to grow. One of the easiest is D. Phalaenopsis a native of New Guinea, proves its self exceptional in the size and beauty of its flowers, ranging in colour from white to deep red-purple with...
Britain has embraced cafe culture with huge enthusiasm. Cafes and coffee shops abound in even the smallest town or Village.
The first coffee house (above) was opened in Oxford in 1652. Still on the same site a cafe bar called the Grand Cafe. Slightly later - Queens Lane Coffee House has been serving coffee in Oxford for 360 years - established in 1654.