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The return of the ‘90s flower: meet the florist putting gerberas in the spotlight again
14/10/2019
What goes around, comes around. It might be a cliché, but in the fashion, design and art worlds, nothing could be more true. From the return of the ‘80s silhouette in our furniture to the continuing reign of the ‘90s in fashion, designers, artists and makers all over the world can’t stop drawing inspiration from the near-past. Now, it seems our love for nostalgia has made it all the way to the flowers we want in our homes.  “Flowers used in floristry can be considered like any other artistic practice — art, fashion, and music — there is always room to look back at history and take it forward to contemporise past ideas,” says Hattie Molloy, a Melbourne-based florist making waves for her unconventional use of traditionally dated flowers.
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Crazy rich bride spends £1k on a test run for her table flowers and then wears FOUR dresses on her big day on Million Dollar Wedding Planner
14/10/2019

A CRAZY rich bride spent £1,000 on a test run for her table flowers and wore FOUR dresses on her big day on Million Dollar Wedding Planner. Appearing on the latest episode of the BBC show, Prairie, 31, and her fiance Roger, 33, hired one of China's most sought-after wedding planners to organise their lavish Bali nuptials.
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Meghan Markle’s wedding flowers held a deadly secret
14/10/2019
The flowers used in Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding in 2018 may have put the bridal party (including Princess Charlotte) at risk. The wedding bouquet that the future Duchess of Sussex held was replicated in Princess Charlotte and the other bridesmaids' flower crowns. According to Express, the crowns were made of flowers that can be deadly - especially for children. Meghan's bouquet was designed by florist Philippa Craddock - who included of forget-me-nots as well as sweet peas, lily of the valley, astilbe, jasmine, and astrantia in the arrangement.
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Marjorie Blamey: Botanical illustrator whose studies of wild flowers brought her acclaim later in life
14/10/2019
As a child, Marjorie Blamey had enjoyed painting and drawing. However, her confidence suffered a blow when the keen young naturalist made a gift of a drawing of nuts and conkers to a teacher who told her that nobody would be interested in her art. Four decades later, Blamey revisited her childhood hobby and become one of the world’s most sought-after botanical artists.
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Brexit: Will the flower industry wilt or bloom?
14/10/2019
The chance that the UK is leaving the European Union without a deal on how we trade and monitor our borders has ramped up. If the EU rejects the latest Brexit plans, what would that mean for products like flowers grown in mainland Europe and sent to the UK? Radio 1 Newsbeat has followed a bunch of flowers on its journey from Europe’s largest auction in Aalsmeer, in the Netherlands, to a florist in Kent.
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2020 wedding trends: Fairytale wedding dresses and vegan menus are set to be big next year
04/10/2019
Planning a wedding in 2020? Well, you'd better read up on all the big trends for the year ahead.
Planning a wedding in 2020? Well, you’d better read up on all the big trends for the year ahead. Handily enough, we’ve chatted to Bridebook.co.uk founder Hamish Shephard for his predictions of the things that will be big next year, from the flowers to the food (and, of course, the wedding dresses). So, what can you expect to see plastered all over Instagram and Pinterest in the next 12 months?
Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2019/10/03/2020-wedding-trends-fairytale-wedding-dresses-vegan-menus-set-big-next-year-10852206/?ito=cbshare Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroUK | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroUK/
Well, you’d better read up on all the big trends for the year ahead. Handily enough, we’ve chatted to Bridebook.co.uk founder Hamish Shephard for his predictions of the things that will be big next year, from the flowers to the food (and, of course, the wedding dresses). So, what can you expect to see plastered all over Instagram and Pinterest in the next 12 months?
Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2019/10/03/2020-wedding-trends-fairytale-wedding-dresses-vegan-menus-set-big-next-year-10852206/?ito=cbshare Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetroUK | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetroUK/

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These creepy skull flowers are the ultimate Halloween decoration
04/10/2019

When Beejay Oslon and his family moved into their first home in Eugene, Oregon, on Halloween 2016, the father of two knew the spooky holiday would be a big part of their traditions as a family.

In addition to gradually adding scary decor to his yard, like homemade gravestones and flowers with eyeballs, the artist and owner of a brewing company began making skull sunflowers to add to his yard display.
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20 Bold and Beautiful Flowers That Bloom in Fall
04/10/2019
The end of summer doesn't have to mean the death of colorful garden, in fact autumn is a great time to plant a new crop of flowers. Keep reading to learn about the best fall flowers that will bring a gorgeous splash of color to your landscape.
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Horoscope flowers and what they say about you – which one is yours?
04/10/2019
Many people will be well-acquainted with their Zodiac symbol. There are 12 different horoscopes , ranging from Aries and Pisces to Aquarius and Leo.
We have previously spoken about rising horoscope signs and Astrology Houses . But did you know you also have a specific flower linked to your Zodiac?
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To keep enjoying your garden’s flowers, consider drying them
04/10/2019
Cut flowers have an intense but brief vase life, lasting generally about a week. Yet they can be preserved as attractive and long-lasting arrangements when properly dried and displayed.
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