Having been raised by wonderfully green-fingered parents, I’ve heard the call of the wild from a young age. However, it wasn’t until I was in my late twenties that I found the way to answer that call. I moved back to my family home in the forest to retrain as a florist, and have found a career that enlivens me. I love the way floristry allows me to unleash my inner artist. Putting together displays of seasonal colour and texture is at once fiercely creative and immeasurably soothing, and being able to create wedding flowers that play a part in people’s happiest memories makes it all the more rewarding.
I’m very lucky to
be able to work from my
garden studio in the heart of Broadwater Forest.
Inspiration from the wild is never far away, and should a creative block threaten to strike, then a walk among the trees is the perfect pick-me-up. I’ve spent years cultivating a cutting garden, and during the summer months I always add pieces from it to my bouquets and arrangements – whether it be wispy sweet pea tendrils, delicate grasses or beautifully scented herbs. It’s my secret signature and a piece of my home for each of my couples, to wish them well on their wedding day.
I never like trying to label my work too rigidly; give me abundant arches, urns overflowing with blossoms and blooms, richly textured arrangements packed with flowers, and cascading, tumbling bouquets. I love to create large-scale designs and show-stopping installations that really wow, and I’m a firm believer in the ‘more is more’ mentality, while keeping things romantic and elegant.
When not in the studio, you’ll find me with my husband and our little boy. We’re a family of welly-boot wearers and muddy-puddle jumpers. We’re enthusiastic cooks and gardeners, and we love finding adventure in the forest at the bottom of the garden.
I so enjoy getting to know each of my couples and hearing about the plans they’re dreaming up for their wedding. If you’d like to find out more about how I work, have a look at the Weddings page, or get in touch, and let’s have a chat.