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White Wedding

Our brief for this very special white wedding celebration at Bloomsbury Ballroom was to create the most beautiful designs using only roses & orchids.  In our own signature style, we used a combination of full-bloomed white avalanche roses, white Naomi roses, miniature white akito roses, spray roses, Phalaenopsis orchids & dendrobium orchids.  Using multiple flower varieties created the depth, texture and detail which we have become renowned for… Working with the incredible team at Cutture, we created a silver mirror [..]
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In the Press: Top Tips for Valentines Day

Valentines Day: Larry Walshe's Top Tips For Fabulous Florals The most romantic day of the year is fast approaching and what better way to ask ‘Will You Be My Valentine?’ than with a beautiful bunch of blooms? Here, TOAST explores the history of why we actually give flowers, whilst expert floral designer Larry Walshe shares his top tips for achieving fabulously romantic florals this Valentines Day. And who said romance was dead? For centuries, flowers have symbolised fertility, love, marriage [..]
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Remembering Summer: Marquee Wedding

Whilst it may be very, very cold outside, we are sat in the warm planning for the upcoming summer ahead and remembering this beautifully luxurious top table we created for an uber-stylish wedding client in April last year. Their marquee in Hampshire was filled to bursting with a delicate palette of soft pink and apricot peach tones on both round and long tables. Using a veritable tapestry of ingredients including hydrangea, peonies, full-bloomed Meijer avalanche roses & spray roses this heavenly [..]
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Brides Magazine: Readers Event

Last night we will thrilled to team up with Brides Magazine and bridesmaid gurus twobirds for a fun night of girly glamour at luxe London haunt, Hotel Café Royal. Greeting guests as they arrived, sensational golden urns were filled with a plethora of blooms in a palette of striking pink. Once inside the Pompadour Ballroom, guests experienced tables filled with tall, romantic trees crafted from suspended white delphiniums and massed rose designs in a soft, vintage palette. Superb canapés and [..]
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Spotlight: Perfect Peonies

Today we’re showcasing one of our favourite flowers at Larry Walshe HQ…the peony! A popular choice by brides due to its fluffy and romantic nature, we always relish the opportunity to use it within our wedding flower arrangements.   We just love the design we created for a fabulous wedding in Oxford last summer which uses a mass of hot pink peonies nestled around clear crystal candelabra with long tapered ivory candles – a really contemporary, chic look. Running along the [..]
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Bold Colours in Mayfair

Today our team created a beatufiully vibrant & bold scheme for an evening drinks reception to celebrate the anniversary of one of our corporate clients at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in Mayfair. By colour blocking the space using massed spring blooms which included tulips, vanda orchids, calla lilies & alliums, we transformed the bar area of the Bloomsbury Ballroom into a contemporary and comfortable lounge space where guests sipped salted grapefruit margaritas in soft ambient lighting on luxurious furniture. For more seasonal flower [..]
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Art Deco at Bloomsbury Ballroom, London

Who fancies sipping a dirty martini in an art deco speak-easy?! We do! Today our fabulous team have been busy creating the most fabulous art deco designs for an immersive corporate drinks evening party taking place at the Bloomsbury Ballroom, London. Enormous urns filled to bursting with fragrant golden eucalyptus sit at each end of an art deco silver mirrored bar to create a fantastic impact. Large & opulent occasional designs then adorn gold, hexagonal side tables to create sumptuous [..]
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Ethereal White Contemporary Wedding

We are still in love with the beauty and simplicity of this exquisite wedding we designed for Adrianna & Eric last spring at their estate in Hampshire. Within a wonderfully chic and elegant white marquee, our design team created custom-made clear Perspex tanks to run down the centre of each long table. Filled with water, these created a wonderful sense of calm. Placed throughout, mix height church pillar candles were placed directly into the water along with vases holding lily [..]
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Destination Beach Wedding in the Algarve, Portugal

When we close our eyes and begin to dream up the perfect destination wedding in the Algarve, Portugal; we get visions of driftwood, washed-up sailing rope & sandy beaches as described in Robinson Crusoe. Adding to the magic, jars are filled with beach treasures and vintage shells, peach roses adorn stacks of authentic hard-backed classics & succulents are scattered amongst a plethora of curious finds to create a relaxed yet magical scheme. Add in luxurious white daybeds, linen scatter cushions [..]
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One Events: One Weddings

We are thrilled to have been selected by the fabulous team at One Events & One Weddings as one of their favourite suppliers. Planning your wedding day is very exciting, but can be a little daunting, especially when you are faced with so many fabulous suppliers to chose from. Friends of One Events highlights some of One Weddings very favourite suppliers. Each are given the One Weddings seal of approval as we know each of the venues expertly, will exceed [..]
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Opulent Spring Birthday Party Flowers

Last weekend, we were delighted to work with a fabulous client who was throwing a surprise 50th Birthday Party for his wife at their private home in Surrey. Each of the designs we created for this platinum inspired event featured a plethora of seasonal and luxurious late spring blooms in a palette of rich, jewel tones. Rich & velvety red roses   ranunculus, tulips, vibernum, skimmia & vanda orchids all worked together in a handmade leaf lined vase to create the [..]
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In the Press: Flower Trends 2015

Looking towards the rush of summer weddings, we ask celebrity florist Larry Walshe what floral trends he and his team are noticing in 2015: 5 Star Weddings: What colour trends have you seen emerging this summer? Larry Walshe: We have noticed two particular colour trends emerging this summer; the first is the use of blush and pastel shades. Ever a popular combination for wedding flowers, brides are continuing to love the use of blush pink, peach and other soft tones to create [..]
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Alice in Wonderland bat mitzvah

It may be bonkers, but I’ll tell you a secret…all the best designs are! This week we created a rather special & slightly bonkers floral design for an utterly fabulous bat mitzvah. Seeking inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, the design features a stack of vintage books, each hand painted with neon touches, topped off with an incredible oversized lampshade. Balancing throughout the design, a vintage china tea set, embellished further with neon detailing supports an enchanting blend of hand-glittered roses, [..]
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Monochrome Wedding

While the trend for rustic, pared-back weddings isn’t going anywhere soon, there’s is another entirely contrasting wedding style that’s starting to really take off - the luxe monochrome wedding. A movement for the opulent, the glamorous and the luxurious, using decadent hues and lavish textures but executed with the same creativity and personal touches as any DIY festival wedding or barn bash. This beautiful monochrome wedding inspiration shoot by Kate Nielen Photography with Jemma Jade Events is the perfect example, of how to make a luxe black & white look, both [..]
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TwoBirds Tulle Collection Launch

We’re long-term fans of twobirds at Larry Walshe HQ; their beautiful dresses can be worn in practically any style (handy when you’ve got a troupe of indecisive bridesmaids!) and are available in a rainbow of colours.  We love the way the fabric flows and swooshes, and to be honest we didn’t think it could get any better… until the team got in touch to tell us about their new Tulle collection! The soft new fabric is romantic and floaty, and [..]
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Decadent Birthday Party

We were thrilled to be commissioned by the fabulous team at Jemma-Jade Events to create an elegant yet playful design in a palette of pink & blue to celebrate an 8th Birthday Party at Beach Blanket Babylon, London. In order to create the look, we used a fabulous palette of roses, cymbidium orchids, anemones, spray roses, chrysanthemum blooms & hydrangea in pink and blue tones with touches of purple.  Fragrant eucalyptus and rosemary inclusions also meant the tablescape smelt as [..]
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Enchanted Children’s Birthday Party

Working with the fabulous team at Rhubarb Food Design & LPM Bohemia we were delighted to be inspired by our client to create a series of playful, enchanted designs to celebrate their daughters 7th Birthday. Once the brief was received – to create an enchanted, edible table design – our design team began creating arrangements which integrated and showcased the clients chosen menu.   Using a selection of spring blooms & plants which included narcissi & alliums, we interwove carnivorous plants [..]
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In the Press: You & Your Wedding Magazine

It is great to see one of our contemporary winter wired bouquet designs featured in the December issue of You & Your Wedding Magazine. This simple design features wired sweet avalanche roses with a collar of birch.
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In the Press: Wedding Magazine

We were thrilled to be commissioned by Wedding Magazine to create a series of fashion-forward, pre-Raphaelite inspired designs which evoked the spirit of a midsummer night’s dream. Enchanting dresses in chiffon & tulle were paired with fabulous white blooms to create an ethereal late summer look.  Using fabulous dahlias & one of my very favourite ingredients, snowberries, we created a fabulous fireplace design to act as a backdrop to an ivory and silver lace dress.   Rose printed duchess satin [..]
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In the Press: Asiana Magazine

We were delighted to be commissioned by Asiana Magazine to create a fabulous set of bouquets inspired by jewel colours and peacock feathers.  Using a rich and opulent mix of roses, vibernum, calla lilies, dahlia & hydrangea we interpreted the peacock colours to create a series of detail rich and bold bouquet designs.
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Smashing Supplier: Smashing the Glass

We are thrilled to have been selected by Smashing the Glass as one of their "Smashing Suppliers".  Smashing The Glass is the number one planning resource for style-savvy brides-to-be wanting to create a Jewish wedding as unique as they are. Smashing The Glass is primarily for couples who are keen to make their Jewish (or Jew-ish!) wedding stand out from the cookie cutter crowd and it’s proud to be, not only the UK’s sole Jewish wedding blog, but also the only [..]
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