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Brides Magazine: Readers Event

February, 2017

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus: 30 Pavilion Road

November, 2016

Set in the heart of Knightsbridge, Searcys at 30 Pavilion Road has long been a famous address for memorable private and corporate events. Harrods is just around the corner, and so very close to Sloane Street, Chelsea and the West End is only a short ride away, it is a prime location. 30 Pavilion Road was transformed and opened in 1963 to hold it’s first of many events. Original features such as the marble fire places, stone floor and antique wood panelled [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus: One Whitehall Place

November, 2016

There are few venues in London as prestigious as One Whitehall Place adjacent to The Royal Horseguards. With its high ceilings, free standing grand marble staircase, glittering chandeliers and spectacular views over the Thames and London Eye. The Grade I listed venue built in 1884 is bursting with character and is a wonderful backdrop for your event. Perfect for meetings, conferences, dinners, awards, receptions, weddings, barmitzvahs, engagement parties, birthdays, BBQs, locations filming, fashion shows...the list is endless! The Gladstone Library [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus; Forman’s Fish Island

October, 2016

Forman’s Fish Island is an award winning luxury riverside venue in the most exciting part of London. It has unrivalled views of the Olympic Stadium and is ideal for conferences, exhibitions, private parties. Was designed by award-winning architect, Phil Hudson, in the shape of a 'darne' of salmon, with ‘scales’ tiling the roof, ‘bones’ supporting the structure and the smokery itself situated in the ‘guts’ of the building. Floor 2, the Forman's Smokehouse Gallery, is a chic and unique industrial-style [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus; Corinthia Hotel

September, 2016

Strikingly beautiful and faultlessly elegant, Corinthia Hotel London is the perfect setting for your special day. From fairy tale weddings to romantic receptions, our luxurious spaces, discreet service and scrupulous attention to detail ensure nothing but the very best for every couple. Perfectly located within the hotel, their spectacular Ballroom, flooded with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows and crowned by ornate, high ceilings complete with the beautifully-restored cornicing, is the ideal setting for a lavish celebration for up to 250 guests. [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus; Hampton Court House

August, 2016

Overlooking one of London’s most secluded Royal Parks, Hampton Court House is a stunning Georgian mansion set within nine acres of enchanting 18th Century gardens. With unique architectural features and superbly well-maintained rooms, this is the perfect venue for civil ceremonies, weddings and both private and corporate functions. Completed in 1757, the house was once described as ‘an elegant and recherché mansion, suitable for a wealthy merchant Prince’. Today the house boasts a stunning main hall, conservatory, theatre, dining room [..] Ready Steady Store
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Spotlight: Perfect Peonies

June, 2016

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Going Wild at ZSL

May, 2016

Working with the team at ZSL London Zoo to launch their new Terrace Restaurant venue space, we were thrilled with the idea of creating a larger than life design statement that truly encapsulated the spirit of the animal kingdom.  A drinks reception for 400 guests began with a private tour of the penguin pool whilst the Terrace Restaurant was transformed from its daytime image into a decadent evening event space, complete with interactive food stalls from our friends at Ampersand [..] Ready Steady Store
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Colourful birthday at Sexy Fish

April, 2016

Nested in the heart of London’s Mayfair, the Coral Reef Private Dining Room at Sexy Fish is an exclusive entertaining space featuring two of the largest live coral reef tanks in the world.  When we were asked to create vibrant pops of colour to reference these underwater treasures for an intimate birthday party celebration, we were beyond delighted.  Textures of pink, purple and lime green adorned a single long banqueting table in a mix of tall and low floral arrangements [..] Ready Steady Store
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Bold Colours in Mayfair

April, 2016

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Art Deco at Bloomsbury Ballroom, London

March, 2016

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus: Cowdray Park

February, 2016

Cowdray Park, formally the home of Lord and Lady Cowdray, is an outstanding venue for weddings. It is a magnificent country residence, set in a 16,500 acre estate, located just outside Midhurst, West Sussex in the South Downs National Park. Whether you are looking to host a large reception or a more intimate gathering, Cowdray House provides a truly spectacular venue. From the sweeping driveway, manicured grounds to the magnificent reception rooms, Cowdray House is a grand country residence that is [..] Ready Steady Store
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Ethereal White Contemporary Wedding

February, 2016

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Destination Beach Wedding in the Algarve, Portugal

September, 2015

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus: Carlton House Terrace

September, 2015

{10-11} Carlton House Terrace is a building with two distinct personalities. The elegant reception hall of Number 10, with its bold stone walls and grand doorways, opens out into a sweeping black marble staircase that looks up three floors, past balconies and columns, into the building’s domed glass ceiling. In William Gladstone’s former home of Number 11, it is a more intricate English affair with a softer, delicate palette of whites, ivories and light blues. All in all this really [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus; Fulham Palace

September, 2015

Fulham Palace is a one-of-a-kind London wedding venue, a historic country house situated in a beautiful riverside location, surrounded by thirteen acres of botanical gardens and stunning parkland. With a mixture of styles and periods, and what survives is a Tudor manor house with Georgian additions and a Victorian chapel. The present buildings date from the 15th to 20th century and are Grade One listed. You will absolutely fall in love with the versatile event rooms. The building has accumulated centuries of architecture and different styles [..] Ready Steady Store
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Venue Focus: ZSL London Zoo

August, 2015

Founded in 1826 ZSL London Zoo has stylish suites, contemporary meeting rooms and private outdoor spaces look out onto exotic animals within 36 acres of zoological gardens. The Prince Albert Suite with its tranquil lawn and private terrace is our largest indoor entertaining space, accommodating up to 260 in a banqueting style or 300 for a reception or in theatre style. Regally decorated with a neutral palette of greens, creams and whites, this suite boasts its own AV equipment, fixed bar, dance [..] Ready Steady Store
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One Events: One Weddings

May, 2015

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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Opulent Spring Birthday Party Flowers

April, 2015

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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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In the Press: Flower Trends 2015

April, 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 [..] Ready Steady Store
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