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Spring Floral Workshops

I’ve finally got some dates together for local floral workshops. Apologies to all those who’ve been asking about these since my Christmas workshops. We’ve been working on ideas to teach new techniques and create sustainable designs. We all need to do our bit to reduce the amount of plastic we use so these designs are […]

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Spring Wreaths

I’ve been meaning to make a half and half wreath for ages. This one is made on a straw base using dried or preserved materials. I wanted to emphasise the contrast in the textures of the fluffy pampas and the spiky Limonium and the bobbly velvet texture of the preserved Amaranthus so I kept to […]

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Final Day @ McQueen’s

So Day V was The Show Stopper, credit to @christopheberreterot. A beautiful, ethereal landscape design inspired by a pre Raphaelite photo shoot. The mix of grouped foliage and grouped florals using the most beautiful lilacs added a modern twist to this romantic setting. McQueens Flowers has been telling stories with flowers since 1991, building a […]

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McQueen’s Flower School

Well it’s Day II McQueen’s Flower School and we’ve made a tree!!!! Sadly we had to take it all down afterwards, although it was a little bit too big to fit in the car! This is what Day III looked like McQueen’s Flower School It was all about visual styling and merchandising. The brief was […]

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Day 1 at McQueens Flower School

Well…..I must have been a good girl 👼 because Santa brought me this for Christmas……and I can’t wait!! I was speechless when my husband handed this voucher over on Christmas Day and I’ve been so excited ever since. Floristry is my job and I feel absolutely blessed to do something I feel so passionately about. […]

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