Author Archives: joefletch

About joefletch

manchester based floral designer, pea grower and favorite cousin.

Inflatable

The one with the inflatable sofa.  Fun huh?  And a very loose theme of red white and blue.  Without it looking like an explosion in a Chinese tat factory. You know union jacks and all that jazz. A final crazy … Continue reading

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Magic beans

I awoke around 5.30am. And the first thing that popped into my head?  Borlotti beans.  It just came to me, this wedding needed a few beans to complete it.  They weren’t in the brief.  But neither was the Cafe au … Continue reading

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Buttonhole inspiration

A little buttonhole inspiration.  People often ask ‘what do other people have’.  Or, ‘what’s popular’.  Basically, anything goes.  I personally favour the textured ones with lots of unusual bits n bobs added.  Chillis, brunia, craspedia, wheat, succulents.  Wrapped in ribbon, … Continue reading

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The hips don’t lie

Seasonal stuff.  It’s just right isn’t it?  Making the most of the berries, chillis and of course hips.  Dahlias and Amaranthus.   The asparagus fern.  Not that I’m obsessed or anything, it’s just in everything I’ve made recently.   Love it. This … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

There’s always a chap up a ladder.  Chief fairy light executive.  I think that’s the correct title, I may be wrong. This was the early morning jaunt over the pennines, to the reet posh Harrogate. The challenge of driving a … Continue reading

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Short n sweet

It was a whopper. Stuck on the crate to capture and then wizzed off to find some fancy pedestal. The grass is always greener, for some.

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Better Together

I call this the ‘Better Together’ wedding.  Fennel and pears. A rather wonderful combination.  The pears work so well with the brassy yellow tones.  And a nod to the season. Here’s my list of things that are Better Together: Chocolate … Continue reading

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