Tag Archives: dahlia

The Bostonians

Yes, another American bride.  And her fabulous family who came over to the UK for a wedding in a house that dates back to 1378.  Who can fail to be impressed?  Stunning countryside, and a little pooch called Frank.  Marrying … Continue reading

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Something Blue

And Red, and Orange, and Pink…  Lets just pick one flower, the Dahlia and make it the most colourful of weddings.  Perfect for an early Autumn day.  In the prettiest of chapels.  Dunham Massey in Cheshire if you’re wondering.  Followed … 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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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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Sunday Bouquet Project

Will this be the last one of the year?  Will Hurricaine ‘not like 1987’ strike and flatten everything? Down at the plot folks were battening down the hatches.  Will it just be a damp squib? Time will tell.  

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Tea

Maybe it should have been called The Mill. There were no children working 12 hour days. No clogs and shawls. It was an early start.  So the only folk around was the guy cleaning the loos and a man walking … Continue reading

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