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Summer at Sezincote wedding inspiration with must see floral details!

I’m so excited to finally share this Summer at Sezincote wedding inspiration with you. I was instantly spellbound by the Sezincote Estate. I’ve spotted it before between the Cotswold hills but the drive up to the House is probably the most magical for a wedding venue. You’re then lead up to the big reveal of the 200 year old Mogul Indian palace which is simply breathtaking. What a setting for a wedding!

Wedding design – advanced master class with Zita Elze

Working again with the incredible Zita Elze and her students attending the Wedding Design – Advanced Master Class, the creations of Noriko Kondo from Japan have been featured on Flowerona: Florist Friday. The student This was the third time Noriko has studied with Zita and she says that: “Every time she pulls out some of my hidden, unknown ‘inside’ emotions to enable me to create beautiful pieces. She’s a true magician. This is the distinctive thing about her course, always! Creativity, surprise and art. The working process is intense and tough but I was proud of myself and happy at the end of the courses every time. These feelings motivate me to go to the next level.” Noriko’s designs featured ranunculus, roses, craspedia, scabious seed heads, eucalyptus and bupleurum. They’re perfect colours for a fresh, spring wedding, wanting to bring the outdoors in with those gorgeous greens. Zita Elze See more of Zita’s work here.

Seasonal wedding inspiration at Aynhoe Park

The idea of this shoot came about from a collaboration between myself and Indulgence Catering, a boutique catering company that I work with often at weddings. One of our regular venues together is the indescribable Aynhoe Park so we just knew we had to use this as our location. We created a stunning, seasonal inspired shoot in the Orangery of Aynhoe.

Sanyukta Shrestha – Eco Goddess Haute Couture collection

I was delighted when Eco bridal designer Sanyukta Shrestha asked me to photograph her 2016 Haute Couture Collection. Her dreamy wedding dresses are infused with the tranquility of an ethereal goddess for wedding perfection. Sanyukta is one of the kindest, most genuine people you will ever meet. She is selflessly donating 10% of all 2016 collection sales to help the earthquake victims in Nepal, where each dress is preciously handmade. Thankfully the production team survived this tragic event, but help is still very much needed. Sanyukta’s decision to use these natural/eco fibres in her collection underlines her commitment to environment and development focusing on ‘Beauty with a conscience’. Through blending sustainability with her ethical believes, Sanyukta also intends to create opportunities for village women in Nepal, by merging and turning their traditional skills into delicate fabrics and exquisite designs. Sanyukta adds “The women of the villages in Nepal have been hand weaving fabric for centuries. The reality is, however, that this is a small cottage industry and hand looming is actually on the verge of extinction. …

Zita Elze, a real flower wedding dress and Brides The Show.

This post has the wow factor! Drum roll please…for a real flower wedding dress! Back in October I visited Brides The Show in London. I really can’t recommend visiting this show enough. Hosted by Brides magazine, it really is an industry leading show. There is a fabulous array of suppliers, inspiring talks, DIY workshops and the catwalk show is always a work of art. The highly sought after florist, Zita Elze provided a show stopping display, which did in fact bag her the Editor’s Gold Award.