fbpx
0.00

Every bridal bouquet has it's story....

August 1, 2017

See our feature on Independent.ie

Annie from Aislinn Events contacted me a while back and told us all about Katie and Andy’s wedding. We chatted all about it and got very excited about the big day. The couple’s style felt very close to mine.

Katie and Andy live in America. When Katie’s parents were visiting Dublin, they thought that the city would be a lovely place to get married. My first chat with Katie was very easy and laid back. I loved her ideas! She told me that she was looking for a "botanical / forest feel” for the wedding.
  The venue for the ceremony was the Martello Tower on Howth head with the reception being held in the Abbey Tavern, just across the road and down the hill. After living more than 10 years in Dublin, I was delighted to discover this Martello Tower which is another hidden gem in this city with stunning views of Howth Harbour and out to sea.

Katie wanted lily of the valley in her bouquet. There were two reasons; firstly she has it in her garden at home and secondly the scent is astonishing and she loves it. For the bridesmaids, the wanted bells of Ireland and a blue flower as a finishing touch. Because Andy’s family has roots in Scotland, I wanted to bring a Scottish feel to his side of things and so the thistle buttonholes were used. A very manly flower!
The wedding chairs were dressed with loads of different types of foliage. For Andy and Katie’s chairs though, we used David Austin roses (the king of roses!) and foliage.They looked spectacular. For the ceremonial table, I used rosemary and lots of candles to bring scent and light to the day. 
Decorating the reception room was a huge amount of fun. I used jars, candles, heaps of greenery, moss, bark, twigs, ferns and small white plants. I also sourced timber slices from a Wexford carpenter.
This completed the woodland feel. Katie had the idea for the table numbers of putting them on stones, so I went and found some smooth stones and painted the numbers on.
The pictures say it all. It was a magical and inspirationally different wedding. I hope that Katie and Andy enjoyed the day and also enjoyed Ireland and the mentality and culture of this country.We hope to see them back again some day...
Thanks to Ros for some of the photos from couple.ie

Suggested Posts

March 4, 2022
How to keep flowers fresh

Customers often ask us how to care for their cut flowers and we love that you are enjoying them so much you want to keep […]

Read More
February 4, 2022
Eco Friendly Flower Arrangements

Many of you, like us, love all things nature, so we’ve put together this collection of eco-friendly products to help you choose flowers that are […]

Read More
November 22, 2021
Aoife & Luke's Wedding

Aoife lives near our funky little florist shop. She and her mum are two of our friendly neighbourhood faces and they always stop for a […]

Read More
1 2 3 17
usercartgiftmagnifiermenu-circle
Shopping cart
There are no products in the cart!
Continue shopping
0
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram