Deluxe Blooms Wedding & Lifestyle Blog

MY TOP TIPS for planning your wedding day

MY TOP TIPS for planning your wedding day

So, you're getting MARRIED!! Congratulations! It's such an exciting time. I thought I'd dedicate my lastest blog to all the B2B's (Bride to be's) and helping you and your partner prepare for the craziness of wedding planning with my top tips. I get asked lots of questions from you guys, so here's my top tip answers for all the most frequently asked questions!     What should you do first? Definitely book your venue! Look around at least 3-4 places you like and ask for their available dates. Always check with family and friends what month is good for them...

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MY FIRST YEAR IN BUSINESS- what I've learned about being your own boss

MY FIRST YEAR IN BUSINESS- what I've learned about being your own boss

Deluxe Blooms is 1 year old! How? Just HOW has it been a whole year already? It really seems to have flown by. But, actually, when I took a step back, I suddenly realised how far I've come these past 12 months and 'this time last year' seems like a life time ago. I've grown not only a business, but grown personally as well. Being my own boss has made me appreciate my free time more, the wonders of family time and date nights. Starting DB has allowed me to be there for every school run, every sick day and...

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CATHERINE AND CHRIS - WEST TOWER WEDDING

CATHERINE AND CHRIS - WEST TOWER WEDDING

    Wedding season has truly begun! Hooray!  I've enjoyed meeting lots of new brides so far this year. Whether it's with a cuppa and a plate of biscuits, or a bottle of prosecco ( after 12pm of course! ) I can honestly say bridal consultations are one of the most enjoyable parts of my job, if not the most! Last year I met Catherine for her first meeting. I say 'meeting' but it was more like a super friendly catch up surrounded by lots of faux flowers, which just happened to be there. She brought her mum and sister...

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AND COLOUR OF THE YEAR IS ...

AND COLOUR OF THE YEAR IS ...

Drum roll please... It's GREENERY! Which is great news for us florists, of course!  (Plus I'm half Irish - random fact) Now I know green might not be your favourite colour. Heck, it's probably not even in your top three. But here's a few reasons why you should take a leap of faith and 'go green' for 2017. To quote Pantone, who've made the rather stressful and executive decision of colour of the YEAR, "(Green is) a refreshing and revitalizing shade, Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings." Which is perfect, seen as we're stepping into glorious Spring. To be honest, we're...

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