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Liss, Nr Petersfield, Hampshire GU33 7AP, United Kingdom
Someflower is an independent professional florist specialising in wedding flowers and event floristry. The garden workshop is a hive of activity and is always brimming with beautiful flowers most weekends. With over 20 years experience within the industry, a life long passion has developed in creating the most amazing individual floral displays for all special occasions. Located on the borders of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex means that Someflower is perfectly situated around some of the best venues in the South East. This blog has been created to share with you our passion for flowers. We hope this comes over to you as we post all our news, views and images for you to look at. Please feel free to leave comments. If you have any questions or require some flower related advice, or if we can be of any assistance to you in anyway, please contact us anytime. We truly would love to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to stop by and visit our blog...Enjoy :-) xx

Monday 31 March 2014

Simply Stunning

This weekend was Charlotte and Ian's Special Day with a Civil Ceremony at Tithe Barn in Ditcham, Near Petersfield, Hampshire.  One of the loveliest venues in the South East and one that Someflower is very fortunate to be located so close to which means we have the privileged to work there on a very regular basis. 
I wanted to share this image with you for my March entry to the Someflower Blog as it was just a pleasure to make and the flower choices were just so smooth and rich they took your breath away.  Charlotte showed me a picture at consultation of a hand tied bouquet which was made using artificial flowers....but she wanted fresh flowers for her bouquet. She was happy to trust our judgement and select suitable flowers for her, but wanted it to include Ranunculus if possible.
This is what we chose for her and her Bridesmaid.  This stunning bouquet includes Aazur Black Ranunculus, Black Baccara Roses, Cymbidium SanBar Jorge, Green Hypericum and Green Bell.
Bouquet with Impact
I cannot wait to see the official photographs taken on the day by Jim and Nicky Pascoe @ as I am sure my little snap shots really captured how striking these flowers were.

Close Up of the flowers used in the Bridal Bouquet

Much To Do In March !!!!

Faye and I are now in full swing with all things weddings and wedding flowers.  We are both very excited about being lovely and busy again for another year, and with confirmed bookings even for next year also ....2015 looks to be a beautiful flowery year for us too.
We have some amazing couples on our books for 2014 with some unique ideas and some clever ways to make their wedding day personal and one to remember.  It never ceases to amaze me how creative Brides, Grooms and their families are when it comes to a wedding.  Weddings are just a great way to pull things together from both sides and a wonderful way to start married life together.
I was asked at the weekend what colours are trending at the moment or are popular for 2014/15 weddings.  I think with the Vintage Theme still being very popular the muted colour palette is still very evident in flower choices....however many couples are also being brave with colour and adding a "POP" of colour to their floral decorations especially within the wedding breakfast and venue decoration. 
Hot Colours Make A Statement And Look Fantastic
Which colour palette will you be choosing and why?

A Beautiful Soft Parchment Colour Palette -Romantic & Soothing

Fantastic Flower February

February is a time for Someflower to get ready for the Wedding Season.  It is also a time to think of new ideas to offer our clients and to re vamp some good favourite classics to keep them modern and on trend for our couples. 
Beautiful Romantic Black Board Bucket Floral Displays
These lovely black board buckets I posted on Facebook and they received great comments.  We felt that they were a fantastic ideas as table centre pieces for your wedding and also made beautiful Thank you floral gifts.  What do you think???

Thursday 6 February 2014

Close Up Colour Cobinations 2014

I have a lovely new little point and shoot compact camera that I am having a great deal of fun with.  It even takes video and so I am hoping to take some working shots to post on Facebook and the Blog this year. 
Here are some lovely close up pictures of some beautiful colour combinations from our work recently. 
What do you think???

January Update

Now as you know Someflower were very busy last year and I did not manage to keep on top of my Blog during 2013.  This year is looking to be just as exciting and hectic as the calendar looks like it has measles with all the dots circled on it as to work days and confirmed wedding bookings.  So I have decided to TRY and do a monthly update on the Blog rather than a unrealistic weekly posting or worse still nothing at all. 
So Today is my first Update post for January . 
 I really hope to keep this up.....So Wish me luck in advance  xx
At the end of January we were exhibiting at Tithe Barn in Ditcham just outside Petersfield. 
 We are so privileged to have such a stunning venue on our doorstep and never tire of its beauty.  Having the opportunity to work there (lots) throughout the years we never take for granted and love the interesting ways in which our Couples choose to decorate it and express who they are on their Special Day
Our Stand at the Tithe Barn Open Day-Jan 2014

An Arty Shot of the Bridal Bouquet we took to the Tithe.

Cylinder Vase Display
We are always adapting designs to fit within all budgets, and this cylinder vase table centre piece was a lovely idea to give height and impact to a table in an inexpensive way. Displayed on a large mirror plate scattered with fresh flower petals or table diamonds would look the floral display on the top can be removed at the end of the evening and given to guests/friends/family as a gift.

This years colour theme Faye and I chose Raspberry Pink with Pistachio pale greens and white.  Vintage and English Country Garden is still very popular for 2014 but we are finding that couples are also being lovely and brave with colour themes and choices....and adding a little POP to their party.  I cannot wait to show you some pictures of a wedding we are working on in March with lots of Jewel colours will look stunning against the stone walls of Tithe Barn
The Bridal Bouquet and Matching Storm Lantern Table Display-Pretty

The lovely Mr and Mrs Riggs were our neighbours at the event, and for anyone who knows them Tea is a very important part of their lives.  They are more of a china cup couple than Foam cup....but Tea is Tea!!!!

Faces to the Names.  This is Faye and I.  (Faye is the pretty blonde one!!!)

Candelabra displays have always been very popular at weddings.  There is just something about candlelight that is just tranquil and romantic. We do lots of different things with these candelabras such as trailing ivy, a floral ring of flowers....this is a photograph of a sumptuous ball of flowers nestled into the arms of the candelabra.  Very beautiful and traditional.
Candelabra Display made for Top Your Table
As well as the lovely wedding fairs we have been delighted to meet lots of new faces.  It has been a very busy January with consultations and confirmed bookings.  We both are looking forward to working along side such lovely couples this year.

Tuesday 7 January 2014

Our Favourite Venue's Open Day-This Month

Someflower has been invited again this year to exhibit at the Tithe Barn Open Day.  This is a fantastically organised event and has the best suppliers there for you to meet.  For those of you who have not visited the barn before-Please make a date in your diary as for me to describe it will not do this beautiful building and its landscape any justice.  Just come on the day and see for yourself.  Sam and her team will be there to greet you and not only will our beautiful flowers be there but also some amazing food tasters including the Fish and Chip Man (who is the best) and of course cakes, photography, Dresses, Topiary Trees, Stationery....and did I mention Fish and Chips??!-LOL
We look forward to seeing and meeting you  xx

Thursday 2 January 2014

Nice Little Eclectic Mix of Shots from 2013

While looking through last years photo albums to select photographs for the Blog I came across a few nice ones to Share with you.  So here are a few eclectic shots for you to see. I would love to hear your comments so please feel free to post a comment below.
My Queen of Hearts Bride Janet and her wonderful Husband Terry

Sit Up and Beg Bike Prop at Manor Barn Buriton

Our New Addition to Someflower Stock.  A Beautiful Large Pair Of White Washed Lanterns Showcased at Tithe Barn November 2013....Available To Hire

The Lovely Beverley and Her Jewelled Bridal Bouquet

Our Stunning White Pillars and Glorious Glass Vases filled with Seasonal Summer Flowers

Simple but effect Chair Decorations

Tall Vases used to decorate an aisle and then used as table centrepieces -A Brilliant money saving idea

Modern Bubble Vases for a Navy Blue and White Themed Wedding

A Magical Day captured in this image that I will remember fondly

The Cake of the year made by the Grooms Mum (who is not a professional cake person)  AMAZING!!!!

Gorgeous Photo Booth Idea

Blue Sky and Marquee....How Perfect?

Every Wedding should have a Gorilla !!!!

Beautiful Entrance Garland

Its the little individual details sometimes that makes the difference

Beautiful Barn

Step Ladder Show stopper

Bunting, Jam Jars and Fairy Lights-Stunning

Location Location Location

6 Lovely Jug Displays sat upon a wall.  6 Lovely Jug Displays sat upon a wall....but if one Lovely Jug Display should accidently Fall.....Faye would have my guts for garters!!!!!

Ah  I knew there were green bottles in 2013 too.
10 green bottles sat upon a wall......!!!!!!

Someflower's Fantastic Bay Topiary Trees with warm White LED lights dressing the aisle at Tithe Barn-Ditcham

Jam Jars-Simple but Beautiful

My favourite Milk Churn Display of 2013

Pretty Pretty Pretty

Available to Hire
Someflower's Lovely Wooden Letterbox for cards

Another good use for little step ladders- A Sweet Stand

4ft Tall Candelabras in the archways at Tithe Barn

Autumn Coloured Gerberas decorating the chairs at Tithe Barn

GEORGE - Our very popular freestanding Topiary Tree which is used as a wishing tree

Cute Cake Toppers

My favourite Chalk Board of 2013

Lavender Hearts

Lavender Bunches

Wellies and Weddings....a Typical British Summertime

A close up of wishes tied to GEORGE

Our Large White Washed Wicker Hearts with Warm White LEDs

Tithe Barn Milk Churn Displays

The Lovely Terry on his Wedding Day

Wheat Stukes

Peaches and Creams