2022 has seen a rise in intimate, micro weddings. For those of you who are new to this term, these are small beautiful weddings, usually with just a handful of guests. As a result, I have been fortunate enough to have been asked to undertake the flowers for a few of these this year. And, as always I am extremely honoured to have been chosen to undertake this task of providing the florals for your weddings. Each one has been different in colour and style but each has been such fun to ... Read More about Micro Weddings 2022
Back in 2021 I was fortunate enough to have been contacted by the lovely Eppie and Ed in respect of their wedding flowers. From the first call I knew that I was going to love working with this lovely couple. From the very first consultation Eppie and Ed were relaxed and laid back, but at the same time knew the look and style they were going for. The venue was the gorgeous Pilgrims Rest in Battle and the date was April 2022. Already the venue is gorgeously decorated, but Eppie and Ed wanted ... Read More about An Intimate Wedding at Pilgrims Rest Battle
What a year it has been! Will weddings be on or will they be off? That was the question that we all awaited the answer to. And finally in July they were back on, just in time for one of my weddings scheduled for that month. To be honest, all the weddings I have done this year have been a little last minute. As all brides and grooms waited until the last possible minute before confirming dates and numbers with all their suppliers. And if I am completely truthful, there has been some fun in ... Read More about Weddings 2021
It has been a year since I last posted, and, I thought it would be good to do a round up. What has changed, how has the business grown or developed and what does the year ahead bring for us. Well, 2020 was some year to have a new business. The business started in December 2019 and not 3 months after starting we were hit with Lockdown 1. To begin with like everyone I didn't know what to expect... the flower market was shut, the wholesalers were not delivering and it was still early in the ... Read More about One Year On
The Flower Shed Sussex is striving to be as sustainable as possible. I don't know about you, but, before I came into floristry it never occurred to me that floristry could be such an environmentally unfriendly business. Apart from the carbon footprint of getting flowers, there is also the mountains of paraphernalia which comes with the world of floristry. Who knew? Chicken wire, floral foam, cable ties, plastic test tubes, cellophane the list is actually endless. So what are we doing ... Read More about The Sustainable Florist!