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Bright Colours, Coral Sunset Peonies + Gold Shoes! Jen + Chris // R E A L W E D D I N G

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When a bride emails me about wedding flowers, and tells me from the start that she prefers rich, jewel tones such as emerald green and navy blue, paired with bright flowers, I know we’re going to get on just fine! I met Jen and Chris at a wedding fair a little while back, and they got back in touch for their wedding flowers.  They got married at the Bristol Registry Office, and then celebrated at St George’s Hall just off Park Street. (more…)

Pastel rustic barn wedding for Lauren + Chris // REAL WEDDING

Today I’m excited to share Lauren + Chris’ pastel, rustic wedding at Kingscote Barn, thanks to Charlotte’s photos from Bristol Contemporary Photography. Lauren had her heart set on a rustic, barn wedding from the start, and I think you’ll agree from the photos that they achieved this beautifully!

Lauren + Chris met at University, and got engaged on their 6 year anniversary at a spa hotel. Chris had made Lauren a photo book and at the end it said “will you marry me?” ♥

For the flowers, Lauren decorated a lot of jars with jute string, burlap and lace. The venue was decorated with a lot of these jam jars, with a variety of pastel colours.

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Valentine’s Day Bouquets

Emerald & Jade Flowers // Bristol Florist // Valentine's Bouquets

Valentine’s Day is just over two weeks away, so make sure to get your bouquet orders in this week! Emerald & Jade Flowers is now taking orders.

As we don’t tend to do traditional in anything we do… we won’t be making traditional Valentine’s Day red roses bouquets, but instead bouquets in our very own preferred style. Think beautiful, bright colours, with flowers freshly chosen from the market for looking their best. If you aren’t familiar with our work, have a look on our Instagram account which is full of beautiful, colourful flowers!

  • Bouquets will be gift wrapped and aqua-packed for you. We are offering three prices:
    • £25,
    • £35 and
    • £45.
  • Bouquets to be collected from St Anne’s Park (BS4) between Saturday 11th and Tuesday 14th  February 2017.
  • Orders to be made by Monday 6th February 2017, and payment is to be made online by Tuesday 7th February 2017 at the latest. (think about it, then it’s done done and paid for, ready for your grand gesture 😉 )

To order, please get in touch by email or via our contact form confirming :

  • Your name
  • Your address
  • Which price bouquet you would like
  • Date & Time you would like to collect the bouquet.

Any questions or anything else you’d like to check, let me know!

Whatever you believe about Valentine’s Day, flowers always go a long way. I meet so many women who tell me they NEVER get bought flowers… seriously, so many! So make sure this year you get them a beautiful, unique bouquet.

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year everyone!

If you’re like me, you might feel as though 2017 has been going on for a long time already, and when people ask you about Christmas you wonder why they’re asking you about something that happened so long ago! Funny how time can go so quickly, yet we are only in mid January…

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My intention was always to write a blog post at the end of 2016… It was a great year for Emerald & Jade Flowers, and I am incredibly grateful for everyone who helped support my business, from all the amazing clients I had, friends and family who recommended me to everyone around them, the incredible suppliers I’ve met and worked with… Working in an office as a lawyer seems like a long, long time ago (which I guess in a way, it was). Becoming a Regional Finalist for The Wedding Industry Awards was an amazing cherry to go on top all of that!

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Being self-employed, means I am lucky to work when and how I want, which is simply amazing especially when working around two little ones. My eldest turned 6 just before Christmas, and I am so grateful to be able to work around her and her brother, and I am also grateful for my clients who happily let me take them to consultations with me at times were I couldn’t leave them at home.

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2016 was a very big year for me, and for Emerald & Jade Flowers. But I am equally excited about 2017. For the time being, I have decided to focus mainly on Wedding Flowers. As I work from home, I take on a limited amount of weddings each year, so that I can give my full attention to each couple for their big day. From the consultation until even after the big day, I remain available to all my clients for any queries they may have concerning their flowers and their wedding. 2017 is looking busy already but I do still have some free dates, so don’t hesitate to get in touch to book a consultation here.

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I also have some exciting ideas to go alongside the flowers, so keep your eyes peeled for more info!

Most of all, 2017 will be the year I continue to explore ways to live a beautiful life. Which is also what Emerald & Jade Flowers is all about. In line with this, I am working on an incredible giveaway for Mothers’ Day, along with some amazing Bristol suppliers. Details will be announced via Instagram so make sure you follow me so you don’t miss out.

I am also working to host a variety of workshops and I am currently looking into various venue options in Bristol to host these. If you would like to take part in a workshop, or if you have a space that would feel would be perfect for such an event, please do get in touch 🙂

So here’s to another year filled with flowers, beauty, and a happy, mindful life ♥

What will you be focusing on in 2017?

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REAL WEDDING – Izzi + Chris – Jenny Packham & bright flowers

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I met Izzi and Chris at a wedding fair I did last year. They were initially due to be married next summer, but when they found out there would soon be a happy arrival, they decided to move the wedding forward. As such, when Izzi contacted me for her wedding flowers, the wedding was due to take place just over a month later. I already had a two week holiday booked in so we met just before I went and got talking flowers and planning. (more…)

REAL WEDDING – Kirsty + Dom – Bright & Vibrant

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Kirsty contacted me via my website, when she was looking for a wedding florist. Kirsty told me that their wedding was to be fairly informal, and as such they didn’t have a colour scheme. She also did not want a formal looking bouquet. Other than that, she told me she loved the photos of my work and so was happy to let me decide on what would look beautiful for her wedding.

I therefore chose some beautiful bright and vibrant flowers for her, and I loved the result! The venue also had a table with turquoise legs which really looked incredible with the bright pinks and yellows. (more…)

REAL WEDDING – Fiona + Richard – A Classic Wedding

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Fiona and I used to work together, back when I was a lawyer! When she became engaged, I was thrilled when she asked me to quote her for wedding flowers. Fiona was great to work with. She knew she wanted a classic wedding, with red roses and white flowers, and we worked together to create what it was she had in mind. Her bouquet included gorgeous Red Naomi roses, white Avalanche roses, white Freesias and white Eustoma. It looked, and smelt, amazing! Fiona loved it so much she ordered a similar bouquet from me for her mother on Mother’s day 🙂

Similar bouquets but on a smaller scale made up the table centrepieces. These were  essentially small hand tied bouquets. I had provided some wrapped up paper and ribbons, ready for the guests to take home the flowers at the end of the night. A very popular option at the moment 🙂

Fiona and Richard met through work, and got engaged at Walton Hall and Gardens during a fancy picnic. They got married at Henleaze Trinity United Reformed Church, and had their reception in Old Down Manor, in Bristol. I decorated the pillars and the ladies from the Church decorated the rest of the Church. They were so friendly and made me really welcome whenever I’d pop into the Church, I enjoyed every visit! Lucy and her team at Old Down Manor were also great and really helpful, and it is a stunning wedding venue!

Fiona’s advice to couples planning their wedding:

Enjoy every moment of the preparations as it is all part of the fun.

Make sure you spend quality time together in the lead up, where wedding chat/planning is banned!

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S U P P L I E R S

Photographer // Caroline Alexander // http://www.caroline-alexander.co.uk

Bride’s Dress // Berketex Bride // http://www.berketexbride.com/

Bridemaids’ Dresses // John Lewis // http://www.johnlewis.com

Make Up // Jessica Mills // http://www.jessicamillsmakeup.co.uk/

Hair // Gari Henri // http://www.garyhenri.co.uk/

Grooms Outfit // Moss Bros // www.moss.co.uk

Venue // Old Down Manor // www.olddownestate.co.uk/weddings

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