Flowers for the house on a budget

With a bit of a re-think, some smaller vases and floristry hacks, here’s how you can style your house with flowers for around $30, across 4-5 rooms! Flowers on a budget  1. Buying and sourcing flowers for home Buy two bunches – one of your favourite (in-season!!) blooms and another of greenery (foliage) with lots…

Floral styling at home – handy tip

For home stylists, here’s a little photo story for putting together a table centrepiece, and a very handy tip…. The sticky tape grid! Keep everything where you want it to be with a simple hashtag of sticky tape…. Thanks to the talented hands of Little Twig Flowers and for capturing it all Litte Star Creative…

Have snips will travel – wedding flowers in Tuscany

Travelling to Italy to do wedding flowers sounds somewhat romantic and rather exciting. It was…. SUCH. A. THRILL!  ….but…!  It wouldn’t be an adventure without a flat tyre, getting lost on foot in the narrow one-way lands of the Florence hills and watching in nervous delight as all our flowers bobbed up and down in a little…

Hygge with plants and flowers

“Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey and enjoy every idle hour.” John Boswell Thanks to the Danish, we have a way and a word to be at one with Winter and embrace all things cosy. Hygge is more a feeling than a meaning. It’s that…

The magic of a flower crown

Although a fresh flower crown is not an accessory that lasts very long, its appeal has lasted centuries across the worlds of fashion, art and special occasions generally. It saw a revival a few years ago and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing. Although something with such deep roots can hardly be called a…

How to kokedama

Looking like something that just rolled out of a beautiful mossy garden, the kokedama, (translation: moss ball), is a superb alternative to a potted plant. Considered the poor mans bonsai in Japan, the kokedama is a nod to the Japanese aesthetic wabi sabi – another very cool name – which is all about the imperfections…