June 14, 2013
Venue: 40 table event held in the Music Room in the Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on 30th May 2013
Since the stunning refurbishment of the Assembly Rooms on George Street, we have been lucky enough to supply flowers and table centres for various events – always in The Ballroom. A first for us today was providing arrangements for an event in the fabulous Music Room, The Assembly Rooms largest room which boasts fantastic natural light by way of its floor to ceiling arched windows. The room is steeped in history and since its original opening in 1843 has hosted prestigious events and impresses visitors today with its chandeliers and gold embellishments in the ornate plasterwork. With all this in mind our client wanted to maintain the elegant settings so we decided to use just one type of flower – pure white hydrangea. A touch of softness was added with tealights in glass. Finally we added gold wire inside the vases to the gold from the plasterwork through the table centre designs.
April 19, 2013
We were delighted to provide our services and table centres in support of the National Museums Scotland (NMS) showcase dinner held in the in the Grand Gallery at Chamber Street, Edinburgh on 10th April 2013.
Other sponsors included -
Please see some images from this fab event.
March 29, 2013
An update from our previous blog – Inverleith House (19/2/13)
On the 31st January the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh held a Showcase Event in Inverleith House to promote the granting of permission to transform the building into an exclusive fine dining venue during the month of December each year.
We were very kindly asked to provide flower arrangements for this event and the following images were very kindly supplied by event photographer – Elemental Photography
March 26, 2013
Bride & Groom:
Adele Cooney & Calum Laurie
The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Adele held a hand tie of amnesia, blue pacific and off white roses with roses white veronica and ranunculus.
Tall candlestands with taper candles and lush arrangements of seasonal flowers in pinks, lilac and cream colours to match the wedding flowers.
February 19, 2013
Event: Showcase event at Inverleith House in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – 31st January 2013
Sodexo Prestige Scotland has been granted permission to transform the building into an exclusive fine dining venue for just 30 days in December, when guests will be served locally sourced and sustainable produce, including plants from the Garden, prepared by their top chefs. Sodexo work at some of the most unusual and interesting venues in Scotland, including castles, museums, stately homes, and other amazing heritage buildings. Inverleith House will go straight to the top of the list of must-try destinations.
The showcase event proved that Inverleith House works as a fine dining venue, every bit as special as they hoped it would be. The fact it will only be available for 30 days is guaranteed to increase its appeal. Coupled with the quality of fine-dining , expectations are high.
Sodexo Prestige Scotland also run RBGE’s Terrace Cafe, East Gate Lodge Coffee Bar and run events and conferences across the site, including at its Caledonian Hall, all of which has helped the Garden earn coveted five star status from VisitScotland.
Various images of designs on display throughout the House during this Showcase event.
February 9, 2013
Bride & Groom:
Josephine Balfour & Christopher Cruikshank
Caledonian Hall – Royal Botanic Garden
Josephine held a ‘south african’ all purple and hot pink hand tie of Gloriosa (long and trailing), protea, anthuriums and greenery.
Tall silver candlestands with a gloriosa and greenery garland. The base of the candlestands were surrounded by cylinder vases with floating candles and small pots of flowers and tealights to match.
November 6, 2012
Following a £9.3m restoration and refurbishment the Assembly Rooms on George Street, Edinburgh are open again.
We were delighted to be asked by Prestige Scotland to provide table arrangements for this event on 4th October 2012 - if not least just to see the splendour of the refurbishments.
Our brief was for an autumnal theme and hopefully we have created that. View the images.
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September 17, 2012
*** Sunday 23rd September 2012 – 12 noon to 4.00pm ***
FREE ADMISSION – Register on entry
Come along to the beautiful surroundings of the Royal Botanic Gardens for their very special wedding fayre. Meet with local experts and suppliers to discuss your wedding preparations. From Audio Visual, Cars & Cakes to Kilts & Photography and many more.
We will also be on hand and will be delighted to discuss any aspect of your wedding flowers. Come along and meet our head florist, Lianne and see some of our beautiful designs.
Program and times as follows -
Register outside Caledonian Hall (for Free Entry). Exhibitor stands open, John Muir Grove ceremony venue available for viewing.
Wine and canapés served.
Bridal fashion show – in the Pavilion, (next to Caledonian Hall) organised by Freja Dress Design.
14:00 – 14:20
Band showcase - provided by Reeltime Entertainment.
Bridal fashion show – in the Pavilion.
16:00 – Event finishes
August 18, 2012
Bride & Groom:
Emma Pashley & James Cormack
The Caledonian Hall inside The Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Emma held a hand tie of off white crystal blush cala lilies, with white double eustoma, a touch of green hydrangea with pearl detail through. Emma’s bridesmaid held a hand tie of schwarzwalder cala lilies, with a touch of hot pink hydrangea and greenery.
Tall flute vases with clear water and a trail of sunflowers suspended inside and topped with a loose arrangement of cala lilies, phlox, eustoma, roses, hydrangea, trailing ivy, all in shades of purple and plum and with seasonal greenery.
We just wanted to say thank you for doing the flowers for our wedding. They were beautiful and exactly what we wanted. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone.
Jim & Emma Cormack
August 16, 2012
Botanics Showcase: 16th August 2012
Great venues at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. The Gateway Restaurant, Caledonian Hall and David Douglas Room – perfect city centre locations for weddings and conferences.
We were delighted to be asked to provide flower arrangements for this showcase.