Event at the Signet Library

February 28, 2013

Event: We were delighted to be asked to provide flower arrangements for this event held in the Signet Library on behalf of Kames Capital Investment.

Table Centres: One long table for 64 seated guests. Tall silver candlestands with a garland down the stem placed at intervals along the length of the table. Low bowls of seasonal flowers were position in between the candlestands.


Spring Workshop

February 27, 2013

If you’re anything like us you’ll be looking forward to Spring and birds singing, bulbs and plants starting to bloom, longer daylights hours, sun on our backs (well we can hope!)



This Spring we would like to welcome you to our Spring ‘How to Make’ Workshops. Inspiring classes in a fun, relaxed atmosphere in beautiful surroundings, will focus on making traditional Spring arrangements for your home, or to give as a gift. Enjoy a tasty Hot Cross Bun with Tea/Coffee. The workshops will comprise the following –

Workshop Content

  • Week 1:  Easter planted container/basket arrangement
  • Week 2: Easter decorations/table centre pots
  • Week 3: Conditioning of flowers/making vase arrangement*/making a hand-tie. (*If you wish to make an arrangement for your own vase please bring this with you or alternatively use one of our standard vases for preparation)
  • Week: 4 Indoor herb garden

Workshop Dates

  • Week 1 – Wednesday 20th March
  • Week 2 – Wednesday 27th March
  • Week 3 – Wednesday 3rd April
  • Week 4 – Wednesday 10th April

Venue: The Caledonian Hall, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Times 7pm to 9pm

Booking is required and places are strictly limited so please book early.

Cost: £42 per class, or book all four classes for £126 (1 class free). All materials & flowers, plants, bulbs provided. Refreshments included.

*** Wedding Fair & Fashion Show 2013***

Saturday 2nd March & Sunday 3rd March

11.00am – 4.30pm

Come along to East of Scotland’s largest wedding fair & fashion show and visit us at our regular stand 82 at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange Wedding Fair, see samples of our work and chat to our florists about any aspect of your wedding flowers.

Planning your wedding? Meet over 130 exhibitors with goods/services ranging from stationery to cars (and of course flowers).

Fashion Show: A great way to see the ECE venue and experience the latest ideas and fashions from the industry’s best wedding suppliers.

Fashion Show Times: 12pm, 2pm & 3.45pm

Event Info:

  • Over 130 exhibitors
  • Opening Times – 11am to 4.30pm
  • Tickets are available on the day on the door and are priced at £5.00 per person

Further details at edinburghweddingfair.com.


Florists Edinburgh – Roseparks for choice, service and innovation. Providing the very best in wedding & event flowers and innovation in our new Wedding Moodboard App. Roseparks is a totally independent family run company.

Bride & Groom:

Marnie Whyte & David Vincent

Venue:  The Scotsman Hotel

Table Centres: 

Clean design of cylinder vases with large floating candles with little pots of purple and off white tulips and tealights.


Spring Workshop Classes

February 19, 2013


After the success of our christmas classes we’ll shortly be announcing details of our Spring Workshops.


Dates for your diaries will be –

Workshop Dates

Week 1 – Wednesday 20th March

Week 2 – Wednesday 27th March

Week 3 – Wednesday 3rd April

Week 4 – Wednesday 10th April


Venue: The Caledonian Hall, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Times 7pm to 9pm

Booking is required and places are strictly limited so please book early.

Further details to follow.


Event & Venue: we were delighted to be asked to prepare arrangements for an event on behalf of the well known high street shoe retailers Schuh held at the Marriott Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club. Schuh started in Edinburgh in 1981.

Table Centres:

Low, large goldfish bowls with silver wire and black calla lilies, with lights inside the heads, entwined around the wire. Satellite baby goldfish bowls with a similar smaller design and little tealights surrounded the large bowl.

It was great to see so many people at The George Hotel’s Wedding Showcase yesterday.

If you missed it or couldn’t make it along on the day don’t worry. The George’s experienced wedding planners, Corinne & Louise, are available to discuss any aspect of your wedding at The George. Call on 0131 225 1251 or better still pop in and see them.

For more information or to book a show around at The George Hotel in Edinburgh please contact the wedding co-ordinators on 0131 225 1251.

It’s always great to be working with the Museum’s team of suppliers to co-ordinate the setup of events this time in the Grand Gallery at the National Museums Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh.

Table Displays:

The table displays for this 30 table event were arrangements of seasonal flowers in blue & white, with bear grasses and with a crushed ice effect and blue floral lights inside the vase . Two different style of vases were used, tall skinny flute and tall slender vase, which were alternated throughout the gallery.

Bride & Groom:

Claire East & Mike Thorogood

Venue: The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh.

The wedding ceremony was held in the Russell Suite and the dinner reception in The Club Room.

Bride’s Flowers:

Claire held a hand tie of hot pink ranunculus, red ranunculus, mango cala lilies and with orange and red tulips. Claire’s bridesmaid held a hand tie of all hot pink tulips.

Table Centres:

Low, loose arrangements with hot pink ranunculus, red ranunculus, mango cala lilies and orange & red tulips to match the bridal flowers. The top table arrangement was a long and low arrangement using the same flowers to match.

Claire & Mike’s other wedding suppliers included –

Small event held in the Queen Anne Building in Edinburgh Castle. Simple but effective use of cylinder vases with floating candles and lovely white phalanopsis orchid plants.