Potted bulbs give you a feeling of spring. They’re flowers that emerge from their bulbs bursting with energy and colour. In February it’s often still too cold to see the bulbs that you planted in the garden in autumn emerge from the ground. But there’s a handy solution to this: potted bulb products, which are widely available in February thanks to the grower’s skill.  Potted bulbs bring an early spring to the garden and the living room. When the first warm… Read more »

A new year, a new beginning. The tulip is ideal for welcoming in the new year with its brilliant colours and varied appearance. If you gave someone a tulip in the sixteenth century, you were giving them a fortune.  In those days the flower was incredibly popular and a speculative trade in tulip bulbs developed. You could buy a whole canalside house in Amsterdam for the price of one tulip bulb in those days. A nice bunch of tulips now… Read more »

“I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” – William Wordsworth Daffodils are a sure sign of spring and are a great pop of colour after the darker months we’ve had. Once you’ve done a bit of planning ahead and planted your daffodils between September and November, you’re sure… Read more »

  It’s rich, elegant and dramatic. Pantone’s colour of the year for 2015 is Marsala. Although quite a natural tone, it still oozes oomph and drama in any colour palette. It works well with neutrals, greens, pastels, it’s flattering with most skin tones and a perfect starting point for any bride looking to add some excitement to her look. We can’t wait to get stuck into our own take on this for bouquets and centrepieces this year. What’s great about this… Read more »

Here at Bloomsday as we dust off the cobwebs and dream about the warmer months ahead, we can’t help but think of what flower trends are big for spring and summer weddings in 2015. When it comes to your spring/summer wedding, there’s often a big emphasis on the flowers…but of course! With much more choice from springtime onwards, there’s really no excuse to neglect this very important area of your wedding planning. And we might be biased, but it’s the… Read more »

We are in the height of the peony season at the moment, any late May, June, or early July 2014 brides may want to pay attention! Especially loving the big, blousy, single flowering coral coloured peonies which are super trendy this year. We are doing lots of colour pop coral bouquets, but the pale pinks and white peonies are still as popular as ever. Check out our peony board over at Pinterest where we’ve collected all these amazing images. Also… Read more »

If you haven’t found Bloomsday on Pinterest yet, be sure to add us for lots of wedding flower and home decor ideas. We love Pinterest for inspiration, and have found most of our brides do, too! Here’s a peek at a board we’ve put together with a ‘pop of colour’ theme…lots of pretty pastels that are given a punch of colour with bright cobalt, coral, and buttercup yellow. Great for summer brides! Visit our Pinterest page for lots more inspiration,… Read more »

  We are so excited to have our flowers featured on the gorgeous wedding inspiration blog, Style Me Pretty!  Bo and Talbot’s beautiful Tipperary wedding is being featured in their Destination Weddings section, thanks to the wonderful talents of photographer Lisa O’Dwyer.  Love love love her work and we are so delighted to share the honour with everyone! Do have a look at the full set of photos on SMP, lots more beautiful photography including shots of the stunning venue,… Read more »