Deirdre and Patrick scored the perfect summer day for their outdoor wedding ceremony at  the charming Ballyvolane House in Castlyons, Co. Cork, in September 2017.  Choosing flowers in soft summer pastels with pops of yellow with lots of flowy foliage tied in perfectly with the mint green bridesmaid’s dresses. Ballyvolane House’s outdoor ceremony venue perfectly suited the relaxed, country garden style flower decor.  Loose bunches were casually tied with raffia on the vintage timber folding chairs, and unity candles were… Read more »

Favours are an easy way to bring a bit of extra floral decor to your wedding tables using something you’re already spending on anyway!  Lots of good ideas from milk bottle or jam jar arrangements, potted succulents or flowering plants, or even just add a sprig to your favour packaging.  Get inspired by our wedding favour Pinterest board!

If you only add one extra touch to your wedding ceremony, the most effective by far is to add flowers to your wedding chairs.  All of your guests will have their eyes glued to the back of those two chairs making it the perfect spot to tie in your floral theme.  A couple of inexpensive bunches tied with lace or raffia is enough, instantly charming!  Lots of chair decor ideas over on our Pinterest board.

The trees are no longer bare, we’ve packed away our heavy winter coats, at last summer is upon us! If you’re anything like us, you’re crossing your fingers and toes for another beautiful Irish summer like the last few we’ve had. All this sunshine is making us of dream of summer gatherings, weddings, bouquets and displays inspired by the warmer climates of the southern hemisphere. The beautiful South African protea flower, the Australian royal bluebell, even the eucalyptus hails from down… Read more »

Lace has featured big in the vintage wedding decor trend but is so classic it won’t be going away any time soon. An inexpensive way to pretty up decor quickly and on budget. Love the lace table runners and jam jar arrangements for table decor. See more lace wedding inspiration on our Pinterest board.

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 »

Come visit us at the Spectacular Vintage Wedding Fair this weekend at the Ambassador Hotel in Military Hill in Cork City! We’ll have some of our wedding work on display, as well as be on hand to answer any questions and check our availability for 2014. The event is on from 10am to 5pm on both Saturday and Sunday, hope you’ll stop by to say hello!

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 »