Monthly Archives: January 2015

Jay Archer Floral Design: 2015 Lookbook

We are so fortunate today! Award-winning wedding and special event florist, Jay Archer, is sharing her 2015 Lookbook with us. Her style is often described as natural, abundant and eclectic, with an emphasis on homegrown, seasonal and locally sourced flowers with quirky textures and old-fashioned scents. With ‘The English Romantic’ Jay presents her own unique take on this year’s predicted trends with an exciting glimpse of what’s to come in 2016. From table centres and bouquets to wreaths and circlets, the Lookbook embodies the romance of a quintessential and classic British wedding with a touch of panache.

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Key Trend: Blue & White

A blue and white bouquet bursts with delphiniums, forget me not, muscari, hydrangea, iris and clematis in abundance.

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Key Trend: Ombre

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Key Trend: Red & Pink

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Key Trend: Copper

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Key Trend: Flower Girl Circlets

A pretty flower girl circlet, expected to adorn the heads of many a young lady in 2015, combines catkins, rose heads, dusty miller, scabious and twigs.

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Key Trend: Pastels & Gold

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Key Trend: Rosegold

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Key Trend: Mint

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Looking ahead to 2016…

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Key Trend: Crystal

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Key Trend: Silver

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Key Trend: Big Bow | Small Bouquet

Jay says: “With the 2015 Lookbook we’ve taken this year’s key trends and our predicted looks for 2016 and created our own floral representations using mainly English grown flowers where possible. We’re predicting a lot of interest in the English Romantic look as brides continue to find creative and inspiring ways to incorporate high-end fashion and the latest trends in their wedding days plans.”

To see more of Jay Archer’s work: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Working Designer Wednesday

Today is all about labeling, packaging and presentation…

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Lovely Little Details | Tec Petaja Photography

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Urban Petals | Sophie Hopkins Photography

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Twig & Grace | Love Bird Weddings

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Inviting Occasion | Jasmine Star Photography

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Meg Catherine Flowers 

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Fern Studio Floral & Event Design 

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Blush Floral Design | Grazier Photography

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Blush Floral Design | Robert & Kathleen Photographers

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Poppy & Mint Floral Company

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Solomon Bloemen

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Flowers by Bornay

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Forbesfield Flowers | Aga Tomaszek Photography

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The Blue Carrot

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Chanele Rose | One Love Photography

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The Cutting Garden | Braedon Flynn Photography

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Honey & Poppies | One Love Photography

Behind The Scenes: The Flower Fro

Susan Mcleary of Passionflower is a floral artist who continuously dreams up innovative designs that push the envelope and convey the sense of joy she obviously experiences while designing. Her fashion forward designs include an extensive collection of succulent jewelry available in her Etsy shop (Passionflower To Wear) and more recently the Flower Fro. In addition to being an incredible designer, Susan is kind, generous and encouraging to fellow designers. What an honor to be invited along for a behind-the-scenes peek at her latest photo shoot showcasing the making of a Flower Fro. Enjoy!

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Floral Design: Passionflower

Model: Monique Montri

Photography: Amanda Dumouchelle Photography