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Spring Wedding Flowers and Colours

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Most people will tell you that summer is their favourite season. But here at bridal florist Todich Floral Design, we'd stand to argue that fact, especially when it comes to weddings. 

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Spring can be one of the best seasons to have a wedding for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, the flowers. This is the season for bright, cheerful wedding flowers. Tulips, daffodils and other beauties are at their prime during spring and you can be sure that you will get these flowers fresh and at a reasonable price.

Tulip wedding bouquets

Tulips, for example, come in such a variety of colours that you will be sure to find the shade you are looking for, or if you are looking to go multicolour, with this wedding flower you will get a palette as wide as you can imagine. One tulip shade that is really pretty is a light dusty purple. This is a shade that will work magnificently on its own. Or you can combine it with bright yellow flowers for a wedding to make a brighter impact.

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This is a shade that will work magnificently on its own. Or you can combine it with bright yellow flowers for a wedding to make a brighter impact. If your wedding is going to be more toned down, refined elegance, then intersperse the light purple wedding flowers with deep egglplant coloured ones.

Rose bridal bouquets

Of course, roses are one of the main flowers symbolic of love and give you a whole palette of colours to work with. One really great spring wedding flower idea is the combination of orange, white and yellow roses, with the bridesmaids wearing pale violet dresses. The contrast and the perfect spring palette of this combination really catch the eye.

Using daffodils as spring wedding flowers

Fresh daffodils are hard to get in any other season, so if you are fan of this wedding flower, or the colour yellow, a spring wedding is the perfect opportunity to take full advantage of it. One lovely idea is to use monochromatic daffodil bouquets, with bridesmaids wearing different shades of the spring palette. This combination looks best with pale coloured dresses and bright bridal flowers, as if the dresses and the flowers are bright it can be a bit too much.

Daffodils do not only come in yellow but white as well. There is a light airiness to a bouquet of delicate paperwhites, which cannot be compared to any other flower. Bunched together this flower looks like a collection of pretty little white stars and will look very up-to-date and fresh at a spring wedding. Plus they smell wonderful too!

Spring wedding props

The one tricky part of weddings in the spring is that the weather is not quite as predictable. So you always want to have some kind of rain-proof solution, in case the weather turns on you. One lovely outdoor wedding solution is to have colourful umbrellas hanging over the seating area. If you have an indoor venue, umbrellas can be given away as gifts, and in the UK you can be sure your guests will make use of these even after the wedding has passed.

It’s not only flowers in London that bloom in spring but love as well, so if you have always wanted to have a spring wedding, we say don’t hesitate!

Meet top bridal florist Todich Floral Design at the National Wedding Show

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

On 21 to 23 February, London wedding florist Todich Floral Design is excited to be attending the National Wedding Show in London Olympia following an extremely successful presence at the September 2013 show.

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In the lead up to the show we’re running a competition to win £500 worth of wedding flowers and we’ll also be running a competition on our stand, G101 on the day, so be sure to pop buy and meet us if you’re heading down.

We love the opportunity these events provide to meet with brides face to face and help provide inspiration and guidance on bridal flowers for their special day. At the September show we spoke with literally hundreds of London brides who flocked to the stand to see our fabulous floral dress display, and we’re equally excited about this year’s stand.

Not only does the event give us a chance to meet with clients face to face, it’s also great fun for our wedding florists. London is always as the forefront of design trends, so it’s a fantastic but also extremely competitive place to work, and our team is already hard at work thinking about designs for our stand. Last year, as well as our floral dress, the Todich Floral Design wedding flowers stand featured a gorgeous, overflowing urn wedding reception arrangement and an autumn-coloured bridal bouquet.

Choosing your wedding flowers can seem like a daunting task, as there’s not just your bridal bouquet to consider, but also bridesmaids bouquets, wedding table arrangements, buttonholes, corsages and sometimes arrangements for other areas too. But you shouldn’t feel overwhelmed as this is exactly what your wedding florist is here to help with.

Many brides feel under pressure to come armed with ideas, but this isn’t the case. If you’re feeling slightly daunted at the prospect of planning your wedding flowers, London bridal florist Todich Floral Design provides our top 5 tips for wedding flowers in 2014 in the Experts section of the National Wedding Show website, so be sure to take a look at these before you start planning and gathering ideas.

Whether you have a clear idea of what you want or need some help coming up with ideas, Todich Floral Design wedding florists in London can help deliver your vision of your dream wedding day. From chic, contemporary flowers to traditional church pew ends, candleabras and table centrepieces, the company has gained a reputation for providing stunning floral decorations and an excellent service, and has a huge variety of props, containers and vases to choose from. We’ve worked in some of the top wedding venues in London including Café Royal, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dorchester Hotel, The National Portrait Gallery and many more, so come and see us from 21-23 Feb at Olympia or contact us to discuss your requirements today.

A New Flower Vase for a Royal Baby Boy!

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The Todich Floral Design florist team have been looking forward to the arrival of the new Royal heir to the throne. The Todich team had planned for weeks to design a mesmerising flower bouquet which welcomes the new royal baby.

Royal Highness_resizeCatherine Middleton (the Duchess of Cambridge) fell into labour in the early hours of July 23rd, she was taken to St Mary’s hospital where she gave birth to a beautiful baby boy of whom her and Prince William have called him George Alexander Louis. The future king weighed a healthy 8lb 6oz

The floristry team at Todich Floral Design designed the bouquet in hues of soft blues and whites. The arrangement included hydrangeas, delphiniums, eryngium, roses, bovardia and veronica. The flowers complimented each other beautifully and would make an ideal floral decoration to make a home seem like a palace.

‘The flower vase would make a great table arrangement for any home or office, says florist Kalina Lokinska. ‘Customers are welcome for the Todich team to make the design for any wedding or event, simply call 02077371166 and quote ‘Royal Highness’ to our friendly consultants.

Our Florist opens a shop in Italy

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

One of our talented younger florists, Marta Romito, recently left us to return to her home city of Lecce in Southern Italy. Having qualified with distinction in floristry from Capel Manor College in London, she is opening her own florist shop M’Art Flowers, in the centre of Lecce on Saturday 17th November.  At present she is busily completing all the painting and carpentry needed to fit out the premises, arranging a supply of printed balloons to celebrate the opening party and organising all her florists’ supplies such as pins, wires, foam bases and vases ready to get going.

We hope that she will send us a picture of the opening and a website address once everything is set up. We also hope that any of our TFD customers in Lecce will drop in and visit to get there local flower design requirements in an Anglo Italian style from Marta.

Todich Floral Design gets ready to stun at the National Wedding Show

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

We are a London and wedding and events florist and we are preparing to stand out from the crowd this year at Earl’s Court National Wedding Show, We intend on creating a beautiful fashionable exhibit unlike anything that has ever been seen before.

This year we aspire to be different, we are fortunate enough to have secured a stand right at the front of the show, we would love new brides to come through the doors and instantly see our beautiful floral designs whilst we welcome everyone with our friendly floral team.

Our exhibit will surround a tall natural wisteria tree which will be in full blossom during the days of the show. Attracting with scent and visual beauty, the display will be impressive and notable; the exhibit will contain a number of bridal bouquets in a variety of different styles and colours which will then be scattered all around the stand in an assortment of glass vases.

From traditional classic white, to modern splashes of colour, the bridal bouquets will be a mix of posy and tear-drop shapes and we will present the bouquets in a way that brides can touch, hold and smell the arrangements during the show.

Our florists always create innovative unique floral designs such as hand-made flower hand-bags, stylish floral hair-pieces and natural vintage accessories: the display will also contain the company logo within a framed ivy and rose surround. We will welcome photography and all bridal enquiries and hope that this year will be the best yet.

We look forward to seeing you at the show on September 28th, 29th and 30th 2012 at London Earls Court.

From all the team

Todich Floral Design

 

Our Companies Achievements

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

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Best-Customer-Service-Award

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2011 Lambeth Business Awards

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Last night at the awards dinner Lambeth Council chose us as South London’s Best Business for Customer Service.

Lambeth Business Awards 2010

Lambeth Business Awards 2011

Injecting Colour into the Modern Wedding!

Monday, July 19th, 2010

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One very exciting part of a wedding for the bride, is the chance to choose and wear a beautiful and extravagant dress, that you will wear only once in your life. As we all know, the traditional and most popular colours for dresses is either white or ivory. However, today a little splash of colour is definitely not out of the question.

Colour has become quite a trend over the past few seasons. Designs and fabrics are straying away from the usual dress. The lengths of dresses are really starting to vary, fabrics are becoming lighter, and adding a bit of colour is almost becoming a must.

Chiffon is one of the most popular fabrics this season. It is really something different in comparison the some of the stiff fabrics that have been used in the past.

Knee-length dresses are becoming a norm, especially since weddings take place in just about any setting these days. Can you imagine wearing a long flowing wedding dress on the beach? A shorter dress definitely allows for more freedom of movement.

If you opt for a shorter and lighter dress, you might have to re-consider the type of bouquet you choose. A large bouquet will really draw attention away from a small flowy, knee-length dress. A simple, small bouquet, will suit this type of dress better. Todich Floral Design can help you pick out exactly the right bridal bouquet. There are many sample bouquets available on the web-site, so you can get some idea of what you would like.

If you decide to stick to tradition in terms of the colour of your dress, colour can still be added in other ways. A brightly coloured pair of shoes, or other small details on the dress. These colours can help inspire the tones of the wedding decorations and the flowers for the bridal bouquet. Accessories can also be colourful – like earrings and bracelets worn by the bride.

Let Todich Floral Design help you inject some colour into your upcoming wedding!

Choosing the Best Seasonal Bouquet for your Autumn Wedding

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

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To ensure your wedding bouquet looks its best all day, always choose flowers in the peak of their season and autumn is the perfect time for bright, vibrant colours and soft creamy whites!

Choosing for colour

Autumn probably conjures images of rich reds and golds but the autumn floral harvest goes well beyond that.

Whites:
Arum Lillies
Babys breath
White rose varieties

Bold Colours:

Sunflowers (yellow)
Rosehip berries (red)
Snap dragons (multi)
Tulips (multi)
Roses (multi)
Zantadeschia (multi)
Narcissus (multi)

Choosing for shape

Most brides stop at the beautiful teardrop of the rose bud or the classic sunny shape of a carnation but choosing a more unusually shaped flower can create an original and unique bouquet. Try a few arum lilies or orchids to create a something delicate and sophisticated. A bunch of yellow narcissus makes for a wonderfully delicate and pretty posy and a bold bunch of hydrangea gives a full celebratory shape.

Choosing for theme

Autumn flowers are perfect for traditional and “romantic” weddings. All the favourites are available. The detail and beauty of the snap dragon can make an unusually pretty bouquet and of course, rose lovers are spoiled this time of year.

For a simpler wedding, Autumn is the perfect time to create a naturally beautiful wild flower themed bouquet using flowers like scabious or consider a loosely tied bunch of spectacular sunflowers for a simple but striking look.

Try a few blood red zantedeschia for a dramatic and eye catching bouquet  for black and white themed weddings (which are so fashionable these days) the zantedeschia or even red tulip or rudbeckias bouquet is every photographers dream!

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The most exciting way to make a beautiful bouquet fragrant and romantic is to add a few herbs. Many herbs not only smell and taste enticing but also sport delicate soft leaves or even a bold silver hue. Sage is readily available in autumn and has both beautiful delicate purple flowers and green and silver foliage. The aroma will add a touch of romance on your big day and forever trigger wonderful memories.

 

Salvaged flowers save the day!

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

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Flowers can be a very important element for just about any event. They can brighten up and add the finishing touches to just about any space you can imagine, even fields and pastures!

The World Equestrian Games, soon to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park. But the road to preparing the event was not all smooth sailing. Around mid-summer organizers of the event found that their floral budget had been cut.

Luckily with a helping hand and generous donation from the UK College of Agriculture, the games will not be short of flowers.

Volunteers involved in solving the problem also found themselves short on time to grow the flowers. So they had to approach the problem from a different angle. Flowers that hadn’t been sold, or were on their way to dying were tended and brought back to life.

The volunteers made their way through several greenhouses, salvaging whatever they could find. With a bit of fertilizer and some re-potting the flowers were ready for their trip across the ocean.

The flowers will be used to decorate the park and jumps for the games.

All it takes is a little innovation and creativity to really make an event memorable and enjoyable. This is why at Todich Floral Design we enjoy helping you decorate and organize your events. Our custom tailored floral decorations will bring the best out of your private, corporate, cultural or Christmas event.

Our floral designs will be suited to your needs through free design consultations, and will be carefully installed to ensure that your ideas are brought to life in perfection.