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Restaurant Flower Trends for Autumn

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Displaying flowers in your bar or restaurant are the perfect way to create a welcoming atmo- sphere and add colour to your décor. Flowers displayed at the entrance set the tone and flo- wers on tables, carefully arranged so as not be intrusive, are a wonderful addition to your customer’s experience. Your restaurant flowers can be anything you want them to be, and the team of expert restaurant florists at Todich Flower Design are on hand to create the perfect arrangements to enhance your bar or restaurant.

You may have in mind the exact kinds of restaurant plants or flowers to complement your eatery, or you could take inspiration from the current trends in restaurant flower design. We’ve taken some of the key flower trends of 2014 and looked at them with particular focus on autumnal ideas to bring colour and opulence to interior design as the shorter days draw in. Take a look at these for inspiration – whether you run a high-end restaurant or a relaxed gastro-pub, these trends can be adapted to suit any establishment.

1157426_10151662753273897_1111841883_nRustic richness The trend for bri- nging the outdoors in has been key throughout 2014, and the autumn months offer no end of inspiration to creating rustic displays and outdoor additions to your flowers. As the leaves turn spectacular shades of red and gold, conkers litter the ground and bright red berries dot the trees, you can look to Mother Nature for ideas for your arrangements. Restaurant florists in London will be able to help you create the perfect displays of rustic richness for receptions, bars and tables.

Berries like rosehips and hyperi- cums are wonderful additions to bouquets of roses, dahlias or chrysanthemums – which you can find in autumn shades of yellow and red. Don’t be afraid to add fruits like apples or grapes to your flower displays at your restaurant or bar’s entrance. This is the season of richness and abundance, and brightly coloured fruits can perfectly complement a display of vibrant blooms. You could even add chillies for an exotic edge, still keeping with the rich tones of autumn. Bark and twigs can be added to flower design and work well for attention-grabbing welcome displays and more discreet table flowers. Bark can be wrapped around stems, or pieces added to an arrangement. You could even incorporate autumn branches and leaves which of course can be found in a dozen different beautiful shades.

Vintage revival 1920s Gatsby-era glamour was a key interior design and floral trend for 2014, and the opulence of Autumn makes it perfect choice for your restaurant or bar flowers design. Metallics are a particular focus for this trend and flower vessels in silver, gold or bronze will add real decadence to your interior design. Roses and lilies make a great choice to fit with this trend – choose elegant white, or bring a splash of colour with red or pink blooms. Roses are also available in muted shades of mauve, off-white and pale yellow which will bring a real old-glamour feel to your interior design.

Photoshoot-6-001_900If the décor of your bar or resta- urant is more rustic, then decadent blooms will look unique and unusual in vintage vessels like antique coffee pots or mismatched glass bottles and jars. Tea cups are also a popular way to display flower heads on tables, or to grow succulent plants in. Fishbowl vases are also a beautiful way to display your flower arrangements – both at the entrance to your bar or restaurant or on tables.

Autumn abundance – Keats descri- bed it as a ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’, and autumn certainly is a time of richness and abundance. Celebrate this in your restaurant design by incorporating seasonal pumpkins and squashes into your display (especially appro- priate at Halloween!), or you could even hollow the gourds out and use them as vessels for your flowers.

An bountiful arrangement at the end of the bar or reception is the perfect way to greet your guests, and an autumnal display of rich oranges, reds and yellows is sure set the right tone. Whether you’re looking for an elegant, high-class look or a more rustic feel, the experts at restaurant florists Todich Flower Design can recommend the flowers and design to suit your bar or restaurant.

Roses are a great choice as they are available in so many shades – including autumnal oranges and reds. Make a statement with a bountiful bouquet at the entrance to your bar or restaurant, and choose single roses snipped near the top of the stem for tables. Dahlias are sumptuous blooms that make great flowers for restaurants. They also bloom in lots of different shades, so you can choose autumn colours or go for bright pinks and purples.

482395_10151482327088897_1607675688_nColour celebration – You don’t have to stick with the traditional autumnal colours to be on-trend this season: a vibrant rainbow of different shades has been a key look in flowers for this year. The flowers available this time of year come in an array of different colours, so you can create a bright display to greet guests and add splashes of colour to tables.

Roses, dahlias, gerberas and orchids are available in dozens of bright shades so you can choose a single strong colour or mix it up. Blue has been very popular in interior design this year, but if you feel blue flowers may be too cool for an inviting restaurant, you could always incorporate this into the design by choosing blue vases, like vintage bottles or willow-pattern cups to keep with the 1920s glamour trend.

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There’s no doubt that both the colours and richness of autumn and the ideas in these flower trends for 2014 offer plenty of inspiration for your restaurant or bar flower design, and can also work for hotel receptions. Todich Flower Design will be able to give you even more ideas and, as experts in corporate flowers, will work with you to create the exact look you need to create the perfect experience for your guests.

Trending Weddings 2014/15: How to Match Your Floral Decorations to Your Dream Theme?

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

At Todich Floral Design, through wedding flowers and flower designs for all occasions, we consistently aim to demonstrate true elegance. We do this through natural grace, a blend of styles, and, above all, harmony between the different elements of our arrangements. Of course, it also comes down to using the freshest flowers—with colours, varied blossoms, fragrance, and style of wrapping and table placement. You may even discover that your flowers do more to transform your special, momentous day than the venue itself!

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Now we’re going to delve into how to make sense of some the trickier, more nuanced details and underlying meanings of wedding flowers arrangements, especially for the upcoming 2015 season. So get ready to see what’s trending! This way you’ll be able to avoid any flower faux pas, and make sure you pull off your absolute dream wedding into a cohesive, well designed finish. The first stop on our list is that of vintage wedding flowers

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This type of classically styled, elegant wedding décor is still very popular. When you think of weddings with a vintage theme there is going to be lots of thin lace, pearls, feathers, brooches and ivied columns. Lavender and white table clothes are wonderful choices. Heritage rose are second to none when it comes to selecting vintage wedding flowers—popular colours and variants on shades are dusky pinks and sweet corals, eye-catching thulian, antique peach, and lavish almond. Green foliage, white (to complement the lace), and yellow are excellent ways to balance pink hues. Other types of blossoms apart from roses—but equally refined—are gerberas, carnations and peonies. Sweet Williams are also delightful!

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Rustic Wedding Flowers

A rustic wedding flowers the- me will be somewhat remini- scent of the vintage style. But the key difference is in that, while it remains somewhat nostalgic and unpolished, it’s very much bucolic. This emphasis on nature remains the biggest factor in rustic wedding flowers and similarly styled weddings, regardless of whether or not the ceremony is held in- or outdoors. The types of décor are often full of whimsy, delight and airiness. Think tulips and hyacinths, cascades and arrays of green ivy, spots of bright daises. Giant sunflowers are also a great way to mix up the dainty and more childish aspect of smaller and more delicate flowers, while losing none of the colour power, brightness or beauty. Tables spotted with French lavender or using succulents for any man’s boutonniere will make for a nice country chic look. For the ladies aiming for the rustic style, they can’t go wrong with flower headdresses or long stemmed flowers in bridal bouquets. Still need some rustic accents? Try a little burlap, twine or the muted flair of an aged ribbon.

Flamboyant Wedding Flowers

Flamboyance is all about making a scene. It’s grandiose, opulent, lavish in all aspects of wedding décor. In other words, it’s as far as you can get from the toned down luxury of the rustic and vintage styled weddings. Instead, this livened up wedding is likely to employ lots of contemporary centrepieces, slim glass vases, busy and exotic flower arrangements, and candles of varying height. True extravagance! Flower arrangements often use calla lilies, lush velvet roses, sensuous flowers such as anthuriums and flowers of paradise, orchids and blue roses. Flowers used around the base of these arrangements are better as ivory or white, to balance the colour array above. A few more affluent additions: any gold or brass ornaments, as well as rhinestones and crystals scattered across tables or draped over candelabra.

No matter what type of wedding and theme you prefer, remember that above all it’s harmony that matters. Colour, arrangement styles, personal tastes must blend together for a truly wonderful wedding. More than simple coordination, which only makes sure that nothing clashes, achieving true harmony amplifies the entire effect of your wedding décor. Just like the happy couple, it should be clear that every element is meant to be.

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Want to know a little more about Todich Floral Design?

Todich Floral Design has more than 15 years of experience in providing superior quality wedding flowers in London. Skilled florists work with you personally, offering advice on wedding styles, wedding flower budgets, and wedding flower design. We also provide outstanding corporate flowers in London, catering to many local businesses interested in office decoration and positive workspace, as well as hotels and restaurants. Todich Floral Design offers a free installation service and one week free trial. If you’re looking for a wedding florist in London or an events florist in London, and just need a little more information, then contact us at 020 7737 1166 or visit the Todich Floral Design website.

 

Season’s Best Hotel and Private Event Floral Design

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Private event floral design and event flower design is a year round endeavor. Every event florist knows that each season is unique, with flowers specific to festivals and holiday celebrations, or birthday flowers attached to certain months. Corporate florists and specialists in hotel flowers or hotel plants also use their flower arrangements and floral art to mirror moods created by weather and landscape, themes unique to special occasions (like new or lasting love at a wedding or anniversary), and embody the spirit of a particular season.

Autumn floral arrangements - Restaurant flowers and hotel flowers london UK by top event florist and corporate florist in London Todich Floral Design LTDWhen people think of event flowers or private events—including expert florists and floral designers—they are often searching for a design that is bold yet elegant, or subdued and perhaps slightly provocative to the eye. This can be achieved through balance of colour and texture; different petal shapes, method of arrangement, foliage, and complimentary colours (magenta and pinks, yellow and white, red roses in a brown wicker basket, or with seasonal and green foliage). Event florists in London seek to evoke or inspire a particular mood without the event flowers starkly standing out, or becoming garish, even, and ultimately detract from the overall effect of the private event. It takes skill, experience and true dedication to floral art as well as event floral design to excel and stir up excitement for any type of customer or occasion—be it a private event, a business interested in corporate displays or office flowers, or clients in the hospitality industry, interested in flowers for restaurants or hotels.

Hotel flowers and flowers for restaurants. Autumn flower arrangements by top event florist and corporate florist in London, UK. Season’s Best Hotel and Private Event Floral DesignAt Todich Floral Design we like to be bold and inventive, enhancing the overall mood with corporate arrangementsprivate events flowers, as well as with hotel flowers and bar flowers and plants. Whether you come to us as a restaurant florist, corporate florist, or event florist, every single surface is an opportunity. Table centrepieces, table runners, chairs, bridal bouquets, buttonholes and corsages are all ways to incorporate flower colours and unique patterns into your event, to beautify and commemorate the occasion for everyone who is present.Todich Floral Design is an event florist in London that specializes in a variety of different events, ranging from private events to corporate displays. Corporate plants and office flowers, wedding flowers, party event flowers, Christmas decorations and cultural flower arrangements are just some of the different varieties of flower design we specialize in. No matter type of event or type of flower arrangement you choose, however, they guarantee to brighten up the room in which they are displayed, add joy to a given occasion or enliven the space and experience for whomever is passing by.

There are some common conceptions—and possible misconceptions—when it comes to event flower design. Because the spring and summer months are so much brighter, warmer and a little more buoyant when it comes to the effect they have on our mood, people often gravitate toward summer and spring seasonal flowers, or exotic arrangements and themes in event floral design. Think of tulip, calla lilies and hydrangea flower arrangements, found in spring bouquets, or gerberas daisies and sunflowers in the summertime. These are beautiful and special aesthetically, to be sure, but the discerning, creative eye of event florists can find what’s pleasing, and ways to accentuate the shades and shapes of different flowers, in any type of seasonal arrangement.

Autumn flower design. Restauran and bar flowers. Event flowers and corporate flower arrangements. Hotel flowers and hotel plants by Todich Floral Design LTDThe truth is that autumn—and soon to be winter—have seasonal themes and floral designs which are just as wonderful as those belonging to the brighter and warmer months. And, perhaps surprisingly for some, much of the familiar floral art and same types of blossoms from summer or spring can be seen in autumn and winter flower arrangements. Colours, textures and the mood evoked by a bouquet, centrepiece or corporate display, can be repurposed within each season. The most innovative florists behind event flower design have a way of incorporating colour and theme into fresh, new pieces that match every event, setting or special occasion.

Autumn is full of warm colours—orange, reds and yellows—and earthy tones, especially in late September and early October. Bi-color roses blend the different elements of a warm palette. Red or yellow chrysanthemums in full bloom provide a distinct, ruffled texture for any corporate display, bouquet, or a striking first greeting for patrons (when it comes to restaurant plants and hotel flowers). Sunflowers and gerberas daisies combine the best of both worlds. Sunflowers, with their large, feathered yellow petals and, by contrast, a dark, solid centre, balance the colours and the textures of autumn. The earthier colours of autumn, mostly browns and dark greens, can be emphasized in wicker basket arrangements and dried flower arrangements—which mimic the crisp, idyllic look and leaves that have fallen from trees. They also use autumn foliage such as ivy and green buds. Some autumn flower arrangements even use golden wheat, multicoloured maize husks (yellow and black, or maroon and brown), or birds’ feathers to simultaneously accentuate the earth tones and brighten the overall effect of the arrangement.

Autumn arrangementsAnother seasonally appropriate and popular way to bring out autumnal themes in flower arrangements is to trade out the traditional vase or flower bouquet for something that is more rustic in style. Woven baskets, hollowed out pumpkins or gourds, and cornucopia styled holders can achieve this effect and make great centrepieces or table decoration. These pieces evoke the ideas and motifs of a warm hearth, joyfulness and abundance, and the harvest season. Wide tallow candles, pumpkin scented candles, and in-season fruits, such as brown pears or apples, also work well in autumn arrangements, and offer a more stimulating experience, beyond the visual, through the opportunity to taste and smell.

At Todich Floral Design, we take advantage of the wide-ranging autumn colours and unique foliage for the season, coming up with the best floral design for any event, be it private, personal or professional, and in all types of flower displays and designs. Our event flowers are a gorgeous enhancement and addition for any occasion!

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Design ideas for rustic weddings

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Flower inspiration for rustic weddings by top London floral sylists and wedding florists

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When you think of ‘rustic’ the first things that come to mind may be a remote log cabin or a barn on a farm, but you don’t have to be getting married in the middle of nowhere to go with this wedding theme. Reflecting a growing desire among people to reconnect with nature and towards more natural styled wedding flowers, many brides are now choosing a rustic wedding flowers theme. Nature is a great resource for decorating ideas and can also allow the wedding to include some of the groom’s tastes too.

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Going ‘rustic’ doesn’t have to mean checkered tablecloths and lots of wood. Containers such as ceramic or metal milk churns and jugs can be incorporated in wedding reception arrangements, plus plant pots, crates, jars and items such as weathered old furniture, lanterns, suitcases, ladders, watering cans, wheelbarrows or bicycles. Lights, bunting, streamers, tissue paper pom poms and balloons suspended from ceilings also help create a rustic feel. The great thing is, this type of decoration can be as simple or elegant as you want it to be.

The deciding factor of any wedding scheme is usually the location, but rustic weddings needn’t be confined to rustic wedding venues such as barns, as rustic wedding decorations can provide a lovely contrast in modern venues such as warehouses, large halls, galleries or hotels. And if you’re getting married outside, or somewhere with lovely grounds, it’s a natural fit for your bridal flowers.

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The key to a rustic wedding is making sure that everything looks natural. The wedding bouquets should be less structured, and a little asymmetrical, as if you could have just picked them from a garden or meadow and put them together yourself. Wild, garden-style flowers and foliage are usually used, but elegant flowers such as roses, peonies and lilies can still find their place in a rustic setting.

As a wedding florist, things we love in terms of rustic wedding flowers ideas include watering cans, milk churns and even wellies used as containers to put the flowers in. And a battered old wheelbarrow brimming full of wild flowers makes a wonderful and unusual entrance display. For a spring wedding, plush bouquets of chrysanthemums and daisies can make a lovely seasonal alternative to the traditional rose.

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Muted colours and tones usually work best for rustic weddings, although pops of colour can be added to give interest and contrast. Pink is seeing a comeback in the form of soft, blush tones, and although a wedding all in pink and white might seem too girly, this pretty colour creates a really warm, natural and romantic look. For an outdoor, garden wedding a mixture of cream and light pink roses look lovely on tables glowing with candles, and combined with wooden furniture will create a very relaxed atmosphere.

To give the feeling that your wedding flowers have been picked from an abundant field and to really reflect the variety in nature, you might consider combining sweetly scented white freesia with various tones of pink flowers and lots of soft, wispy foliage such as ferns. Add in a few branches and accents of wood and you have a gorgeously romantic rustic theme.

Wedding Bouquets 140 wmAt bridal florist Todich Floral Design, we believe an important element to rustic wedding flowers is lots of greenery. Cascading bouquets and flower garlands are a great way to achieve this and are very popular for rustic weddings. Delicate flowers can be woven in to garlands of foliage such as ivy, ruscus, ferns and pine and strewn across tables, woven up posts or banisters and draped across doorways or freestanding arches to give a feeling of abundance and bringing the outdoors in.

rustic wedding flowers, bridal flowers and bridal bouquetsMoss and twigs are also great for creating a natural, outdoorsy look and look lovely incorporated in to wedding table floral designs.

For lighting, a great suggestion is to use antique lanterns and do not hesitate to decorate the lanterns with flowers as well, as part of the wedding will happen during the day while the lanterns are not lit. Twinkling fairy lights are lovely too and look incredibly romantic when strung outwards from a central point.

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Of course it’s also important that the flowers complement the wedding dress and bridesmaid dresses too, so at wedding and event florist Todich Floral Design we will discuss this, along with wedding flowers cost with you to provide a solution that works perfectly with your budget and theme. We will also discuss wedding flowers by season and any initial bridal flowers ideas you may have.

For more inspiration for a wedding theme that is both glamorous and rustic combined, check out this video about the new ‘RustaGlam’ design trend identified by top US design company, Kohler Co or browse our wedding flowers gallery to view a range of wedding flowers; buttonholes, corsages,  bridal bouquets, ceremony and reception designs and more. For same day flower delivery in London visit our online flower delivery shop.

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About wedding florist Todich Floral Design. Todich Floral Design is a quality wedding florist in London. We have over 15 years’ experience working with bridal parties to come up with some exquisite floral decorations and wedding flowers in London. Our expert floral designers will work with you to create bespoke designs for bridal bouquets, bridesmaid posies, buttonholes and corsages and any other floral decorations you may require. All of which will perfectly complement your chosen colour scheme, personality

 

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and style. In addition to weddings, we also cater for a number of events and are considered a top events florist in London.  Whatever the occasion, our experienced team of florists will come up with a personalised, original concept for your event flowers and help you set the mood for your special event.

 

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 For more information on our wedding or events flower service, dial 020 7737 1166 today.

Autumn comes to Brassiere Chavot

Monday, October 21st, 2013

As the temperature starts to drop and the night’s draw in, it was time to start thinking about our window installation at Brassiere Chavot.

We wanted to create a very autumn flowers feel with a warm design that fitted in with the introduction of an autumn menu. We created a beautiful flower arch which was made with oak leaves and seasonal foliage which created a focal point in the window.  Instead of moss we used leaves to cover the windowsill which gave a warm autumnal feel to the design.

The team always like to include a number of props; this time we used old apple trays and old French crates which were filled with pumpkins, apples and sweet corns.  We always like to have different focal points in the window and also included straw bales and a crate which was filled with beautiful heathers. The team at Chavot were very happy with the window design and it fitted perfectly with their autumn menu and we felt it created a warm and inviting feel to the entrance.

About Todich Floral Design

Todich Floral Design is a wedding and events florist based in the heart of London. The company specialises in providing specialised corporate flowers for London business and residential addresses. Established for over 17 years, the company has a vast portfolio of flower arrangements and displays on their online gallery.

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Bride Flowers

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Todich Floral Design is a wedding florist in London that offers Bridal Bouquets in a variety of shapes & Styles – It’s the magic and romance of weddings that make the spring and summer seasons a special time of year. Planning a London wedding can be a daunting but exciting process, it is always advisable to start researching and planning early so to not get too over-whelmed and stressed for the big day.

34The bridal flower bouquet is one of the most important elements of a UK wedding day. There is a lot to consider when it comes to choosing the right wedding flowers. Seasons are the first aspect to look into, it is recommended to discover which blooms will be in season at certain times of the year, for example; Tulips are available in winter , Peonies are available in spring, Hydrangeas are available in summer and sunflower are available in autumn,

If you are looking for wedding flowers in London then London florist Todich Floral Design offers an award winning service like no other.  Established in 2001; the company specialises in all aspect of providing bespoke wedding flower arrangements. The florist designs bridal bouquets, bridesmaids flower bouquets, wedding buttonholes, flower corsages, wedding candelabras, wedding reception flowers and church wedding flowers.

46_resizeThe wedding consultants will help guide you through every step until the day of your wedding, they will help you choose your wedding bouquets, London and our skilful team will even help advice suitable wedding flowers with taking into consideration the colour scheme, wedding theme, seasonality and budget. Todich Floral Design offer free personal consultations to all London brides getting married in London.

Todich Floral Design offers a timed flower delivery service to all London weddings; we deliver the wedding flowers on the morning of your special day and will even install the large flower displays free of charge! We at Todich Floral Design even go that one step further and provide a wedding flowers collection service and the end of the ceremony.

Our online portfolio is regularly updated with our latest bridal wedding flowers, take a look at our Facebook and twitter page for new blogs and wedding photo albumsContact us for flowers delivered in London, by calling 02077371166 or by emailing weddings@todichfloraldesign.co.uk.