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Warm winter wedding flowers

Monday, February 10th, 2014

If you’re having a winter wedding in January or February this doesn’t mean you have to go with a typically wintery white colour scheme for your wedding flowers. This London bride who got married last January chose a gorgeous combination of warm, burnt-orange coffee break roses for her bridal bouquet, combined with paler peaches and creams along with splashes of dusty grey amnesia and touches of pearls to create a cosy, vintage feel.

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Roses are a firm favourite for romantic wedding flowers and for creating soft, feminine, country garden and vintage style wedding bouquets. Along with peonies, they are one of the most frequently requested wedding flowers at London florist Todich Floral Design, and it’s not difficult to see why. Not only do they come in a huge variety of colours and shapes, they are very versatile and work well with most other flowers too. From wild looking garden roses and delicate spray varieties in sweet pastel hues, to bright oranges, reds and pinks, and the classic white avalanche, roses are perfect for a variety of wedding flower styles and colour schemes.

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We love how the bright orange of the coffee break roses in this bride’s bouquet was complemented and toned down with the gentler peaches and creams and how the dusty amnesia added a nostalgic vibe. A delicate string of pearls was added and trailed around for a touch of elegance and to create a vintage style.

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The wedding buttonholes and corsages complemented the bridal bouquet by picking up the hints of peach and pearl decorations, with ladies’ corsages featuring a pearl covered stem and mens buttonholes, an elegant pearl pin.

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Wedding reception flowers were kept simple and sophisticated, with posies of perfectly domed hand-tied roses set in classic shaped fishbowl and glass cube vases.

These were in keeping with bride’s dress and overall theme for the day which was very feminine and classically chic.

Whatever style of wedding you're planning, whether its modern, retro, quirky, rustic or completely unique, Todich Floral Design can help you create the perfect weddding flowers to complement your special day. Contact our weddings team now to discuss your ideas or request a quote.

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.

Spring Wedding Flower Ideas for 2014

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

At Todich Floral Design we love working on spring wedding flowers in London. Spring is a lovely time of year to get married as it typically symbolises rebirth, life, growth and purity as trees, plants and flowers start coming back to life following the cold winter months. We have a huge number of spring wedding flower ideas for 2014. From beautiful wedding bridal bouquets with flowers that have really striking attributes and shapes, to bridesmaids flowers in a huge variety of colours that will perfectly complement their dress. Whatever your style or colour scheme, we can offer expert advice on the perfect wedding flowers for your big day.

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There are a number of early spring wedding flowers to choose from in varying colours and shapes. So if you want to start getting an idea of what spring wedding flowers are in season and what you like, we highly recommend checking out some from the following list:

Agapanthus (a large, striking flower, also known as the African Lily), Anemones (delicate flowers which come in various colours), Bouvardia (which can have either singular or double star-like blooms which open from tube-like necks), Calla Lilies (pictured here and a popular choice for spring wedding flowers), Cornflowers (also known as Centaurea Cyanus and available in a bright blue, or hot pink) Delphiniums (which have tall stems with multiple delicate flower heads), Gloriosa (a type of lily which is a dramatic yellow and dark pink), Hyacinths (wonderfully scented and available in a number of colours), Iris (which have long, straight flowering stems), Lilies (large prominent flowers with a beautiful fragrance), Lily of the Valley (gorgeous tiny bell-like flowers), Narcissus (daffodils), Orchids (which can have up to 12 flowers on one stem), Sunflowers (large, cheerful yellow flowers), Sweet Peas (which have a wonderful selection of colours and scents) and Tulips (a popular spring flower available in a number of colours).

No matter what your taste or style, spring brides are spoilt for choice, whether you’re after lots of bright splashes of colour or pretty pastel hues.

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Our team of expert designers specialise in working with brides to help them create their perfect wedding bouquet and can offer plenty of tips and advice on spring wedding flower ideas. Our florists bring with them a wealth of experience and can provide guidance on bridal bouquet designs and wedding flowers that will complement the dress, theme, colour scheme, personality and style of the couple and their wedding.

Spring wedding colours and spring wedding ideas can range from pretty pastels to bright constrasting hues and nice designs can include touches of blossom, tulips, and other sweetly fragranced seasonal blooms, as well as flowering bulbs in pots. For ceremonies and receptions that may be held in full or part outside, the addition of a lovely floral arch is a nice touch for spring too, or perhaps flowers, fairylights or hanging pomanders to decorate bushes or trees in gardens or grounds.

Bridesmaid flowers and spring flowers for wedding centrepieces

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bridesmaid bouquet will usually mirror and complement the bride’s flowers, but they don’t need to match exactly. Bridesmaids’ flowers can come in a variety of styles and shapes, from a traditional round posy, cascading bouquets, teardrop bouquets, heart-shaped flower bouquets, oval bouquets, loose round hand-tieds or even custom designs. Our dedicated florists are there every step of the way to help with flower ideas for a spring wedding and to ensure all the designs complement each other perfectly.

In terms of additional wedding flower designs, such as entrance displays and wedding centrepieces, larger flowers and foliage (as pictured) are sometimes used here to help build size, form interesting outlines and shapes, and provide added impact to wow guests. This is where tall stems of blossom could be

Table Arrangements 0552used or added; pretty pink varieties look lovely in light blue vases or jugs. Delicate delphiniums, which come in a variety of colours are great for adding height (pictured in white), and daffodils can be a simple option for table centres too, since they can only be used alone. Consider using them planted in pretty pots, having single stems in individual vases running the length of tables, or grouped at the centre if tables are round.

With Todich Floral Design, which specialises in wedding flowers and bridal bouquets for London and the surrounding area, clients receive a complimentary consultation at a location of their choice, expert advice, bespoke designs, a wide selection of decorations, props and containers to choose from and the best wedding flower delivery in London and UK delivery throughout the week and weekend. We can take care of everything for you; so book your FREE consultation, sit back and relax.

Todich Floral Design wedding florist in London provide flowers for all seasons and types of event, from winter wedding flowers and Christmas decorations for offices and hotels, to private summer parties, baby showers and corporate events. To find out more, simply call Todich Floral Design on 020 7737 1166 where one of our friendly florists will be on hand to help.

2014 Bridal Fashion Trends

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The wedding dress is such a key element of the bride’s big day and something many women have dreamed about since they were little girls. London florist Todich Floral Design specialises in creating bridal flowers and wedding flowers to complement all types of dress, from full, fairytale Princess styles, to classic gowns or fashionable modern designs. The range of wedding dresses to choose from is huge, and whether your style is traditional, retro or at fashion’s cutting edge, you will always have a ball when it comes to selecting something special for your wedding day.

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However, bridal fashion trends, like normal fashion trends, vary from year to year, presenting each year’s new brides with a sometimes bewildering choice, over and on top of the style they may have been dreaming about for years! But it’s always worth checking out what’s in vogue, as designers are experts in incorporating fashion trends in to classic designs so you don’t have to opt for something too far-out. When it comes to wedding flowers for London brides the same applies, and with expert input it’s easy to achieve your desired look and match the style of your bridal flowers to your dress and theme. At Todich Floral Design, we love helping brides create bridal bouquets and bridesmaids’ bouquets that perfectly complement both.

The 2014 bridal fashion trends shown on the catwalks this year illustrate this point well, and show that bringing your ideal dress up to date can be achieved in a few simple ways.

Dominant themes combined slightly more conservatism via higher and covered necklines, lace sleeves and detailed backs, but also a touch more casual too with loose, floaty layers, dainty flowing slips and empire lines. There was a move away from the plainer vintage styles of late with dazzling embellishments and beads and a strong art deco influence, and sexy became more girly with playful, shorter gowns.

Here are some key bridal trends wedding florist Todich Floral Design noted for 2014:

High necklines: these were really popular in 2013 and are set to be even more popular next year. Covering the neck area with sheer fabric or lace, or going for a halterneck style instead of strapless gives a nod to this bridal trend.

Sparkles and embellishments: bridal fashion for 2014 has started to move away from the plain, lace vintage trends of recent years and many collections featured lots of beading, sequins, embroidery and lace, as well as 3D flowers made of organza and silk.

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Lace sleeves: blame Kate Middleton if you will, but lace sleeves featured again heavily in 2014 bridal fashion shows so this trend shows no sign of slowing down. From short, sweet caps to elbow length and long, many designers included gowns with sleeves in their collections for next year.

Lots of layers: there was lots of layering on this year’s Spring/Summer runways, which included layers incorporated on the dresses themselves, but also additional layers to the bridal outfit such as tulle wraps and fur capelettes.

Short cut: another huge 2014 bridal fashion trend was rising hemlines on both full and straight skirts, which varied from above the knee, to more conservative on the knee and three quarter length designs.

Casual and cool: moving away from structured, rigid designs, these dresses are easy to wear, light, floaty and cool. Think dainty slips, thin straps and loose, flowing empire-line gowns.

Detailed backs: from open-back keyholes and beading, to contemporary and pleated trains, there was a strong focus on backs for 2014 as an additional way to add some wow factor to your dress.

Art deco: thanks to the Great Gatsby the art deco trend is firmly here, in bridal fashion as well as on the high street and for the home. The 1920s has truly taken over with its decadent detailing and elegant silhouettes.

Todich Floral Design is a London based floral stylist specialising in flowers for weddings and events. It has many years’ experience working on weddings both large and small, and has installed wedding flowers in some of London’s top wedding venues including The Painted Hall in Greenwich, Café Royal, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Dorchester Hotel, The National Portrait Gallery and many more. As a corporate florist, Todich Floral Design can also provide office flowers, event flowers and hotel flowers in London.

Contact the team today to discuss your flower requirements and request a quote.

A Blooming Success at the National Wedding Show

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

This year Todich Floral Design was lucky enough to be part of London’s National Wedding Show. Held in Earl’s court, the annual event takes place over one weekend during the autumn season.

WP_20130927_035The show ran from 27th-29th September and was set to be ‘the UK’s largest wedding show’ of all time.  The venue was filled with over a 250 wedding specialists who ranged from London wedding flowers, photography, wedding dresses, stationary, jewellery, cakes, shoes, music, hen parties and men’s wear.

This year it was vital for our florists to design a beautiful and mesmerising stand that would be eye-catching and impress the brides.  Having secured a stand at the front of the exhibition hall, Todich Floral Design wanted brides to be wowed over with the display.

Keen to stand out from the crowd, the floristry team worked together in planning a stunning display that has never been seen before. Head London florist Kalina Lokinska wanted to ensure that the flowers were stylish, affordable and in line with current trends.

Our florists decided to theme the stand around our recently bought French antique mannequin. We would create a wedding dress made entirely with wedding flowers which are easily availble during the autumn season.

One day before the wedding show, our florists shaped a wire mesh around the waist of the mannequin. The mesh was made with chicken wire and formed the base shape of the London wedding dress. Next, English moss was hand-woven into the design which was then followed with preserved oak leaves

IMG_7318The wedding dress was then decorated with white gypsophila wedding flowers and white phalaenopsis orchids which draped beautifully around the display.

The floristry team then designed a wedding bouquet to suit the autumn season. The bridal bouquet was a simple design that included orange and cream roses with a cream ribbon and pretty pearl pins. We designed an urn with orange and cream roses which was placed in the corner of the exhibition stand. The flower arrangement stood on a white surrounded by autumnal coloured wallpaper.

The overall design was eye-catching, modern and unique to any other florist. The flower dress drew a vast amount of attention from the media and brides, and many couples came over to the stand to compliment the design. The wedding show was an incredibly busy weekend which was enjoyed immensely by the floral team.

Todich Floral Design will be exhibiting at the Grand Olympia, London on the 21st-23rd February 2014. Keep a look at our Facebook and twitter accounts for further updates on flower designs.

Serbian Wedding Flowers & Traditions

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The summer is slowly passing in Serbia, and it has been one full of weddings—just like any other summer. The season of autumn weddings is now on the go. Weddings in Serbia are a big deal (like anywhere else). In the past these events would be no less than a three day affair.

Wedding Bouquets 246In the northern area of Serbia, we are host to a multitude of nationalities and a greater number of wedding traditions. They vary from town to town, culture to culture, but one thing never changes, these affairs always end up being the best parties.

To give you a slight idea of what goes down at the simplest of weddings, the bride gets kidnapped, the groom drinks from his mother-in-laws shoes and guests stuff into the pockets of the musicians – to name a few.

Of course, there is order to this chaos, everything is arranged in a timely manner and even the youngest of couples stick to tradition and add their modern, youthful and personal touch through the décor. Even the menu follows tradition, you will never go to a wedding here and find exotic foods, it’s all wonderful home-cooked meals on a bigger scale. Chicken soup is a standard, and it is brought out to guests singing the national anthem.

2_resizeBut this does not mean that young brides are showing up in their mother’s dress, and that the reception is decorated with dusty old artificial wedding flowers. The décor is where the bride still has some leeway. Romance is always the first and foremost at weddings here.

This summer the weddings I attended all seemed to be following a natural wedding flowers look. Every single one seemed to have green flowers as one of the base colours of the décor. A friend of mine, who is energetic and chipper, matched her light-green flowers with bright /1/">pink flowers and /5/">yellow flowers; this really conveyed her personality well. My laid-back quiet cousin also had green fresh flowers as her base colour with /10/">peach coloured roses adding the romantic detail.

The dresses I saw this summer also a reflected a more natural look, long flowing dresses. In fact, I didn’t see one corseted, princess dress over the course of the summer. It seems to be all about romance and Mother Nature this summer. Not only were the dresses flowing but the bouquets as well, long trailing bouquets were a constant. Even my cousin with her peach roses, had trailing grass details.

White Bouquets 02This summer the table top flower decorations seemed to be more demur. There were small wedding flower arrangements in glass vases; the greenery used to decorate the venue was used to fill the space, while the flowers served as the centerpieces.

One tradition that I was not aware of that I found out about this summer. If you are unable to attend a wedding or spend only a short time at the reception, it is quite commen to place a bouquet of flowers on the reception table. The bouquet type and the wedding flowers you choose should be a reflection of how you see the young couple and a card with your best regards is also a great addition.

Even if you don’t want your wedding to last “three days and three nights,” I think there are some wonderful ideas for an upcoming wedding in our old and slightly crazy traditions!

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.

A Summer Wedding by Todich Floral Design

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

London florist Todich Floral Design had the pleasure of designing beautiful bridal flowers for a London summer wedding this weekend. The new bride contacted our consultants as she wished for our floristry team to provide the flowers for her special day.

1The bride and groom were getting married at The Thistle Hotel, Hyde Park which was a spectacular venue that caters for many London weddings. The happy couple wished for a country summer theme to be incorporated into her flowers designs.

The bridal bouquet was a loose hand-tied posy made up entirely of large daisy heads and craspedia. The wedding bouquet was designed to look like wild country flowers that had been hand-picked from an English meadow. The flowers were designed to match the theme of an English country garden and were finished with a sparkling gold ribbon.

4We created three bridesmaids bouquets entirely with small daisy tanacetum flowers which were tied loosely with gold ribbon and pearl pins. The flower colours matched the bridesmaids light yellow dresses and were very much in trend with today’s floral fashions.

The groom’s boutonniere incorporated the wedding flowers design and included a large daisy flower which was tied with string and gold pearl pins.

The floristry team were very happy with the results and the bride and groom were thrilled too.

Todich Floral Design creates flower displays for all aspects of the wedding; from intricate flower buttonholes to large reception pedestal flowers the talented florists skilfully decorate venues with stylish flower designs. The London florist offer a same-day delivery service to all London weddings, If you would like to speak to one of our consultant about a UK Wedding then give us a call on 02077371166

From all the team at Todich Floral Design.

Red Rose Wedding Flowers

Monday, August 12th, 2013

29The red rose flower is unquestionably the most beautiful of all roses. Red is the colour of love and symbolises lust, desire and passion. Red roses are immensely popular on Valentine’s Day which is why the price almost triples in value.  A single red rose has a meaning of love and is traditionally given as a sign of affection to friends and family members.

There are hundreds of different varieties27 and shades of red roses, ranging from bright red, crimson to dark burgundy,  the high street favourites are still the classic Grand Prix’, Ruby Red’  and ‘Naomi’.

Red roses are great flowers for romantic Valentine weddings; we have designed many valentine themed wedding ceremonies where the flower arrangements have varied from classic to contemporary designs.

Many of our brides wish for classic wedding12 flower bouquets. All-red roses or even red and white rose bouquets work brilliantly for timeless designs. Our florists tend to mix roses with freesias to create sweet smelling flower displays.

On occasion we have been asked to create a modern flower designs especially for a valentine’s themed wedding.  Our florists have constructed heart shared wedding bouquets where they have stylistically 20arranged still grass into a shape of a heart around the flowers. The team often decorate the bouquet with pretty diamante jewels for an extra WOW factor!

The colour red is also associated with the festive Christmas season. Red roses and other red flowers are often used for Christmas themed weddings. Our florist decorated a Christmas bridal bouquet with cinnamon sticks, orange slices and 16miniature baubles for a recent London wedding.

Red rose wedding posy bouquets will always be in fashion due to the classic colour scheme and traditional flower design.  Roses mixed with trailing ivy and tied with white satin ribbon and a pearl pin seems to be the favourite bridal bouquet for many London weddings.

Todich Floral design has delivered wedding33_resize flowers to London for over 17 years. The floristry company are able to design bridal bouquets, bridesmaid’s bouquets, flower girl baskets and bouquets, flower buttonholes, flower corsages, church arrangements, church pew-end flowers, flower pedestals, flower hairpieces, reception flowers, table arrangements, mantelpiece arrangements and thank you flower bouquets for every UK Wedding.

36Todich Floral Design offers a free one-to-one consultation service where the consultant’s works with the bride through every step of the flower design process. If you would like to speak to one of our floral design team in London then give us a call on 02077371166 or email weddings@todichfloraldesign.co.uk.

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Pink Wedding Flowers, by London florist Todich Floral Design

Monday, July 29th, 2013

1aThis week we had the opportunity to design a wedding at the Kensington Roof Gardens – have you been?  If you haven’t, you should go immediately; they have flamingos!

Our lovely bride wanted pinks and purple and lots of beautifully scented jasmine, so that’s exactly what we gave her.  Her bouquet was a vibrant pop of fuchsia peonies, accented with jasmine and a trail of Italian variegated ivy; they really made an impact against the soft pinks of her sari.

We designed a large pedestal for the entrance to the bar to wow the guests as they came in;

In the Spanish Gardens we created a beautiful swag to hang along the top of their gazebo using hydrangeas in varying shades of pinks, burgundy gladioli, and more of 1the trailing ivy and pittosporum.  In the Tudor Gardens Sarah wanted wild domes of flowers to continue the aesthetic of the flowers already planted there, so we used peonies, hydrangea, and lots of foliage for the centre of each table, with jasmine spilling every which way, and they were placed on little mats of grass to really emphasise the English garden look!  And then to set off the romantic nature of the gardens – and the day! – We draped garlands of ivy and carnations around the ribs of the umbrellas and across the buffet tables; I thought that the ‘Antigua’ carnations in particular were so beautiful!

And then in all the gardens, including the English Woodland which is where the flamingos and ducks reside, we dotted little vases of hydrangea and peonies which added little splashes of colours against all the green.