My goodness I have seen some gorgeous floral arrangments over the past 19 years in this business. Kate Rice, from Little Leaf Florist creates the most gorgeous and unique arrangements that I have ever seen. They have always been fresh and last the entire wedding day. Her work is almost to the point that when I see arrangements online I can instantly tell that it was made by Kate before even looking to see who posted the photo.
I asked Kate if she could give us a few tips to pass on to brides planning a wedding. Here's what she had to say: (oh...and I couldn't resist posting some of her gorgeous work)
Hi Loves.. ok... I'd say 3 tips:
1) look for a florist that likes to go beyond the ordinary, uses their own signature style to stand apart ..you know..to have fun
2) look for a florist that will help you beyond the language of stems...help you with props, coordinating with your other vendors etc
3) look for a florist and choose a florist that knows their product, which product is available which time of year...and suggests ways to reuse, adjust and keep the budget modest...not inflated just because they could.
##choose based on how excited she/they get from your first meeting...based of the collaborative synergies you both feed off if each other!!!
Here's how you can get a hold of Kate: