July 6th, 2020 jamesdouthwaite

How to make a flower crown (the easy way!)

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We’re all spending more time in gardens and parks lately. Celebrate your green space by dressing in flowers when meeting friends and family outdoors – fun for garden parties and gorgeous photo ops! From specially-made headbands and hair clips to buttonholes and bracelets, we’ve got everything you need to get started.

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June 26th, 2019 jamesdouthwaite

10 ways to display flowers for quality first impressions & lasting impact


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Our subconscious works in mysterious ways and the same product can have a totally different impact depending on whether it’s displayed in a stylish or slapdash way. Small business owners in creative industries know the importance of finishing touches. Decorative in-store displays, elegant gift wrap, branded packaging and attractive delivery methods will make all the difference. Get those minor details right with thoughtful, professional touches and your brand will be immediately perceived as higher value.

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May 13th, 2019 jamesdouthwaite

34 floral hoop ideas in all styles


The hoop, officially one of the year’s biggest wedding trends. Not only that, floral hoops are even making an appearance as boho home decor and garden party decorations – use artificial flowers and you’ve got a cute indoor wreath to hang from the wall.

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June 15th, 2018 jamesdouthwaite

Win a dream creative wedding kit!

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We’re offering the chance to win a selection of florist-favourite items from our huge range of designer tools and accessories plus a stunning ready-made brooch bouquet of your choice worth around £65 each, perfect for accessorising with fresh flowers and personal jewellery, or stunning on its own!

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April 20th, 2018 jamesdouthwaite

The gypsophila debate: love it or hate it?

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Gypsophila, a Marmite flower, is constantly skipping in and out of the limelight; one month it’s the biggest floral trend while the next it’s frumpy and outdated. Over recent years we’ve seen its popularity surge as it’s taken pride of place in celebrity weddings, fashion shows and glossy magazines.

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March 27th, 2018 jamesdouthwaite

10 things you didn’t know about rose gold: the perfect floral accompaniment


As the rose gold trend continues to shimmer across all kinds of industry and still with serious celebrity backing, here at Corsage Creations we knew we had to lead the way in rose gold floral accessories for the 2018 wedding season. To ignite your inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of lesser-known facts about the special metal, and to make sure it’s insanely easy to incorporate into your designs we’ve added a rose gold option to a large number of our most popular product lines.

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January 23rd, 2018 jamesdouthwaite

5 key trends you’ll need this season: your SS:18 forecast


We travel the globe to source unique design tools and accessories, all with florists and event planners in mind, so we’re often first to spot the latest industry trends and innovative new ideas.

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May 12th, 2017 jamesdouthwaite

Bold & Bright Butterflies & Birds

Christmas might seem like decades away but it took place in February for designers all over Europe as they flocked to Christmasworld, one of the continent’s largest trade fairs and a true reflection of upcoming trends and not just for the festive season. We were there to spot not only butterflies by the bucket-load but also faux feathered birds and in bright clashing colours which made an appearance at exhibits featuring upcoming interior and décor trends.

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September 26th, 2016 jamesdouthwaite

Flower crowns & hair pieces

Popularity of the flower crown isn’t fading any time soon – it’s a style increasingly sought after for weddings and events, parties, festivals, even hen do’s, christenings and birthdays. We’ve seen a surge in florist workshops across the country, where guests learn the art of floral headwear.

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June 22nd, 2016 jamesdouthwaite

12 wrist corsage ideas to dye* for


Here we’re sharing a range of contemporary corsage ideas, varied in both style and technique so you can create beautiful flower bracelets for any event – proms, weddings, parties, or just because.

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