Weddings & partnerships

Wedding table arrangement Green and white table arrangement

So, you're getting married. Congratulations! Whether you're in the market for the full floral works or just some buttonholes, I can provide you with beautiful flowers to accessorise your day. You may have already spent hours on Pinterest and have a clear idea of how it's all going to look or, you may be just starting out and need a little guidance.

You're probably wondering how much it's all going to cost too. Pricing is very variable as it ultimately depends on what sort of flowers you want and how many. Scented roses and orchids are more expensive, seasonal flowers are more budget friendly i.e. anything that might be in flower in a garden near you at the time of your ceremony. As a rough guide: buttonholes are around £6 to £8; bouquets from £50 for something simple to £100 and over for something more luxurious; table arrangements can start at £10 for a few simple stems in a vase but a more traditional Oasis-based arrangement would be nearer £60. Church pedestals or large vases would start around £80.

I'm at home with traditional or modern styling but whatever I create it usually includes lots of textures and different botanical materials and often things from my own garden.

If you're interested in having my style of flowers for your day, drop me a line on hello@clarekenwardflowers.co.uk.

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Summer Drama - Hotel Felix, Cambridge

This July wedding featured orchids and succulents in a vibrant red and green colour scheme. It suited the chic surroundings of Hotel Felix where the function rooms have a formal classical feel. There was plenty of drama in the red/green contrast and textures abounded with succulents, seed heads and berries. The orchids were the star attractions - large Vanda orchids and the spidery Mokara James Storey. Each guest had a potted succulent in a simple cement pot to take home as a momento.

Potted succulent Red orchid table decoration
Bridesmaid bouquet Orchids Red rose buttonholes

With thanks to Andrew at Lightworks Photography for the additional images.


Terrariums - Hotel du Vin, Cambridge

There's nothing I like more than a creative challenge. This couple were looking for something a little more off beat than floral table centres. They were huge film and sci-fi fans so I floated the idea of sprayed dinosaurs and terrariums with theme figurines. They loved it. The only difficulty for them was whittling down their favourite films and tv series to just six...

Ewok terrarium Dr Who terrariuim Jurassic Park terrarium

I used bun moss, airplants and succulents as botanical content plus then bark chippings, sprayed stones, plastic dinosaurs and the figurines supplied by the couple.

Musical instrument terrarium Marvel terrarium Fireman Sam terrarium

There were a few unusual design challenges - making spears for vintage ewoks, a tiny sonic screwdriver and a ladder for the brave firefighters of Pontypandy. The couple were delighted with the results and the centrepieces proved a big talking point for their guests.

Ewok and spear View of table with terrariums and bridal bouquet

Spring Pastels - Chippenham Park, Newmarket

Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue were Pantone Colours of the Year in 2016 and it's turning out to be a popular colour scheme this year. With spring flowers at their best in early April, this wedding was full of scents with stocks and the classic perfume flower, tuberose. Beautiful blush and pink roses were the focus with some amazing ruffled pompom ranunculus in the bridal bouquet. Antique cream candelabra centrepieces completed the picture in the marquee.

Spring pastel Wedding Spring wedding Spring buttonholes
Flowergirl baskets with cornflowers Bridesmaid bouquets

Art Deco - Downing College, Cambridge

The colour scheme for this grand college wedding was based around peacock feathers, which tied in beautifully with the bride's vintage style beaded gown. With a colour palette of purples, whites and greens for the wedding, the bridal bouquet was kept neutral with a mix of callas, hydrangea, sedum, orchids and molucella. For contrast, the bridesmaids bouquets used a mix of purple flowers and foliage which really stood out against the charcoal tulle of their dresses. Buttonholes were callas and peacock feathers with turquoise trim and the table decorations pulled all of these elements together with some palm leaves to add to the art deco feel.

Summer bridesmaid flowers Summer wedding reception flowers
Top table wedding flowers Church wedding flowers Wedding table flower arrangement

With thanks again to Andrew at Lightworks Photography for the additional images.


Spring flowers - Impington Church & Rectory Farm, Cambridge

The brief was to make the flowers for Abby & Tom's wedding look 'just picked'. As their wedding was in the Spring, they wanted to focus on in-season spring bulbs and flowers. I used a mix of spring blooms in the bouquets, with delicate Dicentra Spectabilis and Solomons Seal in Abby's to echo the lace on her dress. The buttonholes were cheery yellow craspedia with the theme flower, Muscari and narcissi for the Groom and his best men. Their marquee decoration were simple potted bulbs on the tables and mini bud vases to add more colour. There was a floral garland in the drinks marquee which gave a real 'spring fete' feel to the tent.

Spring Bridal flowers Spring wedding buttonholes Bridesmaid's bouquet
Spring church porch wedding flowers Botanical jewellery