What a beautiful bride and sweet couple, Ilizna and James – they chose the exquisitely designed and decorated Villa Maison Noir high on the mountainside of Hout Bay, in Cape Town to become man and wife. Ilizna had impeccable taste and provided a beautiful brief indeed – she was a beauty both outside and in […]
My name is Coral and I love most flowers, but I do have a couple of favourite-favourites. One being a gloriosa lily or flame lily, which remind me of Christmas on our farm in Zimbabwe, where they grew wild on the koppies and in our gardens. Two being an old fashioned Papa Meilland rose, for […]
Last year, Violet was the Pantone shade for the summer. We put together this African inspired wedding editorial for couples who may want to consider combining both African and more traditional western wedding elements together and based it on the shades of violet, with it’s complementary yellows. It was shot at the picturesque Langkloof Roses […]
images thanks to the amazing and talented Debbie Lourens and Lauren Pretorius. my thanks to the Academy for allowing me to share some valuable knowledge with their students way before they enter the industry. these are the bridal bouquets and buttonholes made by the students on the last day of the workshop.
Twice this year, I was given the amazing opportunity to do an introduction to floristry with the Aleit Academy’s second year students. We covered theory on floral design elements, pricing and value and how to condition flowers/foliage and prep containers. Then the students had the opportunity to put their theory into practice and had to […]