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A Summer Love Story for Jenny & Rowan at Cowdray Walled Garden

The Walled Garden at Cowdray is one our favourite wedding venues to work at, so when Jenny and Rowan enquired with Bramble & Belle about their summer wedding last June, we just knew it was going to be utterly beautiful. They exchanged their vows under blue skies and sunshine, surrounded by...

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The bride and groom walking in the Cowdray Walled Garden

Anna & Charlie’s Summer Wedding at Findon Place

An exquisite country house wedding venue in West Sussex, Findon Place is surrounded by acres of picturesque gardens and rolling countryside. It comes as no surprise that Anna and Charlie chose it as the setting for their love story and it was a true pleasure to work with the couple alongside...

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Anna and Charlie's wedding at Findon Place

How to choose your wedding flowers

Choosing your wedding flowers should be an exciting and enjoyable experience. But sometimes it can feel quite daunting, I hear comments such as “I don’t know anything about flowers” and that’s fine, that’s what I am here to help with. I can walk you through the process step by step, building...

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Lilac wedding flower inspiration

A lilac wedding colour scheme is always a great choice for your beautiful wedding flowers and has always been a popular choice amongst couples. It’s also the perfect alternative to pink, if that is not quite your thing, alternatively it is also a great colour palette to include with pink. On...

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Winter wedding flowers at Cornwell Manor in the Cotswolds

A country house wedding in the winter is a beautiful thing - envisage sumptuous flowers in rich velvety colours, winter foliage and lots of candlelight. And where better to host this winter wedding than the most beautiful Cornwell Manor in the Cotswolds. A stunning period house full of charm...

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Autumn wedding flower ideas

Autumn is a wonderful time for a wedding, with a wonderful array of flowers to choose from. By late Summer we are starting to see a glimpse of the seasons changing, and what flowers autumn will bring, richer, deeper colours, berries, different foliage, more texture. In this blog I want to share...

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Secret Garden Country House wedding inspiration

Findon Place is the perfect setting for a country house wedding or a marquee wedding in West Sussex. It is a stunning period manor house from the Georgian era, set in the south downs countryside, the perfect hidden gem for your wedding celebration. Findon Place has an air of grandeur with...

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What are the different types of bridal bouquets?

Out of all the wedding day florals, the bridal bouquet has got to be one of the most important pieces, it is likely to be the most photographed. It will be held for quite a while so needs to be comfortable to carry. It should feel you with joy and add to the excitement of the day. It needs to...

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