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    Frensham Hall Wedding Fair

    I am delighted to be exhibiting at Frensham Hall Wedding Fair on Sunday 18th February. Frensham Hall is a spectacular manor house in the heart of the countryside; a truly luxurious wedding venue. Browse through 3 elegant reception rooms, where you’ll find around 30 local suppliers keen to help with your wedding planning. The wedding team is also on hand to show you what this very special venue has to offer. The views over Surrey are sublime and each room has a distinctive style and elegance. Do come along and say hello. Tickets are free plus, each couple receives a goody bag with free local wedding magazines. This fair is…

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    Flower Trends for 2024

    I have written blogs in the past about flower trends so as we look ahead to 2024 it’s time to name a colour. So, the Pantone Colour of the Year for 2024- is……………. Peach Fuzz and according to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute, well as flower trends go we can see why. “Peach Fuzz is a soft, orange-pink colour that “captures our desire to nurture ourselves and others,” Which when we think about flowers will be a fabulous shade to pop alongside a cream or ivory…. Just delicious if you ask me… Eucalyptus and peach really compliment each other, possibly also with some sage greens too as…

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    The origins of Valentines Day

    The origins of sharing your feelings on Valentines Day (14th February) have many roots through ancient times.  It was seen as a time when lovers express their affection with gifts. Valentines Day has origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, held in mid-February. The festival, which celebrated the coming of spring, included fertility rites and the pairing off of women with men by lottery. At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I replaced Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. It came to be celebrated as a day of romance from about the 14th century. During the middle ages- in France and England- mid February was thought to be the…