The shortlists have been announced today for the 2018 Ilkley Business Awards and we are excited to say that Floral Dance has been shortlisted for Independent Retailer of the Year, Micro Business of the Year and New Business of the Year.
Hair appointment is booked, now thinking about the outfit, mmm let me think, Copper…
The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 16th March at the Kings Hall and Winter Gardens in Ilkley.
Four workshops in one week, it certainly has been a busy time here at Floral Dance. 20 bottles of mulled wine and 20 mince pies later, I think I have survived my four Christmas Wreath Workshops spread throughout the first week in December. The workshops were held in...read more
I had a lovely day yesterday with my friend and talented photographer, Jenny Maden and her adorable little girl Nell. We spent some valuable time on Ilkley Moor taking photographs of my Christmas Wreath. With Christmas around the corner I need to start...read more
Rustic Wedding Photo Shoot in Yorkshire Lady of the Manor I had another great opportunity working along side Jenny Madden the photographer in creating a rustic wedding photo shoot incorporating local historical landmarks of Ilkley. Once again I decided to put the...read more
The collection of copper accessories include bed pans, kettles and jugs of all sizes and these were used instead of traditional vases for the flowers. Muslim hessian was used for the table runner which was scattered with eucalyptus leaves. Fanning along the centre...read more
Hen Party - Floral Workshop Two of my favourite things; Parties and Flowers...I've combined the two to create an original new concept to Hen Parties. On this occasion, Carly, the hen and her bridesmaids came to one of my hand-tied workshops. We spent the...read more
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Wedding Fair Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey Sunday 12th March 2017 Today I took part in the luxurious wedding fair at the fabulous Devonshire Arms which is the perfect country house venue for your dream wedding. The beautiful location is part of the Duke...read more
Ilkley Wedding Florist | Floral Dance Bridal Shoot at Ilkley River Monday March 13th Its a cold Monday morning and me and my sidekick Raymond (joiner / van man / motivator) are busy putting together the props for our wedding flower shoot. Using the flowers from the...read more
In the Press: Brides Up North I was so thrilled to have been featured in the "Brides up North January Blog". It was a collaboration between Jenny Maden Photography and myself. "One of the things we love most about our Luxury Wedding Fairs, that we host across the...read more