On a beautiful sunshine filled day a beautiful bride married her Prince Charming.
It was a perfect day full of love and lots of smiling faces.
It was also a very happy day for a floristry student who made her debut on the wedding circuit.
That student was ME !!!!
It was such an honor to play such an important part in this special day. After all, my flowers will be in almost every photo of every guest and photographer at the wedding. These photo's will be shown to many people over the bride and grooms lifetime and also handed down through the family in years to come.
It blows my mind that a little piece of me will be in these photo's. A piece of my creativity and love for flowers has now left a permanent footprint in this world of ours.
What a fantastic thing that is !
THE MOST WONDERFUL THING OF THE DAY WAS THAT IT REPRESENTED SO MUCH LOVE
The beautiful bride was a pleasure from start to finish. She was so easy going and open to suggestions. She allowed me to create and fully believed in me that I would deliver something beautiful for her.
Thankyou so much Emma !
She never doubted even for a second that I couldn't do it.
It was just the most perfect way to begin my professional life as a florist and one that gave me such an important gift..........courage and belief in myself.
Flowers chosen by the bride were
black calla lillies
white calla lillies
Button holes for the boys
The bridesmaids carried simple bouquets of white Calla Lillies surrounded by rolled leaves and ribbon grass.
Very elegant !
and the wedding party arrived in this fabulous retro Combi Van !
and my most favourite moment was when the beautiful bride stepped out of the car and she was handed her bouquet.
I was as proud as punch !
and of course the wedding dress was spectacular !
It was so beautiful
and this sweet little cherub made me smile when she stood admiring her Mummy's bridesmaid bouquet.
(love you Miss Ella Bella !)
......she is a very special person in my life, I am her Godmother and her Mummy is a beautiful friend of mine ! (love you too Kimmy !)
and as the crowd gathered to speak to the new 'Mr and Mrs', I was taking pics of my 'first born' bridal bouquet to add to my portfolio.
I was a proud Mama of that bouquet......
But it looked much prettier when it was carried by the blushing bride who was cool, calm and collected from start to finish !
I remember my own bridal bouquet (which incidentally was made of red roses !) was shaking like a leaf as I walked up the aisle. I was sooooo nervous !
BUT this bouquet was as steady and still and full of confidence.
What a beautiful day it was that sunshine filled day of happiness.
It is a day that is etched in my mind and will remain there for the rest of my days.
It was the day that began the rest of my life as a florist. It was my very first big official job and I smiled all day from ear to ear.
I guess that's when I knew that I was officially living my dream and yes I was very happy.
and now for a special little message to the bride and groom.
To Emma and James,
May your life together be eternally filled with love and happiness and the laughter of children.
Happy wedding day to you both and thankyou for letting me be a part of it all xx