Autumn Wedding at Dalduff Farm

Many months late in posting but great to be able to share this fantastic photos. This was an early August wedding but using the full colours of autumn for a rich autumnal glow. All flowers grown and arranged in Ayrshire by Mayfield Flowers as always. All photographs by Nikki Leadbetter in the beautiful venue of Dalduff Farm in Ayrshire. The …

September Wedding

Mayfield Flowers natural wedding autumn fruits

Autumn is a great season for locally grown flowers as you can enjoy the best of the summer flowers as well as the fruits of autumn such as berries, seed pods and changing colour of leaves. Here is a look back to a September wedding at Dalduff Farm where we incorporated all these elements in a glorious autumn wedding. Photos …

Highland summer wedding

As I am writing this the weather is feeling distinctly like September (and it is only August) reminding me to post these photos from a late July wedding last year before we move off into autumn colours properly. Neil and Tierney chose to have DIY wedding buckets to decorate the village hall themselves with bridal work from me. The last …

How to DIY your wedding flowers

Are you getting married soon? Perhaps you are on a tight budget but want lots of flowers or perhaps you want the freedom to create as much of your day as possible, or maybe your venue is in a far flung place in Scotland with no florists nearby. Have you considered doing your own wedding flowers? We can supply buckets …

First wedding of spring, or is it still winter?

This has to be the longest winter ever with promised temperatures in double figures not appearing this week either! Nevertheless our first wedding of the year was last week in the beautiful surroundings of the wood panelling and stained glass windows of Pollokshields Burgh Hall. Glasgow architect Henry Edward Clifford designed the new hall in 17th Century Scottish Rennaissance style …

2017 Scottish wedding highlights

Outer Hebrides machair

Summer seems so far away so I am going for a cheery summer topic today, highlighting one of my favourite weddings of 2017.  Eilidh and Peter opted for a bouquets and buckets service for their wedding in the Outer Hebrides.  To do this involved a fair few logistics with ferries to the islands, transport time and distance.  But it all …

Choosing natural wedding flower combinations

For Stephanie’s wedding in May I had free reign to design and choose the colours for the bouquet.  Initially this is great when brides allow you this freedom as I really can have the pick of the garden.  However come nearer the event and that freedom and choice suddenly becomes a challenge.  The challenge is what to choose, what line to go …

DIY weddings and workshops

One of the great advantages of growing my own flowers in Scotland is that I can offer a variety of flowers not available through wholesale or florists outlets.  If you are looking for a natural wedding look then these flowers are the real thing! For people that want to do some or all of the wedding arrangements themselves we do sell …

DIY weddings – buckets and workshops

Do you love flowers and want to be involved in your wedding preparations?  Or perhaps you have family members who are very creative and already make beautiful arrangements?  DIY wedding flowers may be for you! DIY workshop This year we are running a DIY wedding flower workshop which gives you a foundation in making the most of every flower stem …

British Flowers March Wedding

A few photos from the first wedding of the season helped along with daffodils from Cornwall. The venue was the lovely Barn at Dalduff so a local Ayrshire venue for Ayrshire flowers.