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Dave & Louise got married in early May at the fabulous Gaynes Park. A truly, stylish, and stunning wedding venue.

Louise's wedding bouquet consisted of a ball of all white Peonies and Avalanche white Roses and the bridemaids' bouquet complimented the bride beautifully. Louise was totally overcome when she saw the flowers.
Kendalls Florist Wedding Flowers at Gaynes Park, Essex  Kendalls wedding flowers at Gaynes Park, Esses

A 12ft garland decorated the beam in the conservatory made up of Hydrangea, Roses, Peonies and Gypsophila, which simply looked amazing and hand tied bunches of Gypsophila decorated the aisle.

Wedding flowers at Kendalls Florist and Gaynes Park

Hydrangea and Peonies with Boston ferns looked elegant on each of the reception tables.

Kendalls wedding flowers at Gaynes Park
A truly lovely wedding on a wonderful sunny day!

Wedding flowers and Kendalls florist

Kendalls wedding flowers
Thanks to Marie Wootton Photography.

If you are interested in talking to us about your wedding flowers, please call us on 01727 860207 to book your FREE wedding flower consultation.

June 2017

Clare, one of our brides approached us to organise her wedding flowers. She also asked us about the possibility of organising a floristry course for her hen party celebrations as she wanted to do something a little bit different.  

We were delighted to work with Clare to create a fun-filled Saturday afternoon at the Kendalls Florist School Room in April and had the pleasure of showing a lovely group of ladies “how to make a hand tied” consisting of Gerbra, Viburnum, Peonies, Clematis, Roses and Alstromeria.

 

All the girls had a fabulous afternoon with the Procescco flowing and of course lots of cake, I think we can say they all had an amazing time and they created some beautiful hand tieds that they were able to take home with them too! 


If you are interested in Hen Parties, Birthday celebrations or just a private class at Kendalls Florist School Room, please do not hesitate to contact Louise on 01727 860207 for more details.

May 2017

Jen and Ade got married on a lovely Spring day in March at Offley Place.

The brides and bridesmaids bouquets complimented each other beautifully

with Memory Lane Roses, Avalanche Pink Roses, Silver Leaf, Rosemary

and Gypsophila.

The table arrangements consisted of Kilner jars of various foliages pink

Hyacinths, Memory Lane Roses, Rosemary, white Ranunculas and matched

the hanging pew ends which adorned the aisle.

The staircase at Offley Place was dressed in long soft ruscus and the venue

was finished off with Bird Cages dotted around the venue.

Kendalls were delighted to provide the wedding flowers for the Spring wedding

on a lovely sunny day! It really couldn’t have been more perfect!

 

If you would like to book a free wedding consultation please contact us today.

May 2017

Louise's mum had attended a Kendalls’ floristry course and was impressed with the quality of the flowers, so she asked us to arrange the flowers for her daughter Louise and Stuart’s wedding at The Old Palace, Hatfield House in September 2016.

Kendalls Wedding Flowers, The Old Palace, Hatfield Housoe

Louise's hand tied bouquet complimented her wedding dress beautifully consisting of white Calla lilies, Roses, freesia and double Lisianthus.  Her three bridesmaids looked gorgeous in their royal blue bridesmaids dresses, had flowers to match the bride.

Kendalls wedding flowers

Kendalls wedding flowers

The Old Palace at Hatfield House looked stunning with these amazing Martini glasses filled to the brim with an abundance of white flowers to include Oriental Lilies, Hydrangea, Gypsophila, Lisianthus, Roses and warm white fairy lights!

kendalls wedding flowers

kendalls wedding flowers

Many thanks to Dale Cherry Photography who very kindly supplied these fabulous shots!

If you are getting married we can work with you to create any stunning arrangements for your big day. Give us a call to discuss your requirements and book your FREE wedding consultation on 01727 860207 or email kendallsflorist@btconnect.com.

March 2017

On a lovely Autumn in October, the lovely Laura and Tim were married at St Michael's Manor in St Albans. The brides bouquet was simply stunning consisting of Black Baccara Roses, Sweet Avalanche pink Roses, Leucadendron, Ornithogalum, Bruni, Viburnum berries, heather and ruscus.

 

The Bridesmaids and flower girls (9) in total complimented the brides bouquet beautifully!

 

The table centres equally set the scene in the Conservatory at St Michael's Manor with the added use of  hydrangeas and clove Carnations.

 

 Dear Louise

I wanted to say a huge thank you for the beautiful flowers you did for our wedding day. The flowers were a really important part of the day for me because I think the colours and textures create the atmosphere.

I thought you and your team did an absolutely stunning job – I adored the bouquets and was taking photos at every opportunity – even the next day! I left my bridal bouquet in my flat during our 10-day honeymoon in Sicily and the flowers were still looking lovely when we got home.

So many people on the day commented on how gorgeous the flowers were and especially the use of warm colours and the interesting looking berries. I’ve suggested to Tim that an identical bouquet could be a great anniversary present every year  Thank you so much,  Laura

 

 

A truly wonderful wedding at the beginning of September for Cristina and Lee at The Riding School Hatfield House. Granny Smith Apples were a key factor for this wedding all 300 of them!!

The green of the Apples complimented the registrars' table with pale blue Hydrangea, Avalanche white Roses, Shamrock and deep blue Delphiniums.

The bridesmaids bouquets were a ball of Gypsophila that are very simple and pretty.

The tall clear vase table arrangements looked awesome on the tables filled with Granny Smith Apples, as did the pedestal in the entrance which met all the guests upon their arrival!

We loved creating these Apple inspired wedding arrangements and turning the Riding a School into an orchard for the day. We hope you love this wedding creation too!

If you are getting married we can work with you to create any stunning arrangements for your big day.  Give us a call to discuss your requirements and book your FREE wedding consultation on 01727 860207 or email kendallsflorist@btconnect.com.

Louise Wilkes, October 2016

Kendalls Florist were delighted to dress Brocket Hall for James and Mariam in May 2016.

The bride looked simply stunning and her bouquet of white Peonies, Sweet Avalanche Roses, Lisianthus and Gypsophila looked very elegant.

 

The staircase in the main reception looked spectacular with white and pink Hydrangea dressing the bannister.

The Library at Brocket Hall where the ceremony took place was dressed with a 3ft runner consisting of Roses, Gypsophila, white Peonies and pink and white Hydrangeas. 

 

The bride and groom opted for Candelabras as their centre pieces to match the rest of their wedding flowers.

 

We received a lovely thank you from Miriam and James

"Thank you so much for the beautiful flowers that helped make our special day even more special. Everyone commented on the beautiful arrangements and we are sure we'll see you again at the next family wedding! Thanks again" Mariam & James

 We would like to thank Chris Douglas photography for supplying these lovely photos www.cdouglasphoto.com

Louise Wilkes, September 2016

The wedding season at Kendalls Florist has started and one of our first weddings this Spring was at the Tythe Barn, Tewinbury Farm where Gemma and Gary got married on a lovely sunny day back in May. 

Gemma's hand tied bridal bouquet consisted of white and pale pink Avalanche Roses, with double Lisianthus and Gypsophila. I’m sure you’ll agree they make a lovely couple.


The five bridesmaids, dressed in gorgeous pale pink dresses complimented her beautifully and their bouquets were smaller versions of the bridal bouquet.

 

Gemma loved the vintage theme so each table centrepiece and the top table were decorated with individual t-lights and candles and flowers in silver vases using pink Avalanche roses, white roses, gypsophila to create a simple but very effective look.

 We had a lovely thank you note from the bride and groom...

"Thank you so much for our beautiful wedding flowers...they looked stunning on the day and were everything we had hoped for" Thank you Gemma and Gary".

Many thanks to Chris Douglas Photography who supplied these gorgeous photos! 

 

Louise Wilkes

August 2016

We had a great afternoon at the Alban Street Festival in St Albans on Sunday 19th June. Congratulations to the organisers, a really fun day - great community spirit.

We were delighted to show the other side of our business. We don't just sell flowers...we also stock a range of affordable unusual gifts including tea-towels, mugs, candle-holders, photo-frames and more.

So if you didn't get along to the festival, please feel free to pop down to the shop (opposite Morrisons) or visit www.kendallsflorist.co.uk.

Thanks again to everyone who supported us yesterday.

Louise

July 2016

The Pimms and Peonies were flowing at last week’s Peony hand tied workshop.  What a fun filled evening these ladies had....

Some gorgeous hand ties were made and the smell of the Peonies, Roses and Alliums were completely divine!

Happy customers with their end result, a beautiful peony hand-tied that was sure to impress their family and friends.  Here's what they said about the course...

"Another lovely evening thank you Louise"   "Loved every minute"  

 "Fab, Fab, Fab"  "Love, Love, Love these courses"


Our 2nd course was Fruit and Flower Arrangement on Thursday 16th June, another fun evening...

And more happy customers...

"Beautiful selection of blooms, fun, friendly and fabulous"

"Working with lovely flowers and meeting some lovely ladies"

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June 2016

On a lovely Spring day in March 2016, Niki and Greg were married at Brocket Hall. Niki looked fabulous in her designer dress and the flowers she chose were simply stunning!

Grey, silver, lilac and white were her theme and Niki loved Succulent plants so much so we included them in her hand held bouquet - along with Amnesia, Ocean Song Roses, white Ranunculas, Silver Leaf and Bruni.

Her bridesmaids complimented the bride and their dresses with Ocean Song lilac Roses, Thistle, Silver Leaf and Bruni.

Here’s a close up of the beautiful bridal bouquet and the bridesmaids’ bouquets so you can take a closer look, the colour combination is so natural.

The tables in the Drawing Room at Brocket Hall were dressed with an elegant selection of martini glasses and hurricane vases in a wreath ring.

The mantelpiece runner and the top table runner again with the same flowers - Succulents, Shamrock, Roses, Thistle and Carnations - finished off this gorgeous and fashionable wedding!  

Many thanks to bayleiphotography.com who kindly supplied these photos.

Louise Wilkes, May 2016

Spring is officially here and our Spring flower workshops are sadly over.  Over but not forgotten by the ladies who took part as they are still enjoying their wonderful creations. 

Here's what one of the ladies on the workshop had to say...

"What a great Mother's Day gift, the perfect present.  As soon as I saw the workshop advertised on the Kendalls Facebook page without delay I booked two places. One for me and one for Mum.  So pleased that I could tick something off my list of things to do and I knew she would love it.

Louise gave us a warm and friendly welcome, and when I was offered a glass of wine I knew the evening was going to be fun.  Before we got started everyone had the opportunity to introduce themselves, it was nice to get to know the other course participants and to hear how much experience they had in floral design – I was a complete beginner!

We started by adding tulips, then came the hyacinths, adding more colour and fragrance to the arrangement.  With the addition of the white and blue anemones, the arrangement was really starting to take shape and look great. 

A brief break and time to enjoy some home-made apple cake, before adding the final flower - the beautifully vibrant ranunculus.  To finish off the arrangements we used eucalyptus leaves and sprigs of cherry blossom. 

And here we have the finished result …… Mum and I with Spring in a Vase.

 

It was a really fun evening and everyone really enjoyed themselves. I would definitely recommend the Kendalls Florist workshops to my friends and family.  I’ll be booking onto another one for sure! "     Jane, St Albans

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March 2016

Rebecca & Victoria were married at Sopwell House Hotel in October 2015 and I am sure you will agree both brides look beautiful and very happy.

We supplied two bridal bouquets, one for each bride consisting of the following flowers although the colours were the same the design was slightly different - cool water and white avalanche Roses, two tone white and lilac double Lisianthus, Gypsophlia, and lilac Freesia.

The bridesmaids complimented the brides beautifully with their matching bouquets and the flower girl looked very cute with her Gypsophlia hand tied.

The tables were dressed at Sopwell House with floating cool water Roses and beargrass in goldfish bowls and the chairs down the aisle for the ceremony had Cool Water Roses placed in each chair.

Pedestals and Registrars table runner completed this truly vibrant and colourful wedding!

Many thanks to Paul Fletcher for supplying us these amazing photos!  www.paulfletcherphotography.co.uk

Louise Wilkes

February 2016

It is always a privilege to create something wonderful for a friend’s wedding and Mhairi & Detlef were no exception. They were married in September 2015 at the Buddhist Temple at Taplow Court, Maidenhead and then headed back to Taplow Manor for a fabulous wedding reception. 

Mhairi looked simply gorgeous and following her Scottish roots we included blue Thistle in her bridal bouquet of Sweet pink and white Avalanche Roses, white spray Roses, Gypsophila.

Compote Bowls adorned the Reception Room at Taplow Manor along with a long and low arrangement over the fireplace and a pedestal arrangement at the Buddhist Temple.

 

The flowers selected were white Oriental Lilies, sweet pink and white Avalanche Roses, white double Lisianthus, green and white Hydrangea.

Wedding cake was supplied by Emily Jane Cakes of Knebworth www.emilyjanecakes.co.uk and special thanks to Carol Hemingway  www.carolhemingway.co.uk who provided these fabulous photos!

Louise Wilkes, January 2016

 

Jenny and Jack got married on a lovely Summer's day back in August last year at The Old Palace, Hatfield House.  The bride looked stunning in her designer dress and her bridal bouquet just added the finishing touch. It was made up of Avalanche white Roses, white spray Roses and Gypsophila.

 

Her bridesmaids and flower girls complimented their beautiful simple dresses with a hand tied of Sweet Avalanche and white Avalanche Roses, double Lisianthus and Gypsophila.

 

The Old Palace at Hatfield House looked truly amazing with a 6ft top table runner and Candelabras made up of a tight ball of Hydrantgea, Roses, Spray Roses and Lisianthus.

 

I'm sure you'll agree this wedding looked amazing!

We would like to credit Michelle Walsh Photography for these lovely photographs www.michellewalshphotography.com

 Louise Wilkes, January 2016 

The "Art in a Vase" workshop proved to be very popular last month with another fully booked class of ladies wanting to create their own masterpiece in a vase.  We started with these beautiful flowers...

The creations began…with a lot of creative flair being shown by the group.

After two hours of fun and lots of creativity, the ladies took home their own unique "art in a vase". They can all be very proud of their work, as you can see they were all stunning and sure to impress friends and family.   

Come and learn how to create your own floral arrangements. Our next courses are the popular Xmas workshops starting on Thursday 3rd December 2015. Learn how to make a traditional & contemporary Xmas wreath and Contemporary Xmas table arrangement.  Hurry book your place today at www.kendallsflorist.co.uk

Louise Wilkes

October 2015

Carly and Stephen, got married on 1st August at All Saints church in Harrow followed by the reception at Sopwell House Hotel.  The bride looked stunning! Her bridal bouquet consisted of Avalanche white roses, white double Lisianthus and white freesia.  

The button holes for the groom and ushers consisted of a simple white rose.

The Martini glasses in the St Albans Suite at Sopwell House consisted of white Delphiniums, white Hydrangea, Avalanche white roses, white double Lisianthus and Veronica. 

The pedestals at the church also had the same flowers.

 

“A massive thank you for supplying us with the most gorgeous flowers for our wedding day. So many people have commented on how amazing the arrangements and pew ends were at the church, how lovely the bridal bouquets and buttonholes were and the reception room flowers were gorgeous! Please use the images on your website, we would like the world to see your artistry!  Thank you again.”   Best Wishes, Carly and Stephen

Photographs kindly provided by www.peartreepictures.co.uk

We were so pleased with the final result and are always delighted to receive a note of thanks from our brides.  If you are getting married please call us today on 01727 860207 about your wedding flowers

Louise Wilkes, October 2015 

Summer is almost officially over and we have been rushed off our feet with summer weddings. Here's one of our stunning colourful weddings...the bride's hand tied bouquet consisted of thistle, yellow and orange roses, gypsophila, mini cerise pink gerbra,white double lisianthus and purple September.

 

Groom's buttonhole was a avalanche pink sorbet rose.

 All 6 bridesmaids held a ball of all simple but beautiful gypsophila and the flower girls carried a single stem of pink gerbra.

We were delighted to receive this thank you from another happy bride...

“Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the flowers, they were beautiful. Everyone complimented us in how lovely they were and yesterday we took them to lay on my father in laws grave before we set off on our honeymoon.”

 September 2015

The wedding season is now in full flow at Kendalls and we certainly will be kept busy over the Summer creating stunning floral wedding arrangements for our lovely brides over the coming months. Here are a few of our recent Spring weddings...

Vicky and Justin got married at The White Hart Hotel, St Albans back in April this year on a lovely sunny Spring day.

 

Vicky's bouquet was very simply and elegant and comprised of a ball of Avalanche Pink Roses.

 

Many thanks to Zoe Sears Photography who very kindly supplied these shots.

 

Anna & Jeff got married at Luton Hoo back in May on a very wet day! But I am so pleased the sun came out for these lovely photos supplied by Sam at Baylei Photography.

 

Anna held a combination of Avalanche Pink and Avalanche white Roses with white double Lisianthus. 

 

And the table arrangements consisted of compote bowls with a mass of pink and white Hydrangea with white Avalanche Roses and white double Lisianthus.

A fab evening was had by all on Wednesday 22nd July, where all the lovely ladies made an amazing very colourful hand tie of Summer Blooms to include Sunflowers, Peonies, Shamrock, Gerbra and Agapanthus!

A lovely end result don't you think?

July 2015