PETAL & BIRD BLOG
-Follow the adventures of Petal & Bird and her Paper Flower Bouquets-
Hello and Welcome to my blog all about my adventures in paper flowers and paper flower bouquets. Please click on the articles below to read more about my work. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
I was so honoured to be asked by Ben & Becky to create a collection of paper flower hair accessories for their bridesmaids and flower girls to be worn at their January wedding.
During the Summer I was honoured to collaborate on bridal photo shoot and to create a seaside inspired alternative paper wedding bouquet that was to take place at Itchenor Sailing Club. When I knew the photo shoot was going to take place where I got married myself I jumped at the chance.
Welcome to my first Blog post of 2019! I thought it would be a great opportunity for some introductions and to welcome new Paper Flower friends to my website.
So without further ado, Hello! I’m Clare the face behind Petal & Bird’s paper flowers.
What an amazing year 2018 has been for my little paper flower business. Seeing it grow and to see my flowers in many different environments has been fantastic. So I thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you my adventures in a year of paper flowers for 2018!!
On the 21st November I taught my first paper rose workshop. After 11 years of teaching I wasn’t expecting to be that nervous but teaching something developed from scratch and showcasing my own skill and not on a ‘syllabus’ was a special moment for me, and the excitement was there!
Celebrate the first year of marriage with bespoke and original first paper wedding anniversary gift ideas from these amazing UK based creatives. Supporting small independent businesses that will provide you with personalised, handmade and unique anniversary gifts using the theme of paper that you can treasure forever
Amy and Chris married on the 16th August 2018 at Three Choirs Vineyard, Hampshire. A beautiful couple in an equally beautiful setting and with Petal & Bird wedding paper flowers. Captured by Tom Langford from Weddings by Tom
Looking to add a splash of colour to your wedding day then check out this rainbow bridal shoot featuring Petal & Bird rainbow paper flowers bouquet.
Are you looking for the perfect gift to celebrate your first year of marriage together, your Paper Anniversary? Or looking for a lasting keepsake to remember your special day by?
A few months ago I saw an Instagram story from one of my favourite wedding photographers, Photography by Vicki. She was looking for suppliers interested in collaborating on a future photo shoot…
I was honoured to be asked by Jan Knibbs of Atelier 19 in Cheltenham to design and create some paper wisteria for her new summer window display. I of course jumped at the chance…
The 6th May 2018 was a beautifully hot and sunny Sunday of the bank holiday weekend and it also marked the first wedding fair for Petal & Bird showcasing my paper flowers at WedStock…
I love flowers and nature and always have done. Some of my earliest memories are playing in my Mum and Dad’s garden, investigating/eating the daffodils in the flower beds…
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- Paper Flower Hair Accessories for the Bridesmaids and Flower Girls- REAL WEDDING FEATURE March 4, 2019
- Seaside Photo Shoot Alternative Paper Wedding Bouquet February 18, 2019
- Meet the Face behind Petal & Bird’s Paper Flowers January 21, 2019
- A YEAR OF PAPER FLOWERS- LOOKING BACK ON 2018 December 12, 2018
- Paper Rose Workshop November 22, 2018
- First Paper Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas from UK based Creatives October 11, 2018
- Amy & Chris- Real Wedding Feature October 3, 2018
- Rainbow Bridal Shoot September 13, 2018
- Paper Flowers on their wedding day by Petal and Bird August 22, 2018
- Paper Anniversary Celebrate your First Anniversary with a Bouquet Recreation June 19, 2018