Why Rhoda Louisa Floral Events Weddings Flowers?
Weddings are my speciality because I love being a small part of one of people’s happiest days in their lives along with the whole process – from initially meeting new couples, listening to their vision and developing their ideal flowers together, to the 'flower-full' transformation of the venue, delivering dream bouquets and sharing the joy of a perfect day.
Do you already love flowers and know they will be a big part of your day?
My signature style tends towards grand, scented blooms and naturally flowing greenery. I love to create the feel of a romantic 'secret garden' for you and your wedding guests. Using 'David Austin' garden roses, peonies and hydrangeas overflowing with greenery in lofty pedestals or statement arches, garden style floral aisle with tall delphiniums and scented stocks, and full flowery top table arrangements, your wedding flowers will fit your unique fairy tale perfectly. Click to view my Portfolio
Also, an incredibly important part of my bespoke service includes the fine details to help personalise your wedding flowers, so they truly are your dream wedding flowers. Sometimes it is as simple as a twig of rosemary for your aunt that can’t be there, choosing a meaningful rose named ‘Juliette’ or ‘Ashley’, or small touches close at heart that only you may see such as adding family heirloom jewellery to your bouquet handle. There are so many ways to personalise your flowers designed just for you.
While all of the above sounds very flowery and romantic, the greatest results only come with passion, hard work, desire to keep improving and a drive to be the best.
Fun Fact: my son, a British Champion, international gold medalist competitive ice dancer, has worked with several well known Olympian skaters, coaches and recently qualified and competed at US National Championship. So as a family we believe the most wonderful dreams can come true with hard work and determination to be the best we can be along the journey to success. I give this spirit, high standard and focus to everything I do.
I am just so excited and cannot wait to meet you, my future clients, to begin planning together your dream wedding flowers.
My floral fairy tale story
Once upon a time, a little girl was born with a name meaning ‘garden in paradise’ or ‘rose’ after her great-grandmother Rhoda who originated in England…
I am American though, living a life beyond my imagination and ironically in England for over 20 years now growing both my happy family and my wedding flower business in Berkshire, South East England.
Flowers have always been something I cherish, since I was tiny. I always felt like the most special person in the world when I received flowers as a child after all my ballet performances. This feeling sparks a hope to bring the most amazing feeling of joy like being told you are the brightest star in someone’s world. Flowers have this magic. This feeling remains there still, every time I am working with flowers – whether a flower girl posy, a bridal bouquet or an elaborate centrepiece for a wedding.
Though my childhood dream to become a ballet dancer did not quite transpire, it shaped me in many beautiful ways, instilling in me an appreciation for art in all its forms and a healthy sense of perfectionism, which has definitely translated into my wedding floristry. I will likely be found up ladders and peering into urns and vases, carefully double checking making sure every petal is perfect exactly as it should be and looking its best for your wedding day!
After my degree specialising in international politics, destiny moved me across the ocean to the UK with my then fiancée, enjoying the exciting opportunity to travel and get to know European culture. I married my prince charming in a beautiful outdoor ceremony in a garden. A few years later when my first child was born, I saw an opportunity to learn a skill I always knew I was drawn towards with and build a career that allowed me flexibility and creativity in equal measure. I threw myself into floristry training locally and in London, launched my business in 2012, and haven’t looked back since. Now living my own happy ever after helping couples plan their dream wedding flowers and humbled by their kind testimonials.
7 Simple steps to booking your dream wedding flowers with us
Contact us to check to see if you date is available and return my welcome pack short questionnaire
Come to meet in person for an initial consultation to find out if I am the right florist for you. We can talk about all your flower ideas and favourite things over a relaxed cup of tea and cake
Receive your personalised flower mood board and initial quotation with 3 bespoke flower package options to choose from emailed within 1-2 weeks
Sign contract and transfer a small £75 deposit to secure your wedding date in my calendar as soon as possible
Meet again 4-6 weeks prior to sign off on details of your flower requirements and pay in full balance of invoice within 7 days of our meeting 1 month ahead of your wedding date
Connect together the week of your wedding to check if any minor changes are required
Relax and enjoy every detail of your wedding day
During the process call or email me anytime with any questions, thoughts or ideas you would like me to look into or you are unsure about. We can change details along the way. I am happy to visit your venue with you as well if you would like to talk about the flowers more in situ.
Bespoke Fairy tale Packages
My wedding flower bespoke packages start at £1999 and are always completely created just for you. I only take a limited number of weddings per year and choose not to be an ordinary florist, but take great pride in having the time to give a personalised service with great care where all the details are as important to me as they are for you.
Dream bridal bouquet
VIP buttonholes & corsages
Pew ends aisle decor
Long and low registrar table flowers
Table floral arrangements
Top table backdrop
Cake Table Flowers
If you would like to know about my pricing and packages please fill in my contact form by clicking here Contact