David's Blog

Helpful tips, advice and general musing about wedding flowers and planning.

Getting Married After a Pandemic
The Post Pandemic Wedding

Despite restrictions lifting for weddings here in Northern Ireland from the 24th May, we’re not quite back to ‘normal’ - guest numbers will be agreed on an individual basis after a risk assessment by the venue, so for many this may still be limited. But if Covid-19 has taught us anything, it’s that we can adapt and embrace the challenges.

Getting Married After a Pandemic
Getting Married After a Pandemic

One year on since the first lockdown, since the wedding industry largely closed and many couples had their wedding plans derailed. It was a disaster and for my business it resulted in a need to rapidly pivot and develop new services and products that would help keep things going. I hope you’ve enjoyed my handmade gift bouquets and luxury door wreaths!

Notes To Brides & Grooms
A Note to Brides & Grooms

It’s a confusing and unprecedented time, even more so for couples due to get married in the coming weeks and months. The levels of uncertainty for everyone has caused anxiety and distress, which is why it’s more important than ever to focus on the positivity and reasons why you are getting married in the first place.

Spring Wedding 2020
Spring 2020 Wedding Flower Trends

It seems like forever since we had some straight up sunshine, but at last the mornings are getting brighter and the days longer. Spring is definitely on it’s way, and that means for those who are newly engaged it’s time to get properly into the planning stages of your wedding day.

Summer Wedding Trends 2019
A Catch up with Floral Courture by David McConkey

It’s been a busy time at Floral Couture by David McConkey, we’ve embraced a slight tweak to our name, which don’t worry, still includes The Bride’s Butler Wedding Planning Service and we’ve been celebrating wonderful winter weddings across the country, we’ve included a few images in this blog.

Summer Wedding Trends 2019
Summer Wedding Trends 2019

The months and days are flying by and wedding season is well underway for David and his floristry and wedding planner services. Its a beautiful time of the year, bright colours, sunshine (if youre lucky) and warm temperatures. Whether you are getting married in the summer or newly engaged, we thought it was time we took a look at the summer wedding flower trends that are growing popular in 2019!

Read on and find your favourite, and if you have any you would like to share, send us a message on our social media channels. Youll also see some photos of Davids recent weddings in the blog post, we hope you like!

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David where do I even begin? Words cannot express how blown away I was by the flowers and what they added to the day. Nearly every guest commented on how beautiful they were

David McConkey

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