Not only does Kate create beautifully unique flower arrangements, she offers a wide range of wedding accessories for hire, that can really add spark to a ceremony or reception space. From mirrors to vases, to bird cages to love heart wreaths, there is something for all styles and themes, and if you are stuck for creativity, Kate can also lend a hand with the styling of each of the arrangements… A creative mind is never limited.
It’s almost that time of the year again when the team from A Very Vintage Wedding Fair showcase some inspiring vintage wedding ideas through some of Brisbane’s most talented creatives. This year will be Kate’s second time at the fair, exhibiting floral arrangements within the theme. For all those soon-to-be brides looking for a fun and quirky way to style their wedding, make sure you head on down to Bleeding Heart on Ann St in the city and have a look.
Some of Kate’s work from the 2012 fair
One of the most popular flowers for brides, the Coral Charm Peony infuses a mix of pretty and bold. When used in bouquets, completely opened buds can offer a soft fluffy texture, however if used in bullet form can help emphasise the intense colour of the flower, within an arrangement.
Photos sourced via Pinterest
We’ve done a little experiment in the Kate Dawes office, watching the progress of a single Coral Charm Peony. Have a look at how beautiful the petals and colours can develop, all in a matter of hours.
Flower photography by Karen Buckle