POSTED June 28, 2012 11:53 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
With the sun finally shining, we can only hope that this is the start of our much awaited summer and it has arrived just in time for last night’s Hawaiian themed summer party. Held at the famous private members’ club, Annabel’s on Berkeley Square the event was managed by our friends at Urban Caprice and our brief was to create a Hawaiian themed oasis for all the party goers to enjoy.
On the outdoor terrace we added tropical plants, integrating them with the already existing plants and flowers. Bird of Paradise, Heliconias and Cheese plants were just a few of the types of plants that were added to create a tropical paradise along with a few feathery parrots courtesy of Urban Caprice!
Decorating the bar and the DJ booth, our team of florists made sure that every surface was given the tropical treatment and with the evening being so humid you could have been forgiven for thinking that you were actually in Hawaii!
POSTED June 27, 2012 10:27 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
We are so excited to have just gotten the pictures back of an event we did for one of our favourite clients which we worked on just over a week ago, that we had to share them with you straight away. Working with the fabulous events team at GSP, the party was set in a beautiful country manor and was an occasion that allowed Nikki and her team to create some beautiful and striking arrangements for the special day, such as this gorgeous vase arrangement that greeted guests as they arrived. Combining the gorgeous colours of delphiniums, roses, peonies and hydrangea, this vase was the perfect type of arrangement to fill the entrance hall.
Throughout the rest of the house Nikki placed a variety of varying arrangements with urns filled with roses, hydrangea and peonies all in luscious pink shades…
…while low arrangements with the same colour palette adorned clear glass coffee tables.
With no surface untouched, Nikki and her team created arrangements that varied in size and colour tone throughout the house.
The piece de resistance was the dining room where we built a black canapé out of 180 bunches of dyed black eucalyptus, black dahlias, black roses, sprayed black orchids and black hydrangea.
On the table featured more black roses and dahlias in sumptuous black vases in differing sizes. All in all a 1000 dahlias, 1000 roses, 500 orchids and 500 hydrangea were used to create a opulent and lavish room.
POSTED June 27, 2012 9:38 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Our events team are currently working hard at Masterpiece London just down the road from our Pimlico shop at The Royal Hospital Chelsea. Masterpiece brings together exhibitors from across the world renowned for specialising in art, antiques… and design of the highest calibre. We are very honoured to have been asked to provide the floral arrangements for this ten day event and here is a little sneak peak at one of the arrangements that our fabulous florists have created.
POSTED June 21, 2012 3:01 pm IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Here at Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart we love everything Alexander McQueen – I mean, who doesn’t? But we especially love what Sarah Burton presented us with at the AW12 show giving us yet another phenomenal collection of couture inspired pieces, but this time bursting with florals galore, displayed in a true McQueen extravaganza.
Dandelion embellishments, tiered chiffon twirl skirts, lavish feather trimmings and rose covered necklines as well as dresses embellished with small flowers all hit the runway. Burton’s colour palette saw models emerge wearing lilac, baby pink and cerise red, reminiscent of spring flowers in full bloom, while the design of the dresses saw delicate layers and layers of light chiffon give a petal-like quality to her creations.
We especially love this stunning pale pink exploding tiered gown with organza spikes which is seen here featured in this month’s Vogue US.
POSTED June 20, 2012 9:12 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Over the last two decades, Nikki Tibbles has become one of the world’s most innovative and wildly creative floral designers, her name synonymous with style and luxury. Having worked with clients such as Chanel, Prada, Meadham Kirchhoff and Tom Ford, as well as being the chosen florist of illustrious establishments such as Kensington Palace, the V & A and the Natural History Museum, Nikki is the go-to florist when it comes to sumptuous flowers and providing unique, bespoke concepts.
Her wealth of experience and innate ability for original ideas has meant that when it comes to events such as weddings, Nikki knows a thing or two about creating the perfect day. So, this is why Nikki has decided to launch her very own wedding blog. The Nikki Tibbles Wedding Blog is a labour of love where Nikki will be sharing all the spectacular weddings that she has worked on, revealing her inspiration, inviting you to join the conversation and answering any wedding queries as well as discussing her take on all that is going on in the world of weddings.
Take a look today… http://www.wildatheart.com/wedding-blog
POSTED June 19, 2012 9:45 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
The wedding season is in full swing with Nikki and her team of florist heading off to the South of France today to prep for a fabulous wedding taking place this Saturday. With a pre-wedding reception on the Friday on board a yacht, Nikki and her team are very excited to get over there and get creating a beautiful floral environment for the bride and groom and all their guests in creams and pinks.
Yesterday saw an articulated lorry arrive at our warehouse and by lunch time it was filled to the brim with equipment such as candles, storm lanterns, and vases, while the flowers and foliage will be meeting the team over in France.
The concept for the wedding was conceived at the beginning of this year, and Nikki created an array of samples to show the bride her ideas so that she could have an idea of what it would all look like together.
We can’t wait to see the final results and we wish the bride and groom an beautiful wedding day.
POSTED June 18, 2012 4:55 pm IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Where has this year gone? We are half way through June already and it seems that this year has just flown by with no day ever the same here at Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart and every day busier than the next. Working on so many events and with so many goings-on in our shops we do our best to keep you up-to-date with what Nikki and her team are up to, however here is one event that we did a few months ago that we realised we hadn’t shared with you.
An intimate private 70th birthday party, just for the ladies, Nikki created beautiful arrangements of roses, clematis, anemones and lilac lilac and placed them in silver fishbowls down the centre of the table…
while every guest was treated to a sweet posy of the same mixture of flowers positioned on the place setting – a small gift from the birthday girl as a thank you for their friendship over the years.
A beautiful combination of colours and a simplistic concept made a birthday lunch that little bit more special.
POSTED June 14, 2012 9:10 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Nikki and the Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart events team worked on a fabulous drinks and dinner reception this week with the brief to create a feminine feel that didn’t feel too wedding like. Nikki offered a styling service for the whole evening, recommending not only the choice of flowers but all the plates, tableware, linen and furniture.
For the drinks reception area Nikki used two Perspex plinths with an abundance of purple delphiniums, lilac hydrangea, hot pink hydrangea, pale pink peonies, hot pink roses, lime green guelder roses, lilac roses, sweet avalanche and soft grey eucalyptus. Silver edged storm lanterns were used to compliment the stunning backdrop of the River Thames.
Dinner saw five tables each with a floating dome of flowers of pale pink and hot pink peonies, hot pink, peach, lemon, yellow and caramel antiques roses, as well as pink and yellow dahlias and to help create the elegant, feminine feel. The perfect display for a drinks and dinner reception don’t you think?
POSTED June 12, 2012 10:39 pm IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Nikki and her team were very excited to discover that Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart has been shortlisted for the Best Wedding Florist category for the annual Perfect Wedding Awards. With over 18 years of experience, Nikki has worked with thousands of brides and prides herself on creating bespoke and unique luxury arrangements for weddings; Nikki has a wealth of experience when it comes to working on weddings and selecting the perfect arrangements for the perfect day.
The public can vote online at www.planyourperfectwedding.com from today (13th June) and the winners (hopefully us!) will be announced in Perfect Wedding’s special Awards Issue on sale from 5th September.
So, go on… vote for us!
POSTED June 7, 2012 11:48 am IN: Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Pick up this month’s copy of Wedding Flowers and not only see Nikki partaking in the ‘Challenge the Florist’ feature but you can follow Nikki’s step-by-step guide to creating your own stunning wedding flowers.
Nikki’s masterclass shows you how to create a striking chair-back that will add style to both your ceremony and reception decor, while she also demonstrates how to create a beautiful table centre.
Thank you to everyone at Wedding and Wedding Flower Magazine – it was a great shoot and a pleasure for Nikki to be able to show what we can do here at Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart.