Flowers at Pentillie Castle

Pentillie Castle is a stunning wedding venue overlooking the Tamar Valley, with beautiful photogenic corners to capture special moments.  It was with this in mind that Irena Kabalis and I chose Pentillie Castle to create a Spring wedding shoot.  I have, over the years, made close friends with the most talented wedding suppliers and it […]

Winter Elopement Wedding Bouquets

Baby it’s cold outside… have you ever dreamed of a Winter elopement wedding? Why not escape together and get married simply without all the fuss! I know this stunning place where everything is planned meticulously for you. Roaring fires, amazing food, beautiful surroundings, excellent hosts, talented suppliers.  All you have to do is say ‘I do’ […]

Academy of Floral Art sparkling Christmas

Happy Christmas wishes

Happy Christmas 2016 proved to be a very exciting year for me culminating in a wonderful Christmas lunch with the Academy of Floral Art, where we got to create some Christmas designs together and enjoy a lovely meal all the while being filmed by the amazingly talented duo Baxter & Ted. Teaching floristry is one […]

Boconnoc photo shoot

Boconnoc photo shoot I was really thrilled to be asked to provide the flowers for a visiting photographer from Germany namely, Angelika Krinke who was touring and photographing key venues. Boconnoc is such a special venue with excellent spaces and lovely architectural details that are so beautifully captured here in this selection of pictures, together […]

Carnival Sheep headdress complete

Carnival sheep!

Carnival sheep I hear you ask? This year sees the Olympics in Brazil and the carnival flavour has rubbed off on the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this year, so when the lovely Kim Stead of Twool Twine commissioned me to create a design for her stand, I jumped at the chance to give her willow sheep […]

Dried flower buttonholes by Amanda Randell

Dried flowers, the perfect keepsake

Bride choses dried flowers for her wedding Recently I had the pleasure of creating beautiful wedding designs using dried flowers.  The Bride, Danielle was organising an intimate wedding with only immediate family present.   The ceremony took place in the library at Hotel Endsleigh, the room looked really beautiful and the scent of the lavender […]

White Lady of Radford Flowers

Flowers chosen for the White Lady of Radford I count myself very lucky to know and work with some talented photographers and take part in really creative shoots enhancing their visions with my flowers. One such event, I had the privilege to work with the amazing photography duo, Agnieszka and Andrew Younger of Younger Photography.  They had been inspired by […]

Bouquet by Amanda Randell

What style Wedding Bouquet?

The most iconic bouquet you will ever hold will be your wedding bouquet.  So what style wedding bouquet will you chose? And why? To help with the process, here are some pointers for you to consider. Check list to design the perfect wedding bouquet for you. First, the shape of the bouquet, there are more […]

Cloak made from Autumn Leaves

Autumn Cloak of Leaves

Why a Cloak of Leaves? I want to tell you about the Cloak of Leaves I have made to celebrate Autumn. It was an idea that formed early in 2015 and while I planned how I was going to make it I never dreamt just how beautiful last Autumn would be.  The leaves in the gardens at […]

Hotel Endsleigh front hall

Amanda Randell at Hotel Endsleigh

I’ve had the priviledge of working for Alex Polizzi at Hotel Endsleigh for some 15 years now and each week I change the flowers for the Hotel using the flowers and foliages from the garden. The garden is worth a mention here, it has 108 acres of stunning arboretum, a 100m Rose arch and Herbaceous border, not to mention the Dairy Dell.