You may have noticed that we missed April’s addition of Steven Pellier’s Industry Insider. This month however, I am pleased to announce that we are discussing all things floral, with the incredibly talented, highly sought after and wonderful personality that is Amie Bone from Amie Bone Flowers.
1) Who are you and what do you do?
My name is Amie Bone from Amie Bone Flowers. We provide florals for weddings and events throughout the country.
2) What is your background in floristry?
I am a self taught florist that has been in the industry for 10 years. Starting off with a few bunches in buckets to a fully stocked shop and excellent team that I now work with.
3) How did you first start in the wedding and events florist sector?
We started off doing local weddings in Hertfordshire, expanding into the larger more elaborate weddings a couple of years ago.
4) Which other exclusive brands have you worked with?
We have worked with ITV, numerous wedding magazines, The Shangri La hotel, The Global Gift Gala – Eva Longoria.
5) Who is your typical client?
We have a varied client base – typically London / Essex brides and London hotels.
6) Which venues in the UK do you love working in?
My favourites are Claridges, and The Grove hotel – both very lovely and the staff are impeccable which makes our job easier.
7) Do you provide your services internationally? If so where in the world is your favourite venue?
We would love to be part of an international wedding or event – this is definitely something I am eager to be part of.
8) What are the upcoming trends in the flower world?
Foliage is king! – The more foliage the better…..and I LOVE IT!!!
9) What are the biggest challenges of your work?
The biggest challenge for us is logistics – ensuring we have everything in place at the given time when depending on others.
10) What do you enjoy most about your work?
Being creative and coming up with ideas with my clients.
11) Who would you most like to work for and why?
I would love to work for Elton John – he has a real passion for flowers and I would love to make him a bouquet 🙂
12) What’s the most exciting element of your industry?
Creating trends – We have to be 2 steps forward all the time – I love what I do and am very passionate about it.
A huge thank you to Amie, for taking the time to answer Steven’s industry insider questions. Amie Bone is an amazing florist, who we love to work with and who I think you will agree, offers her clients a fabulous experience. A very talented lady and a highly respected company with an incredible team. Why not visit Amie Bones website www.amieboneflowers.com to find out a great deal more & to see how Amie and her team can help with your floral needs at your wedding or next event.
We are known as your London wedding planner but also offer wedding and event planning services in London, throughout the UK and internationally, so please feel free to contact our team by emailing email@example.com or calling 0207 760 7553
Next month we will have another industry insider answering Steven Pellier’s questions, come back in June to see who that will be????