Professional Florist & Event Hire
Dartford, Kent
Tel: 01322 274270 / 07944 313033 Email: info@flowersbymarion.co.uk

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Summer Memories

Wed, 17/09/2014 - 11:25 -- Marion

Brand new pics from the summer now visible in our Gallery pages. We have been all over Kent decorating your beautiful weddings - including The Old Kent Barn, Cooling Castle, Brandshatch Place, Birchwood Park, Hall Place and our favourite local venue The Holiday Inn.

Work for us?

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:21 -- Marion

We are looking for creative people to take on a few hours over the Summer. Floristry skills are not essential as the work is mostly venue decorating - including chair covers, table decorations etc. Must have own transport - we pay for mileage. Required immediately. Please note most of the work will be Fri/Sat/Sun mornings. Get in touch email info@flowersbymarion.co.uk or telephone 07944 313033.

Summer Gift Bouquets - deliver Dartford, Bexley

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 14:20 -- Marion

Bright and beautiful summer gift bouquets available now
In season NOW Dahlias, Gladioli, gerberas in all colours - accessorised with glossy tropical foliage
Delivery available Thurs - Sat
Prices start @ £20 including delivery
Email to order: info@flowersbymarion.co.uk
Or telephone 07944 313033
Payment via Paypal - we will need an email address to complete transaction

END OF SEASON SALE

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 11:28 -- Marion

END OF SEASON SALE
Hire our stunning fairylight backdrop for your Prom, party or event for ONLY £150.00 We have midweek dates available in July, August and September. Delivery and set-up free in and around the Dartford area.
Chair covers with sashes fitted from £1.50 each (midweek price) or £1 each DIY
Midweek Wedding Flowers - Package of bridal flowers from £100
All enquiries responded to within 24 hours or CALL NOW to check availability 07944 313033

Bridal bouquet in delicious pastels

Wed, 21/05/2014 - 17:26 -- Marion

It is such a pleasure to work with such beautiful flowers and last week didn't disappoint. We were surrounded by Avalanche roses in all shades of pastels, my favourite peonies and some late in season ranunculus. Pops of bright mauve with the freesias were inspired by the bridesmaid dresses. A gorgeous wedding day in the depths of Kent - The Old Kent Barn, Canterbury.

Pastel Weddings

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 16:40 -- Marion

Looking forward this week to immersing myself in soft pinks and peach avalanche roses with cream and lilac lisis and pops of colour with Purple Rain freesias. All to create a very special wedding day at The Old Kent Barn, nr Canterbury on Friday. Watch this space for how this fabulous wedding evolves.

Wedding Predictions for 2014

Mon, 27/01/2014 - 00:00 -- Marion

What's hot for brides in 2014 - see below link from bridaltweet.com for some gorgeous ideas from dress length, textures and photography! For flowers I was delighted to see a move away from rustic - towards a more elegant design. Brides this year are colourful and adventurous - not afraid to try something different and stand out from the crowd! I am inspired by your colour schemes of fushias and purples, peaches with bright corals and accents of lime, or simply clusters of ivory flowers with pops of bright colours.

FREE BLUEWATER WEDDING SHOW TICKETS 7-9 FEBRUARY '14

Sat, 18/01/2014 - 00:00 -- Marion

We were so excited to be at the last Wedding Show at Bluewater that we couldn't wait to book the next one. The atmosphere was buzzing with catwalk shows and live music all day, champagne flowing and offers everywhere you looked - and I'm not even a bride-to-be! (I did suggest that the only thing missing was a dating agency! Or perhaps a stand offering elible batchelors?)

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Customer Comments

Jo & Stephen,

Thank you so much for everything that you did for us for our wedding. The reception venue was beautiful. You turned a drab room into a wedding wonderland."

Hayley & John, Christchurch Erith,

I wanted to email you to say thank you for the fantastic job you did with our wedding flowers. They were beautiful. We had an amazing day and everyone commented on our flowers and centre pieces. The yellow lily gift bouquet was for a...

Amie Sinclair, January 2016

I just wanted to write and say how much we loved everything you done for our wedding :-) The flowers were absolutely beautiful and the centre piece was exactly what I pictured!! The day was fantastic and thank you so much for...

Michelle August 2015

Marion did the flowers for our wedding on Sunday 30th August 2015. They were absolutely stunning and she came up with ideas of how to keep the price down without impacting on the style or look and feel. For our consultation she came to...

Catherine and Kevin, Kent,

"Thank you so very much on behalf of Kevin and I. The service from beginning to end was fantastic and the flowers looked amazing on the day. We were so happy with the bouquets, church flowers and reception centre pieces. Everything was...

Helen & Jason,

"We were so pleased with all the wedding flowers. From bouquets to button holes to table decorations - they all looked so absolutely beautiful on the day. The mock bouquet was a great idea. I was left confident I had chosen the right...

Caroline, Rowhill Grange

"Just wanted to say thank you for the beautiful flowers! We were so pleased with them, and received so many compliments from our guests. Thank you for taking so much time to get them just right, and for all your emails and...

Dina Stevenson, Birchwood Park Golf Club

“Marion did the flowers for my wedding on 25 May 2014 at Birchwood Golf Club and they were amazing. She decorated the staircase and did 9 table decorations with vases. Flowers for the mums as gifts, buttonholes for guests and groom. I...

Hester & Priyan, Canterbury Cathedral

Thank you for the beautiful flowers! We enjoyed the day immensely and your flowers were perfect."

Deborah Ridley, Kent.

"I asked Marion to design and arrange all of the flowers for my wedding, tables, cake, bouquets, corsages displays etc.. I am very fussy and renowned for changing my mind alot so I'm probably not the easiest to work with. Marion dealt...

Laura Thompson,Bickley Manor,

Just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you for the flowers - the bouquets and table flowers really did look so beautiful on the day! I will be sure to recommend you to other people."

Kwesi & Minna folson, Sundridge Park,

"Thanks very much for the wonderful flowers. They really added colour to our wedding and everyone loved them".

Nicola & Neville, Cooling Castle,

"I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a wonderful job with the flowers and decorating the ceremony room/barn"

Maria,Bradbourne House

"Many thanks for all the beautiful flower arrangements you made. Everyone admired them and the table centres were a real talking point. I have the arrangements at home and they are a wonderful reminder this week of a lovely day....

Claire & Andrew,

Thank you for all your help with my flowers. You have been so helpful and the suggestions for the corsages for the bridesmaids was brilliant."

Jenny & Alistair,

"Thank you so much for doing my flowers they were all beautiful I couldn't have been more pleased with them."

Melissa, Bradbourne House,

"It was a beautiful day and your flowers brought such elegance and chic to our overall look for the day. Everybody commented on how lovely and modern my bouquet was. I loved them and the bridesmaids adored their bouquets too. Both mums...

Lisa Smith, Cooling Castle,

"I just wanted to send you an e-mail to say thank you so much for all your help for my wedding day. When I first got to Cooling I had a walk around to look at all the details and I was blown away you and your team did a wonderful job and...

Sue, Birchwood Park

"I cannot tell you how gorgeous everything looked and my bouquet was stunning. We had so many wonderful comments. Thanks for everything, you helped make our day very special"

Becky & Anthony, The Knowle, Gravesend

"We both wanted to say a big thank you for the wonderful flowers and the lovely display at The Knowle, everything was fantastic"

Dawn Rose,The Old Kent Barn, Swingfield.

“Marion did the beautiful flowers for my wedding on 16th May 2014, she really understood the sort of thing I wanted and brought the image I had in my head to life! I would definitely recommend Marion and would certainly use her again...

Clare, Bexleyheath

Again Marion had done me proud. She did two fantastic Mother's Day Bouquets for me this year (2014) and they were gorgeous. Both my mum and mother-in-law were over the moon. Thanks Marion.

Rebekah & Toby Middleton,

Thank you for your incredible creative talents in producing the flowers for our wedding day. They were completely fabulous and far better than we had hoped. We are really grateful too for your help, flexibility and calm approach...

Julie & Mark, Cooling Castle

Thank you so much for for the wonderful flowers they looked amazing and I had so many comments on how lovely they all were – so thank you so much again you did a great job."

Nicola Hall, Funeral Feb 2016

The flowers today for my uncles funeral were absolutely beautiful. Perfection. The family commented on how good a job Marion had done and also how lovely she was to deal with. At a very sad time a home visit from the florist is so much...

Michael & Marie Eden, Skinners Hall

"Thank you so much for all the hardwork you and your team put in for our wedding earlier this month. The flowers were amazing and of the highest quality. The arrangements were outstanding, inventive, yet classical in design and pulled...

Wadham Family, Funeral February 2016

My family and I were absolutely delighted with the wildflower arrangement that you created for the 'celebration of our Mums life' - it complimented the willow casket beautifully.  Your customer service, attention to detail and...

Mandi & Neil,

"I cant thank you enough, you absolutely exceeded our expections with everything - couldn't have been more perfect. Despite other people saying purple and red???? to me beforehand, everyone did nothing but compliment us on how stunning...

Mary Jupp, Bexleyheath

My flowers are still looking sweet nearly 2 weeks after Mother's Day. The presentation and the delivery were perfect, such a beautiful hand tied bouquet, gorgeous. They made me feel very special.

Karina & Ian,

"Thank you for doing our flowers. They were amazing. The detail in my bouquet particularly was beautiful".

Jo & Dave May 2015

Just wanted to say a huge thanks for everything you did with the decorations and flowers etc to make our wedding so wonderful and spectacular. It was a total pleasure working with you in the build up to the wedding and the end result...

Linda Anderson Funeral 2016

I just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful flowers you created for my dad’s funeral, Danny Shreeves, on 4 February.  Your home visit and the service provided made things easier for us at this difficult time. Thank you once again...

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