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Katharina joined us for Bridal Week last autumn, in between 2020’s lockdowns, and we’re delighted to share her inspirational floral project as we reopen to students in 2021. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back, travel permitting. Please be assured that the ZE Flower School is observing all UK government…

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Golden Fusion

Katharina joined us for Bridal Week last autumn, in between 2020’s lockdowns, and we’re delighted to share her inspirational floral project as we reopen to students in 2021. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back, travel permitting. Please be assured that the ZE Flower School is observing all UK government advice for C-19, as is…

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Easter Revival

Spring has never felt so good! The C-19 restrictions have eased, just in time for the Easter 2021 break. The Kew shop is in full floral swing for the new season’s celebrations, brimful of natural colour and fresh foliage, filled with a joyful spirit of revival. Our palette this year focuses on delicate whites and…

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New Natural Christmas

“Nature has always been at the heart of my work and this year the connection seems more vital than ever. My Christmas 2020 palette celebrates the symphony of greens, soft golds and vibrant reds in our local winter landscape.” Our unusually clement weather has left wisps of sunshine coloured leaves still dancing on the statuesque…

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Indian Summer Dreams

It’s been a long hot summer, autumn days breezing in with the promise of colour, the last of August’s rich floral bounty turning into a September chill flourish of raspberry reds, sunset pinks and velvet petalled roses. We’re dreaming ahead, of October’s Indian summer… We’ve joined forces with another local designer to create an exclusive…

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Mother’s Day 2020

Stay safe and stay well! Zita Elze staff are all COVID-19 AWARE – our shop is regularly cleaned according to UK Government guidelines and all our orders are mindfully and hygienically prepared and packed. It seems that it has never been so meaningful to send flowers – recent global events suggest that we could all…

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Peeling Away The Layers

We’re delighted to share Julia Marsden’s delicate and meaningful Concept and Design project at the ZE Flower School. She had already attended Zita’s Hand Tied Bouquet class when she enrolled and has since taken the Sympathy Flowers class. Julia felt that attending a subsequent Flower Embroidery course brought the final flourish to her foray into…

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Con Amore: Valentine’s Day 2020

Delicate lines, a delighfully subtle palette and a romantic air of contemporary Italian Renaissance run through Zita’s Valentine’s day florals for 2020. The gently tamed wilfulness of sculptural foliage blends with ivory, soft apricots, velvety mauves and every shade of red – from deep raspberry to zesty wild strawberry tones. Fall in love with a…

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Christmas 2019

The Christmas countdown has begun and we’re delighted to share some images of the flower shop, resplendent in seasonal colours. We’re preparing for the annual Kew Sparkle celebrations on Friday 6th December. Come and join us for our Christmas party from 4pm to 9pm on the day – nibbles and bubbles will be served. Select…

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Something Borrowed

I always loved the concept of ‘borrowed landscape’ and the idea of blending new gardens into their background settings. For my design at the World Flower Garden Show at Huis Ten Bosch, Nagasaki, in October, I reinterpreted this dynamic, ‘borrowing’ from the interior of the location’s chapel to create my vision for an ethereal wedding.…

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A Stylish Marriage

In his Summer 4 Week Course presentation, Colin Chuter’s sensitively composed wedding florals blend creative spirit with a heartfelt appreciation of nature’s deep rooted aesthetics. From the commonest urban street flower to the highly cultivated beauties in New Covent Garden Flower Market, each plant is appreciated for its unique charm. His ‘Stylish Marriage’ is fully…

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Heuchera Magic

Following her 4 week stint at the Zita Elze Flower Academy earlier this Summer we were delighted to have the opportunity to interview floral art student Shilbe Lim. Which course or class did you take at the Academy? “I took the Summer 4 Week floristry course in July and the Wedding Design Advanced Master Class…

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Kew Flower Shop’s 15th Anniversary

We had a delightful celebration to mark our 15th anniversary last week with a party in our freshly redecorated flower shop in Kew. The new central table area and the corner window were dressed by students at the ZE Flower Academy with other areas styled by Zita and Lauren.  Bubbles, wine and Pimms were served…

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