One of the most exciting parts of wedding planning (besides cake tasting, of course) is sorting out your big day blooms. There truly is no better time to live out your floral fantasy. There is also no better time to fill your Insta feed with burgeoning bouquets and elaborate arbours, which is why we have decided to round up our Top 20 Florists to follow on Instagram. We’ll update this list annually so we’re always referring you to the best in the biz.
If you’re flat out floral obsessed (we don’t blame you!) then we also encourage you to check out our posts on 17 Wild & Wonderful Floral Ceremony Styling Ideas and 20 Cool Outdoor Ceremony Styling Ideas for an extra bit of Inspo. If you scroll all the way down you will also find a list of the talented humans behind these snaps, two birds one stone, eh?
Now, keep your Insta handy because we recommend following each and every one of these legendary florists. Get scrolling…
Anna, the floral boss lady behind Babiana Botanic, has a degree in Fine Art and her florals sure as heck reflect her passion of the Art Nouveau movement. Inspired by nature, Anna’s florals are as unique as they come and incorporate bold design and vivid colourways. You won’t find any cookie-cutter wedding florals here, people! Take a peep at Steph & Nick’s wedding here for one of our fave arbours to date. You can also find some easy peasy contact details for this Melbourne-based florist here.
Ooo goodie! We could chat to you about Freek Florals all day. Eden, the creative mind behind the brand, is constantly dreaming up mind boggling floral creations brimming with lush textures and brill colour ways. Her florals speak to our soul and this is no exaggeration. Based in Perth, she sets no limits and is keen to bring your wildest vision to life. Honestly, she’s never met a challenge she didn’t like, and yes, that’s a dare. Fancy getting in touch? Click here for contact details. Give her a follow for a feed overflowing with textural blooms of EVERY colour and keep your eyes peeled for more from Bobbi Jo and Ella’s wedding, featured in issue 29 and on sale early September.
A jack of all trades (we’re talking stylist/florist extraordinaire, people), Steph of Nunu Designs brings years of experience as a visual merchandiser to your wedding day florals. She is a logistical whiz with an eye for beaut blooms. You can expect luxe, lush florals from the Nunu Designs Insta feed alongside a healthy smattering of greenery. Sydney based, but available throughout NSW, you can catch more gorge work from Nunu here.
Is your feed in need of a rather large colour injection? Bloom Boy is here for ya. Kitsch at its best, Ross’ floral designs reflect many years spent in the fashion industry, meaning plenty of exciting experimental blooms. He is not afraid to mix colours, textures and materials for some pretty killer statement pieces. Want to see this lad in action? Of course ya do! You can peep the pastel perfection that was Coco and Mark’s wedding right here. You can get in contact with this Melbourne-based legend here.
Flowers in Nature
Flowers In Nature are the dried floral queens you have been looking for. Based in South Australia, this mother-daughter team deliver well thought out concepts and make use of the best dried florals and foraged native flora (and feathers!). Their Insta feed is chock full of whimsical neutral arrangements and fluffy, textured blooms. Want more dried floral goodness? Check out Katie & Matt’s stunning dried floral fiesta here or head here to get in contact.
Delivering hard-core mood, The Lillipillian is all about laid back vibes and abundant florals. Tegan, the brains behind the biz, is also a stylist and knows exactly how to make her florals pop with a bit of mood lighting and neon signage. A flannel flower fanatic, Tegan will utilise anything to bring that extra touch to bouquets and installations from the humble twig, to cascades of electric purple orchids and carefully preserved ferns. Based in Syd, The Lillipillian’s Insta feed is your daily dose of floral fantasy, so please, we urge you, get behind it. You can also take a peep here at Hope & Jakes Sydney real wedding for more.
Laurel & Lace
In tune with the rhythms of nature, Laurel & Lace designs shift with the seasons but always exude endless romance and rawness. Based in Canberra, Lauren of Laurel & Lace goes above and beyond for her couples, sharing her collection of vintage and handmade treasures that she has collected over the years to pair with her floral creations. Her Insta feed is a pure delight to scroll through, full of pristine images and warm colour palettes. You can take a peep at her exquisite creations via Madi and Michael’s Canberra wedding here. Keen to drop Lauren a line? Head on over this way.
Gird your loins, dear readers, because Gypsy Carmen is your new fave follow. The queen of luxe, earthy and modern florals, Clare provides supporting evidence for the phrase more is more. Pop her a follow for a feed full of floral dreamscapes that promise to set your heart aglow. No two Gypsy Carmen weddings are the same, so expect fresh new designs on the daily. Chelsie & Mike’s Kangaroo Valley wedding, which you can find here, is ready and waiting to give you an idea of what this incredible florist can do. Wanna get in contact with this South Coast-based lady?
North St Botanical
We know for a fact that Melbourne based florist North St Botanical deserves a place on your feed. Why? Shaking up the floristry game, these guys aren’t afraid to pair soft, bountiful roses with spikey Aussie natives. Banksia and orchids? Who woulda thunk it! Well, these legends of course…Check out Ella & Jey’s Melb real wedding here for the goods. From elopements to large scale shindigs, North St Botanical is ready and waiting to transform your wildest briefs into reality. Best of all, North St Botanical is floral foam free.
Based in the Gold Coast, Tanya has a background in interior design so it’s no surprise her florals are well thought out, luxe and unique. She will move mountains to make your vision a reality, wether that be hand stringing carnations for a ‘floating’ backdrop or foraging palms to cover an entire wall. Bursting with creativity, skill and enthusiasm, the Sugared Style Insta feed is rather easy on the eye with soft pinks, cascading blooms and statement ceremony backdrops galore.
Little Lady Blooms
If your floral brief is simply ‘abundance’ then Little Lady Blooms could very well be the florist for you. Bonus points for sourcing only local blooms and being focused on ethical and sustainable floristry, above all else. LLB’s feed will provide all the behind the scenes floral goodness you need (we’re talking buckets and buckets of raw blooms), detail shots and sweeping floral vistas. Yarra Valley based, you can get in contact right here.
Poppy & Fern
Poppy & Fern are mighty talented wranglers of sustainable wedding florals, based in Byron Bay NSW. Their feed is jam-packed with the good stuff from homegrown dahlias to fields from local flower farm adventures. Lots of form, lots of bountiful bouquets and lots of love. You can peep their work here via Torah & Nick’s Byron Bay Wedding. Head over here if it’s a sweet and simple contact form you’re after.
Masses of florals and the occasional bagel are all a follow away. Fleur Social is both a florist and speciality coffee shop located in the Barossa Valley, so you best bet their feed delivers plenty of the two most important things in life. Concept meeting place sorted! These guys are always up for creating something unique for their couples whether that be ceiling beams dripping in foliage or clouds of pink baby’s breath draped across an exposed brick wall. Fleur Social sure don’t shy away from unique blooms so throw em’ a follow for a floral education.
The first word that pops into our minds when we think of Luca Luna is ‘bountiful’ and honestly, that is exactly what you want your wedding florals to be. This South Coast based team aren’t afraid to work with popping colour palettes. You can catch a bunch of Luca Luna’s luxurious creations in Brigitte & Sam’s Sydney wedding right here. As if you weren’t already sold, their feed delivers tonally delightful homewares in spades. Florals and homewares? Name a more iconic duo. We. Will. Wait. Click here to get in touch.
Based in Queenstown, these guys well and truly love their blooms, only working with the best that each season has to offer. Creators of untamed ceremony arbours and eclectic bouquets, expect a feed brimming with excited floral chatter centring around the season. Who knew we were blessed with double tulips?! Prepare yourself for floral education, people. If you’d like to get in touch, we recommend popping over this way. If it’s more real wedding goodness from The Green Room Flower Company you are after, best head on over here to peek Rhiannon & Josh’s Wanaka wedding.
Follow @thegreenroomflowerco Twisted Stems
Lead floral wrangler at Twisted Stems, Rene, was born and raised on a flower farm, so she knows a thing or two about blooms. It’s from this gorgeous Southern Highlands based farm that Rene sources all her blooms and also hosts her chats with couples. With an emphasis on seasonal blooms, Rene also incorporates foraged goods into her creations. Expect bountiful arbours, installations and bouquets on her Insta feed alongside a couple of floral bedecked cakes for good measure. Keen for a flower farm chat? Get in touch via our contact form here.
Mrs Gibbons Flowers
Mrs Gibbons Flowers, run by husband and wife team Amber and David, are a floral powerhouse. Always seeking to push boundaries, these two utilize a selection of unique structures to bring their sculptural installations to life. Their Insta is a haven for sculptural blooms and bright colourways and promises a lovely reprieve every time you glance upon your feed. You can drop them a line right here.
Mable & Elsi
Fond of the humble rose, Mable & Elsi are fans of florals in general. If its got petals, you’ll find it on their feed. Sydney based, these floral wranglers specialise in relaxed arrangements. Expect smatterings of Spring time wattle and fresh market finds. Vibe in a sentence: Abundance. Here for it? Yes ma’am. You can get in contact with the lovely folk at Mable & Elsi right here.
Shannon Hawkes Artisan Florals
Texture lovers, rejoice! This is the florist for you. Prepare yourself for florals so soft you could take a nap on them. This talented lass is all about free flowing, organic forms reflective of the perfection you can only find in nature. Over on Shannon’s gram you’ll find colourways that speak to the soul alongside blooms, foliage, branches and other unique organic elements (hand foraged, of course!) Based in Tropical North Queensland, you can get in touch with Shannon here.
Seasonal blooms and sustainable floristry are just a few of our favourite things. Add to that a rather keen eye for ultra spesh florals and foliage and you’ve got yourself one beaut vendor on your side. Josie skills don’t stop there. This Sydney-based wonder woman also offers styling and signage services for elopements through to extra big shindigs. Click here to take a squiz at Nicole and Max’s Sydney wedding to catch her in action. We also have a super easy contact form here if you fancy getting in touch (which we promise, you do).
CREDITS (from top) Elk & Fir, Elsa Campbell (Babiana Botanic), Flossy Photo (Freek Florals), Kristie Carrick Photography (Nunu Designs), The Raw Photographer (Flowers in Nature), It’s Beautiful Here (Bloom Boy), Scott Surplice Photography (The Lillipillian), Lauren Campbell (Laurel & Lace), With Love Weddings (Gypsy Carmen), Motta Weddings (North St Botanical), Doe and Deer Photography (Sugared Style), Ali Bailey (Little Lady Blooms), Janneke Storm (Poppy & Fern Flowers), Jessica Mary Photography (Fleur Social), Scott Surplice Photography (Luca Luna), Stories By Ash (The Green Room Flower Company), Mitch Pohl (Twisted Stems), Ephemeral Creative (Mrs Gibbons Flowers), Tilly Clifford (Mable & Elsi), Elk & Fir(Shannon Hawkes Artisan Florals), Samantha Heather (Biophilia Blooms)