2018: Reflections & Thank Yous.

2018 was my first full year in business, and I’ve been so humbled by it’s growth in the last 12 months.

I count it a real privilege and honour to be able to do what I do. I get to play a part in a couple’s wedding day; to create something beautiful that will remain in the couple’s memories forever, enhance the atmosphere of their day, and make their photographs look even more beautiful.

This year I’ve served 22 brides, done 3 photoshoots and also run a handful of flower crown classes. I’ve developed real connections and friendships with some of my clients, have met wonderful fellow vendors in the industry, have further developed my style and skill set, and have been able to create some pretty amazing floral creations to keep in my portfolio.

There are so many people I need to thank for their support:

  • My clients. Thank you for choosing and trusting me to play a part in your day. It’s such a privilege.

  • Those who have referred me to a friend/client.

  • Those who have supported me in the simpler ways, such as encouraging me & liking my posts.

  • My husband, for refuelling my car before deliveries, helping me tie off bouquets, packing the car with snacks and water, filling up buckets, and just generally loving me when I’m in crazy florist mode.

  • And most of all, to my God for His faithful provision.

I love how God has used this little business I created 15 months ago to teach me so much about myself, and Himself. I’ve learnt that I can be a bit of a control freak, sometimes a workaholic and usually a perfectionist. But, I’ve also learnt (and continue to learn) that He is my provider. He knows my fears, dreams needs & desires. He answers prayer. And that no matter how hard I work, HE is ultimately the One who blesses me with the right clients. So although it would be really easy to claim the glory for the growth of Gwen Floral Co, I really can’t. It’s all God.

I’m so excited for what 2019 holds!

Enjoy looking through some of my favourite images from my favourite weddings of 2018. Huge thank you to the below photographers:
Beaux Art Co.
Matthew Gillam Photography
Ivory & Rose
Stopwatch Photography
The Tsudons Photographers
Lover of Mine
Lily Fern Photography
Lovelenscapes Visual Poetry