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This family run establishment is located
next to the Blue Crab Restaurant on
Robinson Street Upper Scarborough.
A Graduate of the Eastern Caribbean In-
stitute of Agriculture and Forestry, Sandra
Sardinha-Almandoz studied Agriculture
before she segued into the world of floral
design and has been arranging with pas-
sion for the last 14 years.
Sandra is dedicated to personal service
and works closely with her clients to cre-
ate truly individual bridal flowers and
Daisy's imports flowers on a weekly
basis and as such stocks a range of im-
ported blooms as well as exotic tropicals.
You'll find unique boutonnieres, cor-
sages, centerpieces, arches, and plant
décor befitting a casual garden wedding,
beach soiree or an elegant church or villa
A member of the Tobago Bridal Associa-
tion Daisy's works with several event plan-
ners of the association to make your
ultimate dream wedding come true.
Call them to set up an initial consulta-
tion and they will go over all the details:
style, colour scheme, and concept you are
You say I do... they do the rest.
Robinson Street Scarborough Tobago.
Daisy's Flower Shop would love to be a part of your BIG DAY!
Their Bridal Florals are breathtaking so whether you desire flowers in ravishing
jewel tones or sundrenched hues; they have the blooms for you!
A tightly arranged nosegay consisting of con-
centric circles of various differently coloured
flowers. The blooms are wired into a holder, with
one flower variety per ring.
A waterfall-like spill of blooms often composed
of ivy and long-stemmed flowers, that is wired to
cascade gracefully over the bride's hands.
A dense bunch of blooms that can be anchored
in a bouquet holder, wired, or hand-tied.
A handmade creation in which different petals
or buds are wired together on a single stem to
create the illusion of a giant flower.
Composed of one full flower and a flowering
stem, often orchids, wired together to form a
slender handle that can be held in one hand. De-
signed as either a full crescent -- a half circle with
a central flower and blossoms emanating from
two sides - or a semi-crescent, which has only
one trailing stem.
Small, round bouquets, approximately 16 to 18
inches in diameter, composed of densely packed
round flowers, greenery, and occasionally herbs.
Nosegays are wired or tied together.
Special foam used in flower arrangements.
Oasis fits in a bouquet holder and retains water
like a sponge, hydrating flowers for extended
A bloom-covered ball suspended from a ribbon.
Ideal for child attendants.
Smaller than nosegays but similar in design,
posies often include extras like ribbons or silk
flowers. Perfect for little hands.
Also known as the pageant bouquet, this is a
bunch of long-stemmed flowers cradled in the
Taped and wired:
Arranging technique for bouquets, bouton-
nieres, headpieces, and wreaths. The head of a
flower is cut from the stem and attached to a
wire, which is then wrapped with floral tape.
Taped and wired flowers are more easily maneu-
vered into shapes and styles.
This copy of the bridal bouquet is used solely
for the bouquet toss ritual.
From the Victorian era, a tussy mussy is a posy
carried in a small, metallic, hand-held vase. Today,
the term is often used in reference to the holder
A single bloom or bud (or several small buds)
attached to the left lapel of the jacket. Bouton-
nieres can be worn by grooms, attendants, ush-
ers, and the bride's and groom's fathers.
A floral centrepiece created at the base, neck,
or top of multi-armed candelabra. Such a centre-
piece is usually touched with flowing greens or
ribbons, depending on the wedding's style.
A single bloom (or small cluster of blooms)
arranged against a lace or tulle doily and/or ac-
cented with ribbon. Corsages come in pin-on,
wrist, and hand-held styles and are typically worn
by mothers and grandmothers. Orchids and gar-
denias are popular choices.
The centrepiece at the head table (where bride
and groom are seated), which drapes to the front
of the table for visual effect.
Low centrepiece style that consists of flowers
clustered in a glass bowl.
Centrepiece featuring abstract wildflowers.
The composition is airy and less full than other
designs. Lisianthus, hollyhock, rambling roses,
digitalis, and smilax are well suited to this
Elaborately woven rope or strand arrangement
typically used to adorn pews and doorways. A
garland can also be paraded down the aisle by
two or three little ones.
A wedding canopy decorated with flowers that
are an integral part of the traditional Jewish cere-
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