Saying goodbye to 2019

Saying goodbye to 2019

It’s been 8 months since I embarked on a life-long dream of working daily with flowers! Having qualified as a Chef in 1994, and having spent 22 years working in kitchens abroad and locally, I was privileged enough so spend a great length of time in the African bush working, teaching, consulting and training at various game lodges within South Africa and our neighbouring countries. I was always aware of the synergy between food, the ingredients and the natural beauty of my surroundings. I have always had a huge interest in trees, wild grasses, vibrant colours of wild flowers, especially after the first rains of the season!

Jumping into Jean’s shoes, I felt rather overwhelmed and at times rather “panicked” about my decision to do so. I have been so well supported by my friend and mentor Jean, the amazing staff at Aspen, the incredible suppliers and the lifetime clients of Aspen! The ongoing support and encouragement of my wonderful family and friends, Aspen clients old and new!

From myself and all the staff at Aspen, thank you for your support. We wish you a very blessed festive season and prosperity for 2020.
Best wishes
Nicci

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CHRISTMAS AND FESTIVE IDEAS

Christmas is upon us – how quickly it happened! Our studio in Woodstock is a hive of activity!
Christmas wreaths, functions, weddings and festivities! We have a couple of ideas for the perfect Christmas gift. Please pop in for a visit. Valid from Wednesday 4 December – Wednesday 18 December.
We have a lucky purchase draw on a variety of plants, baskets, pots and containers, a minimum guaranteed amount of 20% up to 100% off on your purchase price!
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Aspen Ideas for an Authentic Christmas:

Bright and bold African baskets filled with various luxury food products, perfect for the Christmas holidays. Made up to order and can be delivered.

Stunning range of Christmas wreaths. Made up to order and delivered.

Monthly flower delivery gift voucher. The most fantastic gift for that special person who has it all!
Beautiful bespoke linen aprons in 3 various prints.

“Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.”

Stephen Richards

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2020…

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WHAT IS IN STORE FOR 2020?

Aspen will re-open on Tuesday, 7 January 2020. We are planning to add a variety of new designs to our beautiful range of customised bouquets and arrangements.
Our indoor plant shop has grown tremendously, and we are looking at a few exciting options in terms of plant rentals, new containers, weekly watering and care of plants installed by Aspen.
We have extended our large variety of unique and stylish vases and will continue to do so in order to offer a unique visual experience for each and every function.
We will have dedicated consultants to focus on each function and wedding enquiry to ensure a bespoke service is achieved!
We have a dedicated receptionist, Nyasha for all daily orders and enquiries.

With love, prosperity, good health and all the best for the next decade!
Nicci and the beautiful Aspen family!

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Christmas at Aspen!

Christmas At Aspen

This year we have all the goodies you need to gear up for your 2015 Christmas! Table decorations, Christmas reefs, hampers and why not spoil someone with a lovely “Christmas themed” bunch. Christmas has never been this easy!

Celebrate with Flowers

This year we have all the goodies you need to gear up for your 2015 Christmas! Table decorations, Christmas reefs, hampers and why not spoil someone with a lovely “Christmas themed” bunch. Christmas has never been this easy!

Throwback Thursday | Aspen Flowers and Co featured on Dagbreek

It was round about this time last year , Aspen Flowers and Co had the priviledge of welcoming Dagbreek in to the shop to chat about small businesses and the process of planning your wedding and event floral decor.
Enjoy the clip below folks!

Julian and Justine Romantic Duck Egg Wedding

Julian and Justine

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Julian and Justine’s wedding took place earlier this year at a private residence. The dream like feeling of this wedding was unreal to the backstage crew behind this one. As the bridesmaids practiced their run through, the sun glistened on perhaps one of the most idylic settings we have created to date, carnation garlands trickled down the trees complementing a natural foliage arch which created a center point in garden while wispy babies breath greeted guests.

The Team Behind this Wedding

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Lush, earthy and moody blues set the tone for the reception marquee. A tablescape of succulents, grey foliage,  hydrangeas, and white seasonal blooms was in abundance. Floral wreath installations of eucalyptus, ivy, hydrangeas, and fynbos showered guests with snowdens….

Event Coordinator

Justine Gevisser

Wedding Stylist

Elsje Burger

Venue

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Hyacinths in store now

aspen_hyacinthsHyacinths in season and in the shop now! We are falling head of heels for these scarce blooms. Pungent and striking in their nature these blooms are the ideal compliment to any pastel bouquet or arrangement.

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