Welcome to
Blackboard and Blossom
Wedding Florist

Welcome to
Blackboard and Blossom
Wedding Florist

For Your Wedding

Owned by Kelsey, I am a studio based florist offering full and inclusive wedding floral design. Creative, dedicated and passionate, with over 10 years experience in flowers and even more in the wedding industry alone.

Based in Derby, we cover all over the East Midlands and offer no obligation consultations from our studio or at a place of your choosing.

I offer a fun and informal approach to wedding flowers, using only the best seasonal stock with lots of lovely testimonials.

Fill out our Wedding Enquiry Form below and start your flower journey!

Wedding Enquiry Form

Flowers for Everybody

We offer specialist and intensive design for all budgets and will work closely together with you to make flower dreams a reality.

We have a selection of Wedding Flower Packages for you to choose from, or can create a bespoke quotation based on your floral requirements.

Wedding Packages


Est. 2013

Welcome to Blackboard and Blossom

Established in 2013 after 6 years previously in the industry and relocating to Derby, 

“I started what was called 'Kelsey Cross Florist' back in 2013, after leaving my hometown in Nottinghamshire and my previous job as Head Florist after the shop was sold. Originally working with friends and friends of friends weddings to further expand my portfolio, I then started to build up a good reputation and a good set of skills along the way. I relocated to Derby to be with my then, fiance, but finding I wanted to further expand my challenges, I opened my bricks and mortar shop, based in the Eagle Market and trading as 'Blackboard and Blossom'. After just over a year, I found with my wedding work and recommendations expanding, I had to concentrate my attention back to its roots and dusted off the studio worktops, which is where I run from now, at my home in Derby. I love offering a friendly, informal service  and getting to know every couple to make your wedding completely unique. That's what is so great about weddings, so I'm here to help you achieve it!"

Kelsey Clarke - Owner



"Professional, creative and well organised"

"Our bouquets, button holes, altar flowers, centre pieces, name cards, postbox and table plan were all exquisitely beautiful, perfectly matched to the colour scheme, and exactly what we wanted. Kelsey is a true professional, creative and well organised, I would thoroughly recommend her to any bride."

"Will definitely be using again!"

"Gorgeous flowers for Mother’s Day and excellent service, will definitely be using again! Thanks again"

"I couldn't recommend her enough!"

"Kelsey was absolutely fantastic in arranging everything for our wedding. She did our invitations, order of services, bouquets, table decoration, post box, and the room decoration too! It all came out incredible and I couldn't recommend her enough! Thank you Kelsey"

"Excellent service and an amazing talent for beautiful, colourful arrangements"

"I was the lucky winner of one of Kelsey’s arrangements and I’ve ordered flowers from Kelsey on a few occasions for both collection and delivery. Gorgeous flowers, excellent service and an amazing talent for beautiful, colourful arrangements. Kelsey is so helpful and talented. I’d really recommend Kelsey and will be returning for more flowers"

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Blackboard and Blossom

Derby, City Of Derby, England, United Kingdom