About Us


Flores Diems Creative Director and Designer Vivienne Payne-Derricutt Ba (Hons) is a history graduate who specialised in 18th century women’s history.  Vivienne went on to study Floristry at Reeseheath College having discovered a passion for flowers and floristry.  After a spell working for Paul Burrell Flowers in Cheshire Vivienne decided to set up Flores Diem with her husband.

Uniquely Vivienne  having a passion for both history and flowers and a talent for historical research means that Flores Diem has the ability to deliver period correct floristry for your themed wedding, event or even TV and Film.


Flores Diems MD, head tea maker and sweeper up in chief Philip Payne has a varied background, from a career in Sales to advanced child rearing via the renovation of several period properties.

Having a very practical side Phil has the ability to create the physical underpinnings for the beautiful arrangements that Vivienne creates.  He has been known to even hold a flower now and then!