Elegant Style


Stevie and Ross kept to a very subtle colour scheme of ivory with pale champagne gold for their summer wedding, but used their flowers to bring in shade of lilac. Their preferred style was elegant and classic, with flowers designs filled with hydrangeas, roses and other gorgeous flowers, but with plenty of foliage to set the flowers off and create a natural effect. It's always a good idea to choose a style to suit the wedding venue and in this case the mix of tall and low centrepieces were in a perfect style to suit the grand dining hall at Orton Hall with its magnificent fireplace.

More of the designs from this beautiful wedding can be seen in my featured wedding gallery. My grateful thanks to Stevie and Ross for letting me show you some of their professional photos, taken by fabulous photographers Sam and Lousie (and thanks to you both for allowing this too!)

Lilac and cream hand tied bouquet

Stevie's gorgeous bouquet featured flowers across the full range of colours, including gorgeous Vendela, Ocean Song and Cool Water roses with freesias, bouvardia and astilbe

Vendela rose buttonholeThe men wore creamy Vendela rose buttonholes to match those in the bouquet and posies - the perfect shade to work with the pale champagne gold colour scheme

Flower arch at St Benedict's Church

The ceremony took place in the historic church of St Benedict's in Glinton - flowers were used to decorate the archway as a lovely way to greet the wedding guests and set the tone for Stevie and Ross's special day

Cream and lilac flower displays in St Benedict's Church

Inside the church tall flower displays were used as statement pieces featuring fabulous lilac delphiniums. These arrangements were later moved to the reception venue.

Wedding reception at Orton Hall Hotel

Guests enjoyed the wedding breakfast in the stately dining hall at Orton Hall, decorated in an elegant scheme of pale champagne gold - the flowers were used to add subtle touches of lilac to the decorations

Cream and lilac wedding flowers

You can see how well the flower colours worked with teh pale gold sashes - love the look of that amazing cake in the background!

Tall centrepiece of cream and lilac flowers

Choosing a mix of tall and low table centres is a good way to create impact and interest iin a large room. The tall centrepieces filled with hydrangeas, roses and trailing green foliage looked particularly elegant in the setting of the great hall. Using plenty of foliage amongst the cream, ivory and lilac flowers created a natural effect and helped to set off the flowers.

Low table centres in antique style silver bowls

The low table centres were made in gorgeous antique-style silver/gold bowls filled with the same mix of flowers used for the tall centrepieces.

Garland of flowers and foliage hung from the mantlepiece

The finishing touch was to add a foliage and flower garland to hang from the ornate fireplace creating a backdrop behind the newly weds.

If you're feeling inspired by the floral designs created for this beautiful wedding and want to chat about your own wedding flowers do feel free to get in touch... You can have beautiful wedding flowers too!

Helen