Don't be afraid to mix different tones of blue together throughout the styling - particularly in your flowers Different shades of the same colour, in this case blue, made for a super sophisticated summer choice.

ALL SHADES OF BLUE RECEPTION THEME

THE URN ARRANGEMENT Flower arrangement, from £240 (eucalyptus, hydrangea, delphinium, agapanthus, and blossom), jamieaston.com. Urn, £18 to hire, ruhprophire.com

MORE FLOWER IDEAS

As seen in the January/February 2013 issue of Brides