Silver birch branches decorated with blousy blooms and tissue paper pompoms create a super-luxe look.

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Cleverly combine sugary hues of baby pink, chic duck egg blue and warm cream with a vibrant and fresh splash of garden green.

The finishing touches are a shimmer of crystal and warm candlelight to elevate the overall look to one that's fabulously formal. 

Ceremony arch(silver birch trees, Vendela, Pink O'Hara and Sweet Avalanche roses, hydrangea, Bell Song Tulips and Phalaenopsis), from £ 4,000, philippacraddock.com.Pompoms(on arch), from £2.50 pompomfactory.com.Carpet, £60 per metre, crucial-trading.com.Chairs£18 each to hire, Joneshire.co.uk.Silk-gazar dress, £2, 820, ianstuart-bride.com.Pearl necklace, similar from £395, astleyclarke.com.Silver and white topaz earrings, £95, dowerandhall.com. Grey suit, £1, 695, marcwallace.com.Shirt, £26, topman.com.Tie, £75, favourbrook.com.Brogues, £130, tedbaker.com.Buttonhole, £7, phillipacraddock.com.Ribbon(on buttonholes), 65p per metre, vvrouleaux.com

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As seen in the May/June 2013 issue of  Brides