Surround yourself with all that is white by mixing lots of lace and loose floral displays with the warmth of cream.

Polly Wreford

Use fresh greens and an understated neutral backdrop, before adding vintage touches, antique tableware and mismatched cut glass.

MORE FLORAL INSPIRATION

Accent this with flashes of silver for a look that is delicate, elegant and unmistakably British.

Anemones, Philadelphus virginalis 'Snowbelle', lily of the valley, sweet peas, Allium neapolitanum and narcissi, from £9, philippacraddock.com; Cut-glass vases, £1 to hire, cotswoldsvintagepartyhire.co.uk

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

As seen in the September/October 2013 issue of Brides