A vintage chest of drawers makes a quirky stepped floral display and a tea/cake stand in one! Add a painted side table for overflowing treats.

Mel Yates

MORE FLORAL INSPIRATION

Artificial blossom tree, £175, to hire, www.palmbrokers.com. Chest of drawers, £40; teacups and saucers, £2 each, and two-tier cake stand, from £5, all to hire, www.memoriesofvintage.co.uk. Photo frame, £50, www.thewhitecompany.com. Teapot, £55, and teacup, £20 for two, www.alisonappleton.com. Side table, £10, www.rajtentclub.com. Crochet doilies (around trees), from £8, Oh My Craft UK at www.etsy.com. Cupcakes, £60 for 12, www.makiscakes.com. Cake cases, £6.50 for 12, www.pipii.co.uk. Glass cake stand, £5, to hire, www.utterlysexycafe.co.uk. Arrangement (peonies), from £45, www.rvhfloraldesign.com 

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As featured in the July/August 2014 issue of Brides