Bring the outdoors in with artificial wisteria trees and topiary bushes. And the table setting? Divine with a quintessentially English garden-inspired centrepiece and matching chairbacks.

Mel Yates


Artificial wisteria trees, £250 each; Buxus pyramid topiary bushes, £45 each; Buxus ball hedges, £65 each; bay trees, £60 each; large Boston ferns, £20 each; prunus bushes dressed with artificial hydrangeas, £65 each, and orchids, POA, Centrepiece (larkspur, delphiniums, ammi, antirrhinums, clematis, alchemilla, sweet peas, Coral Sunset peonies, stocks, O'Hara roses, viburnum Snowball, lilac and matricaria), from £500; small arrangements (O'Hara roses, alchemilla and sweet peas), from £15, and chairbacks (clematis, alchemilla, sweet peas, ammi, viburnum Snowball, lilac, matricaria, Blanchette and Sylvana spray roses, and Thlaspi Green Bell), from £50, Moss table number, £15, Dinner plates, £35 each, Cream iron candle holders, £11.98 each, and green iron candle holders, £28.98 each, Side plates, £1.50 each, to hire, Vintage china plates, 50p each, to hire, Glass sundae dishes, 50p each, to hire, Linen napkins, £18 for six,


As featured in the July/August 2014 issue of Brides