Wow guests with a sumptuous floral canopy of pale blooms for a dose of pure glamour.

Catherine Gratwicke

SET THE TABLE WITH THESE COOL IDEAS

Leanne Roberts-Hewitt from Wildabout Flowers says: "For serious impact, a truly stunning floral canopy, majestically suspended overhead, can't be beaten." We couldn't agree more!

MORE BIG DAY BLOOMS

Floral canopy (hydrangeas, stocks, lilac and dendrobiums), from £1,500, and arrangements in pots (including lilac, stocks, paperwhites, lily of the valley, ranunculus, hyacinths and dendrobiums), from £25 each, www.wildabout.co.uk. Mirror place cards, £6.25 each, www.intricatecreations.co.uk. Chandelier, £300, www.lauraashley.com. Chairs, from £7.15 each; seat pads, from £1.93 each; tablecloth, £13.95; dinner and side plates, from 30p each; cutlery, from 38p each, and wine glasses, from £2.80 each, to hire, www.joneshire.co.uk. Charger plates, £93.50 each, Wedgwood at www.selfridges.com. Backdrop draping, from £350; chair draping, £10 per chair, and cream carpet, from £4.50 per sq m, www.houseofhud.com

As seen in the May/June 2015 issue of Brides