Celebrate the most quintessential of English flowers with a mass of perfect roses in blush and ballet pink, arranged by renowned florist Philippa Craddock. A dense flower wall of fresh blooms makes the most striking (and romantic!) photo backdrop.

Catherine Gratwicke


A dash of dove grey, cream and metallic keeps the rest of your décor palette chic instead of girlie. And for you? Dial down the blushing bride look with rose-gold jewellery to create a modern look, with a neat bun, fluttering lashes and clear, simple manicure.


Tulle and lace dress, £2,180, Pronovias at www.mirrormirror.uk.com. Blush veil, similar £108.64, Fox and Hare Design at www.etsy.com. Hot Diamonds earrings, £55, and crystal and gold-plated bangle, £45, www.hsamuel.co.uk. Diamond pendant, £190, and 0.04ct diamond and rose-gold ring, £460, www.monicavinader.com. Bouquet (Secret Garden and Sweet Avalanche roses, dendrobium orchids and sweetpeas) from £95, and floral arch (Secret Garden and Sweet Avalanche roses), from £1,500, www.philippacraddock.com