For a truly romantic setting, decorate your top table with ballet pink roses with dove grey and metallic accents.
Florist Philippa Craddock says, 'Use arrangements of different heights across your tables. A mix of tall and low designs creates a fabulous impact.'
Top table: large arrangements (Secret Garden and Sweet Avalanche roses, dendrobium orchids and sweetpeas), from £250 each; medium arrangements (flowers as before), from £120 each; small arrangements (flowers as before), from £25 each, and individual roses in glass vases (on place settings and mantelpiece, flowers as before), from £5 a stem, www.philippacraddock.com. Candlesticks (holding roses), £1.50 each; pink-stemmed wine glasses, 50p each; dinner plates, 40p each; side plates, 40p each, and gold cutlery, 50p per piece, all to hire, www.helenemillot.com. Charger plates, £2.60 each; gold-rimmed wine glasses, £1.15 each; gold chairs, £4.51 each; napkins, 90p each, and tablecloth, £10.01, all to hire, www.joneshire.co.uk. Chair cover, from £1.75, to hire, www.eleganteventhire.com. Menus, from £1.75 each, www.ruthkayedesign.co.uk. Macaron boxes, from £5.50 each, www.laduree.com. Gold mirror, similar from £200, www.johnlewis.com