Take a muted colour scheme, add lashings of lace prints and an understated neutral backdrop to set the tone for your big day. 

Polly Wreford

Accent this with flashes of silver for a look that is delicate, elegant and unmistakably British.

MORE STIONERY INSPIRATION

Foil-printed invitation, £458 for 100, Vera Wang at www.williamarthur.com. Vintage save the date with envelope, £1.20, www.hellolucky.com.  Lace-name invite, £3.40, www.berinmade.com.  Three-flowers save the date, £2.50, www.intricatecreations.co.uk. Floral-lace invitation, £585 for 100, Vera Wang at www.williamarthur.com. Place card, £2, www.ananyacards.com. RSVP card, £3, www.abigailwarner.com. Lace tablecloth. Flowers (anemones, dahlias and ranunculus), from £1.50 per stem, www.philippacraddock.com

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

As seen in the September/October 2013 issue of Brides