Choose stationery with floral etchings, swirling calligraphy and cut-out details for a pretty country look.

Catherine Gratwicke

RECEPTION THEME INSPIRATION

Stationery: (clockwise from bottom left) floral garland invite, from £157.50 for 100, www.smittenonpaper.com. English countryside invite, from £1,500 for 100, www.rubythefox.com. Gournay invite, from £560 for 100, www.bellafigura.com. Garden invite, from £900 for 100, www.parklifepress.com. Love for botanical invite, from £190 for 100, www.smittenonpaper.com. Doily lace invite, from £465 for 100, www.hummingbirdcards.co.uk. Bloom invite, from £743 for 100, www.parklifepress.com. Programme, £122.50 for 100, www.wiregrassweddings.com. Candlestick, similar £24.95, www.notonthehighstreet.com. Bottle, £20 for four, www.theweddingofmydreams.co.uk. Blue bottle, £5, to hire, www.idyllicdays.com. Dried daisies, £2.50 per packet, Hanna Textiles at www.etsy.com. Large arrangements (includes Alchemilla mollis, astilbe 'Washington', aster 'Monte Cassino', ammi, astrantias, anemones, brunia, craspedia, dahlias, delphiniums, eucalyptus, gypsophila, hydrangeas, Marguerite daisies, nigella, peonies, David Austin roses, scabiosa and mixed grasses), £1,200 for the table or from £50 each, including vase hire; small arrangements (cosmos, anemones, astilbes, nigella, camomile and scabiosa), from £15 each, www.zitaelze.com. 

STATIONERY YOU'D BE PROUD OF

As featured in the January/February 2015 issue of Brides