Make a statement table display using candles and candlesticks in black, gold and bold colours.

In a well-ventilated area, spray-paint your candlesticks, keeping them in an upright position; apply several thin layers to both sides. Complement with candles in contrasting colours.

SEE MORE DIY DETAILS

Candlesticks, £5.99-£13.99, ikea.com; candles, £2.95 each, Point à La Ligne at harrods.com; plates, 50p each, glasses, 61p each and chairs, £7.15 each to hire, joneshire.co.uk; napkins, £17.99 for four, zarahome.com; cutlery, £180 for a 24-piece set, heals.co.uk

PLANNING YOUR WEDDING? START HERE...

As seen in the November/December 2012 issue of Brides