Take an array of ribbons and transform your table using a bit of DIY know-how... 

Nato Welton

First, choose your different widths, colours and textures of ribbon. Roll each out along the length of the table, securing the ends with double-sided tape.

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Ribbons (from left to right) Pink, 65p per m, and peach, 95p per m, macculloch-wallis.co.uk. Pink lace, £3.50 per m, vvrouleaux.com. Peach with squares, 65p per m; pink silk, 95p per m, and peach braided, £1.80 per m, macculloch-wallis.co.uk. Pink lace and peach, as before. Large flower arrangements (dahlias, spray roses, ranunculus, snowberries, majolica, hydrangeas Limelight, Astrantia major 'Stars of Billion,' red chestnut and eucalyptus, £85 and small arrangement, £25, zitaelze.com. Places, 30p each; cutlery, £1.05 per piece; napkins, 66p each; wine glasses, 28p each, and tablecloth, £10.50 to hire, joneshire.co.uk. 

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As seen in the January/February 2014 issue of Brides