Sleek and super stylish: pair bright, pretty pinks with classic green foliage for sophisticated city elegance.

Charlotte Tolhurst

YOUR DAY, YOUR WAY: MORE DIY DETAILS

These arrangements are perfect for your table centrepieces and also make a great longer-lasting gift for your bridal party.

You will need...  floral foam, knife, cellophane, rectangular trough, scissors, 8 pink roses.

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Use a knife to cut the foam down to fit the rectangular trough (2). Immerse the foam in water for about three minutes, until no more bubbles rise up and the foam is soaked through and feels heavy. 

Place the cellophane into the trough, followed by the foam. Trim the cellophane so that it's just below the top of the trough (3). The cellophane will ensure that the trough stays watertight.

Use scissors to cut the rose stems down to a height that will fit into the depth of the foam in the trough (4). Insert the roses into the foam block (5).

Arrange with succulents as shown (1), which offer a modern contrast to the bright pink.

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Extracts taken from the book How To Style Your Perfect Wedding (£16.99, DK)

As seen in the May/June 2015 issue of Brides