For seaside-style favours, tie stripey ribbons and string in shades of blue around bright white boxes. Pop a chocolate fish or a special shell inside as a favour for guests.

Charlotte Tolhurst

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Don't forget... When you have tied your bow in the usual way, adjust the length of each loop and cut off the ends at an angle for a more polished look.

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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