Use fresh greens and an understated neutral backdrop, before adding vintage touches, antique tableware and mismatched cut glass.

Polly Wreford

Accent this with flashes of silver for a look that is delicate, elegant and unmistakably British.

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

Teatime China cup and saucer, £24, welovekaoru.com. Teaspoon, white-chocolate macaroon with silver leaf cotswoldsvintagepartyhire.co.uk. 

FLORAL INSPIRATION

As seen in the September/October 2013 issue of Brides