Having petits fours at your wedding?  Take a moment to think about their display. Putting them flat on a plate may be practical, but if you have a sumptuous palette or a traditional venue it may not cut it. 

Catherine Gratwicke

Try instead a crystal and gold box to elevate even the plainest of petits fours into the most divine of delights. 

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Square crystal and gold box, £25, www.maxandmelia.com. Large box, £116; small box, £10.50; shawl (used as tablecloth), £9.50, and bottle, £14.60, to hire, www.farley.co.uk. Flower (Secret Garden rose), from £6, www.byappointmentonlydesign.com. Praline eggs and Salted Caramel eggs, £9.50 for 200g, www.rococochocolates.com. Chocolates, £24 for 16, www.cocomaya.co.uk. Antique lace doily. 

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As seen in the May/June 2014 issue of Brides