Want your guests to feel like they've just stepped into an oil painting? Then think gilt, mirrors, soft candlelight and decorative details everywhere.

Debi Treloar

Antique-inspired colours - gold, purple, pink and cream - combine with vintage tableware to set the ultimate romantic mood while embellishments and full-blown flowers say this is one very dreamy wedding day.

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

Candle holders, £10 each to hire, as part of an order, scarletand violet.com. Madeline candles, £1.50, Cire Trudon at united-perfumes.com. Vintage mirror, £400, lacquerchest.com

As seen in the July/August 2013 issue of  Brides