Cram your day with pretty details, but keep the overall look loose and unstructured. This is what we call 'relaxed regal'...

Debi Treloar

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

Urn flower arrangements, from £150; white vase arrangement, £40; pewter jug arrangement, £15; floral headdresses (Majolica and Little Silver roses, delphiniums, senecio), £35, all including vase hire, scarletandviolet.com. Chairs, £4.51; seat pads, £1.93; side plates, £1.50; napkins, 90p; damask tablecloth, £13.10, all joneshire.co.uk. Sheer curtains (over tablecloth), £5 per pair, ikea.com. Cupcake wraps (used as napkin rings), £6.50 for 10, talkingtables.co.uk. Wine glasses, £8, brissi.com. Hand mirrors (on plates as place names), £6, lisaangel.co.uk. Paper horseshoes (hung from chairs), £100 for five, hattienewman.co.uk.

BE INSPIRED BY REAL-LIFE WEDDINGS

As seen in the July/August 2013 issue of  Brides