Then evoke an English summer garden feel with these rustic and fragrant touches.

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Whether a decorative detail - think heart-shaped garlands, or hanging 'love' letters - or, for a more appetizing addition, lavender is sure to bring a calming and elegant touch to your big day.

As part of your sweet selection add the fragrant blossom to your cake to finish off its rustic look, or as a final decorative detail to tasty cupcakes. For those with a summer drink on their minds - doesn't a Lavender Collins sound like heaven? Yes, we think so too...

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As seen in the January/February 2013 issue of Brides