Hanging flowers and low, rustic centrepieces are as sophisticated as they are understated.

Polly Wreford

A mix of white, lace and looose florals warmed with a hint of cream and lashings of fresh greens are the perfect backdrop for vintage touches, antique tableware and mismatched cut glass.

MORE FLORAL INSPIRATION

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

Hanging flowers (including thlaspi, Ammi visnaga, ranunculus, Akito and Avalanche roses, Allium neapolitanum, Alchemilla mollis, delphiniums, lily of the valley, sweet peas, narcissi and Philadelphus virginalis 'Snowbelle'), as before, and chairbacks (thlaspi, stocks, Ammi visnaga, ranunculus, Akito and Avalanche roses, Alchemilla mollis and delphiniums), from £45, philippacraddock.com.

RECEPTION THEMES YOU WILL LOVE

As seen in the September/October 2013 issue of Brides