Transform majestic steps into a winter wonderland with giant lanterns and silver vases, a dusting of faux snow and a lining of fir trees, Narnia style!

Mel Yates

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Bride: Dress, £2,800, Raimon Bundo at mirrormirror. uk. com. Faux-fur stole, £95, helenmoore.com. Headpiece, similar £220, and earrings, similar from £98, jennypackham.com. Bouquet (sweet peas and dendrobium orchids), £120, giant lanterns and candles, £15 each, to hire, maryjane vaughan.co.uk. Groom: Suit, £730; shirt, £120, and tie, £90, CH Carolina Herrera at carolinaherrera.com. Shoes, £295, oliversweeney.com. Arrangement in vases (gypsophila), £175 each, and lanterns, £15 each, to hire, maryjanevaughan.co.uk. Fir trees, POA, palmbrokers.com. Fake snow, from £40.68 for 2.75kg, snowsupermarket.co.uk 

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As seen in the July/August 2014 issue of Brides