Keep your big day modern with pastels set against preppy, bold monochrome stripes.

Catherine Gratwicke

BEAUTIFUL BIG DAY BLOOMS

Adorn your top table with romantic flowers in dreamy pastel colours, complete with hanging lamps, a floral chandelier and golden touches.

MORE IDEAS FOR YOUR TOP TABLE

A relaxed, romantic table fit for a prince and princess!

Large arrangements in urns (Princess Charlene, Caramel Antike, Cream Piaget, Sweet Perfumella, Irish Hope, Chandos Beauty, Margaret Merril David Austin and Edith David Austin roses), from £100 each; hanging arrangements, from £500 each (as before with Juliet David Austin roses), and garland (around pillar; includes Irish Hope, Edith David Austin and Margaret Merril David Austin roses), from £25 per foot, supplied by www.realflowers.co.uk and designed by www.paularooney.co.uk. Cutlery, 50p per piece; dinner plates, 19p each; side plates, 30p each; napkins, £2.50 each; gold-rimmed wine glasses, 91p each; Stemless sommelier glasses, 57p each, and champagne flutes, 82p each, to hire, www.joneshire.co.uk. Chairs and chair pads, £3.25 each; table, £15, and tablecloth, £7.90, to hire, www.co-ordination.net. Hand-woven rattan lights, £65 each, www.habitat.co.uk. Succulents, £3 each, www.paularooney.co.uk; votives, from £3 each, to hire, www.paularooney.co.uk; striped table runner, £6 per metre, www.ikea.com; ribbon, £3.70 per metre, www.vvrouleaux.com; small arrangements in urns, (Princess Charlene, Caramel Antike, Cream Piaget, Sweet Perfumella, Irish Hope, Chandos Beauty, Margaret Merril David Austin and Edith David Austin roses), from £75; individual flowers in mixed vases, (Irish Hope, Princess Charlene and Keira David Austin roses), from £3 each, supplied by www.realflowers.co.uk and designed by www.paularooney.co.uk;  place names, from £1 each; menus, from £1.45 and table numbers, from £3.50 each, by www.dottiecreations.com