Set a romantic scene at your reception with a long table filled with candlelight and masses of roses, with trailing orchids for that hint of luxury.

Goodwood House

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Keep your colour scheme worthy of an emperor's palace with deep pink and ruby tones alongside decadent gold touches.

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Tall arrangements, from £595 each, and small arrangements (mixed and spray roses, calla lilies, vanda orchids, phalaenopsis orchids, cosmos, clematis and berried ivy), from £50 each, www.larrywalshe.com. Glass votives, similar £1 each, and glass candlesticks, similar £1.75 each, to hire, www.dressityourself.co.uk. Wine glasses, from £1.15 each, and napkins, 92p each, to hire, www.joneshire.co.uk. Plates and cutlery, Goodwood House's own (www.goodwood.com); hire similar from 50p each, www.classiccrockery.co.uk and www.joneshire.co.uk. Chairs, from £14 each, to hire, www.greathire.com. Tablecloth, similar £25, www.johnlewis.com