Want your guests to feel like they've just stepped into an oil painting? Then think gilt, mirrors, soft candlelight and decorative details everywhere.
Direct guests to their seats with antique-inspired place cards, like this cute silver mirror.
Combine rich golds, dark purples and powerful pinks into the mix for extra romance.
Hand mirror, £6, lisaangel.co.uk Platinum-point side plate, 75p; Victorian dinner plate, 80p; pewter charger, £4.50, all joneshire.co.uk.
As seen in the July/August 2013 issue of Brides