Garlands traditionally sit on a mantelpiece or dress a wall, and while those are beautiful ideas don't be afraid to think outside of the ordinary.

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Team dusky pink full roses with an ornate gold mirror to create a real statement.

Religious icons dotted around add to the feel of an Italian villa wedding, while candles can be used for added romance or fresh fruit like lemons for a Mediterranean feel.

Garland Flowers (Secret Garden, Amnesia and Bombastic roses, dahlias, chocolate cosmos, waxflowers, hypericum berries, astilbe, olive and eucalyptus), from £125, katebrewer.co.uk

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As seen in the March/April 2014 issue of Brides