Detail is everything with these bespoke place settings.
Find a simple illustration through a site like fotsearch.com and print out onto white A3 paper. Using a window as a lightbox to illuminate your work, place your coloured paper over the template and draw the place setting with a pastel or coloured pencil. Shade the outline for a chalk effect.
A3 card, £1, and pink chalk pastel, £1.30, paperchase.co.uk. Flower arrangement, £40 (Blizzard, Vendela and Miss Piggy roses with dill, alchemilla mollis and verbena), tom-flowers.co.uk. White tablecloth, £2, pink cocktail glass, £1.53, and wine glass, £1.76, all to hire, joneshire.co.uk.
As seen in the January/February 2013 issue of Brides