Lavender wedding decorations in basket

Different Ways to Use Lavender at Your Wedding

Lavender represents beauty and femininity, and is considered to be the grown up pink. Using its pretty purple shades to add colour and detail you you wedding day is easy.

Shropshire Petals share a few of their favourite ways to use lavender at a wedding…

Lavender Decorations

Lavender wedding decorations in basket

Whatever your wedding theme, bunches of lavender in vases, jars, pots or boxes can add a special touch to your venue decorations, as well as a beautiful scent. You could place containers filled with lavender on the steps leading up to your reception, make a lavender pathway down your ceremony aisle, or, if you are having a marquee reception, you could place large bunches in tall containers outside the entrance.


Lavender Bridal Bouquets

Lavender will add texture and a delicate scent to your bridal bouquet, which will be lovely as you walk down the aisle. For a chic and rustic look you could have a small posy bouquet, or you could mix lavender with fresh wild flowers for a country style.

Wheat and lavender bridal bouquet

Our favourite idea is to combine lavender and wheat for a pretty bouquet, and you could try adding some dried or fresh flower stems to suit your wedding theme.


Lavender Chair Decorations

Lavender tied to back of wedding chair

Tying lavender bunches, to your reception chairs will add a touch of natural charm, and lavender bunches give of a vibrant colour and scent. They will also look great when combined with wheat to break up the colour.


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Very British Summer Wedding Styling Mood Board

Very British Summer Wedding Styling

Happy Bank Holiday Monday! What a great day to indulge in some wedding inspiration.

Today we have some fun ideas for a very British summer wedding. Think strawberries, Pimm’s, fish and chips and, of course, red, white and blue!

Summer weddings in the UK are fabulous. We should embrace the details that make our summers so special.

Here are some fun ideas for a very British summer wedding.

Very British Summer Wedding Styling Mood Board

Pavlova with Mulberries – Donnna Hay

Lemon Berry Sangria – Whitney Bond

Strawberry Punnet – Style Me Pretty, picture by Ruth Eileen Photography

Fish and Chip Van – Rock n Roll Bride, picture by Neil Thomas Douglas Photography

Horse and Cart Wedding Transport – Rock My Wedding, picture by Dottie Photography

British Wedding Photo Booth Props – Etsy

Heart Cookies – Nila Holden

Flower Girl Dress with Red, White and Blue Bow – Brides

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Groom standing behind bride holding bouquet in woodland

Weekly Wedding News 27/05/2016

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Real Weddings and Bridal Shoots

A Carreg Adventure wedding, photographed by Voyteck Photography…

Groom standing behind bride holding bouquet in woodland
© Voyteck Photography – A Carreg Adventure wedding


A Parley Manor wedding, photographed by Lawes Photography…

Wedding confetti shot at Parley Manor
© Lawes Photography – A Parley Manor wedding


A Holdenby House wedding, photographed by Liam Smith Photography…

Bride and groom playing croquet
© Liam Smith Photography – A Holdenby House wedding


An Oddfellows Chester wedding, photographed by Andrew Keher Photography…

Groom with arm around bride's waist as they walk
© Andrew Keher Photography – An Oddfellows Chester wedding


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