Duncan and Ella’s brief to us about their wedding flowers was to create some drama and something a bit different . They were keen to use rich colours and to add quirky touches from wheat, feathers and succulents alongside deep burgundy and gold roses and lots of loose, wild foliage.
This wedding was such an amazing commission to be given as Duncan and Ella gave us free rein to design the look and feel of the flowers for their wedding reception and just asked us to make sure that the tables were opulent, full and eclectic with nothing too regular or matched. Against the stunning backdrop of the Orangery at Aynhoe Park, it was a brilliant wedding to be a part of.
The flower mix included dark burgundy black baccarra roses, golden mustard roses, scabiosa seed pods, echeveria succulents, wheat, pheasant feathers, burgundy antirrhinums and russet hydrangeas amongst many other flowers. We used a range of different shaped and sized gold containers and interspersed them with plenty of tea lights, taper candles and tall gold candlesticks.
For a touch of elegance we added David Austin’s purity roses to the flower mix in Ella’s bouquet. It is a stunning champagne coloured rose with amazing scent.
Ella made her entrance down the grand staircase at Aynhoe which we decorated with a stylish flower garland full of hydrangea heads, pheasant feathers, tulips and wheat along with lots of loose foliage.
The bridesmaids carried bouquets of golden mustard roses with seed pods and wheat to contrast with their burgundy dresses.
Duncan and Ella chose long banqueting style tables in the Orangery for their reception which we filled with masses of mix size and shape gold vases and rose bowls, tea lights, taper candles and candlesticks. Each guest had a different floral place setting bunch on their menu.
This was a stunning wedding and we enjoyed every minute of making the flowers for it.