Great Fosters wedding open day – beautiful wedding flowers and wedding ideas

Looking fab at Great Fosters wedding open day – spring 2014

We were delighted to dress the lovely Great Fosters for their spring wedding open day in early March 2013.

I love dressing Great Fosters for a wedding open day – it is my chance to play totally unbound by any pre-agreed designs and experiment with new props,  indulge in all ideas I would love to do more of and generally go totally OTT.  Which on this occasion I really did!  My theme for the Orangery, setting it up for a wedding reception, was Enchanted, and I went full steam ahead with lots of dreamy ivory vintage style props, mixed in a floaty tule canopy, and slightly rustic columns with roses climbing up it.  And of course lots and lots and lots more candlelight.

Great Fosters wedding photos arch canopy chuppahtule canppy chuppah for Jewish wedding ceremony from Great Fosters wedding open daywedding arch wedding tule voile canopy chuppah, from Great Fosters wedding fairwedding flowers down the aisle, amazing wedding aisle, romantic wedding aisle, aisle with flowers and candles and bird cagesvintage stone urns lining the aisle - with cherry blossom and hydrangeas, from Great Fosters wedding ceremonyurns with cherry blossom and hydrangeas lining the aisle, from Great Fosters wedding fayreGreat Fosters wedding open day spring 2013 - amazing wedding aisle ideasbeautoful round mini wedding cakes by Makis cakesbird cage with candle inside, and ring of flowers with cakes by Makis Cakes

The beautiful cakes above are by amazing Maki’s Cakes. 

For the Tithe Barn, we dressed 6 tables all with different designs.  For the top table we created a gorgeous romantic display with an eclectic mix of flowers and candles and little mix & match vases, all in soft vintage ivory and blush pink.  We used lots of candle holders mixed in with our tall silver mercury glass pillar candlesticks, and pretty vintage mercury glass silver votives, some with candles in and some with pretty clusters of flowers in them. The amazing lavish table cloth on this table, together with the beautiful chair and table linens on all other tables shown, are all thanks to the very talented Blanca from Host With Style (chair and table covers & linens) who is really pushing the boundaries when it comes to table linens.  Gone are the days of plain white table cloths and simple sashes. If it can be dreamt up, Blanca has already had that dream and turned it into something real!

Great Fosters top table wedding flowers, from Great Fosters wedding fayretop table decorated with a line up of flowers and candles and votives, silver and ivory and blushunusual top table wedding flowers from Great Fosters wedding open day 2013vintage wedding flowers - ideas for the top table, candles and small vases with roses, gypsophilla and hydrangeasivory and blush wedding flowers with tall candlesticks, vintage vases, small clusters of flowers

For the other tables, we showcased some of the popular type of designs which tend to look really good at this venue. Our silver and crystal candelabras are always very popular and look so gorgeous. We also created some pretty Martini vase centrepieces which suit the venue very well – a pretty low design in girlie pinks and a tall elegant design in ivory and nude pinks and creams. We also showcased our beautiful new silver vases with a bloomy display of ivory and coral pinks, surrounded by low pretty displays to make it interesting low down on table level, as well as dramatic when you see them from the distance.

tall silver candelabra guest table display with ivory and pale pink roses and lisianthus from Great Fosters wedding fairsilver candelabra with ivory and blush pale pink roses, and silvery eucalyptus. From Great Fisters wedding fayretall silver candelabra ivory white display centrepiece with roses, hydrangeas and gypsophilla babys breath, from great fosters wedding fayre open daycandelabra with draping crystal strands fir hire surrey berkshire londontall crystal candelabra centrepiece in ivory, lilac and purple. from Great Fosters wedding open day wedding fayreTall Martini vase centrepiece of hydrangeas, roses and scented stocks, in ivory and nude cream and pinks. From recentGreat Fosters wedding open dayvintage silver mercury glass votives candle holderslow Martini vase centrepiece of pink and ivory, with hydrangeas, roses and Mimi Eden spray roses. From recent Great Fosters wedding fairtall fluted silver vase centrepiece with ivory, cream, peach and coral, from Great Fosters wedding showcase open day wedding fair
And finally we have some pretty new props which were dreamt up in a Romeo & Juliet daydreaming moment: our new blossom bird cage trees with lots of romantic candles everywhere proved an instant success and are now in great demand for wedding hire. Especially at this lovely venue they fit right in and are so versatile. They can be used to start and finish the wedding aisle, to place in front of the large fireplace under the minstrel gallery, or 4 of them can be used in front of each of the 4 corner pillars in the Tithe Barn… The possibilities are endless.  We also have blossom light trees, a wishing tree and a pretty post box to hire.

blossom bird cage trees stands with hanging bird cages and lanterns available for hire in surrey, b

blossom light trees and post box for hire, from Great Fosters wedding open daywishing tree of twisted willow, with hanging hearts, rustic decorations, vintage rose blooms, available for hire in surrey berkshire, Great Fosters wedding hirepost box for hire Surrey, great fosters, berkshire

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