POSTED March 2, 2017 11:55 am IN: Wedding Blog, WINTER WEDDINGS
Wild at Heart recently made the short journey up to the picturesque, Oxfordshire village of Great Milton for an intimate winter wedding. The famed Belmond le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons played host to the stunning day which was designed and planned to perfection by Isobel Weddings.
Guests were welcomed into the light filled, marque to watch the couple complete their nuptials under the bespoke Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart floral arch.
Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed an opulent wedding breakfast held in celebrated chef Raymond Blanc’s 2 Michelin starred restaurant.
The dinner tables were dressed in a mass of crystal, candles and gold to create an intimate and warm atmosphere to the evening. Custom made table centers were created by elevating a stunning arrangement of luxury blush and cream roses on a Wild at Heart designed perspex stand.
Leaving no area of the venue untouched, Wild at Heart dressed the famed gardens in lanterns to extend the romance of the evening into the picturesque outdoor setting.
POSTED December 7, 2016 4:55 pm IN: Wedding Blog, WINTER WEDDINGS
Winter isn’t always a time associated with weddings or beautiful flowers but there are endless options when choosing the right floral design for your day, with winter flowers often creating some of the most striking and intimate of ceremonies.
For a sophisticated winter wedding we tend avoid the traditional Christmas colour palette of mixed of whites, greens and reds. Often opting for deep burgundies, soft pinks or creams. When selecting the colour scheme for your arrangements don’t be afraid to choose a flower that perhaps doesn’t emanate Christmas or winter but is in season, this will help to get the most out of your flower. The market is a mass of anemones, tulips, ranuculus and luxurious roses during the winter months, all of which are very versatile and will lend themselves to wedding arrangements perfectly. For this December wedding, in the Scottish highlands, we designed the arrangements using very soft blush tones with hints of sage foliage, often a palette associated with early spring. However, to give an eccentric nod to the festive period we accessorised the arrangements and table settings with tasteful pheasant feathers, gold pine cones and luxury silk ribbon. We added warmth and sophistication to the evening reception using opulent crystal hurricane vases, detailed candelabras and a selection of gold vessels were used to display the blush rose center pieces.
POSTED August 2, 2016 12:12 pm IN: Wedding Blog, WINTER WEDDINGS
This week we have been reminiscing about one of our favourite weddings of last year… ‘A Winter Wedding at One Mayfair’. The spectacular wedding designed by celebrity event planner, Sarah Gorlov, was created with such an innovative outlook and attention to detail, resulting in a truly unforgettable union for bride and groom.
The unique venue that played host to the ambient ceremony and reception was the grade 1 listed former St. Marks church, Mayfair. As one of the largest event venues in Mayfair, the space boasts unparalleled opulence and grandeur and is renowned for being one of the most prestigious wedding spaces in London.
The main vision for the wedding ceremony was to create shadowing and warmth in the vast space by illuminating the aisle with glass hurricane lanterns and hundreds of tea lights. The perfect setting for the magical ceremony that ensued.As the ceremony drew to an end guests were invited to enjoy drinks on the mezzanine over looking the great hall to absorb the full effect of the venue, whilst awaiting the hall to be re-dressed for the evening’s reception.
A lavish dinner was served on tables dressed in crisp white table cloths with fresh white and green centerpiece’s all accented with crystal, tall candle sticks and gold rimmed tea lights.
A mix of low and tall centerpieces were used, all containing a perfect mix of seasonal anemone, eucalyptus, white violet and sweet scented white roses. The striking assortment of light center pieces were perfectly off-set by the dark back drop of the hall, adding to the rapture of the enchanting winter wedding.
POSTED June 23, 2016 1:24 pm IN: WINTER WEDDINGS
Nestled deep in the countryside of Yorkshire is the striking ancestral home of Carlton Towers, which recently played host to a fabulous, contemporary, white wedding. The chosen flowers for the day were designed to be simplistic and light to stand out against the traditional backdrop of the house.
The couple exchanged their vows in front of 200 guests under a bespoke white rose Chuppah lit by spotlights to create a striking and stand out setting to the ceremony.
Guest then enjoyed a lavish dinner around contemporary centerpieces featuring large vases of submerged orchids with delicate gypsophila filling smaller glass vessels around the table. Hundred’s of candles were used to create the magical ambiance to the evening adding a warmth to the light floral arrangements.
We had the pleasure of doing wedding flowers for Nicole and Adam, our friends at Banana Split, whose big day took place at the luxury Rosewood Hotel. We created the most beautiful chuppah of eucalyptus studded with gorgeous white roses to provide a centre stage for the couple to exchange their vows.
Garlands of white roses and eucalyptus were spiralled down to the base where clusters of candles added a warm glow to the ceremony. Table decorations altered between white rose domes and taller centrepieces of spiralling eucalyptus arrangements, keeping a chic and stylish theme to a delightful day.
POSTED October 26, 2015 11:05 am IN: WINTER WEDDINGS
We’ve fallen head over heels with this elegant and frosty palette of creams and whites for a beautiful winter wedding.
Bridal Bouquet: A beautiful mixed hand tie of scented white hydrangea, Norma Jean roses, white anemones, white spray roses, soft silver senecio leaves and biunea pods.
Buttonholes: An individual scented white rose or spray rose with a sprig of wax flower
Corsage: A simple corsage made with beautiful scented roses, spray roses with soft silver senecio and wax flower.
Spice up your classic white florals with seasonal foliage such as senecio, spruce and hypericum to add texture to your arrangements. Check out more of our winter wedding flower tips here or call one of our stores to enquire about your bridal flowers today.
POSTED September 16, 2015 4:57 pm IN: WINTER WEDDINGS
Whilst many brides insist on summer weddings for their delicate, pretty flowers and gorgeous colour schemes, each year we are seeing more and more brides opting for winter weddings which can be just as stunning. Here are our tips on how you can create a perfect winter wedding:
• If you’re set on creating your own winter wonderland on your wedding day, stick to cooler tones which work well with ivory roses, white hellebores and white anemones.
• Soft dewy colours such as lilacs and dirty pinks can also be added to incorporate some colour into your arrangements.
• Silver and grey foliage’s such as eucalyptus and senecio add a slightly frosted effect to your floral wedding décor.
• Anemones, tulips and ranunculi in deep rich reds, burgundy’s and purples along with golden accents can look beautiful as part of a warmer colour palette.
• Masses of candles and storm lanterns lined with petals are perfect for creating a romantic lighting and warmth in those cooler winter months.
• Winter also means Christmas, so if your big day is inspired by the festive season, why not make use of seasonal foliage such as hypericum berries or add a touch of holly, pine or mistletoe for a beautifully festive finish.
• We love the idea of glitter dipped roses to add sparkle to your big day!