El and Dan's Wedding

El and Dan's wedding was held at Tonbridge Castle with their reception at The High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells. As an early summer wedding, El and Dan wanted soft and country style flower arrangements to compliment their wedding. The colour scheme was a collection of blues, ivories and creams with fresh greens and foliages.

For El's bouquet we created a soft summery hand tied bouquet of cream Avalanche Roses, scented ivory Sweet Peas, pale blue Nigella, scented ivory Freesia, Thlapsi and ivory Astrantia with delicate Panicum grass and Eucalyptus foliage. The bouquet was finished with a cream satin ribbon handle and pearl detailing.

Bridal bouquet of Roses, Sweet Peas, Freesia, Nigella, Astrantia and Thlapsi
Delicate bridal bouquet in shades of blue, ivory and cream
The bridesmaids' bouquets were smaller versions of the bridal bouquet but they had slightly more blue in them with the addition of Scabious.

Bridesmaid's bouquet of Roses, Sweet Peas, Scabious, Freesia, Astrantia, Nigella and Thlapsi
Hand tied bridesmaid's bouquet in shades of blue and cream
Cream Roses with Astrantia, Nigella, Scabious and Thlapsi
The flower girl carried a wand created from a single cream Avalanche Rose and finished with a pale blue trailing ribbon.

Single cream Rose flower girl wand
Bridal bouquet ready for presentation to the bride
Bouquets boxed and ready
Bouquets in shades of cream, ivory and blue
Roses, Scabious, Thlapso, Nigella
Dan's buttonhole was a single Avalanche Rose with ivory Astrantia and Thlapsi with foliage.

Avalanche Rose buttonhole with Astrantia and Thlapsi
His groomsmen wore simple single cream Avalanche buttonholes with foliage.

Avalanche Rose buttonhole
Groom's special buttonhole
Buttonhole boxed and ready for delivery
The ceremony was held upstairs in the castle, a beautiful stone room that has soft lighting to compliment it (but not easy to photograph in!)

We flanked the registrar's table with two freestanding candelabras that featured country style arrangements both at the top and the base. The arrangements included scented ivory Stocks, cream Avalanche Roses, blue Agapanthus, ivory Astantia, pale blue Nigella, Thlapsi, Panicum grass and trailing ivy.

Flower arrangements at Tonbridge Castle
Candelabra arrangement in shades of blue, cream and ivory
Candelabra arrangement at Tonbridge Castle 
Country style flower arrangement for a wedding at Tonbridge Castle
For the reception, held in the Halt Suite at The High Rocks, the guest tables were dressed with a large fishbowl and a country style hand tied arrangement. The bouquets included cream Avalanche Roses, blue Agapanthus, ivory Astrantia, pale blue Nigella, Panicum grass, Ammi and Thlapsi.

Guest table flower arrangement at The High Rocks 
Country style hand tied arrangement in shades of blue and cream 
Guest table flower arrangement in a fishbowl
Table decoration at The High Rocks
The top table was lined with small vintage votives with small posies of mixed flowers that featured in the guest table arrangements.

Vintage votive with a posy arrangement
Top table flowers at The High Rocks
We also moved the candelabras from the ceremony to the reception so that they could be enjoyed twice!

Candelabra arrangements at the High Rocks
Reception flower arrangements at The High Rocks
We hope El and Dan had a great day and we wish them both the very best.

BVF

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