At Grace & Tailor they know how important all the little details are when it comes to dressing a venue and bringing a vision to life. They love beautiful things…. individual pieces of furniture, delicate fabrics and sumptuous designs.
They offer creative styling solutions to couples to turn their wedding venue into an inspired and unforgettable occasion.
Their passion is to be distinctive and their style is an eclectic mix of shabby chic meets vintage and classic style meets country beauty, finished with garlands of beautiful pearls!
Here, they share some tips and styling suggestions on how to style a wedding venue to easily achieve four beautiful looks.
Your wedding day should be the most magical day of your life. It’s a time where you can play the princess and spoil yourself! So if you want a truly memorable day transport your guests to a fanciful world of fantasy with twinkling fairy lights, sparkling crystals and rich metallics.
Key words: Magical, enchanted, fantasy, whimsical
Colours: Autumnal metallics, coppers, bronze, brushed silvers and deep purples
Table Plan: Twisted willow, draped with crystals, twinkling lights and mirrors for etched names
The Tables: Majestic long tables draped with velvets and hand dyed lace
Table Decorations: Long brushed silver flower pots filled with cream church pillar candles
Around the room: Copper brushed lanterns holding fairy lights, and coloured leaves under foot
Outside: Fairy lights draped in trees, lanterns with flickering candles, large rustic pots of autumnal florals
Vintage Tea Party
A classic tea party theme will bring the ‘lady’ out in you, allowing you to sip tea and eat cucumber sandwiches in a retro yet chic atmosphere. Pretty bunting, delicate tea cups and fragrant florals all create a truly feminine and quaint wedding theme.
Key words: Quirky, pretty, eclectic
Colours: Pale pinks, baby blues mixed with creams and pearls
Table Plan: Individual tea pots for each table surrounded by pretty rose heads and draped in pearls
The Tables: Circular tables draped in pretty cream lace and scattered with rose petals
Table Decorations: Delicate china teacups with lovely scented candles, gorgeous cut glass decanters to hold fresh cut flowers draped in pearls
Around the room: Stack vintage books to create height and perch colourful cake stands and pretty roses
Outside: Rustic cream French style jugs filled with fragrant lavender and small cut-glass glasses holding a single pink rose stacked on old wooden crates
Not every bride is girly and likes pink! So bring the outdoors indoors and embrace your more rustic side. Quirky style ideas such as vibrant Wellington boots, wicker hampers and long picnic tables create a unique and ultra relaxed wedding.
Key words: Rustic, chintz, fresh
Colours: Clean greens, blues and yellows
Table Plan: Open old fashioned chest with luggage labels pegged to feature place names
The Tables: Long trestle tables covered in white linens with fresh green runners
Table Decorations: Silver mini buckets featuring an abundance of fresh cut garden flowers
Around the room: A mix of wicker hampers spilling over with flowers
Outside: Colourful wellies filled with flowers to line the area
For a sleek and modern wedding use cut glass vases, mirrors, white furs and simple crockery to help create a cool and unfussy wedding. A perfect twist on the traditional red and green winter wedding and a more sophisticated and original theme.
Key words: Sparkling, cool, crisp, white
Colours: White and silver
Table Plan: Large white frame with mirrored centre with white printing
The Tables: Square tables with crisp white linen and silver table wear
Table Decorations: Scattered diamonds and crystals with square glass flower pots featuring white packed roses
Around the room: Mirrors hung at different lengths to create a sparkle of light and white sofas with decadent furs
Outside: Trees sprinkled with snow and fur rugs for people to use when outside
For The Groom
At Grace & Tailor, we also know that as much as many of us would love to have hearts and pearls everywhere we need to make sure the groom is happy with the look too, so here are a few simple styling ideas the groom can get onboard with…
- Place a vintage car model at each male place setting
- Use mini old fashioned beer tankards instead of normal glasses
- Pin up pictures of the stag and hen do along the side of the table plan
- Create an area for taking memorable photos with props to pose with such as old guitars
- Incorporate their favourite sport e.g. old cricket bats hung with names written on them for the table plan
Grace & Tailor’s wedding styling includes:
- Venue Theming and Dressing
- Table Plan Design and Creation
- Inspired Table Centres
- Furniture and Prop Hire
- Crockery Hire
- Pre Wedding Consultation
- Wedding Venue Site Visit
- On the Day Set Up and Dismantle
- Venue Advice
To find out more about Grace & Tailor visit their website www.graceandtailor.co.uk
Grace & Tailor are offering a 2 hour styling consultation to all for SOS subscribers, check out our Competitions & Exclusive Offers page for details