Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces – Real Wedding

Charlotte and Bradley tied the knot at the show-stopping Shustoke Barn, and used a pink wedding theme. Discover how this pair pulled off the prettiest wedding theme using wooden crates, confetti petals and our blackboard bucket centrepieces.

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces

Charlotte and Bradley added a touch of country charm to their wedding tables by using our blackboard buckets as their wedding centrepieces. These blackboard bucket centrepieces are the perfect fit for a rustic or country wedding. You can write the table name or numbers on the piece of blackboard. This loved-up duo opted for a delightful combination of blush pink, ivory and green blooms created by Passion for Flowers to fill their blackboard buckets. We love the fact that they used lots of little tea-lights to give their tables a warm glow.

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There are lots of different ways you could use our blackboard buckets centrepieces throughout your wedding. You could stack them up to use them as a stylish seating plan, or you could fill with fun activity books and table games to keep the children entertained.

Charlotte and Bradley also used wooden crates throughout their wedding day to add a rustic feel to their decor. They used the crates to hold the bride and bridesmaids’ beautiful bouquets. You can also use wooden crates to display your seating plan, or as shelves for decorations.

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The couple opted for pink confetti to use after they had said ‘I Do’. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to display your confetti, this real wedding is bursting with inspiration.

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You could display it in silver buckets for a dash of country garden elegance. They also look gorgeous in floral cones or our ‘Sprinkle Me’ bags.

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We adore how Charlotte and Bradley filled jugs with roses and used them to decorate their wedding venue. They used them to add a floral touch to their card and gift table, and it effortlessly added to the beauty of Shustoke Barn!

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Passion for Flowers have some fabulous ideas for their weddings, such as tying a simple luggage tag to each buttonhole. This is a fab way of avoiding any confusion on the morning of your wedding day!

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As you can see, Charlotte and Bradley’s wedding day was overflowing with gorgeous pink details. The perfect inspiration if you’re dreaming of a rustic or country wedding theme…

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Elegant Wedding Place Settings And Napkin Dressing Inspiration

When it comes to your reception tables, never underestimate the impact your wedding place settings and napkin dressing can have! How you style your wedding place settings and napkins will instantly set the scene for your guest tables, and it’ll help pull your theme together. Stuck for ideas? Don’t fret, we’ve done all of the hard work for you! Today we’re sharing with you inspiration for elegant wedding place settings and napkin dressing.

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Elegant Wedding Place Settings And Napkin Dressing Inspiration

Sometimes a single flower is all you need to add elegance to your wedding place settings. A rose works perfectly for a country garden or vintage wedding theme. If you’re planning a colourful Summer wedding, you could use a cut lisianthus or rose head. Tuck it in the napkin or place in a small bud vase to avoid it wilting.

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Green wreaths are being used throughout wedding venues as backdrops or hanging installations. However, we are swooning over the thought of using a small floral wreath to add some prettiness to your place settings. You could create the same style throughout your tables, or create a different design for each guests. These are so gorgeous that they could easily double up as your wedding favours too.

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A simple ribbon can have huge impact on your wedding place settings and napkin dressing. A sprig of lavender or greenery will look lovely tied to your napkin with a luxurious velvet ribbon.

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Alternatively, why not tie your cutlery together with a silk ribbon? You can then place them in the middle of the plates and your wedding place settings will look stunning. Using ribbon is also a purse-friendly idea that looks beautiful, without breaking the bank!

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For truly elegant wedding place settings, consider using vintage china or plates adorned with pretty patterns. A nod towards an Alice in Wonderland or English garden wedding theme, these statement plates will look divine.

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Blush pink napkins are a super sweet alternative to simple white napkins, and they’ll instantly add elegance to your place settings.

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Who says you have to stick to white plates? Add a touch of glitz and glamour to your place settings by opting for gold charger plates, or plates with metallic edging.

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Our gold antique trays look stunning as part of your place settings, and your guests will feel luxurious dining at your reception.

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Whether it’s your wedding jewellery, decor or cake – metallics are big news for weddings this year. It doesn’t stop at your wedding place settings either! Gilded cutlery is the epitome of luxury and style, and they’re a must-have addition to your wedding tables.

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An all-white wedding theme is guaranteed to exude elegance, and your wedding place settings are certainly no exception. From crisp white napkins to white plates adorned with ivory blooms, this is the perfect style if you’re day-dreaming about simple and stylish place settings.

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For a sprinkling of romance, we suggest adding an antique metal key to your wedding place settings. Tie to your napkin with a delicate ribbon and offer them to your guests as a wedding favour. Keys can represent a number of things at a wedding. ‘You’re the key to my heart’ or ‘Unlocking our future’ our both lovely quotes to use. You could handwrite them on a little luggage tag and attach them to the key.

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Why not go all out and combine all of these ideas to create seriously elegant wedding place settings. From gilded cutlery to golden trays adorned with blooms, this style of place setting will look show-stopping.

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Leave your guests swooning with our ideas for elegant wedding place settings and napkin dressing…

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White And Gold Hanging Vases For Weddings

This week our wedding decorations of the week are our white and gold hanging vases for weddings. These hanging vases can look so lovely hanging in groupings at your wedding venue. If you have beams or poles in place at your venue or in your marquee these will be easy to hang. Alternatively hang these vases outside, from archways and pergolas in the garden or from branches of trees.

For more hanging vase inspiration why not read our post ‘Beautiful Hanging Vases For Summer Weddings’.

The vases could be used for flowers or tea lights. If you don’t want to hang the vases they also look great sat on tables. Whether you use them as part of your wedding centrepiece with the large matching white and gold vases or they could be used as accent decorations on your guest table, gift table or in the bar.

 White And Gold Hanging Vases For Weddings

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  • These white and gold striped vases or tea light holders will look so elegant at your wedding.
  • They can suit an elegant winter or autumn wedding if you are including warm rich colours but can look equally fitting at a spring and summer wedding.
  • The votives have a metal handle so could be hung around your venue.
  • This white and gold tea light holder measures 9cm high and 8cm diameter. Made from glass.
  • Please note: do not wash with detergent or use flower food as it may erode the colouring.
  • Price: £6 each
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What could be more beautiful than a silver and crystal wedding centrepiece? This timeless style will instantly give your wedding tables the wow factor, as well as making sure your venue sparkles the whole way through your wedding day. Do you love the thought of creating a twinkling centrepiece that oozes style, elegance and luxury? Then find out how you can create this silver and crystal wedding centrepiece with the help of Fleur Couture

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Whether you’re dreaming of a Winter wonderland wedding or a simply love the idea of sparkling reception tables, this silver and crystal wedding centrepiece is incredible easy to create.

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