May 13, 2009
Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
On a perfect May morning, our destination was the beautiful Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair for the wedding of Hannah and Luke. Hannah had chosen a soft vintage palette of palest pink and cream with touches of sage green for this smart town wedding. Following the ceremony, the entire wedding party strolled the short distance to Dartmouth House for the wedding reception which was held in the Long Drawing Room of this grand London mansion.A lavish urn arrangement at the top of the magnificent staircase was filled with a mass of scented early summer blooms including lilies, roses, stocks and delicate soloman’s seal. This set the tone for the table decorations of alternating high and low arrangements. We returned at midnight to find the bride and groom, who were the last to leave, walking hand in hand into the distance. We think they had a good time!!
August 12, 2008
Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
Last Saturday we were at the home of
The English Speaking Union, Dartmouth House in Mayfair for the wedding of Vici and Sherard. In this gloriously grand London mansion, we created a classic look using english summer flowers in soft pinks, blues and lilacs.
The wedding breakfast took place in the beautiful Long and Small drawing rooms and here, under richly decorated ceilings and crystal chandeliers, we alternated high and low arrangements of hydrangea, scabious and lisianthus for a perfect romantic look. Soft candlelight in frosted votives warmed the room on what was a typical english summer day…..wet! You always know you’ve done a good job, when you return at the end of the evening to clear the venue and see the guests leaving with the flowers! When you overhear someone saying how beautiful they are and when the very happy looking bride takes the time to come and thank you….it doesn’t matter that its midnight and you’ve been up since 5a.m, its what we call an ET…a Euphoric Triumph!!!