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It’s always lovely when couples can call on family members to help create the day of their dreams, so when Eve and Chris wanted beautiful blooms to play a major part in their wedding décor, they were lucky enough to be able to call on Eve’s mum, Tracey Peryman, who has her own garden design business. Eve worked closely with Sophie Cannarozzo, wedding supervisor at Long Acres Garden
included silver birch trees, opulent garlands and stunning centrepieces. As a particularly pretty touch, there were miniature mercury vases on each reception table, each holding a single stem of rose, peony or eucalyptus. In keeping with the botanical styling, the
arch inside their venue. Originally, they’d hoped to have an outdoor ceremony, but the threat of rain changed their plans.
“In hindsight, we feel having it inside was better as it felt more intimate – and it also meant the wind wasn’t blowing Eve’s dress or veil about!” says Chris. “When she walked into the room, everyone was in awe. Eve looked just incredible.”
Afterwards, the newlyweds and their guests enjoyed canapés that were miniature versions of the couple’s favourite foods. “We also had mini ice cream cone canapés,” says Eve. “They went down a treat.”
Another culinary highlight was the tiered cake with blooms made from icing. “It was stunning,” says Eve. “In fact, one of my favourite things of the whole wedding!”
TALKING TABLES Instead of names or numbers, the couple chose childhood photos for each table, and created a seating plan from an Ikea frame.