A sneak preview of Penny's wedding flowers, the very popular roses and "thistles" given a summery twist for this gorgeous village church wedding with a reception at Highclere Castle . More words follow soon, just as soon as I get a moment ! These flowers were so beautiful I thought you might like to see.
Highclere Castle, the stunning setting for Downton Abby and Penny's wedding reception.
English rose and Scottish thistle bouquet given a soft, summer twist with pale pink astilbe and spray rose
Bouquet of roses, thistles, freesias and astilbe with mixed foliages. A gorgeous mix of pink, blue and green to tie in with the blue and fresh green in the groom's tartan.
Rose and thistle buttonhole with rosemary.
Ivory and pink bouquet of mixed roses, freesias and astilbe with a touch of foliage for the bridesmaid. This was a bouquet that was hard to part with !
Flower girl posy to match, little design of rose,freesia, astilbe and a touch of foliage. Perfect for tiny hands.
Ladies' corsage of ivory rose, pink spray rose and rosemary.
Wedding themed church flowers in pinks, blue and greens. Tied pew ends and pedestals.
Church pedestal flowers with candles using roses, thistles, freesias, astilbe and lisianthus with long ivy trails for a very soft romantic look.
Tied pew ends with tulle bow and trails. I created these ivory, pink and blue designs using ivory roses, thistles, lisianthus and astilbe with foliages
Church wedding flowers, pew ends and pedestals. St Andrews church at Collingbourne Ducis all set up for Penny's wedding. A Pedestal design either side at the top of the aisle and pew ends decorating alternate pews down the length.
Tied pew end of rose, thistle, freesia and astilbe in blue,pink and ivory. The tulle bow and trails help create a really soft, romantic look.
Church wedding flowers in ivory, pink and blue.
Congratulations Penny & David, now happily married.
Highclere Castle, wedding flowers, all set out ready for Penny and David's wedding reception.
Highclere Castle wedding flowers, a tall table centre in ivory, pink and blue using mixed roses, freesias, thistles and lisanthus. Perfect for the period setting of the library.
Low table Centre with a scottish theme, roses, thistles and astilbe.
The tall tablecentres were mixed with these co-ordinating low designs for colour and flower at every level.
Our very lovely bride - This gorgeous image is by Fazackarley.com just one of the very beautiful photographs taken of Penny and David's day
The library at Highclere Castle, wedding table flowers.
Wedding flowers at Highclere Castle, the library decorated with a mix of high and low table centres all ready for the wedding reception.
I love this cake ! Image by Fazackarley.com
And it's goodbye from them. The bride, the groom and Highclere Castle.
Image by Fazackarley.com
That just leaves me to say thank you so much Penny for asking me to design and create your wedding flowers for you. It was a pleasure working with you on these gorgeous designs. I hope you had a fabulous day and very many congratulations on your marriage.
A huge thank you too to Simon of Fazackarley.com for taking such amazing pictures of Penny and David's day and for sharing them with us.