Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Wedding Flowers at Wilton's Part 2

A few weeks ago, we posted some our photos from the beautiful vintage style wedding of Katherine and Elliott at Wilton's Music Hall. We've just received some of their professional shots which were taken by Simone Germaine, so enjoy more of this beautiful wedding!

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Euphoric Triumph over Disaster!!

Euphoric went on the road last weekend, all the way to Derbyshire..and all the way back! Not a wedding this time, but a very glamorous 50th birthday party on top of a hill in the glorious Peak District. The venue was a 30 metre long marquee, with glass walls on either side overlooking the stunning Hope Valley. On one side of the marquee was a decked terrace complete with picket fence for the drinks reception. The brief was for sophisticated opulence, so we chose tall white trumpet vases lavishly filled with white phalaenopsis orchids which sat on slate grey crushed silk tablecloths, whilst white glass cubes packed with white chincherinchee decorated the bar and occasional tables. Perspex Philippe Starck chairs completed the glamorous look.

Our well organised plans went somewhat awry before we had even left London! Having had a flat tyre, we then reversed into a rather posh car as we left the studio! Finally we got on the road, and after a 6 hour journey up the M1, we arrived at our home for the weekend, The Poachers Arms in Hope.
The day of the party started well, with preparations under way, before we discovered that 9 of our 15 vases were black instead of white!! Frantic phonecalls followed, and replacements arrived just in time to save the day!

Luckily, we were in the calm hands of Amanda Sherlock of Giles Sherlock Event Design whose planning of the entire event was quite breathtaking. Her professionalism and attention to detail, was faultless and it was a joy to work with her again.

The whole event was catered by Simon Cromack and his team from Eventuate and, as you can see from the menu, dinner was a sumptuous affair!

During the day, we found time to create a little video, which will follow this..we hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Vintage Wedding Flowers

Last weekend we ventured East for the wedding of Katherine and Elliott. The wedding ceremony was held at the Chapel of St Peter Ad Vincula within the walls of the Tower of London, followed by a reception at one of London's hidden gems, Wiltons Music Hall. The only surviving grand victorian music hall in the world, Wiltons is on the list of the most endangered buildings in the country and is literally crumbling away. So we were delighted to be able to work at this most historic of venues. Gorgeous lollipop bay trees flanked the main stairs which were garlanded with ivy trails and fairy lights and this theme continued into the main auditorium creating a wonderful twinkly atmosphere.In keeping with the surroundings, the wedding flowers had a distinctly vintage feel, with distressed terracotta pots, scented herbs and soft antique pink roses decorating the tables downstairs. Lavish urns filled with chocolate brown cotinus, pink larkspur, aromatic waxflower, roses and trailing ivy, were placed in the gallery upstairs for the drinks reception. Once again, our thanks go out to Lester Gethings from Number 10 Wedding Design & Management who worked tirelessly throughout the day to help us create such a memorable event. The bride's father is a patron of Wiltons, and I am sure we are not alone in wanting to promote and save this wonderful building for all to enjoy.