Lodge Park, Wedding Flowers

Wedding Flowers … Country Elegance

As soon as we had our first consultation with Samantha and Kevin way back in the deepest depths of winter, we knew this wedding would be right up our street! The brief: country elegance. The colours: creams, ivory and zesty green. The venue: Lodge Park a completely gorgeous National Trust property near Cheltenham. HEAVEN!

Samantha knew from the start that she’d love hydrangeas and peonies to feature heavily, and scent was important too. I’m such an advocate for splashing out a little more for a wedding bouquet with scent. Freesias have to be one of my favourites, their heady citrus scent instantly transports me to a tranquil holiday somewhere in the south of France.

With a rather regal entrance with stunning, uninterrupted views across the Chiltons, Lodge Park needed something to bring a splash of Samantha and Kevin’s day to the venue for the ceremony. We toiled with heaps of ideas, but after much deliberation (and a sign from him upstairs) we decided on bay trees, decorated elegantly with white Avalanche roses.

I’m not a pedestal girl, I have never been convinced of their beauty. A vase filled with gorgeous spring and summer flowers … great! A hefty black iron pedestal stand … not my bag. Lodge Park needed something light, clear glass and plain unassuming plinths. Just perfect. We filled the vases with scented eucalyptus, white hydrangeas, peonies, viburnum opulus, white delphiniums, and white Avalanche roses in a simple hand tied arrangement, which complimented the stairway perfectly.

The venue: Lodge Park and The Bay Tree

The flowers: Avalanche and Snowflake spray roses, white delphiniums, white hydrangeas, white peonies, scented white freesias, viburnum opulus, scented eucalyptus and ivory stocks.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Wedding Flowers … Country Elegance

  1. Hilary Binns says:

    Love, love, these! The shape of the bridal bouquet reflecting perfectly the shape of the peonies, the bay trees flanking the entrance, the slightly looser arrangement of the vases. Stunning stuff Emma 🙂 Only wish we could smell them as well.

  2. Same here Hilary i wish i could smell them too. The one under the portrait is so amazing perfect color for the place and background and tightly fixed flowers very nice. I remember i saw 1 like those on Flowers on Cashmere but that was on New Zealand.

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