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Q. My wife-to-be and I are having a summerthemed wedding and would like to incorporate our theme into the marquee where we're getting married. Do you have any ideas?
A. Beth Stretton says: Ask yourself what summer means to you. Focus on colour, brightness and bringing the outdoors inside. My favourite way of doing this is through summer-themed accessories. Look for patterned table runners, these are something you rarely see, but are impactful and easy to make.
- Colourful ceiling lanterns are also a great idea. My brother had an August wedding at which we hung lots of colourful round lanterns over the dancefloor to create a bright, carnival feel.
- Use pot plants instead of cut flowers. Late spring and early summer events can often benefit from the number of quality pot-plants available. At my wedding, I used pot plants for the tables and gave some away to friends and family and kept others for our garden. These also make a lovely table plan. Use one of our display ladders to place a different plant for each table with a list of those sitting at each.
- Pretty colours are key to creating a summer-themed look. We find a higher demand for pale pink charger plates this time of year while winter is all about silvers and golds.
- Add a splash of colour to a more traditional table-scape with coloured water glasses.
- Outdoor props such as sofas, outdoor benches, carpets and tall lamps can be rented to add an outside feel to your marquee.
Beth Stretton,Megan and Claude
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