Monthly Archives: June 2019

How to cater for your English country garden wedding

This weekend has been a busy one for the Not Your Average I Do styling and events team; with weddings spread across East and West Sussex, Surrey and Oxfordshire! We also have a Wedding Showcase at Wakehurst this Sunday (23rd June), so come along and join us if you’re looking to marry in Sussex amongst stunning Wild Botanic Gardens. This Wednesday (19th June) was International Martini Day, and although understood [...]

2019-06-21T10:53:31+00:00June 21st, 2019|

Venue Feature – Wakehurst

Nothing could be more quintessentially British than a country house surrounded by botanic gardens. If ‘English Country Garden Wedding’ is the theme that you’re heading down for your special day, then Wakehurst could be the perfect choice for you. Imagine strolling through the estate’s stunning gardens with your loved one while your wedding photographer follows behind. As the Estate is managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you know that [...]

2019-06-15T23:22:50+00:00June 15th, 2019|

Expert advice on English country garden flowers

In last week’s blog we talked about ‘how to style your English country garden wedding’. We included everything from marquee options to using watering cans as flowerpots! We excluded one important factor in the blog however as we felt it needed an entire blog to itself, the flowers! And as a country garden is mostly made up of foliage and florals, this is obviously a vital element when creating this look. [...]

2019-06-11T16:39:38+00:00June 11th, 2019|

How to style your English country garden wedding

This month is all about English country garden weddings. We’re going to look at both traditional options for styling as well as some modern twists on this classic and timeless theme. If you’re aiming for a country garden wedding, then your main aims should be to create an intimate and relaxed feel for your guests and allow the WOW factors to come from your floral choices. So how do you achieve this? [...]

2019-06-15T23:29:20+00:00June 1st, 2019|