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Expert Advice on Festival Flowers for your Wedding

Last week’s blog post focussed on how to style your festival wedding. It touched on everything you need to know in order to create your dream outdoor wedding. If you’re local to us in the South, we also included some amazing suppliers that we work closely with, from tipis, to venues, glamping, to caterers. Take a read here to find out how to ensure your wedding has the festival vibe intertwined into [...]

2019-04-16T11:40:19+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Pantone ‘Living Coral’ Photoshoot at Penton Park Estate

When Pantone announced their colour of the year as ‘Living Coral’ we were ecstatic. We LOVE helping create weddings that are a little bit different and knew this gorgeous warm colour would add a vibrant pop to any wedding day.  However, if you like something a little less bold, blend with softer tones as well as gold and clear accents to add a soft and romantic touch to this lively colour palette. [...]

2019-03-22T17:55:24+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

How to choose your lighting for your wedding

One thing we’re called upon for frequently by our couples, is our lighting installation services. Brighton College decorated with a fairy light backdrop for the band and festoon lighting with foliage draped from the centre of the room. Lighting and Venue Styling by Not Your Average I Do / Florals by Katherine Bly Flowers / Photography by Matt Penberthy Lighting is an essential part of your wedding day. It is likely [...]

2019-03-26T14:57:02+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Chafford Park Transformation

The team at NYA absolutely LOVE creating dream weddings. But occasionally, we enjoy other pastimes, such as creating pretend dream weddings. And that's exactly what we did on 14th February. We transformed Chafford Park Estate into a botanical wonderland. We ran an exciting competition at the beginning of this year... Win your wedding at Chafford Park Estate! We thought what better way to announce the winner than do a Facebook [...]

2019-03-11T23:12:50+00:00March 8th, 2019|

Swoon Worthy Engagement Rings

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, we know there will be a few of you hoping that on this romantic day you will be showered with surprises from your partner – including perhaps them getting down on one knee to propose.  Or perhaps, you’re planning to pop the question to your loved one yourself and have stumbled across our page looking for inspiration. We want to provide you with a guide to different [...]

2019-02-09T23:30:55+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Five Trends for 2019 Weddings

Happy New Year to all our lovely readers! We’re excited for the prospect of a new year and what this year will bring for us. Last year saw the NYA team win three national titles for the Best Venue Stylist in the UK. Our lighting and fresh foliage installations proved extremely popular and our Moon Arch was THE must-have decor accessory for ceremony backdrops and photo booths in 2018. We’re looking forward [...]

2019-01-08T09:41:24+00:00January 4th, 2019|

The perfect winter wedding flowers and foliage

Last week’s blog was all about the importance of lighting at your wedding, particularly in winter. This week we want to discuss flowers and foliage at your winter wedding.  Once your ideal venue is booked you can really start to plan the style for your big day; including the floral and foliage arrangements that are key to dressing your venue and play a huge part in the overall look. We believe venue [...]

2019-01-06T22:46:10+00:00December 14th, 2018|

Why lighting is so important at your winter wedding

The nights are drawing in, our Christmas trees are up and we’re all enjoying evenings in by the fire, finalising those finishing touches for our last few weddings of 2018. The shortest day of the year, Friday 21st December, is fast approaching; and this will coincidentally be our final wedding set-up of the year before the team begins to tuck into the mince pies and mulled wine (as if we haven’t started [...]

2018-12-10T16:36:49+00:00December 7th, 2018|

Countdown to your wedding

Hello December! Over at Not Your Average HQ we cannot quite believe we are on the Countdown to Christmas already! Where did the last year go? For the Not Your Average team it has whizzed past in a flurry of sensational weddings. We have had the pleasure of designing and styling over 100 weddings this year, each one completely and utterly unique to our brides and grooms. We love December; for Kelly [...]

2018-11-30T21:52:59+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Not Your Average Flowers

It’s here! We are delighted to announce the launch of Not Your Average Flowers. Not Your Average Flowers perfectly complements our range of ceremony backdrops, table centres, arches and altars and our award-winning venue styling service. By asking us to style your venue and design your flowers, you can be assured that the floral design will complement and flow from the Bridal party through to the venue styling effortlessly. Floral arrangements have [...]

2018-11-26T00:22:09+00:00November 26th, 2018|
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