I have the most beautiful Thornbury Castle wedding flowers to share with you on the blog today! Jenna and Evan were married in August and filled the castle with flowers. It was totally my kind of wedding! Jenna chose soft lilac, blue and blush tones for their flowers and we created the dream ceremony set up in the grounds of the stunning Thornbury Castle. For those of you who haven’t been it is such a beautiful place to hold your wedding! It is like going back in time. You really do feel like royalty within the venue, ok well we were running about in our aprons working but you get my gist!
The wedding ceremony was held outside in the gorgeous gardens with the perfect path for an aisle. We created the most wonderful moon gate arrangement for the end of the aisle. A perfect backdrop for saying ‘I Do’. We filled with installation with August seasonal flowers such as blousy roses, dahlias, delphiniums, and hydrangeas. The foliage is always important is large scale arrangements offering texture and interest. We used seasonal beech branches to create that natural look, and to make the arrangement appear that it had grown right there on the spot!
The aisle was lined with beautiful meadow style runners. Filled with tall delphiniums in all kinds of shades. I think I had bought every variety possible from Holland that week! It is so important to create a tonal look, so we had dusky lilac, darker lilac, pale blue, warmer blue. So the colours all transcend and merge into a more natural look. We also added in larkspur, snap dragons with lots of textures grasses and foliage. It really was such a beautiful ceremony set up in the castle grounds, perfect for any princess walking down the aisle! Metres of meadow runners leading to a stunning moon gate arrangement. They really were the dream wedding flowers!
The bouquets were filled with clematis, sweet peas (the scent here is amazing!). It is always so important to bring scent within your wedding flowers. Sweet peas are the classic British summer flower and I use them within all of my weddings where I can! I also used blousy O Hara roses, soft astilbe and lilac clematis which add such movement. The boys had spray rose buttonholes tied with silk ribbon.
After the ceremony the guests moved inside Thornbury Castle for the wedding breakfast. We dressed half of the tables with tall gold stands with a large arrangement on the top. The other half with lower glass vases. The flower runners were the perfect addition to dress the top table and windowsills. Have you ever seen a more flower filled wedding?! That’s wedding goals right there!
Jenna and Evan and all their guests came from America and hired out the whole of Thornbury Castle for their big day. It was a real pleasure working with these guys and most of our correspondence was done via email due to the different countries. However this is not a problem, lots of my couples are not local to Bristol. We came up with the dream flower scheme with these Thornbury Castle wedding flowers for the couple and I know they were thrilled.
That you so much to Samantha Robshaw photos for taking these amazing photos, really capturing the essence of a very special day. A big shout out to the other top Bristol wedding supplied involved Beauty by Emily Faith, who is the most amazing (also also lovely) make up artist you can find. Anna Cake Couture cakes, who’s cakes are always to die for, and Charlotte who runs the events at Thornbury Castle, you couldn’t meet a more helpful wedding professional. We are now a recommended wedding supplier at the venue too, so really looking forward to working up here more often. Wedding flowers really are our passion and as you can see from the photo, I get just as excited (if not more!!) about your flowers. To chat wedding flowers at our Bristol florist then do get in touch, I would love to hear more about your big day!