St Audries Wedding Flowers, Vintage Inspired Roses

13th December 2013

At the end of November I provided wedding flowers for the lovely Jess who got married at St Audries Park on the Quantocks, Somerset. Jess had a clear vision of the type of wedding flowers she was looking for and wanted to stick to a vintage inspired colour palette of dusky pinks, lilacs and soft pastel shades with an emphasis on using beautiful roses.

St Audries Wedding Flowers

There are so many vintage looking roses available now, however I chose to stick to just a few different varieties including ‘Upper Secret’ ‘Avalanche’ ‘Sweet Avalanche’ ‘Memory Lane’ and ‘Mentha’ my new favourite rose! Such a dusky, muted rose the colour of parchment… perfect for the look Jess was after.

St Audries wedding flowers

To add texture and interest to the bouquets I used ivory ranunculus, a small blousy flower which works wonderfully against roses. I also used pale pink astilbe, pale plum astrantia, lisianthus, scented white narcissi and pale grey eucalyptus foliage. Jess’ three bridesmaids had a smaller version of her bouquet, whilst the guys had Upper Secret and eucalyptus foliage buttonholes.

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Thanks to Evolve photography for these fab pics, it looks like a beautiful wedding day and I wish you huge Congratulations!


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