Who doesn’t love delving into a real wedding for inspiration for their wedding day? Let’s be honest, you could spend hours scrolling Instagram, Pinterest and Tiktok, looking for idea’s to make your wedding that little bit more unique. So, what better way to spend your time than persoozing the elegance of a real wedding to draw inspiration.
Here at Petals & Roses, we’re in awe of the incredible talent that wedding planner, Ella Hartig has when it comes to breathing life into make a couple’s vision. From picture perfect tablescapes, to those thoughtful and delicate finishing touches to wow your guests, she can do it all.
Donna and Matt’s wedding was nothing less than exceptional, from start to finish each and every detail was carefully composed giving their day the utmost elegance and glamour.
Hiring a wedding planner can help bring your vision to life, exactly how you have dreamt it from the moment you said ‘yes!’. Here’s a sneak peak at some of our favourite elements of Donna and Matt’s special day.
Ella Hartig is a prestigious award-winning wedding planner based in the south of England, however she’s travelled as far as Italy, Germany and the Caribbean to create the dreamiest weddings. She ensures that each wedding is unique by picking elements of a couple’s love story to intertwine into their day.
Donna and Matt’s colour scheme comprised of pastel blue and delicate champagne pinks to create a palette the complimented the venue and encapsulates the zeitgeist of the time. This pastel colour palette has been beautifully mirrored through all elements of the big day, including the use of flowers, tablescaping, décor and attire.
Talk about a glamourous reception venue. The Savoy in London, is known for its high-end qualities as it attracts people from all over the country and afar. The reception hall was transformed into a magical haven filled with extraordinary floral displays, personalised touches and a pretty marvelous bar!
WOW, what can we say here, Invisible Blue UK certainly brought the party to the wedding, this luminous bar brings both sophistication and fun all at once. We love the attention to detail as Donna and Matt’s initials were wrapped around the bar to add an extra layer of personalistion.
Donna and Matt also chose some amazing cocktails for their reception drinks, matching their décor! Such a special and unique addition to their reception.
When you imagine wedding flowers, you want them to be extra special, the most incredible flowers you’ve ever seen, something to keep your guests thinking about for years. Hayford and Rhodes certainly met the brief when they curated the floral masterpieces for Donna and Matt’s Day.
The flowers were nothing short of spectacular! The centre piece was a beautiful large floral arch filled with cascading baby blue hydrangeas, delicate blush pink roses, cornflower blue thistles, and captivating dahlias. The venue was brought to life with rows of flowers drapped around the Georgian pillars, creating a secret garden vibe to dream about. This effortless floral look showcases the incredible skill and expertise of the team at Hayford and Rhodes.
Take as much inspiration from this as you desire, whether you plan to mirror the magnificence on display within your chosen venue. Or if you wish to mimic a scaled-down version that is just as delightful. You really can be as bold as you wish when it comes to the flowers on your wedding day.
After careful consideration, the happy couple opted for our Summer mix freeze-dried petals. This mix perfectly encapsulated their colour scheme. Summer Mix is a combination of blue hydrangeas, cream rose petals and dusky pink rose petals. This confetti mix worked seamlessly with the accents of pinks within their wedding décor, and what a wonderful confetti moment captured on camera forever! Donna and Matt chose to have a traditional confetti moment with their guests outside the doors of their venue, The Savoy.
There is no shortage of opulent finishing touches for Donna and Matt’s big day. From dainty details including personalised cloth napkins to something as grand as the couple’s initials on the dance floor.
When it comes to planning your wedding, remember that it is completely unique to you, and your style. So, take inspiration from others and add your very own twist to make your day an unforgettable experience for both you and your guests.
We hope that Donna and Matt’s wedding has provided some inspiration for you to begin planning the finer details of your day, for more wedding tips, advice and ideas ensure you are following us on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.
Enjoy the planning
List of Suppliers
Planning & Design – Ella Hartig
Confetti – Petals and Roses
Venue – The Savoy London
Photographer – David C Photography
Videographer – Moon Cast Films
Hair & Make Up – Louisa Jayne Hair & Makeup
Florist – Hayford & Rhodes Flowers
Band, DJ & Production – The London Function Band
Bespoke Bar – Invisible Blue UK
Furniture – Options Great Hire
Tableware – Duchess Butler
Stationery – Charlotte Willmore Design
Embroidered Napkin – Juniper and Me
Linen – Just 4 Linen
Accessories – Victoria Percival Accessories