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Spring + Summer Styling Tips From Wedding Yurts… Plus an Expresso Martini Recipe!

Lizzie from Wedding Yurts…

There’s so much beauty all around us during Spring and Summer, that it’s no surprise that so many couples take inspiration from the natural world at this time of year. Here are just a few of my styling ideas that are perfect for spring and summer, plus a recipe for a rather fabulous cocktail that your guests will love, whenever you serve it.

Firstly, let’s talk styling. When I’m on the road with Wedding Yurts, my travelling wedding venue, I love to use seasonal and local delights to decorate our handcrafted yurts. During spring and summer, the choice is literally endless but here are some of my favourite ideas:

Of course you have to include masses of seasonal flowers and there are plenty of homegrown varieties around in spring and summer. Your florist or stylist will be able to advise you, so choose what’s naturally perfect rather than using blooms that have been forced or imported. Nothing beats British peonies, ranunculus, scented stocks and narcissi! Don’t forget to consider using spring blossom or foliage and both are great options if you’re on a budget.

Seasonal menus are another must-have, so talk to your caterers to make the most of the best fresh produce. Baby vegetables and early salads are great when the weather gets warmer; …

Summer Cocktails From Wedding Yurts…

That Friday Feelings…

Today we share a little project involving two of my favourite things.. Lizzie from Wedding Yurts and Vodka; Chase Vodka to be precise.

So when Lizzie said she had put together a shoot using her gorgeous yurts and some delicious summer cocktail recipes, i knew it was going to be pretty special…

Just in time for the weekend ;)

Lizzie from Wedding Yurts…

Chase Vodka Summer Cocktails by Wedding Yurts

One of the most popular parts of our service at Wedding Yurts is most definitely our Yurt Bar – this amazing space is always packed out at our weddings and at this time of year, our signature cocktails are an absolute must.

We just love creating new cocktails, especially from local and seasonal produce. Of course, because we spend the summer months travelling around the UK hosting yurt weddings, our version of ‘local’ changes on a very regular basis! Every week we have a new local shop, new local suppliers and, if we’re really lucky, new local brewers and distillers too!

Chase Vodka Summer Cocktails by Wedding Yurts Chase Vodka Summer Cocktails by Wedding Yurts

It’s always great when we can stock our Yurt Bar with fantastic locals ales and, if possible, wines, spirits and bubbly from the area as well. We also make our own wines and liqueurs from seasonal fruit that we forage from hedgerows and just last week, we were lucky enough to stay …

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