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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; but for early spring hearty …

Meet The Supplier.. Bettie Rose

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Beautiful Bettie Rose Blooms…

We have another smashing Mr & Mrs Unique supplier to introduce to you this week. Bettie Rose is a creative florist specialising in weddings and bespoke events. Brighton based Lib who owns Bettie Rose loves nothing more than collaborating with a couple and working creatively with their visualisations to produce beautiful designs.

Lib totally understands what flowers are suitable for what season and can create an imaginative bouquets and displays for your wedding day. Here she tells us more about her business…

Bettie Rose…

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Tell us a bit about business…

I run a floristry business from my home studio specialising in weddings and events. I chose to focus solely on weddings and events as that is where my passion lies, being able to work closely with the client and dream up beautiful arrangements to perfectly compliment the event and the personality of the people involved.

What made you start up the business…

I had been working as a florist for a number of years and was itching to spread my wings and fully unleash my creativity! Whilst working for someone else you can be slightly limited as you are following their dream and not your own. I decided it was time to move into the area that I love – weddings!

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What makes you Unique…

It makes me sad when people

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