FAQs and expert advice about venue styling

Here is a selection of Q&As from Your West Midlands Wedding magazine whether it be about flowers, hair and makeup, fashion, wedding themes, health & beauty, cakes, stationery, legal advice. If you would like your question answered by our experts, please email it to editor@yourwestmidlands.wedding


Regal elegance

Regal elegance

Q. How can we incorporate our Bridgerton theme into our styling?

A. Naomi Jade Francis says: The recent Bridgerton trend has seen a rise in the subtle mix of modern and vintage. To give homage to Bridgerton in your décor and styling, my recommendation is to go big. A stunning concept would be large arrangments of pastel coloured flowers for the centre of each table, with candlesticks decorated with various coloured candles. Large candelabras or birdcages decorated in florals would also suit this style.

A beautiful mix of coloured vintage crockery and cutlery will add to the look. Keep the table cloths simple in white, ivory cotton or even lace. Don't be afraid to mix colours whilst adding hints of elegance. Would Lady Banbury have it any other way?

Naomi Jade Francis, Vintage Venue Styling


Festive romance

Festive romance

Q. How can we incorporate our winter theme into our flowers and décor?

A. Kerry Goodyear says: To ensure your flowers look their best, it's important to pick options that are in season. Blooms available in the winter include delicate ranunculus, camellia and anemones. Pair these with berries to create a festive feel. Foliage is also important, use brunia, silver eucalyptus and pine cones, but don't be afraid to use spruce to create a winter wonderland.

Consider colours that would complement the bridesmaids' dresses for your décor and flowers. A cool, snowy feel would look great in any venue where greys and silvers feature. Alternatively, using deep dramatic reds and berries along with dark foliage can add a warm cosy feel to your winter wedding. Both looks scream winter but remember to try and get creative with your florist to create a truly romantic setting.

Kerry Goodyear, Sorella Florist & Event Stylist