Rich deep reds with an almost velvety appearance, were the main feature, other flowers were chosen to enhance the red roses in the bridal bouquet, such as Lily of the Valley, Poppies, Scabiosa, Sweet Peas, Love in the Mist and Hostas.
The top table had a romantic element, designed for the ceremony, the roses a rich addition to the elegantly simple décor in the room.
Other decoration in the room included small arrangements on the windowsills, more red, including some Antirrhinums, the pale greens of the poppy seed pod and rosemary.
The Dining table was decorated with more deep red, creamy and ivory flowers, the long slim candles added further romance to the event.
There needs to be balance with simple interiors, a balance not too utilitarian, but informal and above all calm. Variation of textures, wall coverings, flooring, upholstery and soft furnishings all play an important part when creating this modern interior theme. Interiors with a country rustic simplicity do not need a country home to enjoy. Painted wooden furniture, chairs with rush seats. Soft...
There are about 300 species of Dendrobium, all natives of the tropics. Many have large handsome flowers. With few exception they require tropical treatment, when the correct temperature applied can be easy to grow. One of the easiest is D. Phalaenopsis a native of New Guinea, proves its self exceptional in the size and beauty of its flowers, ranging in colour from white to deep red-purple with...
Britain has embraced cafe culture with huge enthusiasm. Cafes and coffee shops abound in even the smallest town or Village.
The first coffee house (above) was opened in Oxford in 1652. Still on the same site a cafe bar called the Grand Cafe. Slightly later - Queens Lane Coffee House has been serving coffee in Oxford for 360 years - established in 1654.