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How to use lavender on your big day

Did you know that lavender represents beauty and femininity? It is considered to be the ‘grown-up’ pink! So what isn’t to love – with its pretty purple shades, using it to add some colour and detail to your big day is simple!

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To show you just how a little bit of lavender can create spectacular details for your wedding, here are our favourite ways to use it:

The bouquet

Lavender is a very versatile crop, and using it in or for your bouquet will add texture and a delicate scent as you walk down the aisle. Using lavender on its own for a small posy style bouquet will look chic and rustic. You can also add it to a selection of fresh wild flowers for a country-style look. Our favourite, of course, is adding it to wheat to make pretty wheat and lavender bouquets. Add a few dried or fresh flower heads to compliment your wedding theme.

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Venue Decoration

Lavender is perfect for using as additional venue décor. Whatever your theme or style, placing bunches in vases, pots, jars or even old wooden boxes can really add a special touch to your venue decoration. Be creative, place lavender filled containers up stairways to lead to your reception room, down the aisle to make a lovely aisle lining, in windows to continue your wedding theme throughout your venue and why not place large bunches into tall containers outside the entrance to a marquee to glam it up.

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Table Settings

Deciding on what to do with your tables can be difficult. You might have a fantastic centrepiece, but why not use lavender to add those extra little touches to your tables. Place a sprig or two on your guests’ plate or attach to napkins with a nametag for a rustic place setting. You could even scatter some loose lavender grain on crisp white tablecloths for some added texture and scent.

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DIY table décor

Are you adding some DIY touches to your wedding? Use lavender to make some simple additions to your table décor. Tie small sprigs around glass jars with some string, raffia or ribbon and place a candle inside the jar for an elegant table decoration that will add some romance when the candle is lit. Compliment these with some larger candles (not to be lit) with some larger sprigs of lavender tied around the middle. Don’t forget that adding a sprinkle of confetti to your tables is another great way of adding some additional simple décor.

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Chair decorations

Lavender bunched together gives off a vibrant colour splash and scent. If you want to add a touch of natural charm to your reception, tie lavender bunches to chair backs. They also look wonderful teamed with wheat to break up the colour.

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Confetti

Lavender grain is perfect to use as alternative to confetti. You can also add lavender grain to your favourite natural petal confetti mix, which will not only look great on your photos, it will also smell amazing too!

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Special offer

Get 25 mini lavender bundles for just £50! This fantastic package consists of 25 country chic lavender bundles tied with a bit of raffia for an additional touch of the country. Click here to take advantage of this wonderful special offer.

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For more inspiration and ideas, visit our ‘fields of ideas.

Love as always, SP x x

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