FAQs and expert advice about venue styling

Here is a selection of Q&As from Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon 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@yourberksbucksoxon.wedding


Prop it

Prop it

Q. We would like to add some quirky props and venue décor to our barn wedding bringing the outdoors in – what can you suggest?

A. Shirley Crehan says: MEET THE EXPERT: Shirley Crehan is the owner of Serenlilly Wedding & Event Hire, specialists in venue decorations, prop hire and blossom trees for weddings and events in Berkshire, London and the surrounding areas.

Shirley says: Canopy blossom trees look very effective at weddings. They can be placed together to form a ceremony archway, styled at the entrance to the venue, stood either side of the top table or dotted around individually.

They look great draped with hanging glass baubles filled with battery-operated tea lights add a touch of sparkle and glamour.

If you're looking to add a rustic touch to your wedding décor, our illuminated, hand-crafted LOVE letters make a beautiful backdrop for photographs. We also have many other rustic-inspired props including wooden crates that are perfect for holding flip-flops and blankets for guests. For table-top accessories, centrepieces created using log slices surrounded by hessian jars filled with flowers always look very effective.

Shirley Crehan,Serenlilly Wedding & Event Hire

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