Posts Tagged ‘foliage’

Tips on transforming a blank space for a wedding or event

How to transform a huge blank space into something that’s fit for a wedding or a “WOW” event? It’s something that I come across so many times and fills people with dread as to where to start.

Firstly, don’t panic! Below are some of my tips for dealing with that blank canvas.

1. Break up the space– try and visualise different pockets of activity throughout the space. For example; there could be a chill out lounge in one space (try my hay bale lounge look), a catering area, a dance floor & space for the band. Before you know it, the space will no longer feel that daunting. Use foliage and trees to provide a natural divide between these spaces. 

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Irish rustic and natural wedding inspiration

So, one of my favourite things about this job is creating inspiration boards for my bride and grooms! As a wedding stylist, I don’t tend to use the word “theme” but more “elements”; these are personal stories, memories, backgrounds and the wedding venue that can be entwined throughout the wedding design. In this instance the groom hails from Ireland and so instead of over-theming the day (which can be so easily done if anyone types in Irish Wedding into google!), the idea is that you can subtly introduce elements into the day. For example, layered tweeds creates fantastic texture.

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At Blue Wren Barn, we love things that are simple, rustic and have vintage charm.

Our hand picked collection, once described as a “calming ode to castoffs”, features hundreds of beautiful vintage, rustic pieces for hire.

Hire a single statement piece or have us transform your space with our styling services.

Based in rural Somerset, we offer both delivery and styling services nationwide.

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