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Attention to detail is what makes any event truly memorable, and this is doubly true for your wedding – whether you want to keep it classic or explore a theme, your table setting is the place to start.
Ombre cake Frost mini cakes in white, so the ombre layers are a sweet surprise. Cake toppers (R15 each) The Toast Enterprise
Decorate these bite-sized treats with ribbons.
Tea & coffee pots (to hire, from R45 each) My Pretty Vintage
Great Gatsby Mint julep
Perfect for a balmy summer evening. (Recipes on page 102 & 103.)
Setting the table
Tablecloth, stylist’s own Dinner plates (to hire from R18 each) My Pretty Vintage Noritake side plates (R159 each) Stuttafords White Alexis vintage napkins (R39 each) @home Vintage brooches (from R95 each) Lulu Belle Cutlery (price on request) My Pretty Vintage Plum Miami tumblers (R25 each) @home Swizzle sticks (R20 each) The Toast Enterprise Lasercut menus (R80 each) The Toast Enterprise Floral arrangement (from R600 excl. VAT) Lush Crystal cake stand (to hire from R30) My Pretty Vintage Crystal decanter (to hire R35) My Pretty Vintage Crystal dessert glasses (to hire R5 each) My Pretty Vintage Champagne glasses, stylist’s own Salt bowl and spoon, stylist’s own
PHOTOGRAPHS DONNA LEWIS FOOD JUSTINE KIGGEN DECOR CATHERINE ZACHARIOU
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Add glamorous touches to your table in the form of gilded dinner plates, sparkling vintage brooches and hints of pastel hues.
A painterly mix of flowers in vintage hues add to the romantic feel of the table.
This contemporary take on a Waldorf salad lends a modern feel to the dish and allows one to see all the ingredients, rather than everything being covered by a dressing.
Oysters with caviar
Ask your fishmonger to shuck the oysters for you – much easier than doing it yourself! Martini glasses (R35 each) @home Platter, stylists’s own
(Recipes on page 102.)
Favours and menus
Work the theme with an elaborate Art Nouveau font.
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Thank You chocolate wraps (R9 each) Lasercut menus (R80 each) The Toast Enterprise Glass candle bowl (to hire R24) My Pretty Vintage
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