Southdowns Manor Weddings

We are extremely lucky to be located in an area which has so many beautiful wedding venues and one such venue is Southdowns Manor.

Located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, this stunning exclusive use venue is the perfect choice for your wedding.

Whilst the venue can cater for up to 150 guests, it is also suitable for smaller, more intimate weddings and the friendly professional team ensure the smooth running of your wedding right from the initial planning stages to the end of your ‘big’ day.

As a preferred supplier we are delighted to regularly work with couples marrying at Southdowns Manor. The venue is a blank canvas when it comes to flower choices and we have supplied everything from classic and formal to more rustic and relaxed arrangements.

We have recently received photographs from two Southdowns Manor weddings we supplied in December 2017 which show examples of different styles of work.

Katherine and Steve requested that all their flowers work around the rose gold theme they had chosen. Katherine’s bouquet consisted of ivory Garden Roses, Sweet Avalanche and Earl Grey Roses, white Ranunculas with silver grey tones being picked up in the Trailing Amaranthus, Senecio and Eucalyptus Populus foliage. The two Bridesmaid’s carried single stems of ivory Garden Roses which were bound with rose gold wire. Buttonholes were made with ivory spray Roses with foliage to compliment the Bridal bouquet and were also bound with rose gold wire. Katherine had meticulously sprayed a selection of jars and bottles with rose gold paint which we filled with a selection of flowers to match the Bridal Party Arrangements and then placed in the centre of each of the guest tables. Garlands of Eucalyptus Populus foliage and the smallest LED lights we have ever seen were used to adorn signage placed around the venue and wooden crates in the entrance hall.

Following their wedding we received this lovely email from Katherine and Steve –

” We both want to thank you soooo much for all of your hard work on our wedding day! The flowers were stunningly beautiful & the decor you created was incredible! I wish you could’ve seen our reaction when we saw everything you had done! My bouquet was absolutely perfect, you honestly did such an amazing job & we are so thankful! Right from the beginning you’ve been so helpful every step of the way!

We’ve had a house full of flowers over Christmas, I loved it!

Many thanks & much love, Katherine & Steve xxx”

The overall effect was stunning as shown in the photos courtesy of Beki Young Photography

 

Nikki and Mike chose flowers in shades of ivory, blue and silver for their 28th December wedding. Nikki’s bouquet was created using Avalanche Roses, ivory spray Roses, blue Eryngium and Gypsophila with Silver Brunia, Senecio, silver Pine Cones and Eucalyptus Populus foliage providing the accents of silver. Bridesmaid’s carried smaller versions of the Bridal bouquet and all the buttonholes consisted of a selection of the same flowers including mini silver pine cones in the buttonhole worn by the Groom. Silver votives filled with Gypsophila and blue Eryngium surrounded the crystal tea light holders supplied by the Venue and a garland of foliage interspersed with votives and hurricane lamps ran along the length of the top table.

Despite it being December, Nikki and Mike were blessed with a beautiful day weather wise and the amazing photos courtesy of Lucy Lou Photography highlight the way the flowers truly complimented the time of year

If you wish to see more examples of our work and discuss your own wedding flowers why not come along to our Bridal Flower Open Day which takes place on Saturday 17th March at our premises in Horndean from 10am – 4 pm

Happy New Year

Wishing all our couples a very happy new year and here’s hoping it is a good one for us all. We have been inundated with enquiries over the festive period and are now working through them all.

Advance notification that our offices will be closed on Saturday 14th January 2017 but we will be open again as usual on Monday 16th January 2017.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and do continue to send your enquiries to us.

We are delighted that we will be exhibiting at several events in the coming weeks so if you are planning a wedding do pop along to any of them as we would love to meet you

Sunday 8th January 2017 – Southdowns Manor Open Day – 12 – 5 pm

Sunday 22nd January 2017 – Southend Barns Winter Wedding Fair – 10.30 am – 3 pm

Saturday 28th January 2017 – All Saints Church, Catherington Wedding Fayre – 10 am – 2pm

Sunday 19th February 2017 – Old Thorns Wedding Fayre – 11 am  – 3 pm

Saturday 11th March – OUR OWN BRIDAL FLOWER OPEN DAY – 10 am – 4 pm

In the meantime a lovely photo to share with you from one of our October Brides which beautifully showcases her stunning natural look bouquets

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Weekend Weddings

What beautiful weather for last weekend’s couples – fingers crossed it is a sign of things to come for the rest of the Summer.

On Saturday we made our first trip to the Elvetham Hotel, near Fleet in Hampshire – a very stately 19th century mansion set in beautifully landscaped gardens.  Whilst the ceremony took place in the Oak Room, the wedding breakfast was held in the Conservatory overlooking the grounds which was perfect for such a sunny early summer day. White Hydrangeas, pink Ranunculas and blush Roses were all combined to create arrangements very in keeping with the setting and the time of year.

Yesterday was the wedding of Chloe and Soheil at Southdowns Manor  – we are delighted to be a preferred supplier at this beautiful venue located on the Hampshire/ Sussex border. Blush pink Sweet Avalanche Roses and pale blue Delphiniums were combined with Gypsophila for Chloe’s bouquet and the table centrepieces with bouquets of just Gypsophila for her 6 Bridesmaids and the pew ends. Southdowns Manor is a complete blank canvas for couples to select any colour scheme or theme and the flowers chosen by Chloe and Soheil were perfect for both the time of year and the venue.

 

Recent Weddings

There are many delights to our work but the best part is working with lovely couples as they plan one of the most important days of their lives so it really is a pleasure when we receive thank you letters expressing their delight at the flowers we have supplied for their weddings. Below are just a few we have received in the past couple of weeks which we are extremely proud to share with you.

Sally,

What can I say! The flowers were absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much for all your time helping me and for helping on the day.

It was interesting getting to know a few different types of flowers and I will always think of you and your patience whenever I see the many flowers we discussed.

Warmest regards,
Anna

Dear  Clare and Sally

The flowers were magnificent and when I saw those huge boxes I wondered how we were going to use them all.  However, we did.  All that remained was some gyp and eucalyptus.  The blooms were much admired.  So thank you for all your efforts and organisation.  My friends did the pedestals and I did the arch and the matrix you created was really helpful in sorting out the flowers.

Thanks

Sally

Hi Sally,
Everything went well and the flowers were simply stunning! 
Thanks Mr and Mrs D!
Sally,

Billy and I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all the hard work you and your team put into our wedding flowers! We absolutely loved our day and the flowers just looked stunning. And thank you for surprising us with the flowers out on the terrace, this made the outside space that little bit more special 🙂

Charlotte x
Hi Sally
Just a quick note to say thank you for our wedding flowers on Saturday. They were absolutely stunning and everyone thought so! 
It was a very carefree process and you made it so easy. 
I am currently admiring having a home full of flowers now 🙂 
Thanks again
Vicki & Kyle Stewart