Mood board: Village charm

Inspired by a blissful country wedding with quirky corner shops and traditional English pubs, have a wedding full of character with these lovely details

Pretty as a picture


With a whimsical nod to the past but all the excitement of the future, rustic yesteryear details make for a wonderfully nostalgic-themed wedding.


By Kate Hornby

Main photograph: Chiara Romagnoli.
Stylist: Sally Dixon

Light as a feather


This lovely feather ring will be a great accessory for your bridesmaids.

Feather ring, £5, Accessorize

Smart cookies


Your guests won’t be able to resist the charm of these gingerbread men favours. Pick and choose designs to suit different personalities.

Jolly Gingers, £6 each, Biscuiteers

Cut to the chase


Toast yourselves with the perfect after-dinner tipple in this stylish bottle.

English potato vodka, £30.45 for 70cl, Chase at Waitrose

Tape expectations


Use this cute washi tape in lots of ways, from wrapping favours to adding the finishing touch to your homemade stationery.

Mr & Mrs washi tape, £2.95 for 10m, Pipii

Country blooms


Classic yet rustic, this lovely bouquet looks fresh from the garden.

Bouquet, from £85, Mathew Dickinson Flowers

Spread the love


Pop these on the tables for that real country vibe.

Victoria Plum conserve, from a selection, Tiptree

Dainty does it


Place flower stems in these sweet bud vases and scatter around your tables.

Bud vases, £22 for eight, Cox & Cox

Bags of charm


A neat little clutch is the perfect accessory.

Clutch bag, from a selection, Accessorize

Fancy a brew?


We love these retro-style postcards (with tea bags included!)


Make tea not war postcards, £4.50 each, John Lewis