When Gemma & Paul approached us with the theme of "Mad Hatter's Tea Party" for their wedding we let our imagination run wild.
The venue of Crook Hall and Gardens lent itself to the theme so well and we were delighted to be given the opportunity to decorate the entire grounds! Here are a few photos that highlight what we did - from hiding white rabbits in the grounds and creating a "down the rabbit hole experience" by filling an entire orchid with decorations suspended from trees to making some truly show stoppingly spectacular centrepieces and generally just having a load of fun with the idea!
The centrepiece pictured here features the Mad Hatter etched into frosted acrylic, framed to give the appearance of a mirror or looking glass. It's then mounted on a teapot and cups in homage to the famous tea party scene.
The Garden at Crook Hall is a huge, scrolling series of differently sized, shaped and themed spaces. It was crying out for a "follow the white rabbit" treasure hunt with added non-sense direction signs thrown in for good measure!
We wanted the vanishing Cheshire Cat to be a major theme in the decor. He made several (partial) appearances throughout the day before appearing in his entirety for the speeches. In this piece we combined him with the looking glass theme and an appropriate message to place by a swing...