Party & Country House Wedding Venue Styling

The Little Touches

There are lots of little touches that you can do to make your country house wedding venue or exclusive use country house party that are quick and easy which can make the house feel more like you and your home. Such as bringing picture frames with pictures of yourself or family in and putting them around the reception rooms; or writing a welcome note to leave in the guest bedrooms outlining what’s planned for your stay. Your event planner may have lots of ideas but also check out our image boards on Pinterest (which we regularly update) where we post cute ideas and things that people have done at Huntsham Court. http://pinterest.com/huntshamcourt/

The Big Touches

Huntsham Court is a wonderful example of Victorian style and architecture – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make it your own for your event. Below is a list of suppliers that may be of use to make it ‘more you’ from table arrangements and florists to bringing specialist drapery or lighting in.

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Balloons

Sometimes you just can’t beat helium balloons and here’s a good local supplier for anything and everything balloony:
Essential Balloons
www.essentialballoons.co.uk

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Here’s our suggestions:
Dearly Beloved Stationery
Contemporary wedding stationery & bespoke design – This creative couple specialise in personalised wedding invitations, they have even designed a custom suite exclusively for couples getting married here at Huntsham Court!
www.dearlybeloveddesign.co.uk
Caxtons
Our local printers in Bampton
Email: caxtonsprinting@btconnect.com
DeWinton Paper co.
beautiful handmade paper and wedding stationery
www.dewintonpaperco.com

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Button and Brooch Bouquets

If you fancy going vintage or different then you should look at…
Pumpkin Pye’s
Button and Brooch bouquets
www.pumpkinpye.com

Cars (Modern, Classic, Vintage & Carriages)

Here are a few suggestions:
Devon Cool Campers
www.devoncoolcampers.co.uk
Devon Wedding Cars
www.limohireuk.co.uk
Vintage Wheels
www.vintage-wheels.co.uk
Executive Car Hire
www.weddingandexecutivecarhire.co.uk

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Free chairs

Huntsham Court comes with free banqueting furniture including our blue and gold banqueting chairs. Please note these are slightly more padded and larger than the chivari chairs listed below, and as such 9 fit around our round tables as opposed to 10 chivaris.

Chair Hire

We have a special arrangement with a chair supplier so if you do not like our complimentary banqueting chairs you can hire these lovely lime wash banqueting chairs for your country house wedding venue with an ivory seat pad for only £3 each. With these chairs you can comfortably fit 10 chairs around our 5ft6 round tables. These chairs are kept at the house so there is also no delivery or collection charge. Please click on the thumb for a larger image. You can also see these chairs in use on our ‘Dining’ Gallery page.

Chair covers, chair sashes,
speciality linens & decorative item hire

Here are a few suggestions:
Cover Cupboard
www.covercupboard.co.uk

Natural Boutique Confetti

A great Devon based company that makes natural petal confetti with your colours, scent and style:
Natural Confetti
www.bespoke-confetti.co.uk

Florists

Wonderful Local Florists:
Here are some suggestions:
Nicky Llewellyn
www.nickyllewellynflowers.co.uk
Earth Gallery
www.earthgalleryflowers.com
Poppy’s
www.poppysofexeter.co.uk
www.weddingsatpoppys.co.uk
The Rose Shed
www.theroseshed.co.uk
J W Blooms
www.jwblooms.co.uk
Pumpkin & Pye – Alternative Bouquets
www.pumpkinpye.com
Pumpkin & Pye – Fresh flower buttonholes & Arrangements.
www.weddingflowersdevon.co.uk

Horses for photoshoots

If you don’t want to go riding but would like to have some horses for the photos then Lynn can bring horses up to Huntsham just for that:
www.devonridingholidays.co.uk
T: 01884 881760

House Styling

For anything from table dressings, drapes, lighting and sofa hire here are some great links with loads of ideas:
Hype Agency
www.hypeagency.co.uk
First Class Events
www.first-class-events.co.uk
Hitched
www.hitched.co.uk
Prop Factory
www.propfactory.co.uk
Cover Cupboard
www.covercupboard.co.uk

Lighting

Many DJs have their own lights, but if you are after some architectural lighting to make your country house wedding venue transform the inside or outside through lights try Stage Engage – they have great battery LED uplighters for inside or outside:
Stage Engage
www.stageengage.com
Wedding Lighting
www.hireaweddingdj.co.uk
Inspired Party
www.inspiredparty.co.uk
New Beginning Productions
www.newbeginningproductions.co.uk

Vintage Crockery

Here are a few suggestions:
Idyllic Days
www.idyllicdays.com
Simply Love Vintage
www.simplylovevintage.com
Eclectic Bliss – vintage crockery
www.eclecticbliss.co.uk

Peep through Boards, Bouncy Castles, Garden Games, Deck Chairs & Prop Hire

Here’s a suggestion:
Bushvine Lazy Sundays
www.bushvine.co.uk
The Prop Factory
www.propfactory.co.uk
Living the Cream
www.livingthecream.co.uk/living-the-cream-peep-board-hire.php
Box Clever
www.boxcleverwedding.co.uk
Exe Bouncy Castles
www.exebouncycastles.co.uk

Photo Booths

We’ve found some great taxis and vintage cars that have been converted into mobile photo booths which can drive up to the front door, park up and capture photo booth moments for you:
Alfie the Vintage photo booth Taxi
www.thevintageweddingphotographer.co.uk
Coco photobooths
www.cocophotobooths.co.uk
Kookybooths
www.kookybooths.co.uk
Snapinabox
www.snapinabox.co.uk
South West Photo Booths
www.southwestphotobooths.co.uk

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Sushi or champagne Conveyor Belts

This company rents out sushi conveyors, mini bowls and all the kit so you can set up your very own sushi restaurant. Or if you’d rather, why not have tapas, cocktails and drinks on the conveyor instead!
Sushi Conveyors
www.sushi-conveyors.com

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Vintage Tricycles & Candyfloss machines

How about a vintage ice-cream tricycle or pimms fridge cycling around your event giving out delights?:
Living the Cream
www.livingthecream.co.uk
Peter Mundy’s Tricycles
www.petermundycatering.co.uk

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Light up Letters

Fancy 4ft letters or 2ft symbols and letters – great for photoshoots and styling:
LightHausEvents
www.facebook.com/lighthausevents