When talented stylist Nancy Straughan puts her mind to a project you know it’s going to look stunning. With wedding season in full swing Nancy used her wealth of styling know how to create a beautiful otherworldly experience peppered with unexpected twists. Thinking outside the box stylist Nancy designed her take on the elegant romance of the Lady of the Lake combined with the raw passion of Wuthering Heights.
The first floor assembly room of The Drapers Arms a beautiful Georgian Islington pub is the ideal location for an intimate wedding venue. Here natural light streams in through the tall elegant sash windows, lighting up the duck egg blue room with its painted checkerboard floor, period fireplaces and dark bistro style chairs.
Elemental, the theme draws on a rich combination of bleached and watery tones combining them with a comprehensive collection of textures, from silks to twigs and coral, to fresh and dried flowers. To make her spell binding vision a reality she drew a group of skilled artisans around her, do check them out to see more beautiful work by them, details below.
The Drapers Arms http://www.thedrapersarms.com
Stylist, Nancy Straughan http://www.nancy-straughan.com
Stationery, Paper Knots http://www.paperknots.co.uk/
Photography, Caro Hutchins http://carohutchings.com/
Flowers, Hazel Gardiner https://www.hazelgardinerdesign.com/
Cake, My Little Cake Tin https://www.instagram.com/mylittlecaketin/
Props, Re-Found Objects https://www.re-foundobjects.com/
Extra crockery Limehouse
Stoneware bottles, Soulfoodstudio https://www.soulfoodstudio.com/shop/
Calligraphy and signage by Hannah Watt https://www.instagram.com/hannahlwatt/
Embroidery by very talented friend, Olivia