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HOW TO STYLE A MARQUEE OR TENT WEDDING



It's a white space. A blank canvas.

It seems like the easiest styling brief in the world. no chintzy carpet to contend with, no dark mahogany wooden panels to fight your feminine floral dream. Easy! Isn't it?

For us as Studio Sorores, marquee weddings and events make up a huge part of our workload each year, and for good reason. They are complex, difficult and require a huge amount of skill and experience to execute to a high standard.

There are so many different types of tent available now, and each has it's pros and cons. From the traditional pole tent, to the high ceiling sperry tent, the festival vibe teepee's and the clearspan (frame) tent too.

Despite the huge variation in tent/marquee style - there is still a huge amount of vision required to transform them. With over 8 years of experience of marquee weddings under her belt, we know exactly what it takes to create an impactful, practical, cohesive and timeless design plan for a tent reception.

The key is to start as you mean to go on... ensure the location and structure are both suitable and fit for purpose. There is little point planning a traditional pole tent on undulating sloping ground with poor drainage! Whilst people often shy away from booking a clearspan frame marquee, they do offer the security of levelled casette flooring, fully rain proof ceilings, wide open spaces and flexibility on linings, fixtures and fittings.

That said, the perfect flat green lawn in a quintessentially English garden is far more suited to a less intrusive s