Autumnal Wedding Styling with Sami Tipi’s Sailcloth Tent

Written by Emma Hla
Following on from our recent 10 Marquee Wedding Venues feature, we thought we’d introduce you to another of our fave tent suppliers – Sami Tipi.

Based in the Midlands, Sami Tipi provide two types of tents – Giant Hat Tipis and their new Sailcloth Structure.

Their Sailcloth allows plenty of natural light and makes the most of the views out across your chosen venue. After much research they have chosen a British manufactured structure that is designed with the British weather in mind, so it’s the perfect year round solution for your outdoor celebration.

As we’re deep into autumn, we love this palette of nudes and pinks shown in this editorial.

Notes from Sami Tipi

Jodie says…

With the changing seasons, the autumnal colour palette was embraced and it looked incredible against the backdrop of the Sailcloth Tent. The Sailcloth backdrop gives so much freedom to the choice of colour, and offers so much space to play.

Tara created streams of rag bunting which gave a wow to the overall space whilst also looking stylish. Throughout lots of different materials were introduced in to the space. Allie from Polly & Me created the stationery using faux leather and copper piping for the table names and faux leather hand lettering for the place settings.

Sweet Heart Table

When styling any space, the key is to focus on a few core areas. With the tables looking dreamy next was the wow of the top table, which looked absolutely incredible. This was setup as a “sweet heart table”, a table for two. With Hanging copper quote next to it reading “Marriage – An endless sleep over with your favourite weirdo”! Over the top table sat a floral frame with hanging seasonal dried and fresh flowers. The table itself had a stunning floral drape rolling down the side, created by Maria of The Flower Patch. Tall coloured wooden boards showcased all of the autumn colours used in the Sailcloth Space. The top table was a a real focus point for any couple celebrating their first meal together.

The Cake and Sweet Treats

The styling continued to the cake display. Ruby Lou’s created the gorgeous cake and sweet treats working with the autumnal colour palette. The cake sat on a peacock chair draped with material which gave an elegant feel to the space.

Sailcloth Table Setup

The sailcloth seating was a mixture of both long trestle tables and round tables. These were all dressed with the same deep peach runners and rusty linen napkins. The bold colours worked perfectly on the tables against the white linen. Coloured candles another of Tara’s signature style pieces, sat on the tables all ensured the tables looked fun and interesting.

Relaxed Seating Area

The rusty tones of the vintage furniture created the perfect relaxed seating area in the Sailcloth Tent. This mini chill-out zone housed the coloured “welcome” boards. These were hand written by Polly & Me also including the seating plan and wedding menu.

To create such a stunning look, we worked with an incredible team. Megan Wilson has done an amazing job capturing the Sailcloth Tent in all its glory.


Venue Cattows Farm

Sailcloth Tent Sami Tipi

Photography Megan Wilson Photography

Film Tell Your Story + Cedar Media

Styling Tara Knott Styled Events

Flowers The Flower Patch

Stationery Polly & Me

Wedding Cake Ruby Lou’s Cake Co

Hair Hair by Saskia

Makeup Makeup by Sophie Downing

Dress Ivory White

Groom’s Attire John Paul Menswear

Linen + Tableware Executive Linen

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