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Beautiful wedding cakes by Bake and Bloom decorated with fresh flowers as seen on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Wedding cake with a difference from Bake and Bloom

We are always seeing new and wonderful creations in the wedding world but sometimes you see something that really makes you stop and stare. This happened last week when I saw the new wedding cake from Bake and Bloom…however, these cakes are a little bit special. Not only are they lovingly designed, they have been […] Read more…

Loving Lego - cake and block buiding via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Loving Lego

I am now an engaged wedding blogger (I know!) and starting to plan my own wedding.  My fiancé is crazy about Lego.  He adores it.  I have started looking for some cute ways to introduce it into our wedding as I know he’d be completely thrilled.   However I am a stylist.  A stylish stylist.  And […] Read more…

Rustic Wedding Cake by French Made at the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas

Today we catch up with Lauren Delpech, the talented designer and baker behind French Made to hear more about the rustic wedding trend and which cakes to choose if you are embracing this style. “Relaxed barn weddings decorated with nature-inspired items such as mason jars, lace, branches and lanterns have been very popular for a few […] Read more…

1980's wedding - taffeta bridesmaids dresses via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Living in the ’80s!

The 1980’s – the decade taste forgot?  We beg to differ!  If you want a fun, bright and eclectic wedding then todays blog might have some ideas for you. Ok, now we are not going to suggest an 80s style wedding dress – that probably is one thing that has dated badly.  Instead how about a cute […] Read more…

Confetti Style It Like A Pro press day as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Wedding Styling with Confetti #styleitlikeapro

We recently were invited to Confetti’s Style It Like A Pro press day to see their new ranges and learn some tips for wedding styling. Kirsty from The Vintage Teacup Hire Company went along for us and shares her experiences as well as a fab competition to win a £50 voucher to spend for your wedding! “If there […] Read more…

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A 1970s vintage wedding with a difference

Sometimes you see a styled wedding shoot and you just know you have to feature it! This one was definately one of those and boy you will love it. Hayley from Glory Days Vintage in York supplied original 1970s vintage wedding dresses for this shoot by Tim Simpson Photography. She describes the 1970s bridal look […] Read more…

How to choose your wedding ring as featured on National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

5 Things You Must Know Before Choosing a Wedding Ring

For both you and your partner, finding the ideal wedding ring is one of the most exciting decisions.  After all, the ring will be on your finger for a lifetime!  As with all important choices, finding the right wedding ring can seem overwhelming and confusing, especially given the huge range of options available.  When it comes […] Read more…

Totally Tropical - palm leaf aisle via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Totally Tropical

For a fabulous summer wedding, a tropical theme with its bold bright colours, exotic flowers and delicious unusual foods can be a fantastic wedding theme for an adventurous bride and groom. Introduce your wedding in style with a message in a bottle.  Romantic, unusual and totally tropical!  Add some sand, a few tiny shells or some […] Read more…

DIY Tutorial How to make a flower hoop for your wedding by Ruth Tilley from Festoon as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

How To Make a Flower Hoop

The flower hoop is actually a vintage idea used throughout the early 20th century.  Well they are making an updated comeback and are over the moon about it. Always searching for the timeless idea that hasn’t been done in a while, the wedding industry is currently jumping on board the flower hoop band wagon! Talk to your […] Read more…

Lock and key wedding - photography prop ia National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

10 ways to use a lock and key motif at your wedding

Lock and keys have been used to signify a secured (and sometimes, secret) love connection for many centuries. When split apart, one half of the lock-and-key set is kept by each partner to maintain a feeling of connection even when both partners are apart. It is an extremely powerful symbol as they represent fidelity, ownership and deep unbreakable love and […] Read more…

Something Blue - shoes via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Something Blue

You know the rhyme – Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.  Blue has long been considered a lucky colour and who doesn’t want good luck on their wedding day?  The colour has traditionally represented purity, love and fidelity and can look beautiful for a wedding colour theme.  In todays blog we show you […] Read more…

Union Jacks - bridesmaids dresses via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Union Jacks

Union Jacks and vintage weddings go together like Fish and Chips, Astaire & Rodgers, Netflix and snacks or anything else perfectly matched you can think of! Bold to look at, patriotic, striking and full of tradition they work with pretty much any vintage theme you can think of.  The key is how you use them…and […] Read more…

Bloomwood Photography Channels Weddings as seen on National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Things to consider when choosing a wedding photographer

This is a question that most brides ask when starting to plan their wedding so we caught up with Emma from Bloomwood Photography to get her thoughts on the topic. She has written a blog post for us. When planning a wedding there are so many things to consider and do.  Most couples start with […] Read more…

British Seaside Weddings - deckchairs via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

I do like to be beside the seaside

As we go into Summer, nostalgic memories of the British seaside fill our minds. The glory days of journeys to bed & breakfast hotels or retro holiday villages, trips to the pier and looking for crabs on the beach.  If you’re planning a high summer wedding how about a retro seaside theme? Go grab your ‘kiss me quick’ […] Read more…

Babies & Children Weddings - wedding photography 1 via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Babies & young children at weddings

Now, we know that some couples prefer to have a child free wedding and we at National Wedding Fair believe everyone should have the wedding that they want but what if you are happy to have a wedding day full of all ages?   It is also important to remember that these days children of the bride and […] Read more…

Rita Hayworth Victory Rolls

How to create Vintage Victory Rolls

Today’s blog is a guest blog from Catriona Kelly, the lady behind The Victory Salon who is taking us through how to create victory rolls in your hair – perfect for a vintage 1940s wedding! http://vintageweddingfair.co.uk/wp-admin/post.php?post=6748&action=editWhenever we ask people what vintage beauty they need help with the resounding answer is always victory rolls. Here at […] Read more…

1930s Weddings - vintage car taxi via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

1930’s Elegance

As decades go, the 1930s is one of the less defined eras. It was a time of extremes – the First World Wars shadow was still affecting the era but the golden age of Hollywood, ensured that glamour and movie stars created a glamorous alternative.  Often wedding dresses were hand made or borrowed and weddings simple and intimate.  […] Read more…

Purple Weddings - purple dresses via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

The Colour Purple

Concentrating on a single colour theme can be one of the easiest ways to create a strong look for your wedding day.  Today we look at some fabulous ways to use the colour purple… Purple looks fantastic when split into its shades for a very pretty look  – use lilac, mauve and violet together – […] Read more…

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A Game of Thrones inspired wedding

So have you been watching Games of Thrones?  Its back for a new series and if you are a fan this is big news!  It is a visually sumptuous fantasy full of drama (and some *ahem* adult themes) with a medieval style vibe to it.  The characters wear the most amazing costumes and its full […] Read more…

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