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Four Counties Wedding Awards

The Four Counties Wedding Awards

We are so, so proud to be one of the judges in the first Four Counties Wedding Awards, celebrating wonderful wedding businesses who are local to me. Covering Herts, Beds, Bucks and Cambs, these new awards are the brainchild of Tracy Butterfield who is the Director of Appleby Events and also the Weddings Coordinator at […] Read more…

Unique Bride Box from the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Our Unique Bride Box Partners

Our first Unique Bride Box only went and sold out! While we are busy planning next months one (think wild flowers, jewels, note books, yummy treats and more) we thought we would share with you last month’s partners. First up was French Made who baked pretty heart biscuits. Their work is really amazing (check out […] Read more…

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Vintage Edwardian Wedding Inspiration

Today we are shooting our latest feature for Vintage Life magazine – and Edwardian Vintage Wedding no less. We have so far shot the 1940s through to the 1980s so now are rewinding to the start of the 20th century. We will of course reveal some sneaky looks later but for now, here is our […] Read more…

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10 Wedding hair pieces you will love

We have some amazing exhibitors, who design and create some jaw droppingly, beautiful things. Our accessory designers don’t disappoint – here are some of our favourites that we have seen recently. First up are these two designs by Samantha Walden. photo by Sharon Cooper photo by Emma Jane Lewis Both are really dramatic and would work […] Read more…

Kate and Adam Beavis dancing to the Swing Ninjas at their vintage wedding

Ways To Find A Great Wedding Band

(Us dancing somewhat badly to the Swing Ninjas at our wedding) Increasingly people are hiring a wedding band rather than opting for a DJ, especially at vintage weddings. Live music is always special, and if you hire a good band or singer, they will create a great atmosphere and you are guaranteed a reception that people […] Read more…

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Top Considerations when Choosing a Wedding Venue

There is a mind-numbing array of wedding venue considerations, which makes it very easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer amount of deliberations that you need to think about.  There are so many amazing venues out there too, many booked up years in advance that is can be hard to get your head around which one […] Read more…

shells - invitations via National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

The Power of Shells

Shells.  Beautiful, natural and alluring, you can’t help but be enchanted by them.  They can be used in so many ways for a vintage inspired wedding and what’s even better is they are cheap and easy to use!  So, how can you use them without creating a beach wedding? (if that’s your thing check out […] Read more…

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…

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