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What is a vintage wedding?

I must admit, it took a lot of consideration for me to step foot into the minefield debate about vintage weddings. Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE vintage. My own wedding was very vintage inspired, although it was definitely a mix of eras as we had 50s style dresses, a 60s styled groom and […] Read more…

How to make confetti

One of my most distinctly dream like memories is of standing on a small hillside at a festival years ago, when the bass line of the headlining act kicked in, a small plane was flying low over head. It suddenly dropped a load of beautiful, paper confetti over our perambulating bodies. It flowed over us […] Read more…

The Gift of Wine

Weddings are the ultimate celebrations. Few other events on a social calendar conjure such excitement, sophistication and thoughtfulness which is why selecting the perfect gift for each new bride and groom is of the utmost importance.   Sure there’s the registry route with its predictable salad spinners and china place settings, but for a truly […] Read more…

Save The Date: 1960s

We recently have had our 1960s vintage wedding photos featured in Vintage Life magazine and on Love My Dress blog. Here is the article and photos.   The 1960s brought about a shift in attitude towards fashion which included wedding dresses. Designers recognised that a bride wanted a dress that was fitting for a church […] Read more…

Perfect vintage wedding gifts

Whilst many couples have that convenient Gift List ready to go, there is something rather impersonal about the formality of it all; ticking off the boring salt and pepper shakers before you have one too many, white bedding and even whiter cushions you know are going to get a lovely red wine spillage down them […] Read more…

A 1920’s Vintage Wedding

The Roaring Twenties was all about glitz, glamour and opulence, and its elegant, vintage style has seen it return to vogue this year, especially as a wedding theme. Thanks largely to the cult status attained by the dramatic 2013 adaptation of The Great Gatsby, and the stunning success of ITV’s pop culture classic period drama […] Read more…

Planning an extended honeymoon

After celebrating your wedding day surrounded by family and friends, your honeymoon is the time to get away in the company of the person you love. The traditional honeymoon often consists of a romantic couple of weeks in the sun, though it is becoming increasingly popular to extend the honeymoon, whether it is by weeks […] Read more…

Vintage themed weddings

Your wedding day is undoubtedly one of the special days of your life, and what better way to enhance the memory of it than by having a vintage “theme”? Some people choose vintage as this is how they live their life all year round, some people just choose a vintage dress because they fall in […] Read more…

Handmade Wedding Crafts

Todays interview is with Betty Pamper (Formerly Bee) about her book ‘Handmade Wedding Crafts’ a step-by-step project book that shows you how to make your bouquet, table centrepieces, invitations, favours and more. Each chapter covers a different theme including the Roaring Twenties, Fabulous Fifties, shabby chic and modern retro.  Whether you are planning an intimate ceremony […] Read more…

The Complete Vintage Wedding Guide

A short while ago we caught up with Lucy Morris, owner of vintage crockery hire company Pretty Vintage and now author to the gorgeous new book ‘The Complete Vintage Wedding Guide: how to get married in style’.  It’s a beautiful book with all you need to know to plan the perfect vintage wedding in one place.   […] Read more…

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