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Maria and Dans DIY vintage wedding photographed by Bethan Haywood Jones as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

DIY Weddings: How to Make the Most with a Small Budget

Your dearest friends and family are gathering together for one special day. You’ll be wearing an outfit you feel a million dollars in, and before too long, you’ll be exchanging vows with the person who’s about to become your husband or wife for the rest of your life. It’s a big deal! However, the importance […] Read more…

How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook from The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook

A wedding scrapbook is something that can be cherished forever more, once your big day is over, so it’s a good idea to make a start on it in good time. Here’s how to create the perfect wedding scrapbook and what to include: Dedicate time  Whether it’s an hour in the evenings or a whole […] Read more…

Daphne Rosa handmade flowers wedding bouquets as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Handmade Seasonal Flowers For Your Wedding Bouquet

The talented Kate Hansford from Daphne Rosa makes beautiful handmade blooms which we have featured here before. She also exhibits with us in London and this Sunday, in Manchester. This year, she has decided to create a new seasonal flower each month which of course will make perfect bouquets and buttonholes for your big day. […] Read more…

vintage Brooch bouquet as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Unique Bride DIY Tutorial: Vintage Brooch Bouquets

The great thing about bouquets made from paper, fabric or brooches is that you can keep them forever. Today I share how I made my own brooch bouquet for my own vintage wedding, using enamel brightly coloured jewellery. What you need: Brooches, lots of them! You actually need a lot more than you think so...

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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…

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…

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…

DIY Tutorial: Make your own pinwheel

Today’s DIY tutorial comes to us from Betty Pamper, blogger and writer of the wedding book: Handmade Wedding Crafts. She shares with us how to make a pinwheel which are perfect for table decorations or button holes for your big day. You will need A square piece of paper or card (the sides must be […] Read more…

Our 1950s DIY wedding

In today’s blog we share with you a wedding that’s is very personal to us here at the National Vintage Wedding fair – our owners (and founders of vintage website Your Vintage Life), Kate and Adam Beavis’ wedding. The August wedding took place at the beautiful Bromham Mill in Bedfordshire. The ceremony itself was a humanist service conducted in middle of […] Read more…

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