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10 Tips To Keep Everyone Happy At The Wedding

Paul Ace has joined us today to share his top tips to keep everyone happy (no mean feat) at your wedding. He will be performing with us at Birmingham on February 7th and also at our Vintage Wedding Village at Event City on March 12th and 13th. Stick To A Schedule The day should be […] Read more…

How to Protect your wedding photographs by Amber Rose Photography as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to protect your wedding photographs.

Today, Amber from Amber Marie Photography shares some advice on a topic we don’t often discuss: how to protect your precious wedding photographs. Without wanting to strike fear into the hearts of couples everywhere, picture your happily married life (easy enough of course) is unexpectedly interrupted by a house fire, flash flood, burglary, house flattening […] Read more…

DIY Tutorial: watercolour placemats by Carrie Southall as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

DIY wedding tutorial: watercolour placemats for your wedding breakfast

Here’s an easy and pretty way to incorporate a handmade element into your day and liven up your tables with a gorgeous pop of colour. The DIY wedding tutorial is by Carrie Southall Design who is a London based wedding designer and stylist. You will need: * Water colour paper – we used A4 for this DIY, but […] Read more…

Debbie Carlise wedding hair accessories as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

How to choose your vintage wedding accessories.

So you’ve decided to include some vintage style in your wedding day look – but what style of vintage wedding accessories should you choose? While a huge part of choosing your accessory should be based on whether you absolutely love it there are some other elements you might want to bear in mind. The accessories […] Read more…

Mobile wedding bar from the Libation Station as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to choose a mobile bar for your vintage wedding

The team behind The Libation Station today offer some advice for choosing a mobile bar for your vintage wedding. These are becoming more and more popular choices as brides and grooms choose DIY weddings as well as outdoor celebrations in contrast with the traditional hotel wedding. Ask about the products served As craft beers and […] Read more…

Vintage wedding stationery from To and From via The National Vintage Wedding Fair

Top 10 tips for choosing your wedding stationery

Today Sami France from To and From shares her top 10 things to consider when choosing your wedding stationery. 1. I would only recommend sending a Save the Date card if your wedding falls on a weekday, a Bank holiday weekend or if you need people to stay over night.  2. If you need people […] Read more…

The Polka Dots perform at The National Vintage Wedding Fair Vintage Singers Musicians

How to decide on that perfect first dance

It’s the moment that many couples dream of, and many dread! The wedding breakfast is over, the evening starts, and all eyes are on you to present yourselves to the world in your very first dance as Mr & Mrs! The first dance has become a Moment of Truth for weddings across the globe, with […] Read more…

Vintage wedding dresses by Real Green Dress, Photo by Nikki Nicolle as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

Tips to find your perfect vintage wedding dress

For some brides, vintage means lashings of lace and china tea cups. To others, it’s the 1930’s sleek sophistication of a Hollywood movie star. Whether your wedding will be a wonderland in the woods or the last word in city chic, you can steal some style from the past. Go to a reputable vintage gown […] 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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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…

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…

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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