Everything Etsy! Five wedding worthy buntings

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Throwing Rice

In early Roman times, wheat was the grain of choice for the wedding ceremony, as wheat, not rice, symbolized fertility. The virginal bride carried a sheaf of wheat in her hand throughout the ceremony, or wore a garland of wheat in her hair. Instead of the bride tossing a bouquet, as is traditionally done today, […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five Thoughtful Thank-you cards

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: The brides trousseau

What is a brides trousseau?  Many years ago it would of been a dowry, but in more recent history the trousseau, from the old French word ‘trusse’ for bundle, would have been a trunk or set of luggage that contained all a young girl owned as she went off to start her new life as a married […] Read more…

Everything Etsy: 5 Flower free buttonholes

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Keeping the first tier of the wedding cake

To understand this tradition, you have to think back to the old rhyme: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage!” It used to be thought that once a wedding took place, a baby was going to come shortly after, so therefore the wedding and christening ceremonies were often […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five tremendous table numbers

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Eloping to Gretna Green

Gretna Green is a village in Dumfries & Galloway in Scotland just over the border from England.   Many years ago the town was the first village across the Scottish border for the stagecoaches on the London to Edinburgh route.  At that time in Scotland, any man and woman over the age of sixteen could get married by declaring […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Creative Cake Toppers

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: The Bride & Groom Leaving Early

In weddings of the past the bride and groom, who up to this time would of lived separately, would usually leave their wedding early and go straight to their honeymoon.  Their exit was the cause of much celebration with more confetti throwing, cheers and their discovery of a decorated car.   The honeymoon was seen as the beginning of their married life […] Read more…

A Bright and Fun 1950’s Wedding

In our real wedding blog we get the chance to share the utterly gorgeous vintage Sheffield wedding of Michael and Stacey Teng  in September last year. NVWF:  Tell us about yourselves? How long have you know each other? When did you get engaged and when did you marry? We are Michael and Stacey and we are both Biomedical Scientists […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five perfect wedding cards

If you are currently planning a vintage wedding, or looking for wedding inspiration we suspect you will be quite familiar with handmade and vintage marketplace Etsy. Selling products from around the world it is a wonderful collection of bespoke items you just won’t find anywhere else, the hardest part is making a choice! Todays Etsy […] Read more…

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