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…

Wedding Memories: The Garter Toss

The tossing the wedding garter is an time old wedding tradition. In days gone by, the bride and groom had to show proof of their wedding consummation and in order for it to be proven it was common to have people like family and friends come into the room with the couple on their wedding […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five jewellery buys for a vintage loving bride

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: Wearing a veil

To wear a veil or not – this is a big question for many a vintage bride.  In recent years it has fallen out of favour and if it is worn it is worn pulled back as a headdress rather can a face covering.  There are many origins of a bride wearing a veil on her wedding […] Read more…

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…

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