Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

How to create a Frida Kahlo Inspired Headdress

Want to rock the style of Frida Kahlo for your wedding, or indeed any day? Then let milliner Janie Lawson of Glam Hatters’ Hen Party Workshops show you how. Materials needed: fabric flowers & leaves, thin wire (ideally 0.4mm) thin headband to wire on to baubles Equipment needed: pliers sharp scissors needles and pins leaf […] Read more…

DIY Bride how-to-make-a-star-fascinator by Glam Hatters as seen on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

DIY Bride: How To Make a Star Fascinator for your Wedding Day

This DIY Bride: How To blog post is brought to you by Janie Lawson of Glam Hatters. They run hat making hen party workshops with vintage afternoon tea at their venue in London and across the UK. And they will be hosting our London workshops – more news of that coming soon! Today they are […] Read more…

DIY Tutorial: How to make a vintage doily wall hanging by The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

DIY Tutorial: How to make a vintage doily wedding wall hanging

I love to design simple yet creative projects always using vintage items that I have sourced from jumble sales and charity shops, importantly making sure that I never actually break the unique pieces, so that they can be enjoyed again and again. Here I will show you how to make a beautiful wall hanging for […] Read more…

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…

How to make a vintage inspired flower fascinator by the Glam Hatters for the Unique Bride Club as featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How To Make a Vintage Inspired Flower Fascinator with Glam Hatters.

Today, exclusively for our Unique Brides we are teaming up with the Glam Hatters to show you a DIY Tutorial for a vintage inspired flower fascinator. You will need: Plastic or metal comb (most chemists sell these). A square of felt – check out Cass Art – they sell them by the bag if you […] 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…

Dan and Maddi's Vintage Americana Country Wedding by Natalie J Weddings and featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair Dan and Maddi's Vintage Americana Country Wedding by Natalie J Weddings and featured on The National Vintage Wedding Fair

A 1950s polka dot country wedding with handmade touches

Today’s real wedding is beautiful and features Madeline and Daniel from London. They met in at an indie club night called Candybox in Soho that they had both been going to for years and were introduced through a mutual friend, who did a reading at their wedding. What I love about this wedding is it is a […] 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…

DIY tutorial to make a silk ribbon flower card from A Little Bird Said and Unique Bride Journal

DIY Tutorial for Silk Roses French Fancies by A Little Bird Said

This month we have teamed up with Andrea from A Little Bird Said who is showing us how to make pretty silk roses which are sewn onto acid free art paper and the hand drawn with floral images and French lettering. These look beautiful displayed anywhere. Give them to friends as a little thank you […] 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 […] Read more…

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