July 2014 archive

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…

Wedding Memories: A Sixpence in the brides shoe

  We all know the rhyme – ‘Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’ but did you know it has a fifth part? ‘…and a sixpence in her shoe.’ The something old represents the brides past, the something new represent her new life with her husband, something borrowed would be borrowed from a happily married woman to get […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five cool cufflinks

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: Sending Cake in the Post

These days it has become traditional to cut the cake at your wedding reception following the meal, speeches and gift giving. It is the last formal part of the wedding and marks the end of the reception – although, these days, the reception will very often carry on unbroken into the evening party.  The bride and […] Read more…

Weaving the Love – Emotionally Intelligent Weddings.

There seems to be a gap in the wedding market. Every bride and groom to be that I speak to, tells me the same thing – they are looking for those little touches that means they and their guests will remember the Love woven through their ‘big day’. Because it’s the Love that we are […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five perfect photo booth props

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! A trend […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Reading Telegrams

Telegrams.  STOP.  Always used to be read at weddings.  STOP.  Better than a ‘With Regret’ card.  STOP.  Were a great, fun part of the speeches.  STOP.  Could be quite cheeky.  STOP.  Looked beautiful.  STOP.  Sort of miss them.  STOP. source Telegrams were common forms of correspondence for various special occasions right from the time the first message […] Read more…

Classic Groomswear

Modern grooms are putting their stamp on their wedding day and are no longer over shadowed by their beautiful brides. Accessorising is the best way to add personality to an outfit and retro touches are à la mode for contemporary grooms. A few carefully selected vintage-inspired pieces will add a unique finishing touch to your […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five Pretty Confetti’s

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 selection […] Read more…

Wedding Memories: Wedding cake pillars

In todays wedding memories we remember when all wedding cakes were separated by columns.  Its is surprising how quickly things fall out of favour and in the last 10 years it has become quite rare to see cakes separated in the way.  Replaced by stacked cakes and wedding cake stands that make the tiers ‘float’ […] Read more…

Everything Etsy! Five super wedding signs

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 selection is […] Read more…

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