Vintage theme weddings are particularly popular at the moment. They are great fun to arrange and can be a very cost effective way of decorating your wedding. If this type of wedding interests you, here are some quick tips that will help you to plan your day.
Many brides will start their wedding planning by thinking about their dress. There are many places that you can now purchase a vintage wedding gown. Indeed there are some online boutiques that specialise in this style of dress. Lace, cotton, silk and other natural fabrics are all commonly used in vintage dresses. This can give a wonderful natural feel to what you are wearing.
For decorating your wedding you can use a wide variety of items. Bunting and classic china plates are a favourite way to decorate the reception. Mis-matched china is perfectly acceptable for a vintage wedding reception. You could use an antique jug as the table centerpieces filled with seasonal flowers. Another idea is to use decorated antique birdcages.
It is a good idea to choose traditional flowers for your bouquets and venue decorations. These can include roses, stocks, snapdragons, lilies and chrysanthemums. Try to think of the flowers that you would associate with an English country garden and they will fit in with your vintage theme.
Arrive in style in a vintage car. Some couple s like to choose a particular period of time for their wedding theme, such as the 1920’s or 1950’s. You could choose a car that fits in with the period that you have chosen.
Remember that with a vintage theme there are no set boundaries. You have the opportunity to really let your imagination run wild. Get inspiration from the Internet and look at old wedding photos to see how they dressed. You will also find that there are many bargains to be found in second hand and charity shops. Above all, have fun planning your wedding.