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How to Plan Your Dreamy Vintage Wedding

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A wedding day is one of the most important days in life. Preparing for this event can be stressful because newlyweds want everything to look perfect. They take care of every detail and give special importance to decoration and style.

Vintage weddings have always been popular and are intended for romantic couples who are lovers of the good old days. Brides choose lace wedding dresses, a long veil, and delicate gloves. Vintage weddings have a special charm. It seems that more and more couples choose them to make their day special.

The vintage wedding implies a different organization, and to make it easier, we have created a guide that will help you plan the perfect vintage wedding that you will remember for a lifetime.

Invitations of a vintage wedding

Vintage weddings mean that you can make many details by hand. Therefore, we advise you to take a few months to plan your big day. You can print invitations on brown paper with uneven edges, but they can also be handwritten. Also, it would be fine if you could give each guest a different dedication and provide him with basic information about the ceremony. You can create handmade invitations yourself or order them yourself. If you do them yourself, you will need a lot of time, so we do not recommend this if you have a lot of guests. If you are making a minimalist vintage wedding, you can slowly start writing your unique invitations. You need to get the right paper, envelopes, and antique lace bows.

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Vintage flowers design

Vintage weddings are recognizable by classic flowers. Choose wildflowers that will be decorated with a ribbon or a lace bow. The bows you use for flowers, invitations, and decoration can be of similar material and in the same colour. Pastel colours will help you capture a vintage atmosphere that your guests will surely like. Keep in mind that you can still experiment with various styles, only they have to match. In this case, it is vital what kind of flowers will stand on the festive table, what kind of coffee cups will be, whether you will use crystal cups, what colours the plates are. Porcelain and silver sets will make your wedding look glamorous, but they will nonetheless remain in the vintage edition.

Focus on details

Whether you are organizing the evening in a festive hall or outdoors, you can bring your favourite decorations from home in vintage style. You can additionally decorate the space with lanterns, candles, birdcages, and glass bottles. Details make a key difference. If you have so many vintage things at home, do not hesitate to bring certain dear things to the place where the wedding is arranged. Apart from the fact that everything will look exactly the way you want, you will give your stamp to the big day.

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Food and drinks can be served as standard, and this time you should devote extra attention to serving and decorating the menu. For example, you can serve delicious cocktails in crystal glasses. All trays, cups, and glasses must be in vintage style. Don’t forget the napkins and their design. As for the cake, you can choose a classic cake on the floor, complemented with pearls, crystal balls, or wrapped with lace.

Taking photos

Photography is the most beautiful part for newlyweds because these pictures are arranged in albums kept and browsed for the rest of their lives. Photographers need to pay attention to every detail. The bride and groom can suggest where they all want to be their location for photography. Find inspiration on Pinterest or Instagram before the wedding to put your ideas into action. If you’d like to complete the experience, rent a retro limousine that will take you back to the old days- vintage cars creates a good atmosphere at the photoshoot.

Wedding dress

Vintage wedding dresses have been available on the market for a long time, and you should easily find them in your city. However, brides prefer choosing wedding dresses worn by their mothers or grandmothers. These wedding dresses have a special value for them and make them feel special. You can also find vintage dresses from local designers, who sew them by hand and adjust them to your measurements.

A vintage-style wedding dress should be simple, full of lace, and romantic details. In addition to the wedding dress, it is very important to pay attention to the vintage hairstyle and makeup. The overall look will be fantastic when all the rules of vintage style fit. As for the groom, he can find an old-style suit and look like an esteemed, polite gentleman. Remember, vintage style for the groom involves a longer jacket, hat, bow tie, shoulder straps, and leather shoes.

And finally, it is important to say this special day should be spent in a positive mood, in good music reminiscent of old times and dance. Create memories of that day that you will share with your children and grandchildren. The vintage wedding theme is always in a trend, and if you select it, you will not regret it.

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Alison Pearson
Alison Pearson is an interior design student. She is a writer and designer, but her ultimate passion is fitness and health. She is also a bibliophile and her favourite book is "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner.

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