Poppy Red and Marigold Vintage Glam Wedding Theme

Welcome back to another week in wedding-land! And what better day than a Monday to shower you all with some super glamorous, super fabulous, vintage inspiration to start the work week. Amy of Amy Majors Photography sent us this luxurious vintage glam shoot inspired by The Old Spaghetti Factory, which is actually where the shoot takes place. And we couldn’t be more thrilled to share it with you today. The restaurant’s decor is filled with unique and elegant furniture, hand-selected antiques and a rich, bold colour scheme in poppy red and marigold yellow so this shoot’s ornate vintage styling complimented it perfectly. Just think old Hollywoood glamour, fur stoles and red lipstick, twinkling crystal and gold embellishments (with a dash of Italian flavour!) and you’re back channeling this elegant era.Vintage Glam BrideRed and Yellow Wedding CenterpieceVintage Glam Wedding DecorVintage Glam Accessories Red ShoesRed and gold Wedding InvitationsRed and Yellow Wedding IdeasVintage Wedding Table DecorationsVintage Glam ThemeRed and Marigold Wedding Favor IdeasRed and Marigold Wedding FavorsOld Hollywood Glam Wedding DecorYellow Wedding IdeasVintage Glam Wedding IdeasVintage Wedding Dessert TableRed and Yellow Wedding ColorsRed Yellow and Black Wedding Cake

Photographer: Anne Marie Photography / Hair Stylist:  Mariah’s Beauty Marks / Floral Designer: A Day in Provence /Invitations:  A Milestone Paper Co. / Bridal Dress:  Grace Bridal Boutique / Wedding Cake: Cocoa & Fig / Venue:  The Old Spaghetti Factory / Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Classic American Vintage Picnic Theme Engagement Session by Elisa B Photography

Happy Monday everyone!  We’re going to start the week with this wonderful picnic engagement session sent over to us by Elisa B Photography, full of beautiful ideas for a vintage inspired affair. Now, I must admit there really is something romantic about a picnic for two, particularly when it is held in a picturesque location surrounded with historical charm such as this one. Fleurish Events designed a gorgeous vintage theme for this shoot complete with vintage props and darling details we know you’ll just adore. So, our dearest thanks to Elisa for sharing with us this pretty e session and congratulations to the darling couple Kelly and John . . . if this much thought has gone into your engagement pictures, we’re waiting in huge anticipation to lay our eyes on your wedding day!Vintage Theme EngagementVintage Style PicnicWhite Vintage Style BouquetClassic American ThemeVintage Engagement SessionClassic American EngagementVintage E SessionVintage Details PicnicVintage Lawn GamesVintage Croquet ThemeLawn GamesClassic American Engagement SessionVintage Engagement ShootClassic American PicnicPicnic Theme

From Elisa: We are so happy to share Kelly and John’s classic American engagement shoot. They were a fun and energetic couples, so for their session we wanted to give them both a relaxed activity and a fun one! Carrie Moe, of Fleurish Events planned a picnic and lawn games, and advised Kelly and John on what to wear. “We love to be outdoors!  We’re very on the go, very energetic”, says Kelly. John is a very classic all American. Vintage books, handmade bouquets, ceramic hearts and suitcases were all part of setting the scene. We styled the session around a color pallet of greens and blues (but couldn’t help throwing in a little pink with Kelly’s shoes!). The location was the Bishop’s Garden at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. It’s a very special location to Kelly, whose mother and father were married there. We can’t wait for their wedding in October! 

Thanks Elisa, neither can we!

Photographer: Elisa B Photography / Hair Stylist:  Aveda Salon / Event Planner:  Fleurish Events /Shoot Location:  Washington National Cathedral / Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Vintage Garden Wedding Inspiration Shoot by Christine Shields Photography

Happy Monday everyone!  We have a dose of inspiration for you that takes garden wedding style to a whole new level. Gorgeously put together by Destiny Taylor Events and brought to life by Christine Shields Photography it is one of those wedding shoots you just want to dive into and live there forever. With sweet vintage style and fruity ‘cherry picking’ theme it transports you back to a romantic elegant era of lazy Summer afternoons with stolen kisses and ethereal glam sundresses with flowing locks framed in fresh flowers. I am just ga-ga for all the adorable details . . . the rustic style cherry favour bags and mini honey pots, the vintage linens wrapped in twine and the stunning vintage themed stationery by Paper Bloom. Yup, if you’re an aspiring garden wedding or vintage bride, I suggest you take more than a moment to lose yourself in the breathtaking loveliness and this delicious theme you’ll want to re-create for your very own.Summer Theme WeddingGarden Wedding ThemeVintage Rustic WeddingVintage Theme Wedding DressesVintage Garden InspirationVintage Garden Wedding StyleVintage Wedding Grooms StyleVintage Wedding InspirationVintage Rustic Wedding StationeryCherry Wedding FavoursVintage Garden ThemeVintage Garden Wedding InspirationVintage Wedding DetailsVintage Wedding CoupleVintage Garden Place SettingGarden Wedding TableCherry Theme WeddingVintage Garden Wedding ThemeVintage Bride InspirationVintage BrideVintage Theme Veil & ShoesVintage Garden Bridesmaid DressesVintage Garden WeddingGarden Wedding Summer Bouquet

Photographer: Christine Shields Photography /Hair Stylist:  The Prettiest You / Event Designer:  Destiny Taylor  Events / Floral Designer:  p e t a l o s / Invitation Designer:  Paper Bloom / Dress Designer:  Holly Stalder / Makeup Artist:  Courtney Rogers,  MobileWax, & Austie Eckley / Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Vintage Summer Carnival Wedding Theme

It’s carnival time!  We have an abundance of bright candy colours and delicous treats you can feast your eyes on right here with this gorgeous vintage summer carnival wedding theme inspiration. Complete with candy striped straws, colourful vintage themed stationery, pretty whimsical cakes and even some good ‘ol corn dogs, it is one carnival theme you’ll want to lose yourself in for days!  Iliana Morton was there to capture all the eye candy featured in this shoot and I’m sure you’ll agree that she, along with the wonderful creative team did a smashing job!Vintage Summer ThemeBright Whimsical Table InspirationCarnival Wedding ThemeVintage Carnival StationeryWhimsical Place SettingColorful Vintage Place SettingVintage Themed StationeryVintage Summer Carnival Wedding ThemeSummer Carnival ThemeColourful Wedding CakeCarnival ThemeWhimsical CakeVintage CarnivalCarnival Corn DogsCarnival Corn DogsWhimsical Vintage ThemeCarnival Theme TableWhimsical CupcakesSummer Carnival CakeCarnival Wedding

Photography: Iliana Morton Photography / Event Planner:  Eventity Inc / Floral Designer:  Sweet Pea Flower Company / Invitation Designer:  Nic.Roc. Designs / Cake Designer:  Hey there, Cupcake! / Equipment Rentals:  Raphael’s Party Rentals / Other:  Old Poway Park / Submitted via Two Bright Lights

Jane Austen Inspired Wedding Shoot

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”

Jane Austen

Jane Austen Novels InspirationWell known English author Jane Austen is renowned for her historical novels and today many gorgeous films have been produced inspired by her work. I’m delighted to share with you this beautiful vintage wedding shoot inspired by all things Jane Austen. Stylishly photographed by Bit of Ivory Photography it brings to life this elegant moment in time and unequivocally captures the romance in her stories that touches our hearts.Although Jane only had a total of  six published novels they have become true role models for romantic love stories since the early 1800’s. Jane Austen’s life and the Regency era (1811 to 1820) with it’s elegance directly reflected the writings she produced. 

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From the Photographer: It all started when I announced that I was going to Europe. My UK graphic designer friend Melissa Love asked, “Since you and Meghan do stylized shoots, could you help me plan one here in the UK? We’ll do Jane Austen!” I think my heart stopped!  Jane Austen . . .  In England . . .  Do fish breathe underwater?  My life was made.

Photographer: Bit of Ivory / Hair Stylist:  Caroline Kerney / Event Planner:  Meghan Blair Weddings / Event Designer:  The Tea Set / Invitation Designer:  The Girl Tyler / Dress Store:  White Mischief / Makeup Artist:  NC Bridal Beauty / Jewelry:  Cherished Vintage Bridal Accessories / Tuxedo and Mens Attire:  Gresham Blake / Event Venue:  Wiston House / Submitted via Two Bright Lights


Gold Vintage Glam Wedding Inspiration

Gold Inspiration WeddingTime for some vintage glam inspiration with this beautiful Gold Wedding Shoot from Douglas Thompson Photo. Styled by Dreamers and Heroes it captures the elegance and glamour of yesteryear all bathed in a soft golden glow. Shot within a 150 year old winery, it combines the rustic warmth of the timber and stone surrounds with the sophistication of a beautiful vintage table setting, antique furniture and gold plated glassware. I particularly love the gorgeous up-do hair style on the bride (perfect for a vintage glam theme or classical wedding), and the simplistic organic bouquet with it’s natural foliage and neutral tones – a wonderful contrast against all the opulence. Golden Wedding InspirationVintage Glam Inspiration ShootGold Wedding Vintage InspirationGolden Vintage Inspiration ShootVintage InspirationVintage Wedding InspirationVintage Wedding GoldGold Vintage Inspiration PhotographyVintage Inspiration ShootGold Wedding BouquetWedding InspirationWedding Inspiration PicturesVintage Glam WeddingAntique Vintage Wedding InspirationAntique Wedding Inspiration

From Douglas Thompson Photo: The Golden Vintage Inspiration shoot shows vintage elements, such as miniature paintings, carnival glass, and antique furniture in contrast to non-traditional elements. The gold gown worn by the bride is the dress the designer, Cena Jane Designs, wore for her own wedding. The gorgeous gold highlights the bride, since she is after all, so very precious. Voila Floral’s bouquet does not contain traditional floral but rather organic, natural elements that accentuate the bride without competing with her. Each place setting has martini glasses instead of champagne glasses, and guests are greeted at their seats by a little touch of brandy and a hand-embroidered kerchief to catch those tears of joy.

Photography: Douglas Thomas Photo / Event Design & Planning:  Dreamers and Heroes /Floral Designer:  Viola Flowers / Courtesy of Two Bright Lights


Vintage Garden Bridal Shoot by Secret Rose Photography

This next dose of inspiration by Secret Rose Photography is a cool and edgy bridal shoot with a style that would totally rock a vintage inspired garden wedding. Firstly, you have an enchanting wedding dress from Moonlight Bridal which is oh so enchanting and then, there are a pair of AWESOME vintage ankle boots which would be right at home in a wild western saloon. Chic vintage details, a touch of sexiness, and breathtaking natural lighting, make this vintage garden shoot one styled affair you’ll want to re-create in an instant.

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Photographer: Secret Rose Photography / Dress Designer: Moonlight Bridal / Courtesy of Two Bright Lights 

Vintage Beach Wedding Dessert Table

Vintage Beach Wedding Dessert TableIf you’re planning a vintage or beach wedding theme, I have no doubt you’ll find tons of inspiration from this fabulous vintage beach wedding dessert table shoot I spotted on Project Wedding.  With tempting confections designed by Jenny Cookies and beautiful images by Kaylee Eylander you’ll imagine your back in the 1950s partying Gidget style! I just love how the whole spread is a fresh take on retro vintage theming. Bright pops of primary reds, whites and blues intermingle with the softer beach tones of sand, creme and silver grey. A fantastic retro blue ruffle cake with a starfish topper to add a touch of ‘wow’ to the buffet. And adorable vintage props, like the vintage suitcases, nautical cane baskets, and oil lanterns, make it a stylish seaside soiree that is ‘hanging ten’ with the best of them!

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Get Some Vintage Inspiration From ShopRuche!

Shop Ruche

ShopRuche is a gorgeous online store I  recently fell in love with for many reasons. First, because their site is dripping with gorgeous images and inspiring quotes (you can never get enough eye candy I say!). Second, because not only do they offer fabulous vintage outfits but they have eco-friendly and plus-size curvy options as well. And lastly, because the team behind the label genuinely appear to have heart and soul. What you will find at ShopRuche is a ‘vintage inspired boutique with a modern touch’ offering new and fashion forward pieces inspired by vintage style. They operate out of California; however, they conveniently ship to practically everywhere around the world (yay for that!). Feast your eyes on these beautiful images from their Look Book, as well as my picks of the pretty wallpapers you can download for free.

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It’s A Yay for Yo Vintage!

Hi all, here is a little pizzaz to add to your day!  I just love these inspirational images of 1960s and 1970s fashion from a fab little website Yo Vintage!   The Yo Vintage online shop has a fantastic range of eclectic vintage fashion and accessories and they ship worldwide – yay! If you haven’t already done so, you should check them out.

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