The Vintage Wedding Book

The Vintage Wedding Book

The Vintage Wedding Book 2016

It’s easy to see why more and more brides and grooms are choosing a vintage theme when planning their big day. Whether it’s nostalgia for times gone by, or the classic glamour that captures your imagination, this book is full of ideas to help you plan the perfect wedding, from picking your particular style of ‘vintage’, to flowers, food and of course, the all-important dress. You’ll hear from real-life vintage brides, and discover the secrets to getting your chosen style just right. To add the perfect handmade finishes to your wedding, we have 15 amazing craft projects for you to complete. Whether you want to save money or put that extra bit of love, care and individuality into your day, you’ll learn how to make invites, centrepieces, bunting, favours and so much more! Featuring: 100 essential tips for your perfect vintage wedding - From picking the venue to booking the honeymoon, discover 100 inspiring ideas. Your checklist - The only to-do list you’ll need to ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch. Inspiration from real brides - Steal ideas from these brides who aced their own vintage-style weddings. Get crafty - 15 easy-to-do projects to keep your budget down and add a personal touch.

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País:
United Kingdom
Idioma:
English
Editor:
Future Publishing Ltd
Periodicidad:
One-off
7,88 €(IVA inc.)

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2 min.
make your invites special

Set the theme of your wedding by creating your own invitations to give a personal handmade touch, in addition to giving your guests their first glimpse at what to expect on your big day. You can easily buy invitations from craft and hobby stores, and there is nothing to stop you adding extra embellishments to make them perfect for your wedding theme. What you need □ Pre-cut white wedding invitations □ Brown paper □ White lace ribbon/edging □ White satin ribbon bows with pearl bead □ Small flat-backed pearl gems □ Pearl finish cream card □ Guillotine or scissors □ Ruler □ Pencil □ Glue stick □ 3D double-sided sticky foam squares □ Glue gun □ Computer and printer 01 Fitting the brown paper Measure your brown paper to fit onto your invitation. Ensure you leave a small gap from the precut pattern (if there…

2 min.
create cute save the date magnets

What better way to ensure your guests save the date of your upcoming wedding, than by having a beautiful magnet to place on their fridge? It will be a continuous reminder that they will see daily, so they have no excuse for missing the fun. They are enjoyable and easy to make, setting the theme for your wedding day with their unique style. What you need □ Brown card □ Roll of self-adhesive magnet □ Selection of bronze-coloured key charms □ Two different vintage-style ribbons □ Scissors □ Guillotine □ Craft border punch □ Ruler □ Pencil □ Bronze-coloured craft split pins □ Computer and printer □ Glue stick □ Craft knife and cutting board □ Small white envelopes 01 Print the labels Using a computer, print out your text onto brown card. Include ‘Save the date’, your names and the date of your wedding. Leave…

10 min.
your checklist

Once the initial headiness of getting engaged is over, along comes the daunting prospect of actually arranging the wedding. If you get overwhelmed, take a deep breath, look at our example checklist, adapt it to your own big day and start ticking off tasks! After the proposal The first wave of planning Start channeling your thoughts into what type of wedding you want and gathering resource material. Internet services, such as Pinterest, are good for ‘scrapbooking’ inspiration you come across online. Work out a budget Now comes the first tricky bit. You will need to determine how much money you have to spend on your wedding day, which will help you plan more effectively. Draw up the guest list Make a list of the people who you wish to attend. If you are managing on a tight…

2 min.
a vintage city wedding

How did you choose your location? We got married in the church we go to regularly, which is the place where we met. It was a no-brainer for us. We definitely wanted to get married in church and there seemed like no better place than the one that means the most to us! How did you decide on how you wanted your hair to look? I really wanted to look like myself in my photos, so I wanted to do as little as possible to my hair! Mind you, having the dubious blessing of curly hair(!) my own hairstyle has long been inspired by a young Elizabeth Taylor. This nod to old-school glamour seemed to fit the historically inspired theme of the wedding too! What a beautiful dress! Can you tell us a bit…

1 min.
welcome to the vintage wedding book

It’s easy to see why more and more brides and grooms choose a vintage theme when planning their big day. Perhaps it’s nostalgia for times gone by, or the irresistible classic glamour that captures your imagination, but either way, there is so much inspiration to be drawn from the wedding styles of past generations. This book is full of ideas to help you plan the perfect wedding, from picking the particular vintage era that suits you, to the flowers, food and of course, the all-important dress. You’ll hear from real-life vintage brides, and discover the secrets to getting your chosen style just right. Then, to add the perfect handmade finishes to your wedding, we have 15 amazing craft projects for you to complete. Whether you want to save money or…

12 min.
vintage favours & gifts

It’s not compulsory to provide favours for your guests. Nor is it a necessity to give gifts to the bridesmaids, best man and so on. However, it’s courteous to acknowledge those who have helped you or had a role to play in your wedding. And it’s a nice touch for guests to receive something as a thank you for attending. There are so many vintage treats and styles to choose from, whether you want something for guests to enjoy on the day or to have as a take away as a souvenir, and whether you want to buy or make items yourself, there’s something here for everyone. “When it comes to making the jars look pretty, fabric covers can be placed on the lids, and hessian is perfect for jams and chutneys” EDIBLE…