A vintage-themed wedding whisks the wedding party and guests to magical bygone days. The ceremony and reception are infused with classic charm that gives subtle elegance to the event. You don’t need a lot of money to have a great vintage wedding. In fact, this theme lets you bargain hunt without guilt, since each blast-from-the-past item is all part of the plan.
To have a vintage wedding on a budget, scour consignment stores and thrift shops. With persistence, you should be able to find some excellent decorations for your ceremony and reception. That being said, while it might be tempting to go for small objects, sometimes bigger is better. A large vase, for example, can fill a space more cheaply than a dozen small ones. Some craft stores have event sections where you can rent certain high price items. You can, for example, rent an arch, candelabras and even lampposts. Vintage cake toppers can be especially fun to find, and many online consignment stores offer toppers at a reasonable price. If you’re not set on holding onto your wedding dress after the ceremony, even that can be rented!
As far as the particular décor, imitation pearls add elegance at an affordable price. This classic symbol will definitely and an old-time feel to the reception. You can use lace white trimmings for soft femininity, and rustic signs that look vintage provide a personal touch. Birdcages with a shabby chic look can be either placed on a table or hung.
It’s easy to create a beautiful vintage wedding on a budget. This theme is perfect for anyone who appreciates the romance of earlier eras. When you find exactly what you’re looking for, you can pull of this classic wedding type with ease and enjoy your special day.
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