Monday, November 21, 2011

TBS Wedding Tip: Planning a Vintage Wedding

Planning a wedding in general is a difficult task. There are a lot of decisions to be made, and most of the time, these decisions rely heavily on another decision. It's a domino effect, and if you haven't planned a wedding before, it's hard to know exactly where to start. Planning a "Vintage Style" wedding is no different. But if you decide to have a vintage flair added to the overall look, you need to stick with that decision and see it through. To have a beautiful vintage wedding, everything from the attire to the location needs to scream "vintage."

Here is how to get started...

You'll need to decide on an era. If you're going for the roaring 20's, or are you headed in the 60's glam direction? Either way, you'll need to choose and stick with it. This will help you with decisions down the road.

Once you have decided on an era, turn your attention to attire. You'll want to choose a dress similar to those specific times. Think about your veil, purse, jewelery, etc. You'll need to do the same thing for the groom and groomsmen attire. Think bow ties, suspenders, hats, etc. Don't be afraid to mix and match, everything wasn't "perfect" back then, and if little details were dispersed, it will give your pictures a more interesting feel.

The next step you'll need is deciding what photographer to use. There are quite a few options here, but if you're planning a vintage wedding, you'll want a photographer who is capable of taking pictures either with a filter, film, or the ability to edit your photos so they look slightly older. You'll need to discuss this with the photographer you're looking into, and make sure they understand your vision.

Location, location, location. This can truly "make it" or "break it." If you are planning a vintage style wedding, the last thing you want to do is have your ceremony or reception in a large ballroom, or uber modern space. This is going to take away from your theme. Try some place like a restored barn, or an outdoor location. I did a beautiful wedding last year in a restored old farm house ... it was stunning!

The rest is all in the details. It will come down to the cake, the decor, the lighting, etc. If you want a vintage feel, you're going to have to bring in a lot of charm. This doesn't necessarily mean spending a lot of money. This could be anything from bringing in antique chairs for the guest tables, using old tins around the centerpieces, bringing in old furniture for a lounge space. Don't be afraid to bring elements from the outside, inside. All of this will turn heads, and give you the wedding with a vintage feel. Don't forget, it's all about the details! When you think you're done ... keep going :)

All Photography by: Three Nails Photography

Happy Planning!
Natalie Imhoff
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