My First Year as a Wedding Stylist

Happy new year, lovelies! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I wanted to write about my 2017, to show you all that went on for Vintage Amy last year, as it was my first year in business and rather a good one, if I do say so myself! So below is a round-up of some of the highlights of my year, from styled shoots to real weddings and beyond...

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My Elegant Heirloom Christmas Decor

For years now I've always gone down the traditional route of red & gold Christmas decor and whilst I am a traditional girl at heart, I fancied something a little different this year. Not drastically different - you won't catch me going all modern - but I've cut the red out of the Christmas tree, and it is mainly full of gold baubles, apart from one new special one that gave me the inspiration for my table...

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Vintage Luxe Reception Details Part 2: Dessert Dresser & Table Plan

Hello lovelies, thanks for popping by. Last week you may have seen part 1 of the styled wedding shoot I designed and created back in the Summer that is in December's issue of Perfect Wedding magazine. I featured the tablescape I created, with the help of some other lovely wedding suppliers. If you didn't catch it, you can take a peek here. This week is the vintage dressing table that I styled up as a wedding dessert dresser, along with my unique take on a table plan, using vintage medicine bottles.

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8 Styling Tips for your Wedding, Home & Beyond

Hello again, lovelies. Thanks for popping by! In this week's post I'm giving you some styling tips that apply for weddings, interiors & home styling, and can generally be applied for all sorts of styling.

Take a peek below for my 8 tips, along with pics to show you what I mean, and let me know what you think...

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My Boot Sale Top Tips and Fave Vintage Finds for Weddings and Home Styling

I love a boot sale and would probably go to one every day if I could / had enough 20ps. You can find so many gems of all sorts - fruit & veg, plants, kids' toys, bacon butties... but obviously the reason for why I love them so much is for all the vintage treasures. Vintage prop/decor hunting is at its best at boot sales and I have found some of my favourite pieces at them.

Let me show you some of my pieces that I use in my wedding styling ...

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4 Years Later, Our Romantic Vintage Wedding

What better day to share with you my wedding photos than on my wedding anniversary!? Yep, happy 4 years to us, and time really does fly - I can't believe it, it only feels like 1-2 years ago! We had the most beautiful day, it was personal, romantic and fun - everything I believe a wedding should be. Our guests still talk about it, and what more can you ask for!? Looking through these photos for this post makes me feel so happy. I hope you'll get some inspiration from them for your big day, or just enjoy the pics!

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Fancy an Elegant Vintage Wedding? Take a peek at my vintage china styling...

I'm a firm believer that you shouldn't leave your best in the cupboards to gather dust. Get those pretties out, use them and display them, and if you're anything like me, you'll love to use them for pretty pictures too!

As I have an array of vintage china at my home, some special bits of my own and items from my prop cupboard that I like to use when they're not being hired out, I love to have my tea & cake in/on them, and to use them as often as I can. 

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Bright & Bold Vintage Wedding Inspiration, Part 1

As you know, I'm all for a neutral palette, or pretty pastels, for your wedding day. But here at Vintage Amy I'm not afraid to try something a little different to give all you bride-to-bes and vintage lovers some further inspiration for your wedding day, event or just for fun.

So a couple of months ago a wonderful team and I packed up our things to spend the day at Eridge Village Hall, where we were to transform the venue into a riot of colour with bold and fun looks for your big day, of course using my beloved vintage. I crafted a few little things for it too, and here you can see the results...

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7 Table Setting Ideas Using Vintage

As I mentioned in my last blog, where I showed you how I styled my Easter dinner table, I absolutely love styling tables. It's my favourite part of the styling set-up for weddings and I get totally lost in the moment when I'm doing them. Here are 7 of my recent favourite set-ups, all using vintage items of course...

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How to Style a Vintage Inspired Easter Table

Controversial I know, but I think I prefer styling at Easter to styling at Christmas. I don't do quite as much to the house overall, but I just love the Easter colours, the flowers and the food that you can have alongside it! Plus my pretty vintage china collection complements it all perfectly.

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Vintage Amy - Why Vintage?

Following on from my last blog post, I thought I'd continue in the All About Me theme, as it's nice to get to know someone isn't it!? Most people ask me why I love vintage and why I use it in my job, so have a read on to find out just that and a little bit more...

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