Inspiration for a Quintessentially English Wedding

Today I wanted to share with you some beautiful images from a styled editorial wedding shoot that I created back in the early Spring with a wonderful team. I adore creating wedding styled shoots - they are a great way of a team of wedding suppliers coming together and creating work to showcase what we can do to our future brides and grooms. Collaboration is key and working with the right people, and this team was just perfect. Here are some inspirational images for a quintessentially English wedding…

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Why I love being a Wedding Stylist

I’m often asked why I do what I do. What was the reason you decided to become a wedding stylist? And what keeps you going? Why is it that you love what you do? Being a wedding designer and stylist seems glamorous. I get to see beautiful venues, play with stunning heirloom pieces and lovely flowers, sometimes even treated to sumptuous meals. So I thought today I would chat about what it is that keeps me going on the hard days when it’s nothing but admin, and why I decided to start The Timeless Stylist. Read on to hear more…

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A Beautiful Period Wedding Venue: Boconnoc in Cornwall

Hello there! Lovely to have you back with me. This month I am going to be sharing some of my favourite English wedding venues with you, some beautiful photos of the venue itself and then I will go on to chat about how I would style a wedding at that property, providing take away tips for you. This week’s venue is beautiful Boconnoc in Cornwall. Read on to find out more about this stunning venue with some styling tips too…

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Setting the Tone of your Wedding Day

Hello lovely people. Today I’m popping back on to chat to you all about setting the tone for your wedding day. It’s a very important part if you care about how the day will feel to your guests and if you are keen to have a consistent look and feel throughout the day, that is super stylish but beautifully elegant and romantic. So I’m going to give you some hints and tips on working on this from the very beginning and throughout your wedding planning, in order to have the most elegant and romantic wedding day of your dreams.

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What is an Event Designer and Wedding Stylist?

Hello and welcome back! So lovely to have you here and today I want to chat to you about what I do. I get lots of people (not in the wedding industry) ask me what I do. A wedding stylist is a fairly new phenomenon for people. Planners have been around for a while now and most are aware of the role that they perform, but wedding stylists and event designers are a little more unknown, so let’s chat about what it is that I do…

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An Elegant Autumnal Wedding - Part Two

Hello! Last time I shared with you part 1 of some inspiration for a beautifully elegant and romantic Autumnal wedding, so here I am sharing part 2. We are so lucky to have such beautiful seasons here in the UK. I love each of them and the Autumn brings the biggest changes to nature, which I love to use to inspire me in my wedding styling. Using gentle nods towards the season in your styling and flowers for your wedding is the way to do, and this way you will still keep your wedding day elegant, romantic and timeless.

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An Elegant Autumnal Wedding - Part 1

Hello and welcome back! Today I wanted to share with you some inspiration for an elegant Autumnal wedding. Autumn is beautiful, and it is a wonderful time of the year for a wedding, with its trees turning colour, pretty late afternoon light, an abundance of nature and it is when we all get a bit more cosy with additional layers. I believe a gentle nod towards the current season is the way to go with elegant wedding design and styling.

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Elegant & Romantic Wedding Flowers

I adore flowers, I would love to have them all over my house all of the time and I feel so lucky that I get to see and play with so many beautiful ones with The Timeless Stylist. I adore flowers in the Spring time - ranunculus and blossom in early Spring and peonies in late Spring. I also love hydrangeas, dahlias, roses and too many to list any more! If you give me a bunch of flowers, I will be your friend forever!

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Soft & Gentle Wedding Styling - Part 2

Hello lovelies! Thanks so much for popping by to read my latest blog post. Last week I shared Part 1 of Soft & Gentle Wedding Styling, with photos from a shoot I designed and styled at Bradbourne House wedding venue. Showing you inspiration for gentle and romantic wedding design and styling, and you can read that post here. This week I wanted to share Part 2, with more inspiration for your elegant wedding styling using a soft, neutral palette. Want to take a peek!?

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How to Create a Wedding Design Moodboard

Hello you lovely lot, today I'm chatting to you about one of my favourite things to do - moodboarding. But this time I created one that is much more fun than my usual electronic versions, it was created from cut outs, flowers, ribbons & material, and colour swatches. Let me show you what I created and how I put it together, and perhaps you can have a go at creating one too?

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Timeless Elegance Wedding Inspiration

Hello lovelies, I'm back this week with some inspiration for you all for a timeless and elegant wedding. Back in January I designed and styled an editorial shoot with a wonderful team of fantastic wedding suppliers, and it was featured on BLoved blog a few weeks ago. Today I am sharing some of my favourite shots with you and explaining how I created it...

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6 Pretty Table Place Settings for Your Wedding

Hello you lovely lot! It's been quite a while since I did a blog on my favourite table place settings, so this week I am doing just that! I have chosen 6 of my favourite table place settings that I have done over the last year, both for weddings and at home, and wrote a little bit about them here...

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Beautiful On-the-Day Stationery For Your Wedding Styling

When you think about all of the components that you need to organise for your wedding, or more specifically the wedding styling, you can quite often forget the stationery and the importance of it. From wedding invitations, and all of the correspondence that come with them to create an invitation suite, to the on-the-day stationery, it's actually a really integral part to the whole aesthetic of your wedding styling that should not be an afterthought…

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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 1: Tablescape

In December’s Perfect Wedding magazine, I was lucky enough to have a double-page feature, showcasing a styled wedding shoot I worked on back in the summer. This shoot was designed to inspire readers to use vintage at their weddings in a fresh and modern way, and to provide some inspirational images for styling your wedding reception. Want to take a peek at more of the images? Here is the wedding table design I put together and next week will be the dessert dresser and table plan…

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