It’s often said, “everything old is new again,” and this adage is definitely true of vintage-themed weddings. From gowns to invitations and flowers, vintage is a popular theme for many modern brides. Whether you’re going full-scale vintage or infusing nostalgic touches here and there, vintage flowers helps to pull the look together. If you browse photos of weddings from the 1920s and 1930s, you’ll notice voluminous bridal bouquets. Do-it-yourself modern brides can capture the retro feel with opulent roses, Queen’s Anne’s lace and cascading greenery. Those who favor smaller bouquets can channel the 1950s bride by tying a bunch of delicate lisianthus together with an embroidered handkerchief or ribbon accented with a cameo or heirloom pin.
Vintage-inspired containers such as urns, pillars and gold vessels help bring home the old-fashioned theme during the ceremony, while vintage lanterns surrounded by hydrangeas and roses or white hobnail vases make great centerpieces. Finish the look with lace table linens as the perfect backdrop.