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A Vintage Wedding

Jennifer —  April 30, 2012 — 9 Comments

Yesterday, I couldn’t keep my eyes open.  I was exhausted from wedding week.  Last week was filled with 6am-3pm work hours so I could get off work and focus on wedding.  I sewed, hot-glued, thrift store shopped and rummaged through friends/family of the brides stuff.  Saturday I showed up at the venue at 7am and didn’t leave until 11:30pm after it was all cleaned up.  Thank goodness it was a golf club and had locker rooms for me to get ready.  Today I want to show you the goal and outcome and in the weeks to come (with some house rehab posts mixed in between)  I will show you how I did it all.

The Theme:  Vintage Wedding on a serious budget

Needs to accomplish:

  • furniture  ( all types of vintage furniture)
  • old trinkets, vintage books
  • tables
  • tablecloths
  • Flowers
  • Mason Jars
  • Serving platters for sweets table and cupcake table
  • Table Runners
  • Dance Floor on a budget
  • Candles
  • Mood lighting
  • old doors
  • Photo booth (DIY)

Our little community is great.  I borrowed tables from a local camp,her brother  built stuff,  sewed stuff,  borrowed mason jars from the brides friend (who just got married), her aunt volunteered to pick wild flowers, I used left over flowers the florist had from the bouquets and corsage, we collected and borrowed old doors, I hot glued,  spray painted, and moved a ton of furniture…all in a matter of three days.  This is how it all turned out…

The reception was indoors and outdoors.  Here is the outside part:

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