The Schoolhouse

“When planning this shoot, I immediately wanted to create the theoretical couple that would dream of this incredibly authentic, retro schoolhouse vibe wedding,” recalls Mud Goddess Photography on their inspiration behind this shoot. “Ashley is an English teacher (hence the vintage copy of poems by Shakespeare and the Shakespeare quote on the chalkboard). Dustin teaches Social […]

The Dos and Don’ts of DIY

by Yasmine Rogers Just like any good thing in life- the key is moderation and our old faithful, DIY, is as true to that philosophy as any. At Vintage Bride we feel it’s imperative to make sure you know exactly what you’re in for. Whilst fans of the DIY wedding (and all things handmade); some […]

DIY Crochet Bolero / Shrug Patterns

As so many vintage brides include a touch of DIY on their wedding days I thought today I would share some super cute downloadable crochet bolero / shrug patterns – some are vintage and some are modern but classic styles.  Evenings, particularly in the cooler months, can be a little chilly even for an excitable […]

Detachable collars for wedding dresses

When it comes to vintage inspired weddings gowns there really is so much more than the generic dresses that pop up in the standard bridal gown stores.  A design feature that I really adore is a gown with a collar.  This was something that had it’s peak of popularity in the 30s through to the […]

Kimberley Woodward Designs Christmas Giveaway

One of our favourite bridal designers, Kimberley Woodward Designs, has a very special give away in the lead up to Christmas.  This gorgeous silk bridal robe with gold French Chantilly lace applique is up for grabs for one very lucky bride.  This would be such a cute robe to be wearing for some spectacular getting […]

Vintage Inspired Country Weddings in Mudgee

Australian couples who are planning a vintage inspired wedding in the countryside are spoilt with options for locations for the perfect wedding location.  Often the hardest decision is choosing where!!  There are many hidden little gems throughout Australia and one of those such locations is the Mudgee Region in Central NSW.   How to plan […]

Fresh Flower Alternatives for Bridal Bouquets

Many of us absolutely love fresh floral bouquets, but for a growing number of brides it’s either not their thing or not an option for all manner of reasons. If anyone in the bridal party has allergies, or brides are busy planning a destination wedding and want the ability to bring their bouquet with them […]

Vintage Glass Milk Bottle Wedding Inspiration

We all know that an amazing looking wedding is filled with special little details.  A detail that I absolutely adore is vintage glass milk bottles.  These nifty little pieces can be styled in so many different ways from the more traditional serving of individual little milks with a striped straw through to centrepieces or even […]

Fletcher & Grace Launches their Stunning new Bridal Hair Accessory Collection

Fletcher & Grace is a name of style, quality and timeless beauty when it comes to wedding jewellery & accessories for Australian brides.  We’ve always loved their breathtaking collections which are always the perfect pieces for the modern vintage bride. Living their motto of ‘providing beautiful bridal accessories at incredibly affordable prices’,  Fletcher & Grace […]

Kate & David’s Retro Inspired Wedding in Germany

“You know the story- Boy meets girl only in Kate and David’s case the girl met the boy half a world away!  Seven years ago expat Kate left Melbourne for a study stint in Germany, in a small town near Berlin. On the dance floor one night she met a rather charming German boy named David, who […]