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Vintage military wedding ideas – real wedding inspiration

If you’re styling a vintage military wedding then I’ve a feeling you’ll love Sara and Dave’s wedding blog. They’re a fantastic couple with a great sense of style, and used lengths of bunting and traditional decorations to theme their gorgeous wedding.

vintage wedding (1)Not only are there loads of ideas for you from Sara & Dave’s big day, I’ve created a vintage military wedding Pinterest board with more ideas to share with you – so if you’re planning a similar style for your day, do have a look!

Congratulations to Sara and Dave, and my huge thanks to Jamie from Vickerstaff Photography for sharing the wedding photos on English Wedding Blog for us all to enjoy this morning.

Have a lovely day everyone! Claire xxx
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Ideas for styling your own vintage wedding with a military influence

  • Begin with the colours of your military uniform as a base for your venue styling
  • Use old maps for table plans and table numbers
  • Vintage suitcases have a nostalgic feel to them – add flowers and pretty decorations to jazz them up (but resist painting them white!)
  • Incorporate vintage buttons with your flowers and stationery (see my blog post from Kirstie Allsopp’s vintage wedding)
  • Save money by being thrifty – post war weddings weren’t extravagant, just made with love!

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Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in 2011 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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4 COMMENTS
  • Martin Hambleton
    5 years ago

    I like a good military wedding …. and this is a good one! Great work from Vickerstaff Photography as usual.

  • Another set of beautiful and inspired images by one of our favourite photographers – Vickerstaff! Love the brides gown and the whole feel of the wedding is very intimate – just gorgeous! xx

  • BrideTide
    5 years ago

    Every photo is divine!! Truly romantic and sincere. Love a man in uniform 🙂

  • Thank you for the lovely comments everyone, it was a great day and Claire has done a fab job on the article!!

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