Opulent Baroque Wedding Ideas – Part 1

Vintage necklace

This styled shoot is the fabulous creation of Nicole Stachowiak (House of Elliot Boots) and Emma Hunt (Emma Hunt London), two incredibly talented and creative ladies, well known within the wedding industry. I was delighted when Nicole asked if I would like to supply the shoot with my vintage china items. The colour scheme was marsala and gold which is perfect as my vintage china hire collection contains gold gilt detailing. The images are so much more amazing than I Continue reading >>

Opulent Baroque Wedding Ideas – part 2

vintage dinner plate

Huge thanks and credit goes to:

Photography: Philippa Sian Photography | Venue: Purton House | Planner, Styling & Lace Boots: House of Elliot | Co-Stylist: Emma Hunt London | Videographer: McGill Sister Films | Dresses & Accessories: Chantal Mallett | Flowers: Jenny Fleur | Hair & Makeup: Patricia Soper | Model: Charlotte Godfrey | China and Crockery: Vintage Flair | Cake: Amy Swann Cakes | Macaroons & Cake Pops: The Centrepiece Cake Company | Cupcakes: Cakes by Krishanthi | Stationary: Continue reading >>

STAND UP TO CANCER at the Waldorf Hotel – with Louise Pentland

Waldorf Hotel London

As a supplier of tea parties, I receive tonnes of emails regarding charity events and it can be hard to choose which ones to support. However, when I received a call from the Stand Up To Cancer team I knew this would be a great one to help, especially when they mentioned it was in collaboration with Louise Pentland (A Sprinkle of Glitter).

The brief was fairly vague…an afternoon tea dance event at the Waldorf Hotel, London. My aim was Continue reading >>

Little Book For Brides

Little book for Brides

We are delighted to have been selected to feature alongside some of the finest, most respected wedding suppliers in the UK. Little Book For Brides is a great wedding planning directory which allows you to create a file of your dream suppliers, make contact with them and also lists special offers.  Its a really good time saving tool as it showcases all the suppliers ideal for elegant, luxurious and ‘something a bit unique’ weddings – no chocolate fountain here!

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Rachel and Dan’s Country House Wedding

Before meeting Rachel, we knew her wedding was going to be impressively creative due to seeing the talent in her dressmaking hobby, house of pinheiro  . These images show the result of Rachel and Dan’s planning to bring Rachel’s Brazilian traditions to an English country house in Kent. We were delighted to supply vintage china for the place settings and glass cake stands and bonbon dishes for Rachel’s traditional Brazilian sweets.

Rachel wore a Vera Wang dress, adapted to include Continue reading >>

An Essex Wedding Magazine

This month we are delighted to see our Easter themed shoot has been given a double spread in the Essex Wedding Magazine. The feature is packed with ideas for hosting an Easter wedding, from egg hunts to seasonal flowers.

Set in the beautiful woodland gardens at Baddow park Essex, this spring inspired shoot is brimming with pastels, gold and lots of pink!

Suppliers and credit given to…

Styled by: Vintage Flair www.vintageflairchinahire.co.uk Venue: Baddow Park www.baddowpark.com Photography: www.kerriemitchell.co.uk Flowers: lilyandmay.co.ukContinue reading >>

Jocelyn & Ben – Vintage at Wadhurst Castle

Naturally, all happy couples are happy on their wedding day, however, Jocelyn and Ben were the happiest, most emotional couple we have ever met. The photographs captured the pure emotion throughout family and friends and showed what a perfect wedding day it was. Here are all the details, as told by the bride…

Both Ben and I are from the Tunbridge Wells area we and wanted to hold our wedding locally. We married at St Alban’s Church, Frant, just outside Continue reading >>

Vintage Spring Photoshoot – part 1

vintage dinner plate

We receive numerous requests to supply wedding industry photo shoots and this made us realise it was about time we did our own! It didn’t take long to decide on the theme as Easter was just around the corner and our own gardens were beginning to spring to life. Easter Vintage Glamour was decided upon – with a focus on gold and Chanel pink; Elizabeth’s favourite lipstick! A list of our favourite Essex suppliers was then drafted and ideas began Continue reading >>

Vintage Spring Photoshoot – part 2

We are delighted to have our photoshoot featured on the amazing Want That Wedding blog. Click here to see our feature.


Suppliers and credit given to…

Styled by: Vintage Flair www.vintageflairchinahire.co.uk Venue: Baddow Park www.baddowpark.com Photography: www.kerriemitchell.co.uk Flowers: lilyandmay.co.uk Vintage Tableware, Linen & Props: www.vintageflairchinahire.co.uk Hair & Make up: www.essexweddingbeauty.co.uk Bridal Dress: www.kittyanddulcie.com Stationary: www.russetandgray.co.uk Wedding Cake: www.vintageflairchinahire.co.uk Model: Marie Louise Mansfield

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It’s all about green weddings

We’re all more conscious about looking after the environment these days and rightly so. It has now become an important topic when thinking about and planning for large events and weddings are no exception.

For some brides being eco-conscious is extremely important. We have definitely noticed a rise in people choosing their suppliers carefully to support local communities, asking about food miles, being more aware of waste and what can be reused or recycled. It is the reason that some Continue reading >>