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Winter Wedding Inspiration

Having recently been asked to put together some ideas for planning a winter wedding with beautiful icy blues, silvers and whites we’ve created this Winter Wedding mood board to include inspiration from some of our favourite suppliers and Vintage Dorset props and accessories. Check out the suppliers listed below or if you want help or ideas for venue dressing your wedding just get in touch with us HERE

Pictures from a Vintage wedding in Dorset - a Winter ice wedding

Picture credits:

Clockwise from top right:

  1. Selection of blue vintage china from Vintage Dorset
  2. Beautiful pale blue and white butterfly cupcakes from Nibble & Scoff
  3. Icy blue hand made fairy lights from the talented Wendy at Red Brick Glass
  4. Delicate blue teapot from Vintage Dorset
  5. Wedding place cards with blue china from Vintage Dorset – we can also provide tags with thin coloured ribbons
  6. Silver teaspoon on blue china Vintage Dorset
  7. Table flowers (in teacups, cream jugs and teapots) from Vintage Dorset
  8. White ice wedding cake from the amazing Joella at Nibble & Scoff
  9. More Vintage Dorset china – dinner plates for hire and blue vintage table cloths
  10. Winter hand-tied wedding flowers and bridal bouquet’s from the lovely Pygmalion Florists in Weymouth

Pictures are copyright Vintage Dorset or belong to the suppliers listed above.


Published by vdorset, on 31st January 2012 at 9:16 am. Filled under: Christmas,Vintage Activities,Vintage Events,Vintage Fashion Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Winter Wedding Inspiration

Downton Abbey Inspiration Board

If you’re planning something special this autumn or dreaming about your Christmas arrangements then why not make it a truly indulgent occasion by borrowing a little of the Downton Abbey style? We’ve put our favourite ideas together for this luxurious Inspiration Board – get ready to swoon!

Inspiration from Downton AbbeyAll pictures are copyright © published here by kind permission. See below for license holder details

Dorset has such perfect venues to bring themed events to life and with so many fashions and accessories reflecting vintage loveliness at the moment as well as our own vintage china and props for finishing touches its easy to re-create this elegant style.

Contributors & Credits

Check out our Inspiring Contributors here and do get in touch with us at Vintage Dorset for china hire, authentic props & venue dressing. Going to be a sumptuous Christmas this year!

Clockwise from top right

  • Jewellery and Watches from Marks & Spencer’s These lovelies were spotted by the super blogger Fabfrocks who kindly shared this picture from the recent M&S Teaparty for bloggers – read her post here
  • Lion head door knocker at Tatton Park – picture copyright © Steve Atkins Photography
  • Leluxe Catalogue downloadLace and beadwork dresses – gorgeous turn of the century & 1920’s reproduction dresses from the lovely Leluxe Clothing now based in Ross-on-Wye in the UK. Their catalogue is stunning…
  • Pure Wool Cloche Hat Marks & Spencer’s
  • Vintage Props Typewriter and Picture Frame Vintage Dorset
  • Teacup and candlestick Vintage Dorset
  • Norburton Hall – sumptuous Arts & Crafts Movement Country House, events and holiday venue Norburton Hall Burton Bradstock, Dorset – perfect for elegant functions, music recitals, functions and weddings in the grounds
  • Silver plate teapot and Vintage China Hire Vintage Dorset picture copyright © Steve Atkins Photography
  • Old Voluntary Car Pool Austin at Dorset Steam Fair – these cars were used during the first and second wars image Vintage Dorset
  • Vintage style Comb by Julia Beazley of Vintage Tiaras
  • A truly remarkable vintage Wedding Venue – Dorset’s own Milton Abbey and Estate – Milton Abbey


Published by vdorset, on 3rd October 2011 at 10:02 pm. Filled under: Vintage Activities,Vintage Events,Vintage Fashion,Vintage Local History Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off on Downton Abbey Inspiration Board