Tag: vintage crockery
Sasha and Alan wanted a special beachside party with lots of vintage charm to mark their Silver Anniversary. Taking advantage of the gorgeous Branksome Dene Chine on their doorstep, an unexpected burst of late summer sunshine and Vintage Dorset helping with the event styling – this was the perfect opportunity for a Sunny Anniversary!
Vintage Styling – Bunting, Flowers and Props!
This party for around 80 guests was steeped in nostalgia and colour – and designed to be fun and informal. Mixing vintage props with loads of bunting and flowers, gorgeous vintage tablecloths and lots of vintage china we transformed Branksome Dene Chine Community Room into an old fashioned tea shoppe. Its rare to find a venue that is literally on the beach and when the heavens indulged us with late summer heat this became the best possible spot for tiffin! The kids loved our old vintage toy cash register and it was great fun bringing out our old kitchen scales, a washboard and galvanised bucket of flowers and our old ships lantern. It seemed very fitting to use some nautical vintage so close to the coast!
Food – sandwiches, cakes, scones, cake-stands and vintage china – swoon!
Sasha and Alan’s family supplied sandwiches from the Marks & Spencer entertaining range (you only need to give 2 days notice for these great value gorgeous sarnies) and with pink lemonade, sparkling wine, Sgt Bun’s superb scones and cakes from the WI / Country Markets everything was perfect for a vintage afternoon tea in flip flops!
Here are some more pictures including the gorgeous cake stands and serving platters, tablecloths and beautiful food!
Vintage styling is great for adding sparkle to all kinds of special occasions – its informal and fun and can be great value – especially if you are adding your own food items or want to use your own venue. If you need venue styling, vintage china hire or help finding local food providers and staff for your event then get in touch with us HERE.
Congratulations to Sasha & Alan & thank-you for the delicious bottle of wine!
Although we do a lot of wedding crockery hire and vintage tableware, its not very often we go to wedding events to show off our vintage china. But, the Queens Hotel invited us along to their first ever Wedding Event to give visitors a flavour of how a vintage styled wedding might dress-up in their Art Deco setting. Vintage and more modern might seem a bit at odds with each other – but we seem to have found a way of making things work so if you love vintage but are having a reception in a more modern setting then come and see what we can do!
Along with lots of other wedding suppliers we’ll be there all day on Sunday 27th March so if you want to see our vintage crockery and vintage tableware first hand then this event is a great chance to come and have a chat with us.