Vintage wedding decor at it’s finest – Mashed

This year has been off to a great start!  The Annual Hamilton-Halton Wedding Show kicked off the busy season on January 11 & 12 at the Careport Centre.  Once again we paired up with the sensational baking duo, Marietta and Lola at Enticing Icings in Beamsville.

To keep in line with the new vintage and rustic wedding decorating trends, we put a glam spin on our rustic and vintage décor this year and added tons of gold glitter!  Gold glitter tin cans, love letters and table runners were in order along with gold beaded cakes and gold glitter candles.  We even custom designed a new burlap, lace and tassle backdrop this year!

Our favourite part of the show?  Apart from the amazing grilled cheese and tomato soup across the aisle from us, the delectable mousse beside us and of course the scrumptious cupcakes at our booth, we loved meeting all of the wonderful brides-to-be this year.  We look forward to working with you and thanks for stopping by booth 169 🙂

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The secret to success in vintage and rustic wedding decorating…

So many times I am asked by my clients or my friends – “What is your secret when it comes to styling vintage and rustic wedding decor?”.  I thought I’d write a blog post to share my deepest, darkest secrets.

Here it is….ready?  My big secret to rustic and vintage wedding decorating is…..DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY.  There is no special formula for determining which pieces work best with what or which vintage vase looks best with that gorgeous vintage suitcase that you found.  I could come up with some fancy formula that takes into account colour palette, size, height, location, etc. but I feel like I would be doing everyone a disservice.  That is the beauty about vintage and rustic decor.  It is all about your personal taste and sometimes the more mismatched and eclectic it is, the more beautiful it looks.  Anything goes!

And there it is, my secrets revealed.  Did I help or disappoint? 🙂

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