Wedding How-To: Decorate with Vintage Details

From easy DIY to fabulous flea-market finds to inexpensive big box grabs, laugh and love in style with vintage details that add throw-back glam to your wedding day.

Vintage wearables

Go vintage from the ground up with a pair of pretty vintage-inspired wedding shoes and a vintage-inspired floral head band.

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David Robertson // Happy Wedd

Country fair mason jars

Secure a thick ribbon of burlap around a glass mason jar, and then add a layer of twine; or paint your mason jars a pretty vintage color like the ones below. Mason jar painting how-to here.

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Jane Allen Photography

Recycled tin can painted vases

Don’t discard your fruit and vegetable cans. Wash them, paint them, add some twine, and throw in some fresh wild flowers. The end result? The perfect vintage table decor!

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Jackson & Co Photography

Mix-and-match vintage china serving set

Set your celebration table with an eclectic mix of china and glassware.

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Vintage party favors

Give your guests the gift of vintage in the form of homemade jellies, jams or salsa.

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David Robertson

Floral wedding wall

Say ‘I do’ in front of a pretty vintage floral wallpaper display.

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Blue Eyed Yonder

Vintage fabric pennant banners

Great for a vintage wedding, eye-catching pennant banners take on the look of the fabric you choose. For ‘50s style, stick with florals in soft pinks and greens. For mid-century modern, choose a more abstract design. See Home Based Mom’s fabric pennant banner DIY tutorial here.

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Jane Allen Photography

Vintage style getaway car

Make your escape in a vintage car like the ‘57 Chevrolet Bel-Air below.

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Classic Nation

Vintage tin cans

Driving off in a vintage car? Don’t forget the most important accessory – vintage ‘wish us well’ car cans!

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Leentje Schoofs


For more vintage wedding decor ideas, visit our Pinterest page.