Entries in wedding ideas (2)

Monday
Jan262015

A Bingo-Themed Wedding: The Perfect Mix of Modern and Vintage

A Bingo-Themed Wedding: The Perfect Mix of Modern and Vintage

When people consider a vintage theme for their wedding, it’s mostly because they want to exude elegance and sophistication, without having to go over their budget on décor, or forcing their guests to invest in clothes that are too expensive just to fit in with the theme. In this sense, vintage weddings allow a great balance between elegance and functionality, and this makes them a great choice.

Still, some people can be uncomfortable with carrying a completely vintage theme. If you’re looking to add a touch of modern into your own wedding plans, you might want to consider a bingo-themed wedding.


orange and white wedding shower with bingo cards
Bingo is one of those games that have spanned generations, finding its roots in an Italian game from 1530. Over the years it has evolved into the game we all know and love, reached its heyday in the 1950s and slowly trickled down into a more retro pastime. However, in recent years, the game has made a comeback, with the BBC reporting that in the UK, the number of online bingo portals grew from 20 in 2004 to 350 in 2013. Free Bingo Hunter, a website specializing in cataloguing these online bingo portals, has found that each site has made the classic game of bingo into their own with various themes and attractive prizes.

Although not a lot of people still play the game at bingo halls, bingo has undoubtedly generated a following. By embracing modern technology, the industry has come back after its decline in the 60s, and this is something that you can take note of when you’re planning your vintage wedding as well.


bridal shower ideas bingo cards
You could have a wedding that goes full-on vintage, and use these vintage bingo cards as centerpieces or accents to your dining table.


place setting ideas bingo cards

Or you could make things a bit more modern with a pop of color, not just from the cards but also from the décor.


wedding guest book ideas bingo cards
Or, you could have a mix of both, with quiet elegance complimented by your choice of color combinations.

 

Monday
Jul042011

Wedding Inspiration: Red, White and Blue 4th of July

Wedding Inspiration: Red, White and Blue 4th of July.  Hopefully tonight you are enoying a BBQ and watching fireworks and that you are with friends and family. The 4th of July holiday has always been a popular wedding time. And it is no wonder. Some of these July 4th weddings are truly unique and beautiful. 

Ever since I saw The Little Orphan Annie, I wanted fireworks. And well sparklers are the next best thing. How romantic is this picture?

wedding themes

How is this for a little vintage and red white and Blue? 
wedding color inspiration

This inspiration board below really shows that color can go a long way to bringing out the theme of the wedding. The 4th of July wedding theme is sure to end in fireworks. 

wedding inspiration boardsA very safe and happy 4th of July! xo