• {It’s in the Details} Vintage Books

    Lately, vintage books have been popping up all over, especially in engagement shoots.  While I fall more on the side of organically fun engagement photos that show you as a couple vs. styled engagement shoots (I love looking at the styled shoots, but to me an engagement photo is supposed to capture the couple, not the props), my husband collects vintage books, so I am wishing we had used some in our photos somewhere.  Whether in engagement photos, or on your wedding day, vintage books are a fun and affordable way (check flea markets and yard sales!) of adding some vintage flair to your day.

    Props in a picnic engagement shoot
    Bottom Left: Maile Lani, Right: Adrienne Gunde

    In your centerpiece decor

    Left:  Via Once Wed, Right:  Ritzy Bee Events

    As placecards and favors
    As wedding invitations (yes, these are real wedding invitations!)
    Jessica Claire (and go here to see more on these incredible invitations)

    As DIY table numbers

    And these are just cool

    I want to stress that any DIY projects involving vintage books should include only books that are damaged, missing pages, etc.  Do NOT destroy books in good condition… 

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    1. Posted Mar 30 at 7:09 am | Permalink

      Be still my heart – I absolutely adore books and these ideas speak straight to me! I particularly love the invites. How incredibly original. Sigh – thank you for this daily dose of inspiration!

    2. Posted Mar 30 at 8:36 am | Permalink

      super cute… i love vintage everything

    3. Posted Apr 5 at 3:25 pm | Permalink

      oh my, every single photo is stunning! how incredibly lovely!

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