Archive | May, 2013

Etsy UK Brings A Little Magic To London

31 May

I recently attended Etsy UK’s first bridal event in London. Aside from elegantly displayed – and exceptionally beautiful – handmade and vintage wedding fayre, I loved the arts and crafts workshops hosted by Parapluie Events. I blogged about my experience on my other page, where I regularly write about my general interests, with a particular focus on antique and vintage. Here’s my review…


This weekend saw Etsy UK’s first ever wedding event in London – an interactive, vintage-themed exhibition for those looking for creative ideas for their big day.

Held at Gallery Soho, the intimate setting boasted two floors of gorgeous fashion, stationery, jewellery, home furnishings and craft workshops. There was something for everyone, from Hollywood-siren oppulence in the form of a show-stopping, sequin-covered, gold, vintage gown to the endearing charm of handmade cushions, adorable wedding cake toppers and button-decorated, pastel-coloured bouquets.


For vintage lovers like myself, it was an intoxicating way to spend my Saturday morning, putting me in a joyful mood for the rest of the day.


The downstairs showed off a range of wares from Etsy sellers and there was a free hair consultation and styling session for any girl wanting to see which vintage look would be the most flattering at her pending nuptials. Like a magpie, I found…

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