Here at Glamour & Grace, on Fridays we show gorgeous images. This breath-taking shoot photographed by Archetype is almost too dreamy for words. The Swan House is already a stunning one of a kind venue, but add in styling by the fabulous Sapphire Events and it is a knock-out. Every detail is effortlessly elegant. And the vintage gown from Gossamer is sweet romance personified (am I the only one who wants to steal it?)

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic bridal hair | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

organic bouquet | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

neutral makeup | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

gold calligraphy invitation | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

Swan House wedding | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic place setting | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic chair florals | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic cake | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

romantic vintage wedding inspiration | Archetype | Glamour & Grace

Photography | Koby & Terilyn Brown, Archetype | Venue | Swan House | Styling & Design | Sapphire Events | Florals | Gertie Maes | Ribbon | Silk & Willow | Cake | Melissa’s Fine Pastries | Place Settings | Anthropologie | Linens | I Do Linens | Rentals | Nuage Designs | Paper Goods | Small Chalk | Gown | Gossamer | Hair Accessories | Lacielle Roselle | Makeup | Valerie Gernhauser  | Hair | Terilyn Brown | Scans | Richard Photo Lab | Models | Nicole & Tyler Gatlin

I love seeing brides get the chance to wear their grandmother’s wedding gowns. It is not always possible, if it wasn’t saved or isn’t in good enough shape, but it is one of the sweetest details you can have in your wedding. Today’s wedding from Blueberry Creative is so lovely, especially since the bride wore her grandmother’s gorgeous gown. Paired with a necklace from her other grandmother and a darling bow in her hair, the look is timeless.

Our wedding was a fall affair with oranges, greens, yellows and gray. We chose Raleigh so the wedding was a destination affair for everyone but the bride and groom. The chapel allowed us to have a picturesque ceremony and an intimate reception.

heirloom wedding gown | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

bow hair | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

dad putting on grandmother's necklace | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

heirloom wedding gown | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

orange and yellow bouquet | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

heirloom necklace | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

gray bridesmaids | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

wool suit groom | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

lego cufflinks | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

The most important part of the wedding was making sure the day reflected us. The food we love, the music we danced to, and the people who are important to us. Our older brother officiate the ceremony, our closest friends were in the wedding party and our parents and extended family flew in from across the country. Our parents went to high school together. Both sets of partners are high school sweet hearts for Kellam High School in Virginia Beach. The groom’s father was the best man in the bride’s father’s wedding 30 years ago.

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

The groom, Dane, made the art for the cocktail hour, wedding portraits from our friends and family that had been married the year before. He also made the welcome sign, the place cards, and the beverage signs. Dane’s partners made the M&M Wedding favors and Katie’s Great Aunt Joan made the wedding cake. My favorite part of the day was the dance party. It was great to be surrounding by friends and family have a great evening.

fall centerpiece | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

orange cake | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

intimate autumn wedding | Blueberry Creative | Glamour & Grace

Photography and Videography | Blueberry Creative | Venue | All Saints Chapel | Planning | A Southern Soiree | Florist | The English Garden | Caterer | Rocky Top Catering | Rentals | CE Rentals | Band | Hotcakes Band | Gown | Heirloom gown altered by Larisa Style | Hair | Alter Ego

I am so excited to announce a new series on Glamour & Grace today called Heirloom Inspiration. I will be going through all the fabulous heirlooms you may have passed down from your family and showing great ways to feature them in your wedding. Up first are vintage mirrors! I have this really gorgeous mirror that I received after my Nana passed that I have long thought would be a fabulous piece at a wedding. Mirrors, especially meaningful vintage ones, add tons of character to an event. So here they are, 6 fabulous ways to use vintage mirrors on your wedding day!

6 ways to use vintage mirrors

1. Table Numbers – This is probably one of my all time favorite table number ideas! Small table mirrors are perfect for this and such a conversation piece!

mirror table number | Mary Fields Photography

Mary Fields Photography from Glamour & Grace

mirror table numbers

RomaBea Images from Wedding Chicks | Chelsea Nicole Photography from Style Me Pretty

2. Escort Display – I love these two ways of utilizing mirrors for escort displays. Either as a cute sign, or for a larger mirror using the mirror itself. This couple made it easy and printed off their names and then placed it on this statement piece mirror for a beautiful look.

vintage mirror escort cards

RomaBea Images from Wedding Chicks | Anna Hardy from Rock n’ Roll Bride

3. Guest Book – A lovely mirror set up at your guest book is a wonderful addition. You can even take it a step further and have guests sign the mirror with a glass safe pen.

mirror guest book | Jose Villa

Jose Villa Photography from Style Me Pretty

4. Program – I fell in love with this idea of a hanging mirror near the ceremony for the programs. No need to waste paper and the look is gorgeous.

vintage mirror program | Blue Rose Photography

Blue Rose Photography from Glamour & Grace

5. Signage – If you have a larger piece it is a great idea to use for signage. Welcome your guests with your favorite piece or try your monogram or writing out a meaningful quote.

Sandoval Studios Photography from Style Me PrettyKristen Booth from Le Magnifique

welcome mirror

Harwell Photography from Style Me Pretty

6. Decoration – Worry about writing on it? Use your mirror along with some other great pieces to set up a beautiful cake display or lounge area.

vintage mirror | Gianny Campos Photography

Gianny Campos from Wedding Unveiled

vintage mirror decor

Juliane Masciana Photography from 100 Layer CakeWedding Belles from Ruffled

What do you think? Would you want to use vintage mirrors for your big day? If you love the look but don’t have a family piece to use, there are many vintage rental companies that have great pieces like these for rent.

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