A blast from the past

When you think of the hottest weddings in todays world, you're probably met with images of rustic, vintage elegance, are we right? One look at the leading Pinterest wedding boards will show you pastel, rusted, charming, and overall unique options for decorating your ceremony and reception. This vintage look is sweeping the nation, and we couldn't be happier! It's so easy to recreate an antique look for your wedding, and what is even better is the fact that it's a cheap way to make your ceremony as beautiful as possible with accents from your local antique shops or thrift stores.

A great way to begin planning a rustic themed wedding is to check out some local antique shops. This is one of the best ways to get some inspiration for your wedding. You'll be able to imagine your centerpieces, aisle way, and reception hall decorated in this vintage style when you're surrounded by beautiful pieces curated by those who have a passion for this sort of product. We'll be glad to let you know of all of the best thrift stores and antique shops in the Flint area so you can begin your tour of inspiration on the right foot!

If you want to plan a tour of antique shops in the area to gather inspiration for your wedding ceremony, you're in luck, as Flint is filled with amazing options. Be sure to check out Carriage Town Antique Center, Genevieve's Antique Treasures, Antiques by Cecilia, Lilaby Creek Antiques, Bristol Torrey Trade Center, Collette's Vintage and Antique Mall, Kathy's Korner Estate Sales, Memories Antique Mall, St Vincent De Paul Thrift Store, Wears Like New Consignment, and more...There's simply too many for us to list here, but you're sure to get a good start by checking out what's supplied at these stores.

There are some trends that you'll want to pay attention to if you're looking to complete to rustic, vintage wedding look. Mint is a big color this season, as it goes perfectly with pinks and other light colors associated with the vintage theme. Forget about traditional centerpieces and try to use a vintage element to expand on. Suitcases and gramophones are beautiful additions, as well as birdcages, hanging frames, flower filled jam jars, chinaware, stained glassware, inspired garlands, lace features, wooden accessories, and a plethora of flowers from a just-picked setting. All of these features will have you with a great wedding.

A well planned rustic wedding will leave your guests with fantastic memories of your ceremony for years to come. In fact, you might even notice that you get complimented on your wedding on social networks by people you don't even know! While you're in the planning process of your ceremony in Flint, be sure to keep in mind the fact that this is one of the most important times of your life. It deserves your special attention, but don't wipe yourself out! After reading this guide, your wedding is sure to carry the rustic elegance that you're looking for.