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Etsy UK Wedding Event Round-Up

May 22, 2013

by Emily Dean handmade and vintage goods

Back in April, with the wedding season once again on the horizon, we were busy pulling together some of the best and brightest wedding finds on Etsy to showcase at our first ever weddings event in the UK.

With one-of-a-kind inspiration for brides, grooms, family and friends we wanted a bit of everything to help get the creative juices flowing!


Guests had the chance to get their hair styled by Emily from The Wedding Hair Company and try on some beautiful wedding hair pieces from the likes of AgnesHart and FancyBOWtiqueBridal.

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Endless fun was had in our ‘Stag’ photobooth from LookLook with props from TheHappyWeddingCo.


There were lots of treasures to be found in our Bridal Boudoir, from WillowMoone’s Gatsby inspired dress, to a 1950s lacy tea wedding dress from LizzieJayne. We were also lucky enough to have some fabulous vintage furniture from Classic Crockery who hire out all their top vintage finds for weddings.

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Parapluie Events hosted wedding workshops throughout the day where guests could try their hand at creating colour themed pom poms and personalised wedding favours! Each guest was also treated to a delicious wedding cocktail courtesy of St Germain.

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of our partners and of course to everyone who came down and enjoyed themselves!

For more pictures from the event visit our Facebook, and join the Twitter discussion @EtsyUK with hashtag #EtsyWed. You can also search wedding items from UK sellers and sign up here for shopping inspiration from the UK team.


  • richdon1 said 6 years ago

    I love the dress by Willow Moone. VINTAGE Gatsby to me is the most appealing in every arena. Very pretty choices.

  • materialrat said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous ans inspirational! There are so many great ideas, it is always pleasure to see so many creative people and their wonderful works!

  • mazedasastoat said 6 years ago

    I have a friend whose daughter is a recently qualified hairdresser. She found that if she advertised her services as a "wedding hairdresser" she could charge exactly double the price. My advice is to avoid buying anything with "wedding" in the title for your big day if you can, don't buy anything from wedding shows, & save yourself a hefty chunk of money that would be better off going towards your life than funding a glorified party on a single day.

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  • SilkBowTies said 6 years ago

    Thank you EtsyUK for all your hard work!

  • MegansMenagerie said 6 years ago

    So beautiful and inspiring!!!

  • bellasparty said 6 years ago

    Awesome! Love, love the dresses and vintage furniture!!

  • Bridalize said 6 years ago

    love it. The dress is beautiful.

  • WhisperingOak said 6 years ago

    It looks like a great event where everybody had fun.

  • StillVintage said 6 years ago

    I wish I was there participating in one of the workshops learning to make party favors

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  • DarkBluebell said 6 years ago

    Beautiful. Love the bridal boudoir!

  • NicolasKnitKnacks said 6 years ago

    Brilliant piece, I wish I was able to participate in the workshops but unfortunatly to far away!

  • LivingVintage said 6 years ago

    Awesome! Makes me want to get married.

  • HouseOfMirth said 6 years ago

    Sounds like lots of fun.

  • WeddingAmbience said 6 years ago

    Wow! Looks like it was a great event. I hope Etsy will do something similar in the US.

  • Aristocrafts said 6 years ago

    Everything looks so beautiful, just exquisite! Really wish I could be there, Spain is not that far from the UK after all :). Congratulations to all the sellers participating and to the Etsy UK team, it really looks like a fantastic showcase!

  • agebo said 6 years ago

    Beautiful! Love those dresses and vintage furniture!

  • BrianaEdelmanDesigns said 6 years ago

    What a great day they had. I love those custom map postcards!

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  • catherinewoodall said 6 years ago

    Thank-you Etsy UK team for all your hard work (and for including one of my lapel pins!). It looks like it was an amazing day. Brilliant!

  • jess2712 said 6 years ago

    Was a lovely showcase of work. I went along to the Etsy UK wedding talk on the friday afternoon! Looking forward to more events from Etsy UK! :)

  • NirvanaRoad said 6 years ago

    I would love to attend! This looks fun.

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    Jenni Bryan from STNstationery said 6 years ago

    I totally missed this blog post! Thank you so much for including my invitations (I can spot a few on the top pic). :-D I'm grinning from ear to ear!

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