15 Fab Ways to Incorporate Antiques Into Your Wedding Décor

by Libby MacCarthy
antique car | Full Spectrum Photography | Blog.theknot.com

If you love going antiquing or live by the philosophy that one man's trash is another's treasure, you're in for a treat. While antique, vintage and retro props are nothing new to weddings, lately we've been seeing couples getting creative with everything from salvaged windows to funky brass figurines and rusty trinkets to make some totally enviable ceremony and reception decor. Weathered wood accents pair perfectly with a rustic, country affair, while silver, brass or copper accents will add a refined edge to an industrial-inspired event. Check out some of our favorite ideas below!

vintage window backdrop | Jen Fariello Photography | Blog.theknot.com
ladder ceremony backdrop | Lauren Fair Photography | Blog.theknot.com
vintage feather boutonniere | April Smith & Co. Photography | Blog.theknot.com
vintage glasses | Frenzel Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique bathtub cooler | Sweet Tea Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique cocktail lounge | Todd White Photography | Blog.theknot.com
vintage plates | Lily Glass Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique props | Mademoiselle Fiona Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique centerpieces | Moondance Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique tin centerpieces | Allison Garrett Photographer| Blog.theknot.com
vintage book centerpieces | Greer G Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique reception decor | Steve Steinhardt Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique typewriter guest book | Nancy Ray Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique trunk dessert display | Aster & Olive Photography | Blog.theknot.com
antique car | Full Spectrum Photography | Blog.theknot.com

1. & 2. Antique Ceremony Backdrops

Photo: Jen Fariello Photography, From the album: A Buckner Farm Wedding in Hood, Virginia; Photo: Lauren Fair Photography, From the album: An Eclectic Wedding in Reading, PA

3. Skeleton Key Boutonniere

Photo: April Smith & Co. Photography, From the album: A Desert Foothills Wedding in Scottsdale, Arizona

4. Colored Glasses

Photo: Frenzel Photography, From the album: A Shabby-Chic Wedding in Nashville, TN

5. Claw Foot Tub Cooler

Photo: Sweet Tea Photography, From the album: A Quirky Vintage Wedding in Unison, VA

6. Sophisticated Antique Lounge

Photo: Todd White Photography, From the album: A Romantic Postcard-Inspired Shoot in Dripping Springs, Texas

7. Floral China

Photo: Lily Glass Photography, From the album: A Lovely Vintage Wedding in Granville, OH

8. Antique Tools

Photo: Mademoiselle Fiona Photography, From the album: A Foundry Wedding in Long Island City, New York

9. Brass Figurines

Photo: Moondance Photography, From the album: A Vintage Industrial Styled Wedding Shoot at Soulard Station in St. Louis, Missouri

10. Tin Can Centerpieces

Photo: Allison Garrett Photographer, From the album: A Simple, Rustic Wedding in Walton, NE

11. Antique Book Centerpieces

Photo: Greer G Photography, From the album: A Bright Spring Wedding in New Orleans, LA

12. Mismatched Antique Chairs

Photo: Steve Steinhardt Photography, From the album: A Luxe Wedding at Hôtel Chateau d'Esclimont in Bleury-Saint-Symphorien, France

13. Typewriter Guest Book

Photo: Nancy Ray Photography, From the album: A Natural Outdoor Wedding in Cary, NC

14. Salvaged Trunk Dessert Display

Photo: Aster & Olive Photography, From the album: A Rustic Farm-Inspired Shoot at the Inn at Brandywine Falls in Northfield, Ohio

15. Antique Getaway Car

Photo: Full Spectrum Photography, From the album: An At-Home Wedding in Coto de Caza, California

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