Vintage Wedding Ideas: Second-hand Dishes and Tableware

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I love the look of mismatched vintage plates and other tableware at weddings. It’s charming, whimsical – and fun.

You can get a sweet deal on an assortment of vintage crockery at yard sales, rummage sales and second hand stores (I purchase several vintage plates at Value Village for $1 each.) Because you are having a small wedding, it won’t be as costly or difficult to outfit your wedding. (Don’t forget to check out these vintage napkins made from bedsheets!)

Keep the plates to use after the wedding, or sell them to other vintage brides. Another option, let your guests take their plates home!

Here are some images to inspire to get out there and start junkin':

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First Photo: Onada Photography; Second Photo: Country Living; Third Photo: Foxielicious; Fourth Photo: Samantha Luck; Fifth Photo: Martha Stewart; Sixth Photo: Ruffled Blog;  Seventh Photo: Once Wed: Eighth Photo: We Met at Tumbler: Ninth Photo: The Crockery Cupboard

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  1. Posted by Dognbird on March 30th, 2010 at 7:51pm

    Pure eye candy, I love this funky look!
  2. Posted by ashley bernard on September 28th, 2010 at 11:30pm

    where can you rent vintage style plates, cups and silverware? my wedding will be in lakeland, fl.

  3. Posted by Christina on September 29th, 2010 at 1:00pm

    Hi Ashley,

    I'm not sure where in Florida you can rent vintage tableware. Try yard sales, second hand stores and flea markets. Buying them this way can be cheaper than renting. Good luck!
  4. Posted by dilawaiz on October 25th, 2012 at 6:39am

    I am running a christian bridal dress center in Lahore Pakistan. I want to from you second hand dishes and tableware.
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