When we think of iconic items from the 1970s we are instantly met with images of space-hoppers, tank tops, colourful kitchenalia and of course the humble VW Camper van. Owning one of these fine examples of German engineering has increasingly become popular with VW festivals popping up all over the UK and with its links to the surf and retro scenes there are a growing number of people interested in owning one.
yay retro! recently met up online with Mark and Lowri Woods of The Blue Bay camper Co. who were bitten by the VW bug 4 years ago and have grown this love into a viable wedding business. Mark tells us: ‘We always had a desire to move into business from the moment we bought our VW Camper as a project over 3 years ago. Initially as a means of raising the funds we needed to keep her motoring, we soon grew this idea when we started planning our own wedding. We realised from the great things family and friends were saying about our plans that we could actually turn our love for all things vintage into a business and that VW camper hire for weddings in particular were the way forward.
The Blue Bay Camper Co was born, and has grown to offer other services such as hire of vintage wedding accessories but it is the experience of planning their own wedding and that iconic vehicle that is driving people to use their service. The couple say the thing that has helped us so far is that people respond to the passion we have for vintage – they like that we enjoy what we do and that we want the best for them and that includes going the extra mile…
Mark and Lowri also confess a love for the great outdoors and found yay retro! during one of their routine searches for items for retro picnics:
‘We fell instantly for yay retro’s bold crockery, they are just ideal for a retro picnic wedding theme and we couldn’t resist recommending this theme and yay retro! to our customers this month through our blog – yay retro!’s finds and our VW camper are the perfect great match’If you would like to find out more about The Blue Bay Camper Co. you can visit their website here. blog comments powered by Disqus