If you did it, what are/were your "somethings"?

posted 2 years ago in Traditions
Post # 2
3697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Old – my ring (1920’s), grandmothers hand embroidered hankie

new – my dress, shoes, jewelry

borrowed – grandmothers hand embrodered hankie

blue – my garter (DH is Scottish and it was his family tartan which has blue in it). 

Post # 3
1500 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: Disneyland - January 2016

Old- Tiara I bought from Disneyland earlier this year from our first trip together

New- Haha, everything!

Borrowed- Still figuring this one out 🙁

Blue: Tiny crystals shaped like Mickey that will be subtley placed in my hair

Post # 4
1028 posts
Bumble bee

Mine were all jewelry.

Old: a family heirloom diamond ring I wore on my right hand.

New: a diamond heart necklace my husband gave me as a wedding day gift

Borrowed: My Godmother’s diamond ring which I also wore on my right hand

Blue: Blue sapphire and diamond earrings. I also have natural blue diamonds in my wedding bands. 

Post # 5
1377 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015


New: My dress, my last name!

Borrowed/Old: A pearl necklace that’s been in many family weddings

Blue: my e-ring and my earrings are blue diamonds. 

Post # 6
2134 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

New:  Dress

Old/Borrowed: A garnet necklace that was my stepmom’s mother’s.

Blue:  My shoes had a pop of blue on the footbed- you could see it through the peep toe

Post # 7
194 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Old: mothers pendant from when she was a kid

new: dress

borrowed: headpiece frI’m a friend

blue: garter 

and my dad even put a penny in my shoe and I still have it 🙂

Post # 8
1441 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

New: dress

Old: pearl necklace my mom had given me years ago

borrowed: pearl earrings from a family friend

blue: painted my toenails navy blue (also helped me be honeymoon-ready!)

Post # 9
760 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

Old: Great-grandmother’s silver locket that had her mom’s photo in it.

New: Jewelry, dress

Borrowed: Trio of hankies from SMIL and SIL (SILs had been used in her wedding a year before)

Blue: 10-yards of blue tulle sewn into my dress (rather than wearing a slip with extra tulle) – I also had blue delphiniums in my hair

Post # 10
1829 posts
Buzzing bee

Mine will be:

Old: a little pin with my name in it that I was given as a baby. 

New: dress, shoes. 

Borrowed: hair clip from my sister. 

Blue: I plan on finding pale blue underwear (provided it works with my dress). 

Post # 11
488 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

Old: vintage sequin lace to wrap around my bouquet 

New: earrings

Borrowed: my sister’s veil (hmm that’s full of holes but I’m determined to wear it).

Blue: garter and the sapphire in my ring

Technically my dress and shoes could count as something old and something new (they’re second-hand but new to me!).

Post # 12
4961 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

BurlapnLace:  Old – My engagement ring (DH’s great grandmothers from the 1930’s!)

New – My dress, shoes, etc etc

Borrowed – My mom’s pearls that my sister is in possession of

Blue – I attached two photo charms to my bouquet and the florist tied it on with light blue translucent ribbons

Post # 13
1959 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Old- Grandmothers ring, given to me upon her passing, attached to bouquet with ribbon

New- My dress

Borrowed-Other grandmother’s brooch also attached to bouquet, borrowed from my mom

Blue- Pale blue ribbon bow on garter

Post # 14
865 posts
Busy bee


Something old: My great grandmother’s  (who I was name after) locket.  It’s not really my style so I had it on my boquet instead 🙂

Something new: My husband bought me a beautiful new pair of ear rings 🙂

Something borrowed: a hankerchief from my mother in law

Something blue: My panties and garter!


Post # 15
3994 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013


New: Dress (and below necklace)

Old/borrowed: my mom’s gold bracelet. Simple and beautiful.

Blue: my dad bought me a beautiful necklace with a blue, pear shaped topaz jewel (I think that’s what it is).

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