My grandmother paid for my wedding gown…she's been gone 10 years.

posted 3 years ago in Emotional
Post # 3
3016 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

And now I’m in tears. SNIF!

What a lovely surprise. And it will make that day extra special. 😀

Post # 4
313 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@BurlapnLace:  wow. I’m crying. My grandfather (who was like a dad to me) passed in 2010. Before he passed, he had a conversation with my dad that it was time for him to step up and “take care” of my sister and I. My dad and I have never had a good relationship, and planning my wedding has been such a bonding time for us. He has helped more than I could ever imagine. id like to think my sweet grandfather has something to do with it. I’m having a portrait painted of him for my dad in thanks. Anyways, I can imagina what an emotional and sweet moment that was for you and your mom 🙂

Post # 5
9856 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

@BurlapnLace:  that just made me tear up at my desk.

That is SO sweet.

Post # 6
2694 posts
Sugar bee

How lovely!

Post # 8
193 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

That is one of the most touching stories I’ve ever read. I’m sure you’re grandmother would’ve loved your dress, it is really  beautiful.

Post # 10
1007 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@BurlapnLace:  That is so sweet! Make sure to keep a couple of clean handkerchiefs  wrapped around the bouquet handle! *hugs*

Post # 11
4134 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Post # 13
431 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

@BurlapnLace:  I’m crying at my desk. Beautiful story, I know they are both watching over you…today and on your wedding day.

Post # 14
1208 posts
Bumble bee

oh god, I’m at my desk and trying so hard to not cry because I have to talk to guests, otherwise I would be bawling. That is so beautiful. I’m sure she’s looking down on you and absolutely beaming with pride. I’m sure they will both be walking you down the aisle on your wedding day.

Post # 16
4634 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Ugh.. I didn’t expect to cry. How amazing that your mom was able to hold onto that info for so long!!

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