(Closed) Old, New, Borrowed, Blue?

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

Yes, new is easy… although my wedding dress isn’t new – I bought it off consignment

🙂

my old would be my collection of apothecary jars and vases for our dessert buffet, we’re getting all them from thrift stores like good will and salvation army!

I don’t have a blue yet either, or borrowed.

i have borrowed supplies to make some DIY projects if that counts as borrowed 😉

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Old – a locket that belongs to my grandma and a lace hankie that she carried on her wedding day

new – dress, shoes, etc

Borrowed – my mom’s veil and the little satin buttons from her dress

Blue – shoes and undies

 

I love this tradition.  : )

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I saw this one website that had really cute blue toerings for brides. I thought that was a good idea

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My new is my dress and shoes

My old is my grandmothers pearls

For Blue, I am going to get a right hand ring w/ blue stones

And I’m still not sure about borrowed. While I am borrowing the pearls from my mom, I was unsure about the “doubling use” issue as well.

I might try to borrow a pin to put on my boquet?

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Old: My moms engagement ring from my dad (that is my engagement ring for the moment but won’t be come wedding time).

New: Everything else I’ll be wearing.

Borrowed: Not sure yet.

Blue: My undies. Already purchased, taunting me in my underwear drawer.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011 - Anthony’s Fine Dining

Fun topic, Mrs. Menard!

Old: the stone in my engagement ring is an heirloom

New: pretty much everything, but hopefully I’ll get a fun present from my groom and that can be it specifically 🙂

Borrowed: I caught the bouquet at my cousin’s wedding, and the guy who caught the garter had to put it on me…so I still have that.

Blue: my sorority’s badge has sapphires in it, and since 3 of my 6 bridesmaids are sorority sisters, I plan to put that somewhere (in my hair maybe?)

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Old-great grandmothers pearls

New-my dress and shoes

Borrowed-don’t know yet

Blue-don’t know yet

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Old: A bonnet from my baptism that, with the removel of a couple stitches, turns into a hanky. My grandma’s antique silver and diamond watch.

New: My dress and earrings.

Borrowed: My mum’s pearl necklace.

Blue: My shoes.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Old: Grandmother’s pearl necklace

New: Dres

Blue: Notre Dame garter

Borrowed:  No idea yet!

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Whew.. glad to hear that I’m not the only one missing one category!  I’m busy looking for a blue right hand ring now.  Not sure if I want to go with more of a “band”, because I planned to wear my wedding ring on my right hand during the ceremony, or if I should just not worry about how those two rings look together, since my engagment ring will only be on that hand for a half hour.. I’ve been looking at rings like these:

but wonder if I should be looking for something more like this so that I don’t have too much bulk on the right hand:

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Oh my gosh, those photos posted really large, sorry bees!

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

NEW: Dress, Shoes, etc

OLD: is the necklace I’ll be wearing for the reception, the hankie my mom gave me that also has blue butterflies on it.

BORROWED: Grandmother’s pearl necklace (she wore on her wedding day) & the six pence that goes in the shoe (from mom)

BLUE: the hankie mentioned before (and just in case the doubling doesn’t count), blue underwear

SIX PENCE: Mom has the sixpence

Post # 16
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Oh, I’m caught up in the double use, also, but I tripled it!

Old AND Borrowed AND blue. (Hankie)

For new: dress, shoes, etc.

And last, but not least, I do have a silver sixpence for my shoe! (which is both old (the age of the coin) and yet new to me).

 

 

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