What was your something borrowed?

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
Post # 2
33 posts
  • Wedding: April 2015

I have heard of brides borrowing a penny (to put in their shoe) then returning it to their friend later. I am borrowing my grandmother’s pearl necklace. 

Post # 3
70 posts
Worker bee

I am borrowing a tie clip from my father, and I will put it on the wrapped part of my bouquet.

Post # 4
2241 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I borrowed my husband’s grandma’s cake cutting knife she used at her wedding.  It was perfect for us!  My mom bought a hankerchief to wrap around my flowers which I would have to give back so it was borrowed… but I never used it because I don’t think something borrowed works like that. Hankerchiefs are something great to borrow.  Also if you have a pendant that is special to your family but doesn’t go with your wedding day look you could incorporate that into your flowers.  

Post # 5
1566 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

AllyCRN:  I borrowed my older sister’s veil & my sister-in-law’s handkerchief

Post # 6
4598 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Do these have to be something that you’re wearing?

Right now, I’ve borrowed a basket from an aunt that I’ll use for my cards. Does that count?

Post # 7
2115 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

my mom has a great diamond bracelet that has been my cousin and my best friend’s something borrowed (my best friend calls her mom, too). i’m sure it will be mine as well.

Post # 8
760 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

I had the same issue as you – I bought or had everything I was going to wear! I was talking to my SMIL and she suggested I talk to my SIL who got married one year before and borrow a handkerchief from her, so I contacted her and asked. Then, my SMIL realized she had some of her mother’s hankies, so I ended up borrowing two from her and one from my SIL. Maybe something like that would work for you?

Post # 9
833 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

I borrowed a piece of jewellery from my MIL that was quite significant to their family history!

Post # 10
265 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

AllyCRN:  aren’t you supposed to borrow from someone who’s happily married? I would go for a carm on my bouquet like some pendant or some other costume jewelry piece… Im picky too.

Post # 11
260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

AllyCRN:  My mom is lending me a pin that was her mothers.  I will be pinning it to my bouquet.  It’s also old… so just in case I don’t find something, I guess it can serve 2 functions… is that allowed? lol

Post # 12
490 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

My grandmother’s pearl necklace.  It was also my something old.

Post # 13
968 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Mine is my Maid of Honor/Best Friend’s mother’s veil. She passed away last week, and we are so humbled that she shared this gift with us. 


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