(Closed) Something old, new, borrowed and blue

posted 5 years ago in Accessories
Post # 16
730 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Old: Lace doily made by my great great grandma, used it to wrap around my bouquet. It was given to me just a few days before the wedding. Originally was just going to use my sixpence.

New:Anklet gifted to me by my aunt the day before the wedding, again, was just going to count something else. 

Borrowed: Ring stack (3 dainty rings) from my BFF

Blue: DH’s best lady gave me a handkerchief embroidered with our date and a little blue heart.

Silver Sixpence in her Left Shoe: I had given a sixpence to my SIL at her wedding and she gave it back to me for mine, now saving it for the next family wedding!

Post # 17
2343 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Old – a pair of earrings my Fiance bought me many years ago now

New – my dress, my shoes and my underwear

Borrowed – my veil (it was my step mother’s)

Blue – a handkerchief from my grandmother (she wore it on her wedding day, as did her mother and grandmother on their wedding days – it also counts as borrowed but has blue in it lol)

Post # 18
38 posts
  • Wedding: June 2015

Old: Pearl necklace my great grandma and my grandma wore for their wedding.

New: Shoes

Borrowed: My moms earrings from her wedding

Blue: Underwear lol!

Post # 19
459 posts
Helper bee

I did it just for fun. ๐Ÿ™‚

Old: the wedding rings of my great-grandmas on my mom’s side. 
New: the dress, shoes, and jewelry
Borrowed: my petticoat was borrowed from a friend who got married in June, and a veil from another friend. (The veil has now been borrowed for at least three weddings!)
Blue: my right-hand ring my parents gave me, a bracelet from a friend, and the toes of my shoes. 
Forgot all about the silver sixpence, though! Good thing I was doing it just for fun, not out of superstition. 

Post # 20
410 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2017

Old: me ๐Ÿ˜‰

New: dress

Borrowed: tbd…

Blue: wedding band:

Post # 21
61 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

Old – my e-ring and wedding band were grandmother’s and great grandmother’s

New – just about everything, shoes jewelry, dress, veil

Borrowed – my mother’s pearls and my friend’s hankie

Blye -my shoes had multi-colored gems with a blue tint to them

Post # 22
1346 posts
Bumble bee

Old- My DHs mom lent me his great grandmothers wedding ring that I wore on my pinky finger

New- so many things, my shoes, jewelry, handbag, dresses (2), engraved compact

Borrowed- A fellow bee sent me a bee charm that I attached to my bouquet, and after the wedding I sent it on to another bee ๐Ÿ™‚

Blue- My aunt gave me my grandmother’s blue hanky (my grandmother passed away)

Post # 23
47 posts
  • Wedding: September 2017

Those of you doing a handkerchief, what do you do with it all day? Where am I supposed to put it? Lol

Post # 24
205 posts
Helper bee

Old: my bridesmaid (SIL)

New: dress

Borrowed: money to pay for the above

Blue: leg veins

Post # 25
2168 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - Hogarths, Solihull

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hssweethearts2013 :  

Old – My Mum’s Petticoat that she wore when she married my Step Dad

New – Take your pick lol, my dress, my jewellery, veil etc.

Borrowed – My Mum’s earrings

Blue – Undecided. I don’t really want a garter, so I’m considering blue underwear haha

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