Post # 16
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
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
Old: Pearl necklace my great grandma and my grandma wore for their wedding.
Borrowed: My moms earrings from her wedding
Blue: Underwear lol!
Post # 19
I did it just for fun. 🙂
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 # 21
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
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 🙂
Blue- My aunt gave me my grandmother’s blue hanky (my grandmother passed away)
Post # 23
Those of you doing a handkerchief, what do you do with it all day? Where am I supposed to put it? Lol
Post # 24
Old: my bridesmaid (SIL)
Borrowed: money to pay for the above
Blue: leg veins
Post # 25
- Wedding: April 2017 - Hogarths, Solihull
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