(Closed) Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue…

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
5148 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Old – I will probably wear one of the rings I inherited from my grandma.

New -Dress, jewelry

Borrowed – My mom already asked me to wear the pearls my dad got her for one of their anniversary one year.

Blue – I got an anklet from Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/listing/45850341/bridal-ankle-bracelet

Post # 4
2532 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Old – grandmothers wedding ring and FIs grandmothers brooch

New – my jewelry

Borrowed – pearly and crystal bracelet that is my FSILs from her wedding day

Blue – panties 🙂

Post # 5
461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Old – vintage brooch I bought for my veil
New – my wedding ring (does that count?)
Borrowed – get back to you on that
Blue – my wedding colors are midnight blue and ice blue.

And…the silver sixpence in my shoe – my grandmother is bringing the penny that my great grandmother, my grandmother and my mom all wore in their shoes. It’s from the late 1800’s! I’m pretty excited about it!

Post # 6
721 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Old – my great-grandmother’s hankerchief

New – dress, veil, rings, etc

Borrowed – my cousin’s crinoline

Blue – Victoria’s secret undies!

Sixpence – my Fiance collects coins so I have a choice of 3.

Post # 7
4669 posts
Honey bee

Old: I’d like to borrow some of my Grandmother’s jewelery

New: dress, veil, etc

Borowed: Nothing yet

Blue: My custom made garter from etsy in my sororities colors (double blue and gold)

Sixpence: when we were born, my father bought both my sister and I a sixpence for our wedding s 🙂

Post # 8
570 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Old: I have to ask, but if my Mom still has her wedding gown, I would like to get some lace from her wedding dress to use as my bouquet wrap. I don’t think it was preserved so it will have to be dyed, but it will be stunning!

New: My dress and my veil, definitely getting new.

Borrowed: My Mother’s Mother of Pearl Necklace, it has a silver chain on it and drops down to the hollow of the throat. It is absolutely gorgeous. She is giving it to me after the wedding. 🙂

Blue: I have really considered getting my shoes in blue, plus blue is going to be the accent color in our wedding.

Post # 9
241 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

old- a brooch

new- dress, shoe, and so on and so on

borrowed-still not sure

blue- my dress!

sixpence- while i’m going to try to find out lol yay!! it like a treasure hunt!!!

Post # 10
2634 posts
Sugar bee

Old -my clutch

New -my dress

Borrowed -my veil and fascinator (borrowed from my photog!)

Blue – shoes

Post # 11
234 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Old – my e-ring, which my husband inherited from his great aunt – it was made in the 1920s.

New – everything else! I’ll count that as my w-ring.

Borrowed – I couldn’t think of anything so my Bridesmaid or Best Man lent me a plain bobby pin on the day which my hairdresser incorporated into my updo. Nobody could see it but it still counts! Since it looked slightly different to the ones used by the hairdresser, I returned it to her the next day.

Blue – I sewed a tiny swarovski crystal on to my knickers. My Bridesmaid or Best Man also surprised me with a white garter on the day which had a tiny blue bow.

Sixpence – I glued an Australian 5c coin to the undersole of my shoe. I’m Australian but we’re living in and got married in New Zealand, so it was important to me to incorporate Australian things into our wedding.

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