(Closed) Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue,…. YOU??

posted 6 years ago in Traditions
Post # 3
1767 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Hahahahaha I just want to say that I read this as “Something blue…. YOU?” As in the bride would be blue. Like an Avatar wedding with a weird tail-hair handfasting.

Anyway. Mine were as follows.

Old: Jewelry that my grandmother gave me when I was 16.

New: Dress

Borrowed: Hair-colored bobby pins from my Bridesmaid or Best Man

Blue: A sapphire ring my dad gave me when he adopted me!

Post # 4
1297 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@FutureMuniz Can’t wait to see pics of your blue dress!

@Miss Fish Your “something blue” is so sweet!

Old: my grandmother’s bracelet I got from her in high school. She doesn’t know I’m wearing it so there is going to be bawling for sure.

New: Dress, veil, etc.

Borrowed: Mom’s earrings

Blue: My sapphire e-ring

Post # 7
1668 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Oh this is fun!

Something old: My grandma’s prayer book that she carried with her on her wedding day.

Something new: My dress!

Something borrowed: A bracelet that belonged to my grandma, but now belongs to my mom.

Something blue: A St. Louis Blues garter. I also have 3 little picture frame charms tied to my bouquet that have blue ribbon on them. I’ll have a picture of my 2 grandpas and my grandma…all who have passed away.

Post # 8
339 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Something Old/Borrowed: my great Grandmothers diamond from her engagement ring that my mom and I had made into a neclace along witha diamond from her engagment ring and another diamond. My mom is making me give this pendant back to her after the wedding untill she leaves it to me in her will.

Something New: New Diamond Stud!

Something Borrowed: I may also be wearing my moms emerald bracelet

Something Blue: I have not exactly figured this out yet. I am thinking of asking my seamstress if she can sew my wedding date into my dress in blue thread.

Post # 11
345 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

In the Uk




something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a sixpence in her shoe πŸ™‚


So my something old is the locket I will attach to my bouquet, that my late Grandad gave to my Grandma, has his picture in


Something new is my dress


Something Borrowed – will wear my Mums blue topaz ring


Something Blue – my shoes πŸ™‚ 


Sixpence – I found at our allotment whilst digging, it’s from the 1930’s and my Grandad also had an allotment on the same site, so felt like it was meant to be 



Post # 12
1105 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

My something new was my orange and brown garter!

My something old, something borrowed and something blue were all the same thing, my grandmother’s garter that she wore at her wedding!

Post # 13
2786 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Something borrowed: my mom’s engagement ring

Something new: My dress!

My something blue and something old are the same thing: I have a piece of my mom’s dress with my parent’s wedding date (their 30th anniversary is 30 days after our wedding!)and our wedding date stitched in blue thread, and it is being sewn to the left breast of my dress (right over my heart :))

I’m also getting blue underwear made with “Mrs Wilson” on the back

Post # 14
1237 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Something old: A pearl from my mom 

Something new: Dress among other things

Something borrowed: My grandfather’s memorial badge (He was a police officer and he passed away last year. My mom is letting me borrow his small memorial badge to attach to my bouquet). Probably also something from Future Mother-In-Law.

Something blue: Shoes πŸ™‚ Maybe garter too, haven’t decided.

Post # 15
147 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Something old is my dress (thrift store!)

I’m planning on getting new earrings for the wedding, so they will be my new

I am wearing my mom’s veil from her wedding for my something borrowed

and I REALLY want to find a pair of blue wedding shoes!

Post # 16
1048 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

This was the only tradition/superstition I cared about doing for my wedding.

old: both my wedding and engagement ring (the first is a family heirloom, the second is estate) and my necklace (my aunt made it for me using my great aunt’s crystals).

new: dress, veil, shoes, wrap

borrowed: my sister’s diamond stud earrings

blue: in the brooch I had for my wrap. I never even ended up wearing it, but I did carry it around in my clutch.

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