(Closed) What are/will be your Somethings? An unofficial list!

posted 4 years ago in Traditions
Post # 3
40 posts
  • Wedding: May 2014


I never really planned on following this tradition but have managed to follow it anyways (I think ?)

Something Old & Borrowed: My great-grandmas pearls, I’m very excited about this πŸ™‚ But I’m not sure if it counts as two catagories?

Something New: Dress, shoes, headpiece etc

Something Blue: The ribbon wrapped around my bouquet

Post # 4
1432 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Something Old: My bra, lol.

Something New: My dress and shoes πŸ™‚

Something Borrowed & Something Blue: My grandmothers’ brooch that I pinned to my bouquet.

Post # 5
869 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

i’ll be following this becuase i’d love to hear what others are doing!

Soemthing old: The lace off my mothers veil around my bouquet

Something new: the dress/shoes/ attire (not original i know)

Something borrowed: My cousin’s veil if it matches my dress, if not then i dont know. 

Something blue: Probably my panites or my garter

Post # 6
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - The Fox Hill Inn

Something Old: My grandmother’s pearls

Something New: Dress, Shoes, Veil, Earrings

Something Borrowed: Pearl ring from my mom

Something Blue: I had “I Do” on the bottom of my shoes

Post # 7
799 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Something Old: My sorority pin


Something New: Bracelet that FH is getting me for the wedding


Something Borrowed: Not sure yet


Something Blue: Something Blue perfume from Oscar de la Renta … it’ll be my wedding scent. I love it! 


Post # 8
755 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@ladyamalthea:  Old: My gran’s ring. She has passed:(

new:everything else I am wearing

Borrowed: wow, I do not know? 

Blue: Dr. Who garter for fiance, surprise for him- he is a huge fan and I am not so he will appreciate:)

Post # 10
1979 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014


something old- i don’t know yet! How old does something old have to be? A year? 5? 10?

something new- dress, veil, shoes, etc

something borrowed and blue- my grandmothers sapphire and diamond ring she just got (similar to Kate’s but smaller, obviously) she wants all her granddaughters to wear it on their wedding day and my sister, cousin and I are all getting married in the next year. 

Post # 11
1063 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014 - Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts

Something Old: I’ll get an old brooch from my mom and pin it under my dress

Something New: My entire attire…dress, veil, etc 

Something Borrowed: Umm my mom gave me a pearl necklace and earrings set, I guess I can say that’s borrowed and give it back after the wedding lol.

Something Blue: My shoes are colbalt blue

Post # 12
2010 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2017

@ladyamalthea:  I’m not 100% on some of these but here are my thoughts for now.

Something Old: Handkerchief? Or could be mypearl necklace Fiance got me for our anniversary last year.

Something New: My dress, shoes, undergarments.

Something Borrowed: My grandpa’s handkerchief….could be the “old” item too. Not 100% for sure on this but I know I will tear up a lot this day and I’ll want something other than kleenex to wipe the tears away.

Something Blue: Maybe my garter? Or shoes? Brooch? Piece in my bouquet since I’m using silk flowers and making my own? Not sure yet.

Post # 13
1710 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Old: my aunt made me a handkerchief out of my grandma’s dress & lace from my great-grandma’s veil.


New: dress, accessories, shoes


Borrowed: one of my mom’s rings



Blue: my socks (I wore sneakers for my shoes)

Post # 14
1670 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Old – My grandmother’s locket on my bouquet

New – My dress!

Borrowed – My mother’s pearls

Blue – My (other) grandmother’s engagement ring, which I wear as a RHR. It has sapphires.

Post # 15
1432 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@ladyamalthea: Here’s a pic – I zoomed in on an existing photo because I don’t actually have any official photos of the brooch…



Post # 16
8042 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

Something old: antique ring on my right hand

Something new: my slip

Something borrowed: the antique ring lol… 2 birds with one stone

Something blue: my toenail polish

And everyone seems to forget the rest of the rhyme… a sixpence in her shoe. I had my Mother-In-Law send me a real sixpence (she lives in the UK). I put it in my shoe during the ceremony for good luck.

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