(Closed) What to do with my mom’s veil?

posted 8 years ago in Accessories
Post # 3
14495 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

You can surround your bouquet stem, or make a hanky.  I wish my mom had kept hers for this or part of her dress. 

Post # 4
690 posts
Busy bee

I like the idea of putting it around your bouquet 🙂  Or maybe you could make something to decorate your chair at the reception?

Post # 5
306 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I thought about using the lace to wrap around my bouquet, but decided to wear a veil for the ceremony so used the lace there.  Even if you don’t want to wear a veil, it could still also work really well in a headpiece – a lace flower, perhaps? or lace around another flower? or just a small piece of it on a comb?

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

I agree with the posters that said to put it around your bouquet..that would be very special..if you choose to make a garter, are you going to throw it or keep it?

Post # 8
44 posts
  • Wedding: January 2015

A friend of mine incorporated her mum’s into her hair. If you have any sort of updo, your hairdresser should be able to weave it in

Post # 9
1765 posts
Buzzing bee

oooh, keep whatever you don’t use for your wedding and maybe make or have christening outfit for your babies if you do that sort of thing. 

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