(Closed) What’s your old, and your new… Your something borrowed plus your blue? :D

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Post # 32
2457 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Old – I wore my mothers vintage right hand ring and I bought a vintage bracelet

New – Earings 

Borrowed – A hair clasp from one of my bridesmaids.

Blue – My garter.

Post # 33
1096 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Old: I will be wearing my father’s wedding band sewn into my dress. It was given to my brother when my father passed away but my brother will be walking me down the aisle so it’s perfectly fitting.

New: Dress, panties, shoes, jewelry, veil

Borrowed: Hand painted flower hair pins

Blue: Aquamarine ring that Fiance gave me for Christmas 5 month before we got engaged.

Post # 34
5295 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1993

Old – handkerchief sown by my great-grandmother when I was born to wear on my wedding day

New – the dress

Borrowed – crinoline that my friend wore for her wedding

Blue – still working on it, but possibly pinning my mom’s sapphire ring to the inside of my dress

Post # 35
764 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Old – engagement ring. It was my grandmother’s and is 61 yrs old this year.

New – probably shoes

Borrowed – veil maybe?

Blue – maybe shoes? If not, garter or panties

Post # 36
2194 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Old/Blue: My grandmother’s aquamarine cocktail ring (she is unable to attend due to illness)

New: My dress and shoes

Borrowed: My crystal headband (tiara?) from a friend who was married a few years ago

Post # 37
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

so far all I have is my something old… which is a charm bracelet that Fiance gave me for our first Christmas… its sterling silver and each charm represents something about me… it was the sweetest gift anyone has ever given me

Post # 38
3135 posts
Sugar bee

Old: ?

Borrowed: ?

Blue: Shoes

New: Dress, shoes, and pretty much my whole outfit

Post # 39
91 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Old- My grandma used part of her wedding dress to make my ring pillow

Borrowed- I’m borrowing my aunt and uncles wedding cake server set

New- Earrings

Blue- Panties

Post # 40
925 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

As of this point they are as follows:

Old: diamonds on the pendant necklace I will be wearing

New: Dress

Borrowed: Veil from my Aunt

Blue: ribbon on panties and ribbon on one of the garters I will wear

Post # 41
168 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Old:  A vintage handkerchief from my Grandma’s collection

New: My dress and hairpiece

Borrowed:  My mom’s pearls

Blue:  My shoes

Post # 42
2904 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

How old is old?


Old-   ??

New- wedding dress!  earrings

Borrowed: necklace (mom), probably also bracelet (grandma)

Blue- shoes, garter


How old does my something old need to be? Can it be old *AND* borrowed?

Post # 43
126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Old: not one but two silver sixpences for my shoes (they are the years of my parents’ births)

New: attire!

Borrowed: a blue guitar pick from my Fiance, slipped into a secure place with the “girls”

Blue: besides the pick, I have a blue hanky that belonged to my dear great grandmother (which is also old, obviously)

Lots of overlap with my list I guess!

Post # 44
654 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Old: Haven’t decided yet, I will either count my borrowed as old as well, or use some of my Grandma’s jewelry, or I may make a bouquet holder with lace from my mom’s dress

New: dress!

Borrowed: Mom’s pearl necklace and bracelet (can prob double as old too since my dad bought it for her over 25 years ago!

Blue: Shoes!

Post # 45
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Old – Locket my dad gave me mom when she graduated university, attached to my bouqet.

New – Shoes

Borrowed – Not sure about this yet!

Blue – A small bow on my garter

Post # 46
5091 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 2012

Old:  My mom’s veil
New:  My bridal jewelry
Borrowed:  ??? (haven’t decided yet!)
Blue:  One of the brooches in my brooch bouquet (it’s beautiful and so dark that the blue actually looks black!)

I’m also going to have a silver sixpence in my shoe (which will be both old and borrowed as well).  It’s the same one that my Future Mother-In-Law, her mother, and her grandmother all used!

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