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"Something Blue"

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mollybermea

For those of you who play into the wedding tradition,"Something old, Something new, something borrowed, something blue" what was or is your blue item?

Mine was my husband's shirt. We did a shade of blue for my groom and groomsmen in a country wedding. Not sure if it counts, but it's what I used. :) I'm curious about everyone else, if you could post as a palette or swatch and add a photo that'd be terrific.
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aepstein

Now that I think about it, I don't think we had anything blue at our wedding. Is that bad luck?
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mollybermea

aepstein wrote:
Now that I think about it, I don't think we had anything blue at our wedding. Is that bad luck?


nah! I honestly don't think I really meant to have anything blue, it just worked out that way. I didn't have a big traditional wedding either. It was a blast though. When did you get married?
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aepstein

I got married in Jan 09 in the Bahamas. A destination wedding (from DC area), but a lot of family and friends actually made it down for the wedding. We felt very loved :)

How about you Molly?
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mollybermea

aepstein wrote:
I got married in Jan 09 in the Bahamas. A destination wedding (from DC area), but a lot of family and friends actually made it down for the wedding. We felt very loved :)

How about you Molly?


Oh how fun! I was just putting together a post for the wedding blog on a tropical wedding. We were married May 2005 on my parents 15 acres, a country wedding. We were engaged for three years and planned it in 3-weeks. Figure that one out. LOL A simple outside wedding, but gorgeous setting.
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aepstein

Awesome, outside weddings are the best - when it doesn't rain!

speakin_colors

“Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance".
Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice, Chapter VI of Volume I

Does blue help then? Hmmm, I honeslty think that it doesn’ t, but why not give it a try?

sundancer

Mine was the blue lettering on the butt of my white underwear that said "bride." My sister gave it to me for the bachelorette party.
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mollybermea

sundancer wrote:
Mine was the blue lettering on the butt of my white underwear that said "bride." My sister gave it to me for the bachelorette party.


bah-hahahahah! that's a great one! thanks for sharing!

Practical Glamour

Depending on whether you believe in superstitions or not, peacock feathers are believed to bring bad luck (I'm not absolutely sure, but I think there might be an Indian myth about it - Indian from India, not native American). Why not incorporate the colour without the feather???

kristinfalaska

I met my husband at a long underwear themed party, and so my something blue was some tie-dyed long underwear I wore under my dress during out outdoor ceremony. :)

brideandjoy

I want to wear a short dress and would love if my something blue was a net slip beneath the skirt, barely showing - like in this picture

kroosey

I'm having my maiden name initials embroidered with blue thread onto white material. My mom will be sewing it inside the bodice of my gown.

acmparker723

I had a blue nail polish on my toes :) Was planning on having blue heels, but finding them was impossible!

Indiemom6

The first time I married I had a blue garter. The second time I wore a blue dress and the third time I wore blue heart shaped stone earrings. There won't be a fourth.

bunigrl33

Mine was a diamond and sapphire necklace - a gift from my husband in June 1999.
Ours was a traditional, Catholic, church wedding.

sundancer

I ain't showing you no photo of me wearing 'em but my "something blue" was my underwear! ;-) It was white but said "BRIDE" on the butt, and my sister gave them to me at my bachelorette party and I decided at the last second that'd be my "something blue."

erika_08

acmparker723 wrote:
I had a blue nail polish on my toes :) Was planning on having blue heels, but finding them was impossible!



blue nail polished is really so cute, I want to have a blue and white dress for my wedding,, :)

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Indiemom6

I was wrong. There was a 4th time. lol. I had dark blue delphiniums and blue hydrangeas. I love hydrangea in any color.

sa.brown

aepstein wrote:
I got married in Jan 09 in the Bahamas.


IM GETTING MARRIED JUNE 9th of THIS YEAR!
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my advice is to give to your room some of the colors that we tend to name ''earth colors''.they give harmony,balance and the slightest illusion that when you enter your room you have to do with nature ;-)

Nice point by Jolene! :) Earth colors are fun to experiment with.

For your age, I guess something like a peachy color would be suitable. It is best to match your walls with your bedding for it adds style and elegance. My wall is actually white with some wallpaper and matched with a navy bedding .

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