Wedding Traditions: “Something Blue”

Alas, we have reached the final of the four components to our “Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue” series. A lot of brides have a difficult time coming up with a “Something Blue”, especially if they don’t necessarily want to wear that color on their wedding day. Have no fear, our photographers have come through with some great ideas for incorporating something blue into your wedding – from the obvious to the more creative.

Take a peek and find the “Something Blue” that is right for you!

1. Invitations

Sieber Studio Something Blue from Sieber Studio2. Shoes

Lesley Ade Photography3. Your flower girl

Something Blue from Sieber Studio4. A simple pin

Something Blue from Kristin Griffin Photography(Above) “Jamie pinned a blue necklace owned by a relative to the inside of her gown for her something ‘old, borrowed and blue.”

Kristin Griffin Photography

(Below) “I also include my favorite “something blue” which was a bride with a short bridal gown who simply used a safety pin to attach a small blue rhinestone to the hem of her dress.  So pretty, simple and elegant.”

– Ranae of EMotion Galleries

EMotion Galleries5. Your bouquet

Something Blue from EMotion Galleries6. Embroidered handkerchief

Marcia Campbell Photography7. A ribbon

Something Blue from Photography by Two Women (Below) “Kim and Bob wanted to honor Kim’s Celtic roots with a hand fastening ceremony, so she made the ties out of blue ribbon and attached a small ceramic whale which had personal significance to the couple.”

– Kristin Griffin Photography

Something Blue from Kristin Griffin Photography8. Accessories

EMotion GalleriesMarcia Campbell Photography9. Your wedding cake

Something Blue from Sieber Studio Something Blue from Sieber Studio10. Lingerie

Something Blue from London Girl Images11. Table decor

Something Blue from Sieber Studio Something Blue from EMotion GalleriesHopefully these ideas offered some inspiration for how you can incorporate “Something Blue” into your wedding day. Have some suggestions we missed? Comment below so other brides have more to work with!

If you plan on following the tradition all the way through, be sure to check out the other posts in our series: “Something Old“, “Something New“, and “Something Borrowed.”

Photo cred: Sieber Studio, Lesley Ade Photography, Kristin Griffin Photography, EMotion Galleries, Marcia Campbell Photography, Photography by Two Women, London Girl Images.

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