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When it comes to weddings, we all know the saying something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.  But what you may not know are the meanings behind each of these items – items that are believed to bring you good luck on your wedding day.

Tradition states that something old represents continuity; something new offers optimism for the future; something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness and something blue stands for purity, love, and fidelity. Luckily, tradition doesn’t lay any ground rules to what these items have to be, and thanks to ETSY the options are endless!

Bobby Pins: CIONINA  | Brooch: LuluSplendor  | White Flowers: madebywildangel |  Seafoam Flower: serenitycrystal | Blue Flowers: Saras Boutique | Crystal Pins: Bella Mia Design

Converse: NEWBRIDEINTOWN | Polka Dot Pumps: norakaren | Flip Flops: whomadethatbow | Lace Shoes (white): TomberAmoureuxed | Lace Shoes (blue): WalkinOnAir | Lace Slipper: uku2

 Flower Garter: KrumpetsDesigns | Hanger: Handmade Affair | Underwear: bridalparty | Petticoat: Gowns by Gaetana | Lace Garter: SofiaUniqueBoutique

Bouquet Charm: Paloma’s Nest | Clutch (top): J&Em Clutch Co.     | Clutch (middle): Fallen Sparrow  | Clutch (bottom): FuchstandBelle

Necklace (left): Pearly Jane Bridal | Necklace (right): galladesign | Earrings: JooJoo Land | Bracelet: Aurora’s Jewelry Box | Ring: 10onWednesday | Pearl Necklace: Zafirenia

Bow Shoe Clip: enjoythecreation | Flower Shoe Clip (light blue): kgdesign | I Do Stickers: YourHappilyEverAfter | Navy Flower Shoe Clip: BB&C Bridal

Belly Button Ring: Jens Jewels | Dress Patch: MondeDesigns | Bracelet: Frosted Willow | Garter: La Gartier

 

Besides bringing you good luck, these adorable, fun, creative choices are guaranteed to bring you a few compliments, not to mention amazing photo ops!

What is (or was) your “Something Blue?”

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