One Treasured Day: The Somethings

You all know the saying: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.

These are the things that every bride is supposed to have with her on her wedding day. I’ve always loved this little tradition, and was happy to fulfill it (and go above and beyond, really) on my wedding day. Here are my “somethings.”

Something old: I wore a brooch on my dress from the 1940s. I hope that someday, I can pass it down to my daughter or daughter-in-law to wear on her wedding day.

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Something new: I had lots of new things. My dress, bolero, veil, necklace, shoes, and wedding ring were all new, but I guess if I had to pick just one thing, it’d have to be my dress.

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Something borrowed: I had two borrowed items with me on my wedding day. The first was a set of bee charms passed from Weddingbee blogger to Weddingbee blogger. My two bees had previously been possessed by Mrs. Meerkat, Ms. Gazelle, Ms. Parasol, Mrs. Ticket, Ms. Ferris Wheel, Mrs. Doe, Mrs. Aardvark, Mrs. Unicycle, and Mrs. Genie.

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The second item was my grandad’s rosary. Sadly, he was unable to be with us as he passed away in 2009. It was so special to carry a piece of him with me down the aisle. I’m sure his Irish eyes were smiling down on us from above and that he was busy telling everyone up in heaven that his Molly Malone was the most beautiful bride they ever did see.

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Something blue: I knew from the beginning I didn’t want to wear white shoes, so this was the perfect place to inject my blue item. I am still completely obsessed with my amazing shoes, and it seems my photographer’s assistant was, too, because she got a lot of shots of them.

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All photos by Andrew Collings Photography

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Mrs. Treasure

Location:
Chicago
Wedding Date:
September 2012
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  1. Member
    Mrs. Armadillo 497 posts, Helper bee @ 11:41 am

    Love all of these details, especially that gorgeous vintage brooch!

  2. Member
    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 12:13 pm

    I love your shoes, the color is perfect (I think it reminds me of Cubbie blue :) ) and your brooch is so pretty!

  3. Member
    kbiceling 298 posts, Helper bee @ 12:20 pm

    Great shoes!

  4. Member
    Mrs. Sword 1020 posts, Bumble bee @ 3:01 pm

    such great somethings! love your bouquet!

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    Miss ABC 208 posts, Helper bee @ 5:34 pm

    I love all of your special something’s, especially
    Your SMC ring ;) !

  6. Member
    Miss ABC 208 posts, Helper bee @ 5:36 pm

    Whoops…somethings!

  7. Guest
    Kate, Guest @ 7:19 am

    Where are the shoes from they’re just what I’ve been looking for!

  8. Member
    Mrs. Treasure 1639 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:05 am

    @Kate: They’re from Wallis, a British company, but unfortunately, they’ve been discontinued.

  9. Guest
    Angela MagnottiAndrews, Guest @ 3:34 pm

    I love your “somethings” so very much, especially your granddaddy’s rosary and your blue, blue shoes!!

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