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Something Blue

04.20.2010

Something Old. Something New. Something Borrowed. Something Blue.

Today, I’m talking about your something blue. I’m a big fan of the color blue, if you couldn’t tell. And I like how brides carry out this tradition in fun and different ways. Personally, I had a blue and brown garter, our colors were a shade of pool blue, and our wedding cake was blue. We worked the color.

Here are some great ideas for how to incorporate your “Something Blue” into your wedding day.

1. Rings. I found this gorgeous blue topaz ring on Etsy.

Blue Topaz Ring
Blue Topaz Ring by Mastergoldcraft

2. Big Flowers. I was surfing the web for all things French inspired and found this Etsy shop called A la Parisienne (in the Parisian way). This brooch would be great to add on a dress or clutch.

Beach Ballad Brooch by A la Parisienne

3. Necklaces. I love the jewelry by Marlo Noel, also on Etsy. It’s just simple and stunning.

Marlo Noel  – Anna V Necklace

4. Garters. My Twitter friend Julianne Smith makes the most amazing garters, and she is The Garter Girl. She recently relaunched her shop. Check it out!

The Garter Girl – style 250

5. Fascinators or Headbands. These get more popular every day and my friend Lisa Raser of Ink and Button makes them all by hand! And stay tuned, I’ll be hosting a giveaway for one of these sweet hair accoutrements!

Ink and Button – The Merryweather Headband

6. Shoes. Colored shoes make a statement! And photographers love them. LOVE. I know I do! Add some color to your wedding through bright, colorful shoes.

Blue Louboutin strappy heels

Blue Christian Louboutins (found here)

7. Ties. Don’t forget the guys! Who said the “Something Blue” had to come from the bride? Why not deck out the groom and his men with some killer ties?

Tuxandtulle – Custom ties for the guys

And these are just a few of the ideas that I could think of while blogging today. With the Internet, the options are almost limitless!

Happy Tuesday!

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6 Comments

  • Reply Lynn 04.20.2010 at 5:42 pm

    fun post, Catie!

  • Reply Julianne Smith (@gartergirl) 04.20.2010 at 6:11 pm

    Great ideas for something blue! Thanks including one of my stylish wedding garter designs! You are right…with the Internet the possibilities are endless!!

  • Reply Mary Cyrus 04.20.2010 at 6:18 pm

    My something blue was the blue tattoo on my back! :)

  • Reply Regina Lynn 04.20.2010 at 6:23 pm

    Fun! Those ties and the combination of colors and patterns are just the cat’s meow!

  • Reply Jess 04.20.2010 at 6:47 pm

    I wore blue shoes, they weren’t louboutins though!!!

  • Reply Brandy Frank 04.28.2010 at 1:15 pm

    Oh goodness. how I LOVE that ring. I would so get that as mine, but then it’s not the ring I got married with (and no matter how much my ring warps and changes shape over the last 8 years, its MY ring!) but I do love that ring! 😉

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