I got my BLUE!

Of course we hear it from our grandmothers and mothers that we need Something OLD, Something NEW, Something BORROWED, Something BLUE. I was thinking this would be pretty simple, because I have my great-grandmother’s rosary as my OLD, my dress as my NEW, my jewelry (hopefully) will be BORROWED but I just couldn’t think of a visible blue. I wanted it to be visible too, just so my family is like ah, there’s her blue. I had thought about dying my crinoline, a la Avocado’s post, but I was afraid of messing up a $90 (I didn’t pay for this…it was store credit in negotiations, I swear!) crinoline! So, I thought about my garter. I originally wanted an LSU garter, since that’s Mr. BF and I’s alma mater. I went online and nothing was grabbing my attention. I’m really not much of a lace fan, so I knew I’d have trouble with lacy garters.

Out of boredom, I went to Etsy and found Garter Lady. She has CUTE garters, oh my gosh and at really reasonable prices! Check out some of what she has!

I immediately thought of Mrs. Seabreeze with her purple wedding day accessories when I saw this one!


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This set grabbed my eye for a second, as I could request my college in a garter form, but I thought about how I needed my something blue and passed on this type of set.

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For the brides who happen to LOVE lace, she makes garters with them as well!

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And finally, here is what I decided as my something BLUE!!

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Another great thing? She makes plus-sized garters for no extra charge. (I think that’s a first for me!) I really didn’t think about how my thunder thighs would need a different size garter but it makes perfect sense haha!

Have you found your something blue yet? What did you choose?


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