“Something Blue” Ideas For Your Wedding. Blue & Pretty! Creative ideas to incorporate this timeless tradition into your wedding. Stylish ways to add something blue to your wedding. Modern and innovative.
- Gown / Dress / Outfits
- Decor Details
- Subtle Hints
- Cake & Sweets
- Stationery & Styling
In the world of weddings, “something blue” holds a special place as a timeless tradition. From elegant accessories to subtle details, incorporating “something blue” into your wedding celebration can add a meaningful and symbolic touch to your special day.
Whether you’re looking for unique ways to honor this tradition or a wedding enthusiast interested in the significance behind it, this exploration of “something blue” will inspire you with creative ideas and shed light on the historical roots of this beloved custom.
The phrase “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” has long been associated with bridal superstitions and beliefs.
While each item symbolizes a different aspect of love, happiness, and luck, “something blue” represents purity, fidelity, and good fortune. It has evolved into a delightful opportunity for newlyweds-to-be to infuse their wedding with personal style and sentiment.
So let’s add a touch of blue to your wedding day with these ideas!
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“Something Blue” Ideas For Your Wedding
Whether you opt to wear heels, slingbacks, or pumps, why not incorporate “something blue” using your wedding shoes?
Choosing the right type of accessories can surely amp up your overall bridal look. You can do so by adding “something blue” to your accessories;
- A blue sapphire ring would look flawless with your white dress
- Wear a powder-blue lace veil
- Add a statement blue necklace that compliments your dress
- A bold navy-blue clutch would be a perfect touch of blue to your wedding
- Wear a blue sash or ribbon around your dress
- How about ditching the traditional nude colors for your manicure and going for turquoise or ocean blue nails? Also, what do we think about blue tips instead of the French tips?
** PRO TIP: Try out the accessories before your wedding to ensure you get any reaction from the material! Especially if you are using them for the first time!
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3. Gown / Dress / Outfits
Because why not? It’s your wedding! You can make your own rules!
Skip the traditional white dress and add something blue to your dress. Midnight blue or a dusty blue dress will make everyone awestruck, by how wonderful it’ll look on you!
It doesn’t even have to be your main dress, it can be your reception or after-party dress! Here are our faves from BHLDN.
4. Decor Details (one of our fave “something blue” ideas for your wedding)
Don’t feel like wearing blue? No worries. Add it to your decor!
- If you want to keep it low-key, replace the white table napkins with light blue ones
- You can also add blue-colored plates for you and your partner only, so you both stand out as newlyweds
- Light blue place cards? Great pop of color!
- A velvet navy blue box for your rings would make the perfect blue addition to your wedding
If these are too “overwhelmingly blue” for you, read on, and we have the easiest and fastest “something blue” ideas for your wedding!
Adding blue flowers would be a wonderful idea for something blue. No need to go all-blue if you are not into it. Opt for “pops” of blue only so the blue won’t overwhelm the flowers, and you can still stick to your original theme.
6. Subtle Hints
Don’t want to go too far with adding blue to your wedding? How about getting your initials or your wedding date embroidered on the inside of your wedding gown? So you know it’s there to add the lucky charm and a great keepsake.
Also, what better way to honor your loved ones who cannot make it to your wedding than with a photo charm that you can add to your bouquet?
7. Cake & Sweets
Let your wedding cake add “luck” and prominence to your wedding charm.
You don’t need to go all out on the blue, but adding hints like mini butterflies, flowers, and bows can elevate the look of your cake, as well as bring in that “something blue.”
8. Stationery & Styling
Consider adding pastel blue to your invitation cards. Small details like blue flowers or something like using a blue-lined envelope will absolutely add that touch of blue that you are aiming for!
You can also purchase blue ribbons for styling. This blue ribbon can be used in so many ways and the EASIEST and FASTEST way you can incorporate “something blue” in your wedding!
- Tie the pieces of the wedding invitation suite together
- Put a bow around your champagne glasses for toasting
- Wrap it around the bottom of your cake or your money box
When you style ribbons creatively, they can do wonders!
Use smoke bombs, balloons, candies, drinks, or even blue bags as wedding favors!
Balloons are great decor addition to your bar! There are classy and sophisticated balloon arrangements that will definitely NOT make your wedding look like “another party!”
These little surprises are a great way to add “something blue” seamlessly!
Whether you choose a subtle hint of blue or opt for a bold statement, the inclusion of “something blue” in your wedding can infuse your day with an extra layer of meaning and tradition.
There you are lovelies! “Something Blue” Ideas For Your Wedding!