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Need my Something Blue!? Help!

I'm trying to get a few "something Blue" Ideas. I've seen the temp tattooos, the emrordered dress, the garder... but I'd like to hear from everyone what they are doing or have done. Any suggestions? 

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    blue lace thong





    not my idea, my daughter's ;)
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    My something blue is in my bouquet, blue flowers and I'm thinking of having a hint of blue on my nails like in this picture: http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_llv1zw7GKe1qkbgs6o1_500.jpg

    My cousin had a blue garter.

    Here are some other ideas:
    Hair accesories - bow, pins, flowers
    Tights/Leggings/Socks/Fishnets
    Shoes
    Jewelry - necklace, bracelet


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    Mine is the "I do" crystal stickers under my shoes, they look gorgeous :
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    This is a bit left field, but I decided to skip that part of the tradition.  It's supposed to be a 'wishing for a male child' token. I don't value male children over female children, so it seemed like an empty gesture to me.  Of course, I'm fairly untraditional, and tend to overthink things :P.
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    I am planning on having blue crystals on my garter. I'm not overdoing it and if you can't think of something to use you don't have to do it. Its not a neccessity but if you're all for tradition there are lots of options :)
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_attire-accessories_need-my-something-blue-help?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:15Discussion:e4a556fe-d80d-4459-b3be-4fb60ef3e96fPost:8382147f-66a4-4ecc-8397-e44eec2a5154">Need my Something Blue!? Help!</a>:
    [QUOTE]I'm trying to get a few "something Blue" Ideas. I've seen the temp tattooos, the emrordered dress, the garder... but I'd like to hear from everyone what they are doing or have done. Any suggestions? 
    Posted by Heavens7thstar[/QUOTE]

    There's a stickie at the top of the <em>Customs and Traditions</em> board that might have some helpful ideas.  Good luck!
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    Mine was just a small blue ribbon sewn into the inside of my garter.
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    I wore aquamarine earrings (my birthstone...March)

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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_attire-accessories_need-my-something-blue-help?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:15Discussion:e4a556fe-d80d-4459-b3be-4fb60ef3e96fPost:5a892e27-473a-4e26-8c4b-1a6829f2b223">Re:Need my Something Blue!? Help!</a>:
    [QUOTE]Mine is the "I do" crystal stickers under my shoes, they look gorgeous :
    Posted by AraceliCuevas[/QUOTE]

    I did these too, the stickers are blue. I also had peacock feathers in my hair which had blue in them.
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_attire-accessories_need-my-something-blue-help?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding BoardsForum:15Discussion:e4a556fe-d80d-4459-b3be-4fb60ef3e96fPost:8b2d3fe4-e429-49f9-8a9c-b6b3dddc00a5">Re: Need my Something Blue!? Help!</a>:
    [QUOTE]This is a bit left field, but I decided to skip that part of the tradition.  It's supposed to be a 'wishing for a male child' token. I don't value male children over female children, so it seemed like an empty gesture to me.  Of course, I'm fairly untraditional, and tend to overthink things :P.
    Posted by Peledreamsofrain[/QUOTE]

    I'm pretty sure this isn't right, especially since blue traditionally was a GIRL color, it flipped relatively recently. Blue symbolized fidelity so I think it's about a loyal marriage, not your children. (Someone correct me if I'm wrong).

    For me, I'm having all my bridesmaids write their names in blue sharpie on the soles of my shoes going with the tradition that the name that is most faded by the end of the night is the next likely to get married. I just thought it was a cute idea and a good way to get some blue in.
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    my shoes, although they're closer to teal. 
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    "As for the colorful item, blue has been connected to weddings for centuries. In ancient Rome, brides wore blue to symbolize love, modesty, and fidelity. Christianity has long dressed the Virgin Mary in blue, so purity was associated with the color. Before the late 19th century, blue was a popular color for wedding gowns, as evidenced in proverbs like, "Marry in blue, lover be true.""
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    In Response to <a href="http://forums.theknot.com/Sites/theknot/Pages/Main.aspx/wedding-boards_attire-accessories_need-my-something-blue-help?plckFindPostKey=Cat:Wedding%20BoardsForum:15Discussion:e4a556fe-d80d-4459-b3be-4fb60ef3e96fPost:fe2d8cc0-1165-4238-8757-e089939bdcbf">Re: Need my Something Blue!? Help!</a>:
    [QUOTE]" As for the colorful item, blue has been connected to weddings for centuries. In ancient  Rome , brides wore blue to symbolize love, modesty, and fidelity. Christianity has long dressed the Virgin Mary in blue, so purity was associated with the color. Before the late 19th century, blue was a popular color for  wedding gowns , as evidenced in proverbs like, "Marry in blue, lover be true."" <a href="http://ask.yahoo.com/20031027.html" rel="nofollow">http://ask.yahoo.com/20031027.html</a>
    Posted by catloverd[/QUOTE]

    Hrm, this is very interesting, and might be a regional adaptation of tradition where I grew up.  I still probably won't use it because I'm not very religious, and grew up with the 'wishing for a boy' meaning.

    Thanks for enlightening me!  That's really cool info!
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    [QUOTE]Actually the ORIGIN was that blue was the color of purity and thusly was supposed to ward off evil or mischevious spirits that might kidnap the bride.  In some cultures, like Celt/Irish, the spirits were merely mischevious and likely to take the bride so they could steal her dress and leave her naked in the woods.  Other cultures had more menacing spirits who would force the bride to stay as their mate or even eat them.  This is the same place that the tradition of bridesmaids come from.
    Posted by StageManager14[/QUOTE]

    Hah!  My FI probably wishes my dress would magically disappear on the wedding night.  I'm going to get lots of giggles when he's confronted with the laces.

    heeheeheee I'm evil.
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    Thank you for all of your help! I am grateful and it gave me a few ideas. 

    Also...I believe that the Blue item symbolizes Purity, Modesty and fertility. I'm sure everyone thinks of it as somthing different and it became about meaning somthing different, but everything changes so I normally just think of some  thing like this as my own. 

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    My shoes are blue, and I'll probably also  wear my sapphire ring that FI gave me years ago.

    But you have lots of options...jewelry, undies, garter, shoes. 
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    [QUOTE]In Response to Re:Need my Something Blue!? Help!: That made me giggle. When we got to the hotel room, I walked in and told DH to please get me out of that dress NOW. He raised and eyebrow and said "really?". I replied "yes, I've had to pee since 3 o'clock!" The look on his face was priceless.
    Posted by StageManager14[/QUOTE]

    <div>Hehe!  That is priceless!</div>
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    My grandmother embroidered a blue heart and our wedding date on the underside of my train. It's kind of like you're own little secret as you walk down the aisle!
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