Hi, lovelies! Happy Monday! We’re happy to be back in action and we have an awesome week lined up ahead (so be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss it)! To kick things off, we’re sharing some of our favorite something blue ideas prompted by our latest Ask Emmaline question from bride-to-be, Tara. She asks,
I’m looking for something blue ideas but I’m on a very strict budget. Do you have any suggestions for things I can find which aren’t very expensive? Thanks!
Hi Tara! Great question: when you’re planning your wedding, things can add up really quickly, even if you have a very large budget. If fitting in the ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’ doesn’t feel like it’s in your budget, don’t worry. There are plenty of beautiful something blue ideas you can find at an affordable price.
Plus, when you think about it, the ‘Something Blue’ part of the old adage (Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, and a Sixpence in your Shoe) is really the part for which you need to buy something additional. Your ‘something old’ can be something you already own; ‘something borrowed’ is free because you’re just borrowing it and giving it back to a loved one; and your ‘something new’ can be your wedding dress or shoes, which you are adding to your budget anyway! (P.S. You can get an inexpensive sixpence for your shoe here.) We’ve rounded up a handful of our favorite something blue ideas to help you, all with a price point of $30 or less (with many well-under that price!) Enjoy!
Something Blue Ideas Under $30
1. An embroidered blue handkerchief
A personalized handkerchief is one of my favorite something blue ideas. It is functional, custom, and can be wrapped around your bouquet and pinned as an easy something blue idea down the aisle. Plus, what bride doesn’t need a handkerchief at an arm’s reach on her wedding day? By Couture Wedding Hankie.
2. A something blue dress sash
This beautiful sash is from Bon Bridal. I love how it is attached to teal blue velvet ribbon and can be worn two ways: as a sash/belt or as a headband.
3. I Do shoe stickers
These I Do rhinestone shoe stickers are a hidden something blue and they cost under $4! From Prim and Proper B.
4. Blue flower hair pin
Isn’t this the prettiest shade of blue ever? I love how it is paired with gold. This hair pin is made with small light blue flowers, a handmade crystal spray, and gold leaves. You can request in silver plating, if you prefer. By January Rose Boutique.
5. This bridal bikini
A little hidden something blue! By American Grace.
6. These blue Swarovski crystal stud earrings
I love these in turquoise blue! By Ava Hope Designs.
7. A heart charm for your bouquet
This blue heart charm can be pinned to your bouquet (or wrapped around it wit ha ribbon) as your something blue. Artsy Clay.
8. A satin ruffled garter in aqua
This romantic ruffled garter will make an elegant something blue! By My Three Aunts.
9. A blue pearl necklace
This pretty blue necklace is made with freshwater pearls. By Laura Stark Jewelry Studio.
10. These blue flower shoe clips
Just add these shoe clips to any pair of shoes and you have an instant ‘something blue’! By Magaela Accessories.
Which of these something blue ideas is your favorite? Tell us in the comments section below!
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