Something Blue: Adding a Touch of Tradition to Your Wedding Day
Something Blue: Adding a Touch of Tradition to Your Wedding Day
Something Blue: Adding a Touch of Tradition to Your Wedding Day
Something Blue: Adding a Touch of Tradition to Your Wedding Day

Something Blue: Adding a Touch of Tradition to Your Wedding Day

Photo: Tess Follett


Are you looking for that perfect touch of tradition to add to your wedding day? Look no further than the classic tradition of “something blue.” Incorporating this timeless element into your celebration can bring a sense of nostalgia, and a gorgeous touch of colour.

Here are some creative and meaningful ways to infuse “something blue” into your wedding.


Photo: Whites and Woods Heels: Loeffler Randall


Bridal Accessories: Opt for a statement pair of blue shoes to peek out from beneath your wedding gown, or adorn yourself with blue accessories such as sapphire earrings or a delicate blue necklace. A blue hairpiece or hair ribbon can also add a subtle yet elegant touch.


Photo: Tess Follett Venue: Barunah Plains


Bouquet Accents: Integrate blue flowers or ribbon into your bridal bouquet for a pop of color and symbolism. Consider incorporating blue hydrangeas, delphiniums, or forget-me-nots into your floral arrangements for a beautiful and meaningful addition.


Photo: Morgan Lee Photography Venue: Woolbrook Homestead Florals: The Posie Palace


Attire Details: For the groom and groomsmen, consider incorporating blue into their attire with blue ties, pocket squares, or even blue socks for a fun and unexpected twist. Bridesmaids can also don blue dresses or accessories to complement the theme.


Photo: Chloe May Stationery: Rebel Reflect Styling: Poni Studios Florals: Wild Flos


Wedding Stationery: From save-the-dates to invitations and place cards, infuse hints of blue into your wedding stationery for a cohesive and stylish look. Opt for blue envelopes, watercolor washes, or delicate blue floral motifs to set the tone for your special day.


Photo: Tess Follett Florals Gardenia Magnifica Stationery: Blease Creative


Table Décor: Incorporate blue accents into your table settings with blue napkins, glassware, or centrepieces. Consider using vintage blue china or incorporating blue candles for a romantic ambiance.


Signature Cocktails: Get creative with your bar menu by featuring signature cocktails with a blue hue. From blueberry mojitos to blue curaçao-based drinks, there are plenty of delicious options to delight your guests and add a splash of color to your reception.


Photo: Chloe May Cake: Mali Bakes Florals: Honesty Flora


Wedding Cake: Work with your baker to design a stunning wedding cake with blue fondant or delicate blue floral accents. Whether you opt for a classic tiered cake or a more modern dessert display, incorporating blue into your confection is sure to make a statement.


Remember, “something blue” can be as subtle or bold as you like, so feel free to get creative and personalise this tradition to reflect your unique style and love story. Whether it’s a hidden detail just for you and your partner or a prominent feature throughout your wedding décor, incorporating “something blue” is a beautiful way to honour tradition and add an extra layer of meaning to your special day.


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