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Something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in her shoe.

Blue has been tied in with weddings for centuries and that’s due to the old English tradition of the bride having “Something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue” for good luck on her wedding day. Traditions aren’t for everyone, and the great thing is you don’t have to go overboard for them or go in the opposite direction and make it your whole wedding theme! Keep reading to get inspired and see 22 ways to incorporate something blue.


The first thing that sprang to mind was probably décor, flowers, or something to wear. However, having a blue invitation is so lovely and unique!

Check out these blue invites from Papier!

Blue bridesmaids

Finding the perfect blue that all your bridesmaids like might prove to be a bit of a task but once you find it, they will all look amazing!

Check out these blue bridesmaids’ dresses from ASOS!


If you want to get your bridesmaids involved in something blue but don’t want to do bridesmaids’ dresses, try out cute matching pyjamas while you all get ready!

Check out these blue pyjamas from Toast!

Mini Cake

For smaller weddings if you don’t want to have a huge, tiered cake, having a mini cake for each of your guests is a fantastic idea, so why not make it blue?

Check out this video on how to make your own mini cakes!

Bridal Clutch

Having a bag on your wedding day is something brides look back and wish they did. Many have a tiny bag to wear or hold at their reception and making it blue is a detail not many people think of doing.

Check out this gorgeous bag from Mac & Co!

A Tuxedo

We’ve mentioned before that you don’t have to wear blue, but your partner can! Having their tux be a shade of blue or a …

Check out this blue suit from Moss Bros!

Blue Boutonnière

Florals aren’t just for decoration; a few drops of blue sprinkled throughout your day will bring everything together.

Check out this blue and gold boutonnière from Lisa Angel!

A Cute Car

Have your getaway car be a picture-perfect opportunity and be adorable!

Check out Lil & Blue to get the blue car of your dreams!


Pastel blue charger plates like these are just perfect!

Check out these charger plates from Artemest!

Your Wedding Ring

Many people have heirloom rings that have been passed down through the generations, and if yours is blue, there’s your ‘something blue!’

Check out this wedding ring from The Diamond Store!

Vow Books

Because writing your own vows isn’t normally traditionally, blend the unconventional with the traditional by using baby blue vow books.

Check out these vow books from Starboard Press!

Wedding Dress

As much as we love a traditional white dress. There’s something so captivating about a blue gown that is so unique yet bridal at the same time!

Check out this wedding dress from Zuhair Murad!

Cake Décor

As previously said, your something blue might be a statement piece or something more understated. Pastels are a popular choice for many weddings, so collaborate with a cake artist to create the most unique edible blue flowers!

Check out Cake Craft World for a range of blue cake flowers!


Blue heels are a great pop of colour underneath your white dress!

Check out these heels from Harriet Wilde!

Table runners

Table décor is so versatile, and you can really go in whatever direction you like! Wedding season is approaching and that means the return of pastels! Pastel blue is something we can’t wait to see more of!

Check out this table runner from RP Linen!


Jewellery is what makes your bridal ensemble, so have a stunning pair of studs, hoops or drop earrings like these for your day to make you feel like the ultimate bride

Check out these earrings from Vivien Walsh Jewellery!

Blue Bouquet

Pastels will never go out of style, and the same can be said about flowers! To make the perfect bouquet, mix and match different tones of blue and pair them with white.

Check out this bouquet from Vegan Bunny!

Printed Tablecloths

Patterns and prints might be intimidating, but with something as beautiful and modest as this, you’ll be so glad you went with it!

Check out this tablecloth from Mrs. Alice!

Ceremony Chairs

Decorate your chairs with chiffon, linens, and ribbons to create the most perfect chair aisle!

Check out our search for supplier engine to find suppliers to help make your dream blue aisle!


Add a splash of blue to your veil; it’s the right amount of colour without detracting from your wedding dress!

Check out this veil from Ashley Wild Bridal!

Wedding cake

Let your something blue be a great decoration and tasty!

Check out this cake from Cutter & Squidge!

Little bit of liner

To add a splash of colour to your bridal makeup, use blue eyeliner. For a light and breezy look, try for a pastel blue, or go grungy with a navy eyeliner.

Check out this eyeliner from NARS!

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