Something old, Something new, Something borrowed, Something blue....

An old English rhyme has led to a tradition for many brides, even in this day! These four sweet tokens can be found by the bride herself, but are

more often given by her bridesmaids, sisters or mother. Each memento may have special meaning to the bride. Traditional items often worn or carried by the bride are jewelry or hankies.

But wouldn’t it be fun to create a shower or wedding gift based on this traditional theme?

For example,fill a decorative box or basket with a vintage tablecloth, a set of new cloth napkins, a favorite cookie recipe you are willing to “lend” to the bride, and a blue plate to serve them on.

Or for the bedroom, pair a vintage set of linen sh