Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger on the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.
Queen Victoria is credited with starting the Western Worlds white wedding dress trend in 1840 - before then brides wore their best dress.
The tradition of a wedding cake comes from Ancient Rome where guests broke a loaf of bread over the brides head for fertilities sake.
Brides traditionally wear veils because Ancient Greeks and Romans believed they protected her from evil spirits.
The tradition of a bride wearing 'something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue comes from an old English rhyme. Something old represents continuity, something new offers optimism for the future, something borrowed symbolizes borrowed happiness, something blue stands for purity love and fidelity.
Just a little fun this Friday, the facts taken from a Brides magazine and the patterns part of my collection. It seems to be the month for weddings. Did you have a Summer wedding or like me opt for the beauty of the Winter?
See you soon.