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Bride Opts To Have Her 4 Grandmas As Flower Girls And They Totally Crush It
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Bride Opts To Have Her 4 Grandmas As Flower Girls And They Totally Crush It

While it’s all sunshine and rainbows on most wedding days, some are particularly so. And it’s all due to the people not being afraid to step a little bit out of the box sometimes. That’s exactly what this Tennessee couple did when they finally tied the knot after dating for 2 years. Even though flower girls are usually associated with cute little girls, this time the bride decided she would get her four lovely grandmas involved by honoring them with this duty. Gladly, they all were really excited about this unconventional twist, so they surely accepted and it turned out to be just the cutest thing!

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This Tennessee couple decided to do a little twist on their wedding day

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

As John Lennon once said, “Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow”. And so they did, and so their love brought Tennessee couple Tanner and Lyndsey Raby to the altar on September 22nd this year. But no wedding ever passes without a little bit of surprise, so it’s safe to say this celebration was no exception.

And asked their grandmas to be the flower girls at their wedding

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

The eldest of them was the bride’s 90-year-old great-grandmother

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

This time it was all because of the lovely bride who came up with an adorable idea of how to honor and get the four grandmothers of her hubby-to-be and her more involved. She said she knew she wanted to do that from the moment she got engaged. “I felt so blessed to have them all here so I wanted them to be involved too,” said Lyndsey. So she made them her flower girls!

She was joined by bride’s 70 and 76-year-old grandmas

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

And also the 70-year-old grandma of the groom

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One could think that elderly people might not be so keen on such a playful twist but these four lovely ladies were all up for joining the bridal party. After all, Lyndsey assured it wouldn’t feel complete if it was otherwise, so they all joined in and happily took up the flower petal baskets with writings “Here comes the bride” on each of them.

Seeing them all was a really special sight to everyone at the wedding

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

The bride herself, Lyndsey, said she wanted the grandma’s to be involved right from the moment she got engaged

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

In the fabulous photos by wedding photographer Natalie Caho, you can see from left to right the eldest star to the bridal party was the bride’s great-grandmother Kathleen Brown, the groom’s 70-year-old grandmother Joyce Raby and two lovely grandmas of the bride – 76-year-old Wanda Grant and 72-year-old Betty Brown.

And her wish sure did enfold beautifully

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

As the bride believes the grandmas were more excited than even her bridesmaids

Image credits: Natalie Caho Photography

The photographer who captured them, Natalie Caho, shared a photo of them on her Instagram, noting that she’s seen a lot of cute flower girls in her day “but these four gals take the cake”. She also added that “Most girls are lucky to even have one grandmother present. And the fact that [Lyndsey] had four was a big deal that she wanted to savor.” The four ladies sure made the Raby’s wedding day a lot more special.

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Juniper
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow who has a luxury of having 4 grandmothers? I feel like cheated on, I have none.

blugeagua
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2 years ago

Right! All grandmothers and even one great-grandma! I also have none. All of my grandparents died years ago. :(

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Kiwi Canuck
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2 years ago

This is probably really dumb but it irked me how the beginning of the article says "when they finally tied the knot after two years of dating". "Finally" would be after 50 years of dating, not two little years!

Miriam L
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

It really depends on how long it feels to the couple, in my opinion. As long as they've had the time to think it over between dating and engagement, do what works for you. In my community, weddings are fairly simple and it's rare to have a whole year between engagement and wedding, and a friend of mine still thought her six months was forever!

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 years ago

This was really a lovely idea.

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Juniper
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow who has a luxury of having 4 grandmothers? I feel like cheated on, I have none.

blugeagua
Community Member
2 years ago

Right! All grandmothers and even one great-grandma! I also have none. All of my grandparents died years ago. :(

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Kiwi Canuck
Community Member
2 years ago

This is probably really dumb but it irked me how the beginning of the article says "when they finally tied the knot after two years of dating". "Finally" would be after 50 years of dating, not two little years!

Miriam L
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

It really depends on how long it feels to the couple, in my opinion. As long as they've had the time to think it over between dating and engagement, do what works for you. In my community, weddings are fairly simple and it's rare to have a whole year between engagement and wedding, and a friend of mine still thought her six months was forever!

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 years ago

This was really a lovely idea.

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