10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding

Submitted by Sarah on Friday - May 12, 2017

There's no doubt about it ... your mom is probably as excited as you are for the big day! Whether you've designed every detail with her by your side, gotten her advice during a dress shopping trip, or used a beloved "something borrowed" item from her ... there are so many special ways to honor Mom at your wedding.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding

We've compiled unique ideas from real brides that have been featured on Truly Engaging. It's so easy {and it speaks volumes!} to say thanks by incorporating any one of these ways to honor Mom. We hope you feel so inspired to do the same with the special women in your life! xoxo


1. Create a New Piece of Jewelry
Lauren's engagement ring is a family heirloom—a stunning piece of art combining elements from her mother's, father's, AND fiance's mother’s rings!

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


2. Repurpose Her Wedding Veil
Gorgeous bride, Chandler, used her mother's wedding veil as the base for her chic bridal bouquet.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


3. Or Wear Her Wedding Veil
Mindi wore her mother's wedding veil on her big day. "My something old was my mom’s veil that she wore on her wedding day and my great grandmother bought for her during her planning process." 

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


4. Pick a Super-Special Wedding Location
Leslie and Zach were married at his mother’s Montana home.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


5. Take Mom's Advice
Dazzling bride, Natalie, noted how she wished she would have taken her mother's advice to break in her shoes! "I didn’t take her advice so the shoes came off immediately after the ceremony. Needless to say, mothers know best!"

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


6. Carry "Something Old"
Her "something old" was a handkerchief from her great-grandmother. Bride Brittney carried it during her first look and as she walked down the aisle.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


7. Have Mom Walk You Down the Aisle
Kate went a bit of a non-traditional route, and had her mom walk her down the aisle at her modern urban wedding. Love it!

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


8. Wear Her Wedding Jewelry
Belgian bride, Annette, wore a special brooch in her hair that had been passed down through generations, and most recently from her grandmother who had passed away.10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


9. Incorporate a Cultural Tradition That's Important to Her
Daphne and Hubert held a Chinese wedding tea ceremony as part of their wedding day. It’s a special time to show respect to the bride and groom’s elders and express gratitude for looking after them until the wedding day.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding


10. Turn Your Photos Into Art for Her
For Mother's Day, engaged couple Abbie and Greg gifted their mothers Canvas Prints that showed off their favorite engagement photo.

10 Special Ways to Honor Mom at Your Wedding