This Sweet Bride Made Her Grandmothers Her Flower Girls

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When you plan a wedding, it’s important to focus not only on details that will make the day sweet and romantic and beautiful, but that will also represent who the bride and groom are as a couple as they begin their lives together.

Which sometimes means messing with a classic….

When it comes to choosing who will sprinkle flower petals on the ground at their feet, most brides go straight to any adorable little girls in their family – but not Tennessee bride Lyndsey Raby.

Instead, she bestowed the honor on the four grandmothers in her life.

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& I’ve seen a lot of cute flower girls in my day…. but these four gals take the cake ??

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With a combined age of 308, Lyndsey’s great-grandmother Kathleen (90), her grandmothers Wanda (76) and Betty (72), and her husband-to-be’s grandmother Joyce (70), were sure to be as wise as they were beautiful, and what bride couldn’t benefit from some well-timed advice on the day of her wedding?

The women wore matching pastel blue, sequined dresses for the event, and, unlike children, they didn’t try to steal the show (or start crying or back out at the last minute).

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Today my inbox was flooded with press I never dreamed of speaking with but they caught wind of the cuteness from @lyndseygrantraby ‘s wedding involving FOUR of her grandmothers as flower girls after @huffpost shared the story and wanted the deetz. You might see these sweet souls on your local @wrcbtv News Channel 3 tonight and wake up to their smiling faces tomorrow on @thetodayshow to name a few… if you’re on the fence about having something outside the ordinary at your wedding just do it! Especially if it means something as sweet as this did to you and your family.

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Photographer Natalie Caho shared some of the resulting photos on Instagram, along with a reminder that brides like Lyndsey are so lucky to have not only one, but multiple, grandparents present at a wedding.

“I’ve seen a lot of cute flower girls in my day…but these four gals take the cake,” Caho added.

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They really do, and it seems like Lyndsey has a good head on her shoulders and heart in her chest – a sure sign that all four of these women have done something right along the way.

Congrats to the happy couple!