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Remember yesterday’s Southern Spotting? Well, Chelsey + Jason provided us with a double feature!

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I love their rambunctious ring bearer! Instead of bringing the rings, be brought the ring, if you know what I mean. While not for everyone, this could be perfect for those couples with, say, more energetic nephews. I’m pretty sure ring bearers in the 8-10 set would think this was the coolest job ever (much cooler than carrying a girly ring pillow, anyway).

Love this? Check out the rest of the details on photographer Katie Rivers’ blog here! And tell me: are you having a ring bearer? What will they be carrying down the aisle, if anything?

emily Written with love by Emily
8 Comments
  1. avatar Eileen L. reply

    I LOVE this! What a great photograph!

  2. avatar libby reply

    We are having my fiance’s nephew, as our ring bearer. His sister will be our flower girl. While she will be 3-1/2 by the time of our wedding, he will be a whopping year and two months old. At this point, we’re just hoping he can walk, so carrying anything seemed like too lofty of a goal.

  3. avatar Kristin reply

    I’ve been wondering the same thing- do most ring bearers these days actually bring the rings down the aisle? I’m trying to decide what to do … and if I don’t give him our rings, what do you give the little guy? (he’s 5 years old) Any suggestions are appreciated!

    • avatar Emily reply

      Hi Kristin! I think a lot of ring bearers do still carry the rings down the aisle (some couples given them fake substitutes, but that seems a little strange to me). I think the trick is to hand off the pillow/bowl/rings at the very last moment before you send him off down the aisle. Best of luck!

  4. avatar Kristen C reply

    My mom saw this idea a few years ago and since then I have planned to have my little cousin act as “the bell ringer” for my wedding one day! He is a spunky little thing and this role will fit his personality just perfectly. Shhh! I don’t want my secret to get out!

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