Monday, May 2, 2011

Blue Monday - Royal Wedding

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This past Friday the world experienced an exciting event.

Kate Middleton and Prince William were married April 29th.

Remember how beautiful she looked in her blue engagement dress? William also chose to wear a blue suit.

Here's a close-up of that gorgeous sapphire blue engagement ring.

Did you see the wedding? I did! Yep, I got up at 4 am.

I noticed plenty of Blue.

Carole Middleton, the mother of the bride, wore Sky Blue.

Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles, father of the groom, wore a soft shade of Blue.

Best man Prince Harry’s girlfriend, Chelsy Davy, wore Aqua Blue.

Victoria Beckham wore a Navy Blue outfit.

Why, even the groom wore a bit of Blue.

Here's my pick for the best use of color: Royal Blue.
Isn't long-term friend of Prince William, socialite, Tara Palmer-Tomkinson stunning?

Happy Blue Monday!

1. Jeanne, backyard neighbor
2. Nostalgic Marveling
3. LaVoice
4. Ms. Burrito
5. Fifi Flowers
6. Lani in Hongkong
7. John
8. Chubskulit
9. Dhemz
10. Cindy Adkins
11. Manang Kim, USA
12. imriz
13. Mom's Place
14. Gypsea Nurse
15. Mona, Living the Beauty of Life
16. Dena E's
17. Rajesh, India
18. Dias Spot
19. Joyful Servant
20. Tattered Rebel
21. Savannah Granny!
22. rikka
23. Nikki Dee
24. Pie
25. Gengen
26. Jenny
27. Vinni
28. mercedes scott
29. Points of View and Thoughts
30. warr_shee
31. Leovi - Danae pregnant golden shower
32. Diann @ The Thrifty Groove
33. A Woman's Note
34. Lina, Indonesia
35. Blogging Anything
36. Chie Wilks
37. Anni - Sweden
38. Raya
39. Shannara
40. Open House Blues
41. Shabby Pink World
42. Andy - Canada
43. Reach Beyond Limits
44. Sarah@Hope In Every Season
45. Black Eyed Susans Kitchen
46. Dear Helen Hartman
47. Shengkay
48. GVK, Chennai, India
49. Bluebird!
50. Tulsa Gentleman
51. Princess Jeanie from Georgia
52. The French Hutch
53. What's Inside Joahna's Heart
54. Rinkly Rimes
55. Milla
56. Gittan Sweden
57. Unraveling Mysteries
58. Pink Reflections
59. Dorincard: flag blue, happy Monday! Abottabad!
60. Candy
61. Romancing the Blues
62. 'I Do' Monday @ the WhistleStop Cafe
63. Spice Up Your Life
64. Sweet Nothings
65. hapzydeco
66. Sweet Appreciation of Life
67. Patricia - USA
68. Mel Cole @ Hearts content of a mama
69. Maria's Space
70. Meredith@ Mere Thoughts
71. Anne
72. mizhelle
73. Sara Chapman in Seattle, USA
74. Jolly Toes
75. Shelia @ Note Songs
76. carolynUSA
77. Rose @ Walnut Acre
78. My Place to Yours
79. Gagiers
80. Joy@Books and Life
81. tips & experience
82. Annette
83. The Pelican Brief
84. JEC
85. Find Your Happiness
86. Rita aka Cashjocky

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Chubskulit Rose said...

Beautiful royal blues Sally, have a great week ahead.

Jeanne said...

Oh my gosh, I am the first one to link. That's a first. Sally, your blue review is awesome and so was the wedding. My sisters and I did the same thing at 4:00 am. We really enjoyed the wedding together.

It is late so I will say goodnight and Happy Blue Monday.
Hugs, Jeanne

Fifi Flowers said...

Fifi Flowers painted the ROYAL KISS... you must come see!!!

☺lani☺ said...

Love them all! Happy Blue Monday!

Unknown said...

aren't blues perfect for the royals:)

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Sally,
Fabulous blue pictures of the wedding!!! Happy Blue Monday!!!

Gypsea Nurse said...

Oh Sally.. how I love that ring!
Happy Blue!

Unknown said...

I agree with you Sally. The last blue photo is the best blue. Happy BM Sally.

Dena E's Blog said...

Soooo beautiful it was. Although I didn't watch it. Now was that a dream wedding or what...
Hugsatcha Sally
Prayers included

w0rkingAth0mE said...

They are really nice couple, all the best ... Love all the blues here, especially the sapphire blue engagement ring. My Blue Monday

Kim, USA said...

We have the same choice. I so love that Royal blue not much with the hat and the dress but the shoesssssss!!! Want it!! LOL!

Blue Monday

Kim, USA said...

Oh by the way I forgot the ring lol!!!

Joyful said...

I did catch the royal wedding. I stayed up from 1-5 a.m. Wasn't it wonderful?

Savannah Granny said...

That blue hat was one of my favorites. Of course blue is a favorite color. Happy Blue Monday. Ginger :)

Dhemz said...

wow! I didn't noticed that...good one Sally! Thanks for sharing...:) I think my royal wedding invitation did not arrive on!

Fashion Momma said...

It was a beautiful wedding. Happy Blue Monday Sally!

My blue and yellow entry.

Momgen said...

I also like blue....Thanks for hosting...

Gin Hansson said...

I was really amaze of this blue colors that i saw on that Royal Wedding. I did watch the whole ceremony, the parade and the first kiss. All i can say is WOW..

I did post my second entry. I hope it's ok if i would post every monday of my favorite blue color.

Anonymous said...

Sally, love all your pics of the royal blues... wasn't the wedding lovely? :)

warr_shee said...

very nice blues..majestic indeed!
check my My Blues

anne said...

The stone is so huge, so stunning. SIgh I wasnt able to watch the royal wedding.

Diann said...

Royal blues, perfect for today's post!

Lina Gustina said...

That lot's of blue in the royal wedding...I didn't notice it before :)
I watched the royal wedding a little bit; that afternoon I was waiting for a doctor with my father in a hospital...

bonz said...

i watched the royal wedding but i didn't noticed that most of them wore different shades of blue. ;)

have a great week ahead!

My Blue Monday

Chie Wilks said...

awesome blues you have here sally. i so want that blue sapphire. I wanna get a replica of it lol! The bride is so gorgeous in that engagement dress. and of course, Victoria is breathtaking.

Anni said...

Yes, I watched it all - had a celebration kit sent from Britain, you can see some of it in an earlier post if you're interested.

Leovi said...

Wonderful blue dresses with beautiful colors.

•°°• IcyBC •°°• said...

Those are beautiful blue dresses! High society comes out to play..

Unknown said...

Hi Sally! Wasn't the wedding wonderful? So beautiful! Check out my post titled "Two Special Gifts" for a look at a ring my mom gave me that is similar to Princess Catherine's!

HaPpY bLuE mOnDaY!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Sally, The wedding was just beautiful. I enjoyed seeing all of the hats too!

DearHelenHartman said...

Hadn't thought about all the blue at the wedding but you found it! Cool post.

Shengkay said...

wow is all i can say!
yeah i watch the royal wedding too...

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

The royal wedding was wonderful and all of your blues are stunning!
Thanks for sharing and have a beautiful Blue Monday!

The French Hutch said...

Great RW post, lot of blue in London, and I show a lot of blue in my London post. Thanks for hosting such a great party.
Hope your Monday is great.

The French Hutch

Vinni said...

The Royal wedding - what a huge fuss. In this day and age I'm surprised that the UK still is so upbeat about Kings and Queens.

Happy Blue Monday to you

Dorincard said...

Pretty women in blue dresses...
Women in pretty, blue dresses...
Women who think that men really care how well those women look dressed, in blue or otherwise...
Illusions, delusions...:)
Happy Blue Monday, Abbottabad and all!

Anonymous said...

Very nice collection of blues there! The news commentators I watched called Camilla's and Mrs. Middleton's dresses powder blue. I wondered if they coordinated that.

Candy said...

royal blue for a royal wedding...I hope they live happily ever after.
Blue Blessings ;-)

Annesphamily said...

Great blues Sally! Love them all and truly loved that royal wedding! Today it seems our government thinks we have had enough fun and now back to their business of scaring America! My hope is in the Lord and I am having a blue Monday today! Hugs Anne

LV said...

I did not watch the wedding. That time of the morning is just when I am sleeping good. Sallay, you did the Royal proud with your pretty blue presentation. It appears the fellows have different taste in their ladies.

bj said...

I watched and loved every single bit of this beautiful wedding. :)
Thanks so much for hosting, dear Sally.

Poppy @ With a Dash of Color said...

Goodmorning Sally,you did a beautiful job of showcasing all the Royal Blues in the Royal wedding! Did not get a chance to watch the wedding. I loved the sapphire blue ring and all the pretty dresses! Thanks for hosting Blue Monday and sharing these pictures with us. I'm your newest follower and I hope you will be mine! Have a lovely week ahead!~Poppy

genny said...

awesome shades of blue Sally. mine is up!happy BM!:-)
mine is here:

Maria's Space said...

I totally watched the wedding. It only happens once each generation and I wished I could have watched it from beginning to end.

joyh82 said...

Perfect post. I wish this couple all the best. They seem so in love and I hope the media shows them more respect then they did Lady Diana. Happy Blue Monday!
Joy at Books and Life

Sara Chapman said...

That last outfit may be stunning, but hope it wasn't ankle-breaking. Those heels!

Mel_Cole said...

Beautiful ring indeed. Very royal color.

Anonymous said...

Morning, Sally! Oh, a very Blue Royal wedding indeed! I'm partying with you today. I had a teeny little bit ofblue and wanted to join your party.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Nezzy (Cow Patty Surprise) said...

Wasn't it truly a fairytale wedding and oh that ring!!! WoW! I pray that this couple will live the happily ever after that Di's boys deserve.

Wonderful Blue Monday sweetie!

Have a blessed and beautiful day Smilin' gal! :o)

April said...

The wedding was definitely something to see! Kate looked absolutely STUNNING! Some of those hats they showed looked like something from outer space! YIKES!

bj said...

Now, Sally girl...I KNOW I didn't have MUCH blues today...a little in the books...the blue chairs in the background. I just don't have much blue other than my dishes so I have to link with you if I have even a *speck* of blue somewhere. :)))
hugs, bj

Rose @ Walnut Acre said...

My favorite in this list of blues goes to Camilla.

Susan Nowell @ My Place to Yours said...

I loved all of the royal wedding "blues." Posted about the wedding on my blog, too!

Judi said...

Happy Blue Monday Sally *hugs*
I do love your blues...that was such a beautiful wedding with a beautiful young couple. Their blues were certainly beautiful too and I do love that ring! Its very special William gave it to Kate...:o)
I hope you have had a great day today.

Rebecca said...

Wouldn't it be wonderful to have such a beautiful ring!!!

La said...

Wouldn't his mother have been proud? I love all the hats the Brits wear.

Vintagesouthernlife said...

What a gorgeous ring! Beautiful blues!

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Sally, I have enjoyed every detail of this wedding, and you have featured the blues beautifully. laurie

hahai.ponce said...

is Mr. Linky closed? was suppose to link my blue monday entry :(

great blue photos :D

January Zelene said...

Hi sally had posted my BM last monday but I wasn't able to link it here because my laptop broke down, came here today but unfortunately the mr linky is closed... anyway nice blue royal entry..have a nice day..

here's my bm

WomenGrowingInChrist said...

Those hats are cracking me up! Thanks for the post :)

Anne Fannie said...

Hello Sally,
One of these Mondays I will have time to post to Blue Monday. I have been saving up all my blues!
Just wanted to wish you a happy mothers day.
Hugs, Ann

•°°• IcyBC •°°• said...


B i r g i t t a said...

Awesome blue and royal entry Sally!
Of course I saw the wedding - wouldn't miss it for the world :)
I loved the small hats with feathers :)

Beverly said...

No Blue Monday makes for a "Blue Monday".

You're in my prayers. Love to you.♥♥♥