May you never steal, lie, or cheat. But if you must steal, then steal away my sorrows. If you must lie, then lie with me all the nights of my life. And if you must cheat, then please cheat death, because I could never live a day without you.
Interesting idea, considering I'm part Scottish. Previous pinner said: "Apparently it's called 'handfasting,' and started as an ancient Celtic tradition that was continued in Scotland and other European countries, but i LOVE the symbolism it states, and LOVE the choice of lace and ribbons in this picture :] (any religion it would have a nice meaning to it)"
From Ireland, With Love: Celtic Wedding Traditions Slideshow
Bells- Irish Wedding Tradition Giving a bell as a wedding gift is another Irish tradition. The chime of bells is said to keep evil spirits away and also remind the married couple of their wedding vows. A nice modern twist is to hand out tiny bells to your guests to ring as you tie the knot or when you exit the church instead of throwing confetti. -- like the idea to use when exiting the church