Bride asks all four of her grandmas to be flower girls at her wedding – and wins hearts the world over with touching photos of the women scattering petals while walking down the aisle in matching outfits
- Lyndsey Raby wanted her wedding in September to Tanner Raby to be special for her family
- She asked her four grandmothers, one of whom is Tanner’s grandmother, to be flower girls on the day
- The four women dressed in identical blue dresses with matching jackets for the ceremony
- Each of them individually walked down the aisle while tossing flowers from their wooden baskets
- The moment went viral after photographer Natalie Caho shared it on her business’ Instagram page
A bride asked her four grandmothers to stand up for her on her special day by walking as flower girls in the wedding — and the four women even wore matching dresses for the event.
Lyndsey Raby wanted her wedding in September to Tanner Raby be a special one for herself and her family, so she decided to bring in her four grandmothers for the day by walking as her flower girls.
‘I knew as soon as I was engaged I wanted to involve my grandmothers,’ the bride, who tied the knot in Benton, Tennessee, told HuffPost.
Heartwarming moment: Lyndsey Raby wanted her wedding in September to Tanner Raby to be special for her family, so she invited her four grandmothers to act as flower girls for the big day
Love: The four women dressed in identical blue dresses with matching jackets for the ceremony
Making the walk: Each of them individually walked down the aisle while tossing flowers from their wooden baskets
‘I felt so blessed to have them all here so I wanted them to be involved too,’ she added.
Adorable pictures showed the bride with her four grandmothers for the special day, and the women all matched in a blue sequined dresses with matching jackets.
The flower girls included the Lyndsey’s 90-year-old great-grandmother, Kathleen Brown; the bride’s 76-year-old grandmother, Wanda Grant; the bride’s 72-year-old grandmother, Betty Brown; and the groom’s 70-year-old grandmother, Joyce Raby.
To accessorize their light blue dresses, the four grandmothers carried a white wooden box to hold the flower petals they dropped when walking down the aisle.
Each of the boxes included a blue bow tied on the handle with ‘Here Comes The Bride’ painted in gorgeous script across the front in blue paint.
Photographer Natalie Caho first shared the image of Lyndsey surrounded by her grandmothers on her wedding day on her business’ Instagram page.
She wrote in her caption: ‘I’ve seen a lot of cute flower girls in my day…but these four gals take the cake.’
All eyes on her: To accessorize their light blue dresses, the four grandmothers carried a white wooden box to hold the flowers they dropped when walking down the aisle
Adorable: ‘I knew as soon as I was engaged I wanted to involve my grandmothers,’ the bride said about the moment
Here she comes! Lyndsey married Tanner in Benton, Tennessee, in September surrounded by friends and family
Happy couple: The day was made more special with the grandmothers by the couple’s side during the event
The picture caught the attention of the public who all enjoyed witnessing the heartfelt family moment.
‘She is so lucky to have all them still here, that pic is worth million $ beautiful,’ one commenter wrote on the Instagram picture.
Another person commented: ‘How sweet and precious.’
Most people were in agreement that the pictures between Lyndsey and her four grandmothers were ‘heartwarming’ and a ‘one-in-a-million’ moment between the women.
Lyndsey told the HuffPost that her grandmothers were all ‘ecstatic’ when asked to be her flower girls, giving the bride a reaction bigger than other people in the wedding party.
‘I do believe they were more excited than my bridesmaids,’ Lyndsey said.
Now Lyndsey hopes the viral wedding pictures will encourage other brides and grooms to include their grandparents on their own special day.
‘It means so much to them and it will mean so much more to you,’ she said.
Her work: The moment went viral after photographer Natalie Caho shared it on her business’ Instagram page
Happily ever after: Lyndsey hoped that by sharing the moment with her grandmothers it would inspire other couples to include their grandparents on their special day