Wedding Party

Wedding Party Duties

Your friend is getting married and has asked you to be a part of his/her wedding party! Congratulations! At first you are probably excited and touched. After all, standing up for your friend on his/her big day is an honor. After the excitement wears off a little, however, you are probably thinking “aren’t members of the wedding party responsible for stuff? What all does being a maid of honor/best man/bridesmaid/attendant involve?”

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Gifts for Bridesmaids – What Kinds of Gifts Will Be Appreciated?

When you ask someone to be your bridesmaid, chances are you are asking them to do more than simply don a hideous dress and stand beside you on your wedding day. Instead, you will likely hand them a long list of responsibilities and favors that are expected to be taken care of in order to make your special day as stress free and perfect as possible. Because of this, it is customary to get gifts for bridesmaids as a way of thanking them for their help and for putting up with your demands. Below are a few ideas of gifts that can actually be enjoyed and appreciated by bridesmaids in your wedding party.

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Creating the Perfect Wedding Speech

During a wedding, there are many different traditions that are generally upheld. In many cases, a wedding toast is given by several individuals throughout the reception following the ceremony. If you have been charged with writing and giving one of these speeches, you might find yourself dumbstruck and at a loss for words. Fortunately, there are several tips that you can put to use in order to create a beautiful speech which can be delivered from the heart.

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Funny Wedding Toasts

It is believed that getting married is a changeover of a person’s life and that it can be quite a stressful change for a person. But making a wedding speech can be even more stressful event, especially when it comes to deliver in front of a newlywed and wedding guests.

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Maid of Honor Wedding Toast Ideas

If the bride has asked you, the maid of honor to make a wedding toast following the best man speech, you can be sure that she thinks you are really something special. Instead of being nervous and feeling pressured, take it like the honor it is and use some creativity to make a speech that will be long remembered.

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Gift Ideas for Your Lovely Bridesmaids

When you are the bride, there are so many details of your wedding you need to attend to. Buying gifts for the bridal party is one of those details you can’t overlook. Finding the right gift to present to the lovely ladies who are your bridesmaids can be a hard decision. You want to show them just how grateful you are that they agreed to join you on such a special day.

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Wedding Party Gifts

All of the members of the wedding party must attend the rehearsal dinner. They are also expected to arrive well in advance of the start of the wedding ceremony. Some of them, such as the best man, must help to prevent a sudden turn of events during either the ceremony or the reception.

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Bridesmaid Dresses: An Attendant’s Perspective

When a woman has the honor of being asked to be an attendant at a wedding, probably the first thing that pops into her head is the bridesmaid dresses. There are a whole bunch of horror stories about nasty looking dresses that were chosen as bridesmaid dresses. I have seen tons of awful looking gowns, the ones from the 80′s seem to be especially hideous. There are still plenty of fine looking bridesmaid dresses out there, so be warned bridal attendants.

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5 Toast Ideas for the Best Man

The best man traditionally offers the first toast at a wedding. His toast can offer a thought-provoking look at married life, honor his friendship with the groom or reveal intimate and often embarrassing details of the couple’s courtship.

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Planning a Rehearsal Dinner

The rehearsal dinner is one element of the wedding planning that can be confusing for the future bride and groom. Questions such as do we really have to have a rehearsal dinner, what do we do at the rehearsal dinner, who pays for the rehearsal dinner, who is invited to the rehearsal dinner and do we have to invite out of town guests are planning questions that remain unanswered for many couples.

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Creating a Gift Chest for Special Occasions

With all of the weddings, baby showers, birthday parties, etc. it seems there is always a gift needed at the last minute. Do you have cash in your wallet to slip in the card? Do you re-gift a gift certificate? Do you run to the store and buy on a whim? Why not solve the last minute rush of gift giving once and for all by creating a “gift chest” full of gifts ready to give.

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Wedding Signature Frames

So you have been invited to a wedding. Whether you are a friend, family member or the proud parents, one of the most important, if not stressful decisions is what to buy the new couple. This new union will require a unique gift, a gift the newlyweds can actually use and enjoy. Is there such a gift that can provide these qualities while still being original?

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