Monday, November 11, 2019
What Are the Bridesmaid's Duties Before the Wedding?
Many things can bring us joy, but one of the most exciting is seeing our dearest friends happy. And aren't they the happiest when walking down the aisle preparing to say, "I do" and spend the rest of their lives with their significant other?
Before they can do that, they must go through the flurry of preparation first. Weddings are grand affairs, and it takes a dedicated team for it to succeed without any hiccups. And you can make that happen as the bridesmaid.
Below are among the duties that you can accomplish during the months leading up to the wedding.
Planning for the big day
The logistics of planning for a wedding can be overwhelming for the bride and the groom. Therefore, having an entourage to complete some of the tasks is appreciated.While the couple may hire an event organizer, your input as the bridesmaid will be valuable throughout the process.
The venue, decorations, and documentation are among the few items on the checklist to fret over. Looking for a wedding photographer that has affordable rates, but at the same time will provide the best service. You can also help compile a list of venues around Salt Lake City that they can work into their budget. Aside from the bigger tasks, you can accompany the bride to her gown fittings, and even cast a vote for what the bridesmaids should wear.
Aside from physical work, you can also offer emotional support. The stress and the workload will be overwhelming for the bride and having someone to talk to about it will relieve her of some of her worries.Come the wedding day, you can also soothe her fears anxiety.
Bridal shower and bachelorette party
Before tying the knot, it's customary for the bride and her friends to celebrate the end of one chapter of her life. This is usually done through bridal showers and bachelorette parties. One non-negotiable duty of the maid of honor and bridesmaids is planning for this event.
While preparing for both, do take into consideration the bride's interests. In recent years, bachelorette parties have earned the reputation of being wild and reckless. But it doesn't always have to be like that.
At its core, bachelorette parties are any celebration where the bride gets to enjoy herself with loved ones while also getting away from the wedding planning. For some brides, getting the chance to spend time with their friends and loved ones even in a relaxed setting is more than enough of a celebration.
Preparations for the wedding only stop once the ceremony begins. As a bridesmaid, it's one of your duties to oversee the event being set up. Ensure that the flowers and decorations are right where they need to be. Moreover, check over the attendance in case there are some people who couldn't make it.
Taking charge of this allows the bride and the groom to focus on getting ready themselves. This is their special day where they get to celebrate their union. It's only fair that they're given the time to look their best.
As you can see with all these duties, a bridesmaid doesn't need to be wealthy to be of help to their beloved friend. Sometimes your presence, time, and effort are more than enough contributions to make the wedding a success.
Photo Credit: Heather Jowett Photography
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