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Choosing And Spoiling Your Bridesmaids – A Guide

One of the most fun things about having a wedding is getting to celebrate your love with your besties right there with you! Your bridesmaids play a huge part in your life and in your wedding too. So here’s how to choose them, how to officially ask them to be part of your Big Day, and anything else you’ve ever wondered about spoiling them!

Featured image: Alex Zarodov Photography

 

Should I Have A Wedding Party?

If you’re on the non-traditional side, you’ve probably asked yourself: Should I have a wedding party? And to be honest, we don’t blame you for asking this! Wedding planning can be quite overwhelming and the thought of having to choose which friends to get to stand by you and which are left out can leave lots of couples feeling even more anxious than ever.

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How To Choose Your Bridesmaids

It’s time to choose your bridesmaids! Easy right? Hmm not so much. For some people, the choice is obvious and it’s an easy decision. For others, there are many factors to consider and it’s an overwhelming task. We’re here to break it down for you and give you some practical things to consider.

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Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Brilliant Ways To Ask!

If you’re about to ask “Will you be my bridesmaid?”, well, we’ve got some fabulous ideas for you. One of the most special ways you can ask the golden question is with a beautiful gift. Choose from gorgeous keepsakes or opt for something practical that your girls can use. Bridal robes, candles, water bottles and hair ties are some of our favourite ideas. And don’t forget the Prosecco! Give your girls something that they can toast with as they celebrate this milestone moment.

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Ten Pretty Bridesmaid Proposal Cards

Whether you scribe a long, heartfelt message, or prefer the card to do the talking, we hope these pretty bridesmaid proposal cards will help you out in the early stages of your wedding plans. 

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Bridesmaid Group Chat Names To Make You Giggle

You’ve asked your besties to be bridesmaids, now how do you keep in touch with all of them? Well, it’s never been easier to connect your bridal squad and fill them in on all your wedding plans and details. We’re huge fans of the bridesmaid group chat!

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How To Measure Your Girls For Their Bridesmaids Dresses

These days it’s not always possible to have your bridesmaids at your disposal every time you need them. Yes, it would be great if they were just up the road and available for every dress appointment and fitting, but your girls could be spread across the world, or have other proprieties that you must work around. If you are facing bridesmaid shopping virtually but still need to order the right size dress for them this is the advice post for you. We’re going to talk you through how to measure yourself for a bridesmaid dress and tips on getting it right. 

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Things Your Bridesmaids Should Carry For You

There’s more to being a bridesmaid than standing up at the front alongside the couple. One of the tasks bridesmaids get to take on is keeping things at hand so the bride doesn’t have to carry them. If you’re not sure what to do with your phone or lipstick, ask your bridesmaids to help. Here’s our list of things your bridesmaids should carry for you!

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What To Do If You Want To Fire A Bridesmaid

Sometimes, for your mental health and the sake of maintaining a friendship with somebody, it’s the best solution. However, there are times where it’s best to tough it out and see if there are other solutions before reverting to your decision to fire a bridesmaid. Take a look at the steps you should take before firing a bridesmaid and follow our advice to do your best to still maintain the friendship.

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Something For The Bridesmaids…

How To Be The Best Maid Of Honour Ever

Your bestie has just asked you to be her Maid of Honour and you’ve said yes! Not sure what your responsibilities are? Well, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our guide to how you can be the best Maid of Honour ever…

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How To Write A Killer Maid Of Honour Speech

You’ve been asked to deliver your Maid of Honour speech and you’ve got no idea where to start. Well, we’ve got you covered! We’re talking through everything you need to know. From the structure to funny tidbits you could include, questions to ask when writing different portions of your speech, and what to do if you are still completely stuck. Take a peek, you’ll thank us later!

Read: How To Write A Killer Maid Of Honour Speech

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Kelly Jane Hartmann

Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.

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