Maid of Honor Duties

Written by Samantha Taylor

Being chosen as a maid of honor is a great privilege, but it also requires a large number of responsibilities inrepparttar wedding planning process. The maid of honor will likely be spending a great deal of time withrepparttar 150248 best man, since their duties are oftenrepparttar 150249 same and require them to work hand-in-hand in order forrepparttar 150250 wedding to be a success. Once you have dealt withrepparttar 150251 excitement of being part ofrepparttar 150252 wedding party and of wearing a great dress, it's time to start planning immediately. Here is a list of common dutiesrepparttar 150253 maid of honor must fulfill:

  1. It isrepparttar 150254 maid of honor's responsibility to shop withrepparttar 150255 bride and attend all dress fittings. The maid of honor may want to helprepparttar 150256 bridesmaids shop for their dresses as well.

  2. The maid of honor will be required to help with wedding invitations, wedding favors, flower arrangements, centerpieces or anything else atrepparttar 150257 bride's request.

  3. A large part ofrepparttar 150258 maid of honor's duties requires her to throwrepparttar 150259 bridal shower and bachelorette parties. The maid of honor will be responsible for planning and hosting all of these parties. Ifrepparttar 150260 couple decides they want a stag and doe (as opposed to bachelor and bachelorette parties)repparttar 150261 maid of honor and best man will work together to plan and hostrepparttar 150262 event.

Bridal Shower Themes

Written by Samantha Taylor

It isrepparttar maid of honor's duty to organizerepparttar 150247 bridal shower and to ensure thatrepparttar 150248 party is everythingrepparttar 150249 bride expected. The best way to ensure that everyone will have fun is to create a theme aroundrepparttar 150250 bridal shower in which everyone can participate in. The following is a list of fun and exciting themes for bridal showers. Chooserepparttar 150251 one that suitsrepparttar 150252 briderepparttar 150253 best:

  1. Lingerie Bridal Shower - The lingerie theme has become more and more popular in recent years. This type of shower is typically for a younger bride who will be comfortable withrepparttar 150254 risqué nature of a lingerie bridal shower. Each guest, in lieu of bringing a traditional wedding shower gift, will bring a piece of lingerie forrepparttar 150255 bride. The groom will reaprepparttar 150256 benefits of a lingerie shower as well. Chances arerepparttar 150257 gifts will be put to great use onrepparttar 150258 honeymoon.

  2. Gourmet Bridal Shower - A gourmet bridal shower is perfect for brides who love to cook and sample different kinds of food. Instead of serving traditional snacks like cheese and crackers, ask each guest to bring a gourmet-related dish. Sending out invitations inrepparttar 150259 shape of foods or hand deliver invitations in an apron to add a little extra pizzazz to your shower.

  3. Around-the-Clock Bridal Shower - This is a relatively new bridal shower theme. It requires each guest to bring a gift thatrepparttar 150260 bride and groom can use at a specific point throughoutrepparttar 150261 day. For example, on one person's invitation it might read 3pm; while on another's it may read 1am. The gifts are distributed clockwise according torepparttar 150262 hours each guest is assigned.

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