Want to be the coolest bridesmaid ever? Then just follow our top 5 tips!
Get excited ladies! You have been paid an awesome compliment by being asked to be a bridesmaid. If you want to be a cool bridesmaid, then you need to get EXCITED about the wedding.
Make the bride feel the centre of attention by making an effort to get involved in wedding planning. Its your thoughtful actions that will show her how happy you are to play such a key role in her big day. So start a Pinterest board for her wedding, buy her some wedding magazines, accompany her to wedding fairs or help her make those DIY touches.
Sure its an effort, but she’s worth it 🙂
With over 50% of brides choosing to have 3 bridesmaids or more, chances are you are going to be walking down the aisle with a lady or two that you don’t know. Take the opportunity to get to know them, the bride will love it and it will help when you have to start planning the hen party together.
If you live locally, then arrange to get a coffee together. If you live further apart, then start a Bridesmaid Whatsapp group or have a Skype chat.
If you want to hold the title of the ‘Coolest Bridesmaid Ever’ then you are going to have to organise one killer hen party. Don’t worry though, its really not that tricky to organise a fun filled and unique hen party that the bride will love. HenBox has lots of advice to help you plan the day, but we recommend that you start off by following the tips in these blog posts, Five Questions To Ask The Bride To Be // 10 Dos And Don’ts For Planning The Perfect Hen Party // Top 5 Hen Party Planning Mistakes To Avoid.
Make the bride to be feel extra special by buying her a present to commemorate her wedding day.
If you are a bit strapped for cash after paying for the hen party and the wedding, then simply siphon off a little of the money that you had allocated to buy the main wedding present. Whatever your budget, make sure you buy the bride a gift that she can always treasure.
Cool bridesmaids are super attentive and helpful on wedding days. Fact. Being a bridesmaid can be stressful and nerve wracking and it can be easy to get swept away in your own bad hair day or false eyelash disaster. Just remember though, you are there to help the bride. So focus on her and what she needs. Is she nervous? Then crack a joke and distract her. Has she lost her earings? Then get finding them.
One of our best practical tips is to pack an emergency kit for the wedding day. At the very least pack some tissues, transluscent powder, make up wipes, bobby pins, tweezers, a needle and thread, safety pins, and chewing gum (great for the nerves!). Cool bridesmaids are prepared for any eventuality 🙂