(Closed) How Many Bridesmaids?!

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

1 Maid/Matron of Honor…that’s it! We met each other in our senior year of high school. Plus 1 Bridesmaid or Best Man and he’s the brother of the groom.

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Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Two bridesmaids, 1 Maid/Matron of Honor. 🙂 FH’s groomsmen are his step-brother and two half-brothers.

Post # 5
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I had four bridesmaids.  Maid/Matron of Honor was my sister, then my two best friends from highschool and my DH’s sister.  He had 3 groomsmen.  Two coworker’s and his sister’s boyfriend.

We had a relatively small wedding a 80 guests, so if we’d had 16 attendants there would have been nobody left to sit and watch the ceremony!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

One Maid/Matron of Honor, one dude of honor.  They were my two adult children.  We only had a dozen guests at the ceremony, so putting 16 into the wedding party would have been a neat trick!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

3 BMs, 3 groomsmen, 2 ushers. I wouldn’t want to manage a giant bridal party and I like the simple elegance of just a few of our closest up there with us. I also love symmetry, so it was important to me that each Bridesmaid or Best Man was matched with a Groomsmen to walk up the aisle.

BMs: best friend since middle school, best friend since after college, sister.

Groomsmen: fiance’s brother and two best high school friends

Ushers: childhood friends of fiance

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I had 7 bridesmaids – 3 were my SILs, 3 were my BFs from high school and 1 was DHs cousin who I am close to

Darling Husband also had 7 groomsmen – 2 were my brothers, 1 was his cousin, 1 was his Brother-In-Law (his sisters husband), 3 were his BFs from childhood

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I am not sure yet. My list is growing and soon I think I will have 10 =/ I really only wanted 5 or less. But hopefully it works out.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I have 2 sisters who will me my “honor attendants”

Fiance has a brother who will be his Bridesmaid or Best Man, and an old friend who will be groomsman.  However, my brother and Brother-In-Law are pretty much doing all the groomsman duties for him since his BM/groomsman don’t seem very interested in it.  

Post # 11
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Busy bee

1 Maid/Matron of Honor and 1 bridesmaid (m grooms sister). And 4 groomsmen. I wanted to have more BMs to match but honestly, I have a lot of friends but none that I am super close to like my Maid/Matron of Honor. I didn’t want to ask people just to make the numbers even. 

Post # 12
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We’re having 3 on each side. My Maid/Matron of Honor is my sister, one bridesmaid is my FI’s sister, and the other is my best friend!! We’re having 45 guests at our wedding, so I already feel like 3 might be too many, but it’s too late to go back…

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I have one Maid/Matron of Honor and four bridesmaids 

MOH- best sorority sister

Bridesmaids- 2 sorority sisters

Grooms sister

My cousin

BM- Groom’s brother

Groomsmen- My brother

2 high school friends

1 fraterity brother

We weren’t really planning for even, but it just kind of worked.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

i have four on my side: my mom’s goddaughter who is like a sister to me, my best friend from elementary school, my best friend from high school, and my best friend from college.

he has five (but one of them will be 12 years old): his best friend from high school, his best friend from college, his best friend from post-college, my brother, and his (12 yo) brother

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I had 5 Bridesmaid or Best Man and 2 Matrons of Honor. 1 of my Maid/Matron of Honor is my bff for almost 20 yrs. The other Maid/Matron of Honor is my cousin and so is one of my Bridesmaid or Best Man. The other Bridesmaid or Best Man are my sorority sisters/friends. He has the same…5 Groomsmen and 2 Bridesmaid or Best Man.

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