(Closed) I was asked to be a Maid of Honor…

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
2286 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: Central Park

Bridal shower hostess, throwing the bachelorette party, and coordinating other bridesmaids.

Post # 5
3170 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@figgnewton:  I was just a Maid/Matron of Honor and I planned the bridal shower, bach. party and made sure I was there to help with diy decorations and other little things she needed help with. More than anything, I tried to keep her stress free.

Post # 6
7208 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@figgnewton:  Throw the bridal shower (and/or bachelorette). Stand up with her at the ceremony. Help her have fun.

Other than that- just continue to be a good friend. I am helping my BFF with decorations and stuffing invites. I’m doing her hair, helping with makeup. I helped her shop for all her accesories. But that’s the kind of friends we are. If she’s more independant, then you are by no means obligated to do any of that. 

Post # 7
5800 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

I planned a bm dress shopping weekend and the bachelorette. Her mom planned her shower (thankfully). Other than that I listened/gave advice and asked her if she needed help with anything.

Post # 9
7208 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@figgnewton: It should be fun!  For my BFF’s shower we picked colors & decor that would go with her wedding colors/theme in hopes that she might be able to reuse some of the stuff. Worked out great! The other bridesmaids and I are just making more of what we did for the shower so she can decorate the reception hall. 🙂 

Post # 10
7647 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@figgnewton:  I would ask your friend what SHE expects of you, first of all. But the main duties include bridal shower, bachelorette, and communicating to the other bridesmaids.

I just threw my first shower this past weekend. Honestly, if you go on Pintrest, start collecting ideas. I did a garden/country theme brdial shower, and it turned out amazing. All finger food, red plates with white flowers, and I even used the only crafty bone in my body to make a burlap and scrapbook paper congrats sign. She was very thrilled!

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