(Closed) Wedding roles???

posted 10 years ago in Family
Post # 3
1535 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Do you have ushers already? They could be your hostesses and greet and seat people for the ceremony 🙂

Just thought of a couple more ideas: If you’re doing a photo booth or something fun like that you could put them in charge of it. They could help find fun items for it and set everything up plus you’d save additional photographer costs if they were snapping photos for this side project. Also, what about using a video camera for an additional guest book. The girls could carry it around an interview family and friends or ask people to record you some well wishes 🙂

Post # 4
391 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

FI has two cousins that were crushed when I didn’t ask them to be my bridesmaids. So I asked them to be my usherettes at the reception. They were perfectly happy to be involved in some way.

Post # 5
265 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

If they’re not too shy, you could possibly ask them to read a poem or something at the ceremony. You could even work with them to help pick out the reading. Just an idea.

Post # 7
10283 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

I’m very close with my cousins (I’m an only child and they are more like brothers to me) so they had to be included in our wedding. The two older boys (will be 13 & 14 when we’re married next year) will be our “ushers” and the youngest (will be 6) is our ring bearer.

I say “ushers” because they won’t actually be seating our guests, they will each escort either our grandmother or FI’s grandmother and then they will loop back around and both escort my mom down the aisle. 

Let me tell you, these kids are EXCITED! You could have them do something like this if they’re comfortable with it. 

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