How To Pamper Your Wedding Party

How To Pamper Your Wedding Party

12 Ways to Keep Your Bridesmaids Happy

If you are planning a wedding, you likely aren’t doing it alone. Most brides and grooms have a group of friends to help them with everything from dress shopping to hosting showers and ensuring guests have a great time at the reception. Your wedding party will put a lot of time, effort and money into your wedding, on the big day and before. It is important to let your wedding party know how much you appreciate them. Try these tips for pampering your wedding party in the lead-up to your ceremony and reception.

Pop the question

You might not be getting down on one knee or giving them a ring, but asking someone to be in your wedding party is a big deal. According to Wedding Wire, there are many fun ways to ask your friends to be part of your wedding party. But, the most important thing is that you put thought into how you ask and that you are sincere. Tell them why you what them to be part of your wedding and perhaps give a small give to commemorate the occasion. It’s always best to ask in person, or at least over a video call. Since these are big moments that call for a full conversation, never ask anyone to be part of your wedding party through text messages or on social media.

Reduce their spending

Being a bridesmaid or groomsman is an honor, and it can be a lot of fun. However, it can also be very expensive. According to a study done by Wedding Wire, bridesmaids spend an average of $1,200 on a wedding. That amount usually includes a dress, accessories, hair and makeup services, travel, and gifts. Your wedding party will appreciate any effort you make to help keep their costs down. According to Martha Stewart, there are many things you can do to help your bridesmaids save money, without sacrificing the style of your wedding. Using a mix of bridesmaid dresses is a big wedding trend, and letting ladies select their own dress, with some guidelines in place, is a good way to help them save. Plus, allowing ladies to select their dress ensures they can choose something on their budget and which they will wear again. Another way to pamper your bridesmaids while keeping their spending down is to give them their wedding-day accessories as wedding gifts. It is traditional to give a gift to each member of your wedding party, and giving one that they will wear at the ceremony will ensure everyone has a uniform look.

Hire a limo service

On your wedding day, there will be a lot of moving pieces. Between getting to hair and makeup appointments, getting to the venue on time, and then making a late-night drive to their hotel, your wedding party will probably spend a great deal of time in their cars. Fighting traffic and trying to find parking can add an extra layer of stress to the wedding day. Hiring a Denver limo service is a fun way to pamper your wedding party while also making the wedding day run more smoothly. Plus, having a limo or car service on hand allows your bridesmaids and groomsmen to enjoy a glass of champagne at the reception without worrying about driving home or to their hotel later.

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