We spend a lot of time here on this blog talking about (and to) the bride. Tips, inspiration, real weddings…it makes sense. The bride is, after all, the woman in charge. However, when it comes to getting things done, there are usually at least a few helping hands – and you, helping hand, whether you’re a mother, a father, a maid of honor or the friend making the cupcakes because you happen to be a buttercream pro, are the person I’m talking to today.
The thing is, helping plan a wedding can be complicated. It can be tiring. It can be emotional (It can also be so much fun. And kind of addicting. And wildly exciting. Don’t let me forget to…
This is a simple and sweet way to ask your best friends to be maids at your wedding! Dig up old photos with funny stories or memories to make it extra special! Total Cost: Around $3
Postcards with envelopes in bright colors
Stick-on photo corners
1. Find an old photo and cut to size if needed.
2. Attach photo corner and place on postcard.
3. Write a note in white pen and add a caption for your photo.
You might want to practice your lettering a few times before writing out your note. Stick on photo corners can easily be moved around so play around with different layouts.
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My maid of honor is, as I type, graduating from college. I couldn’t be there for a couple of reasons (and unfortunately they were practical enough that even I couldn’t talk myself around them), but I figured that this was the perfect moment to not only talk about the benefits of having a great MOH, but to explain why my maid of honor is, hands down, the best.
And so, without further ado, consider this an ode of sorts to my maid of honor and bff.
It’s kind of interesting, I think, to try and figure out how exactly to go about planning a wedding these days. Traditional “lines” seem to have been erased (or, at the very least, smudged considerably)…