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Help Your MOH by Letting Her Know Her Maid of Honor Duties and Timeline Remember that time when you told your best friend (or sister/cousin) that she would totally be your maid of honor in your wedding day. Girl, the day has come, and you two are probably in tears! But of course, back then, you both probably do not know the maid of honor duties and timeline. You were both pretty young then and naïve of all the wedding preparations. But fret not; wedding planning may sound daunting but to execute everything with your best friend by your side should make it less taxing. Just think of this as another thesis paper you need to work on just like you did in college for a whole school year (though thesis can still be harder than wedding planning because you do not need to lose sleep here).Make a checklist for your maid of honor duties and timeline, so both of you can adjust with your own personal timetable. Again, teamwork makes the dream work. Wedding preparation is probably just one to tick off your bucket list labeled with #FriendshipGoals because friends are forever, too! Maid of Honor Duties and Timeline: Before the Wedding Your MOH can be your personal wedding planner but definitely the one you can be most comfortable with. They can listen to you about your wedding design ideas, and they can also provide their own.Some brides would also like to have their MOH present when they do “The Dress” haunting up to its fittings.The MOH is the point of contact for the bridesmaids as well. Since one of the primary duties of maid of honor is to organize a bridal shower and bachelorette party, she is also accountable in talking to the bridesmaids, and the people involved about these said events. The MOH should also oversee that bridesmaids’ dresses, as well as their hair and makeup, are cohesive and well put together.Some guests may also turn to the MOH if they have questions about the registry, the venue, and other wedding plans information.Maid of Honor Duties and Timeline: Wedding Pre-Ceremony The MOH usually prepares with the bride and other bridesmaids. She can check all the girls to see if everyone is picture perfect for the occasion!Aside from the best man, the MOH can also be a messenger between the couple. The two main part of the entourage will deliver a note or a gift to the couples before the wedding and see how each other reacts. Of course, they will report back how the other party takes in the present.The MOH also makes sure that there is a prepared wedding day emergency kit. It can include fashion tape, safety pins, relievers, and band-aids. It is best to be ready, right?Usually, wedding planners and coordinators are the ones in charge of all the vendor-related things, but MOH knowing the vendors’ contact information might come in handy for last-minute polishing.The maid of honor is the bride’s best friend for a reason. They should set the mood calm for the bride when she starts feeling jittery or too emotional on her wedding day. Who wouldn’t be?The MOH should also make sure that things go smoothly as planned within the given timeframe. Maid of Honor Duties and Timeline: Wedding Day Ceremony Of course, the maid of honor has her own time to shine, and that is during the wedding ceremony as the entourage walks down the aisle.The maid of honor also does a headcount of the bridesmaid and making sure that everything is in place and organized (just as how the best man does with the groomsmen)There are instances that the maid of honor holds the bride’s bouquet (apart from her own) when the couple exchanges wedding rings.Normally, both the maid of honor and the best man take the role as witnesses when signing a marriage license.Maid of Honor Duties and Timeline: Wedding After Party Most of the time, the maid of honor helps usher the guests to their seats, or if they have other questions about the program, she can give them a heads up.The MOH also gives a wedding speech and a toast after the best man. Cue for funny and embarrassing teenage stories to “Sebastian is the answer to my prayers” telltale.In some circumstances, the maid of honor collects gifts in behalf of the couple.Even though the MOH is probably tired from the event, she still ensures that there are no more loose ends and everyone is happy—especially her best friend!Weddings are probably one of the best memories best friends will share for a lifetime. It is essential that you both enjoy it more than to find it stressful. The maid of honor duties and the timeline is just a way to show that friendship does not end just because the other is marrying her other half. Remember, we are made of stars, and some parts of us are scattered to someone else’s’— that debris is our soul sisters. 
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Guidelines for choosing wedding entourage Are you a social butterfly and wants to invite everyone to your wedding list - or a detailed person who wants to carefully plan out your wedding entourage? Whichever category you fall in; we're sure you're going to complete your list with these tips! Remember: on top of all your wedding planning and preparations, your guests and your wedding entourage should be the priority because they will be the witness to the celebration of you and your partner! And after all, all soon-to-wed couples would always want to be surrounded by people they love to celebrate the union with them. It can also be our way of telling them we're grateful to all of them because we are where we are now through their help!Here is the list of a wedding entourage that may guide you towards a happy decision: Principal SponsorsPrincipal sponsors are the only people you need—legally. They are the witness to your weddings that will sign the marriage contract with you. Make sure to choose the people who know you and your partner well that they are comfortable to give you advice as you take them pleasantly. Go for the people you look up to especially their own married life. There is no perfect relationship, but these people might help you go through the hardships of a new chapter in your life.Secondary SponsorsSecondary sponsors may depend on the house of worship you are getting married in. In some churches, it is required to have three pairs for secondary sponsors. The roles of each pair involve lighting of the wedding candles before the rite, draping of the veil over the bride’s head and groom’s shoulder, and placing the cord over the couple. For most couples, they choose very close friends and family to take this position. This role is a little laid back compared to the hectic parts of bridesmaids and groomsmen.Best ManThe best man usually is the best friend (or a brother!) of the groom. He is the one that the groom always goes to when he has a problem, or he wants to tell the good news, too! The best man needs to prepare a speech for the wedding reception. Ah, don’t we just love it when guys get sappy? Of course, he is also the one who needs to plan the bachelor party!Maid of HonorThe maid of honor is the bride’s best friend (or sisters and cousins) who she trusts the most. The maid of honor is probably the busiest one among all the wedding entourage. She is not just responsible for taking care of the bridal shower, but she is also considered as someone who will help the bride all throughout her wedding process. Make sure you get the one who is not too busy to make time for all this! But of course, the right people will always go out of their way to be with you.Photo by: BG Bridal Gallery ManilaGroomsmenTypically, groomsmen are the groom’s closest friends and family. Most of them on the line probably know each other too because they are in the same circle of friends. Groomsmen help the groom in last minute errands he needs to accomplish. Also, they extend a hand to the best man to usher guests and escorts bridesmaids.BridesmaidsJust like the groomsmen, bridesmaids are the bride’s closet friends and family. They also assist you and the maid of honor if you need more hands in your wedding preparations. They may also hand out favors to your guests and may aid them as well. Remember to keep the number of bridesmaids and groomsmen equal. Maybe you can also consider being a matchmaker on your wedding day because who knows, right? Ah, you like the idea, too?BearersAs well as the secondary sponsors, your bearers depend on your house of worship. There are also three bearers to consider: the ring, the coin, and the Bible bearer. You can choose any children you have a soft heart with between three to eight years old.Flower GirlsFlower girls can be of the same age as the bearers. Normally, they are set to scatter flower petals on the aisle to prepare for your walk. Though these days, you can spice things up by letting them blow bubbles or hold wedding signs.Photo by Elsie's CollectionThe secret to having your perfect wedding entourage generally lies on the people you choose. Remember, go for the ones who are the dearest to you; those who have been with you through thick and thin because let us be real, that is what makes them special. These people that have seen the best and worst of you deserve the spot to your wedding entourage.
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Wedding Themes and Colors: Which One Should You Go For? Choosing the perfect wedding theme and color isn’t actually the same as picking your two favorite colors, putting them together, and making them the foundation of all of your wedding detail. Well, there are actually some of the things that are worth considering in order to have your theme and color match with the place and the season. As a help, here is a guide on how to choose a wedding theme and color.LET THE SETTING OF YOUR WEDDING INSPIRE YOUBecause the location is one of the first things that should be finalized, the color palette that you have always been thinking of can be a help in order to have the right venue. Well, you can think of the ideal color to choose, but you can also decide whether the theme and color would depend on the wedding venues that you know or the other way around. If you have found a place that you really love but doesn’t match with your choice of colors, then maybe you’ll want to switch up a shade or two so you won’t have to spend much effort, time and money for things to distract everyone that the two don’t match. If your venue is more of a converted warehouse, you can definitely add as much or as little as you want to for your own wedding theme and color. If you’ve already finalized the venue, use it to come up with a perfect color scheme. DO NOT FORGET YOUR PRIORITIESEven though the venue has always been the biggest priority we all should be considering, we should also never forget the other details that might come before choosing your wedding theme and colors, too. If you’ve always desired of a wedding with overflowing orchids around, then that can be your clue on pointing out your palette instead of thinking of how to insert it later. Remember to always pick your wedding style first before deciding on anything. THINK SEASONALLYJust like how each clothing trend, the wedding theme, and color should be inspired by the time of the year. For spring, rosy pink can be perfect and a brighter coral scheme can be a summer staple. Fuchsia paired with other jewel tones make up a fall and a wintery combination can be a blush and silver. But remember, you are not required to stay away from your favorite colors just because of the rules for seasonal color. These are just one of the few things to consider when choosing your wedding colors. SET THE MOODThe wedding theme and color also sets the mood of the big day. If you want to have it in a full load of dark aesthetic, then a dark palette like ruby red is a better choice than pastel colors. Consider the style and atmosphere you want your wedding to have: do you want it to be relaxed or nostalgic? If you’ve already decided, think of what colors first come to mind. Remember, guests always notice those wedding details, too!  FOCUS ON WHAT YOU LOVEThe colors that can be seen in your home décor are definitely the ones that you love and you can live with for a long time. Check your clothes and accessories in your closet, and the first color of which you are drawn to can be your starting point for choosing your wedding theme and colors. OF COURSE, A LITTLE (OR MORE) RESEARCH COULD HELPLook for great sources of inspiration such as magazines, art galleries, blogs, or even a friend’s wedding. Definitely, we do not want to choose colors just because they are in. thus, checking art designs may help in finding a color and use it in a new way. You could also browse through BG Bridal Gallery's endless wedding inspiration and blogs for more!  TRY TO CONSULT THE COLOR WHEELYou actually do not need a degree in picking up a palette for your wedding dream, however, you need to go back to the basic principles and follow it. Usually, colors that go opposite to the color when are the ones that make a perfect combination because one is cool and the other one is warm. Also, colors that are neighbors are similar to each other and share a primary color. One tip: a classic palette for your wedding theme and color is a bright saturated one paired with a neutral one such as gray, blush or gold. DO NOT O-V-E-R-T-H-I-N-KStop or never drown yourself in the thought that you really have to get a strict wedding palette. When asking and finding out the right hues, remember that it doesn’t need to have a major role in your wedding. They are just meant to inform you of further wedding decisions like bridesmaid dresses, flowers, bouquet, etc. and it doesn’t mean that every single detail of the wedding matches perfectly. Therefore, do not focus on the wedding theme and color along, but also, think of other matters such as the mood of it. Have you decided on your wedding colors and themes? Let us know! 
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