On Being a Bridesmaid
Greetings all! I'm back from my brief hiatus to share photos of what happened while I was away this weekend! The wedding I have been looking forward to being a bridesmaid in finally occurred this past Saturday. My mom took a few behind-the-scenes photos before the ceremony, so scroll down to see a bit of this exciting day.
Here I am while my Mom is getting my hair ready to curl. Do you think I should have left it like this?
Here are two bridesmaid dresses (mine is on the left) and the flower-girl's dress.
Now I'm all dolled up and ready for the bridal party photos! Isn't the bouquet lovely against the blue of the the dress? The bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres and jewelry were all designed by the bride; They were made by her, myself, and my mom.
My dress is the Sarina style from a site called Stage Accents. My friend the bride had been in a choir that used dresses from the site. As it turned out, this style from the company made a good bridesmaid dress! The dresses come in an extremely long length so they can be hemmed for the heights and purposes of whoever is wearing them. In addition to being hemmed, mine also needed to be brought up a bit in the shoulders so that it would fit me.
After finishing the portraits, and some time of waiting, the moment finally arrived for the beautiful bride to walk down the aisle and be joined to her intended. What a blessing it was to be watching the ceremony from this completely new view! I would be lying if I said I wasn't nervous standing there though...;)
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I hope you enjoyed this glimpse into my experience of being a bridesmaid for the first time!
May the rest of your week be blessed, productive, and peaceful. :)
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.