A wedding is a special time that involves the couple that’s getting married and also friends and family of the two. Perhaps the greatest part of a wedding is that everyone from each of the families can contribute in some way to the many festivities that will take place around central ceremony.
For relatives of the married couple, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out how you can do something special for them. You want to show them that you really love them and are extremely happy that they have found someone to spend their entire life with, so picking the right gift can be difficult.
However there are some things that relatives can do that can show how excited and happy they are. For grandparents, there’s a list of things that they can do for their grandkids who are getting married. Here are a few suggestions:
Buy the Wedding Dress
The bride is focused on 1000 little details that will make a wedding special. One of the larger ones is selecting her wedding dress. She probably has an idea what she likes but can’t decide. The grandparents can provide a great service by helping her to pick a dress that she will love. What could even be more special is that they can be the ones that purchase the dress for her.
Grandparents who are living on a budget don’t have to worry because there are places to purchase cheap wedding dresses that look absolutely gorgeous. They can shop with the bride and help her to select a dress that makes her look like a Disney princess. Best of all it can fit within everyone’s budget so no one feels guilty and no one has to sell something to purchase the dress.
Buy the Flower Girl Dresses
Having flower girls at your wedding is a nice touch. Why not be the one who steps up and buys the flower girl dresses. You can buy them online and at great prices. They will look beautiful and everyone will know you are the reason why.
Host the Wedding Rehearsal Dinner
The wedding rehearsal dinner is an opportunity for the wedding party and the families of the bride and groom to come together in a formal setting and get acquainted. In many cases it is the first time the families have a chance to mingle and get friendly with each other. Having the grandparents host the wedding rehearsal dinner is a great idea because it puts them right in the center of everything and gives them a chance to show their excitement and love for both families. Everyone will enjoy a home-cooked meal at the grandparents’ house and it is a perfect start to the festivities of the wedding that will follow.
Host the Wedding Reception
The grandparents might also want you consider hosting the wedding reception at their home. If they have a home that can accommodate the amount of guests coming to the wedding, hosting the wedding reception is a wonderful idea. They should consider having the reception in their backyard or some other area that’s large enough to accommodate everyone easily with room for dancing of course. Grandparents can also agree to purchase the alcohol or at least a portion of it if the cost is too high. Hosting the reception also gives them a chance to spend more quality time with a couple and allows them to show everyone how happy they are that the two are getting married.
Grandparents should choose to get very active in their grand kids wedding. Weddings are a family affair in grandparents are two of the most important people in any family.