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Short and Sweet Sister of the Bride Speeches

The sister of the bride is not required to give a speech, unless she is the maid of honor. However, many sisters do choose to give speeches because they are so happy for their sisters on their big day. If you choose to give a speech on your sisterís wedding day then follow the steps below.

Writing the Speech

When you write a wedding toast you will want to make it brief. This is especially the case if many other people have given or will give toasts, too. The couple likes this moment but they, and the guests, want to get back to partying so make your toast short and sweet.

The best way to get started is by taking some free time and simply starting to write. It will take you some time to figure out what you want to say and how you want to say it so donít wait until the night before the wedding. Instead, give yourself at least a few days and preferably a few weeks or months before the wedding rolls around.

If you are having a hard time coming up with something to say or coming up with a joke then read more about wedding toasts and speeches and find many sample speeches you can get ideas from. With a little bit of research you can have the information you need to write the best sister wedding speech ever!

Delivering the Speech

When it is time to give the speech you want to stand up and introduce yourself. Then, go into your speech speaking slowly and looking around the room. Say what you want to say and then raise your glass and give the toast. If you can toast your sister and her new husband in less than a minute then everyone will understand what you say and be grateful that you kept it short!

Remember, too, that you donít want to use note cards. You will not seem as sincere, even if you are, and you will be more nervous about reading what you wrote and making eye contact that it just wonít come off very well. So, make sure you take the time to memorize the speech. It really is worthwhile!

Sample Sister of the Bride Speech

"Today on your wedding day ______ I want to raise my glass to you for being the example a sister always dreams of. I want to thank you for always being there for me in the good times and the bad and I want you to know that I am so happy for you and _______. May todayís happiness continue with you for all the days of your lives. I wish you the best! To the bride and groom!"

As the sister of the bride you want to make a good impression, but you donít want to ramble on forever. Come up with something sweet to say and then stand up and say it. It will mean a lot to the bride and it will be short and sweet, too!


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