I’ve been reading through books and father of the bride speech examples but I was disappointed. What caused my disappointment? I missed that one special thing of creativity that would turn any bride’s father speech into an epic speech. However, I must also confess that a lot of valuable information is to be found in books and articles from various places. We’ll now discuss the elements you must respect and then we’ll proceed to exemplifying how a normal father of the bride wedding speech can be turned into an amazing one!
The formal elements of any wedding speech are very important. You can’t change the structure of a wedding speech, but you can’t leave the structure of the wedding speech to go with your own structure. People would feel awkward and they would probably feel like you are missing something.
The introduction is very important. You must welcome everyone and you must show people how grateful you are to have the speech and to have them present at this great event. You should also talk about your daughter, about stories that best represent her positive qualities and all of her personality in a positive way. Optionally, you might reflect on the day you’ve been introduced to the groom and eventually to the groom’s family and how great it has been to know them all and get together occasionally. It is also advisable to share a great wedding quote or your own words of wisdom. Almost every father of the bride speech contains such a part and you shouldn’t leave it out either. And then, lastly, a toast proposal is also mandatory and required. Read the rest of this entry »