Bridal Shower Ideas
As maid of honor, you’re in charge of planning your BFF’s bridal shower down to the very last detail. From food and favors to games and gifts, it’s up to you and your fellow bridesmaids to make this day absolutely perfect for your bride-to-be.
Have no idea where to start? That’s where we come in. To help you throw a bridal shower straight out of your bestie’s dreams, we’ve broken down our best bridal shower ideas and dished out the details on everything you need to know (and so much more!)
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Bridal Shower Ideas 101: The Basics
Before you go looking for specific bridal shower ideas, it’s imperative that you understand the very basics of actually planning and executing such an important event. From the overall timeline to proper host etiquette, it’s your responsibility as maid of honor to make sure this shower goes off without a hitch. And whatever you do, don’t forget to grab a copy of our free planning checklist!
Bridal Shower Decoration Ideas
Whether you’re planning to go extravagant and elaborate or looking to keep it sweet and simple, decorations are an important part of any bridal shower. Start narrowing down the choices by checking out our go-to guides for decorating any venue or space. And that’s not all- we even have an entire printables shop dedicated to decorative bridal shower signs (with over 300 handcrafted designs available!)
Bridal Shower Themes
This is often a tricky box to tick off the bridal shower ideas list, especially for those who are first timers, because the options are endless and daunting. Before you begin to tackle this task, it is imperative that you sit down with your bride to get a feel for what she’s expecting. Take a look at our favorite bridal shower themes for some fun inspiration!
Bridal Shower Games & Activities
One of the toughest parts of hosting a bridal shower is getting the guests to introduce themselves to and interact with one another. This is where the bridal shower games and activities come to the rescue, which is why it’s so important to choose a select few that will both break the ice and have guests bonding in no time! Psssttt… don’t forget to check out our printables shop full of fun and interactive ideas (with over 300 handcrafted designs available!)
Bridal Shower Favors & Gifts
As the maid of honor, it’s up to you to shower your bride-to-be with some seriously thoughtful gifts. It’s also your responsibility to decide if you’ll be gifting your guests with any favors and/or game prizes. To help you decide on all of the above, check out these next three articles.
Food Menu & Drink Ideas
Having planned a few bridal showers in our day, we’re pretty experienced when it comes to feeding a large crowd. Our advice? Set up a self-serving food bar (or two). We also know that oftentimes the drinks you serve are just as important as the food. That’s why we highly recommend a DIY mimosa bar be included in your bestie’s celebration. Find out how below!