Planning a bridal shower is hardly a small feat, especially if dozens upon dozens of women are attending. Food, drinks, presents, decorations, music, games…there’s a lot to consider. However, plenty of fantastic bridal shower tips exist to help you through the craziness that so often accompanies wedding planning. Review a few of the best tips …

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Bridal Shower Drinks

via We’ve already gushed about how important it is to serve a great cocktail at your wedding. Guests look forward to tasting and sipping and it becomes a part of the overall experience. And, as we mentioned before, it’s not as easy as you may think to find the absolutely perfect drink, in style and …

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Bridal Shower Game Ideas

Are you planning the perfect bridal shower for your bestie bride and can’t think of any entertainment? Of course you’ll need to have snacks and yummy treats, something tasty to sip on and presents galore, but you’ll also need something to break the ice and have everyone get involved! From charming little contests to games filled …

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fun tv show themed bridal shower idea

When it’s time to choose a bridal shower theme, think about the things that are meaningful. Everybody takes the same road and we know that everybody is different so why stick to the usual bridal party themes. Explore interests, passions and overall see if you can get creative. Focus on the fun side of bridal …

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unique bridal shower ideas

After the date of wedding is announced, here comes the time to arrange wedding shower for the bride to be for showering gifts, blessings and best wishes on her. The maid of honor, co-maids or sisters can host the small party at home or some other venue to gather with family members, friends, co-workers and …

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Many people think they have to be a wine expert in order to enjoy it. Some are intimidated at wine tastings by the presence of knowledgeable wine aficionados. Others love wine, but think that it will be too expensive to host a wine tasting. Hosting a wine tasting during a bridal shower can be a …

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high tea bridal shower

Need a fresh idea for a bridal shower?  Want something more personal, and possibly held at home while still being elegant and special?  Then you might consider a royal bridal shower idea, High Tea. Although what Americans call “high tea” is actually a misnomer as far as the Brits are concerned (high tea in Great …

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wagon for wedding

  If you’ve been following the latest wedding trends, you may have noticed that many brides are adding a fun touch to their weddings by having a decorated wagon as part of their wedding décor.  Since there are a lot of different ways you can use a red wagon, there are a lot of different …

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polka dot theme wedding shower

Are you planning a bridal shower, and don’t want it to be the usual ho-hum cake, games, and gifts thing?  There are a lot of great things you can do to add some unique style and fun to your party – especially if the bride is caught up in the “Polka Dot Craze” that is …

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arts and crafts bridal shower

Are you throwing a shower and looking for something a little out-of-the-ordinary?  While the traditional kitchen and linens showers are still appropriate for many brides, a growing number of women walking down the aisle already have established households.  So what do you do when the bride really doesn’t need another toaster, but you still want …

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bridal shower etiquette

Many people agree that the very first bridal shower, many years ago, helped to bring the end of the dowry system. Friends and family showered a young woman whose father wouldn’t give her a dowry with many of the items she and her groom would need to begin a life together. It evolved into parties …

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bridal shower ideas

Couples who attend local bridal shows and expos will find an excellent way to get a handle on the wonderful world of wedding planning. The planning starts at least a year in advance. The average engagement in the United States is between 12-15 months. If you leave yourself plenty of time in advance of your …

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bridal shower drinks

Bridal Shower Menu Ideas The menu for the bridal shower need not be fancy. After all, this is an opportunity for those closest to the bride to come together, visit with one another, and basically have some good, clean girl fun. Keep the women on your guest list in mind and prepare foods based on …

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History of Bridal Showers In times gone by bridal showers were used to ensure that the bride was well prepared for married life. In fact, the idea of the traditional bridal shower originated in Holland. If a Dutch bride was unfortunate enough to have her father disapprove of her choice in husbands, he would not …

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hosting a bridal shower

While the bride is confronted with a myriad of important decisions for the big day – dress, flowers, menu, etc., – those planning her bridal shower have other decisions to make. How do you create a warm and comfortable atmosphere when, often, the guests do not know each other and are ages and interests apart? …

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