Everything You Need To Know About Celebrating The Bride to Be
Planning a bridal shower is one of the best ways to show your love and support for the bride as she embarks on her journey to the altar. Whether you're organizing the party as part of a large group or coordinating the details yourself, the decor of the event space will set the mood for the entire bridal bash. When in doubt, keep it simple and elegant and follow our tips and tricks to create a shower everyone will be raving about.
When Should It Take Place?
Typically, the bridal shower should take place about two months before the wedding. This is usually a good time as people will be available to celebrate before things get too crazy preparing for the big day. Still, make sure to always consult with the bride and make sure you’re planning your events on a day that’s best suited for her.
Here are some of our favorite entertainment ideas:
- Date Jar – Have your guests write down their favorite dates so that the bride has a stash of ideas for the future!
- Movie Love Quotes Game - Ask guests to match up famous movie lines with the romantic comedies from which they're picked.
- Arrange a class – If the bride isn’t into games, do something a bit more interactive instead. Try a cooking, painting, cocktail making, or flower arranging class. These activities are sure to get everyone involved.
How To Decorate a Shower
Not sure how to decorate your bridal shower? Here are a few of our favorite décor ideas.
Nothing says chic like fresh flowers! Whether you’re going for a classy neutral look or using flowers for a pop of colour, a dramatic centerpiece is the way to go. Be sure to have one on every table! if you’re going for a dramatic look, put the centerpieces on a box or a stand to give them more height. It will make them even more eye-catching. And the added bonus? The room will smell amazing!
Flower teddies are our favorite bridal shower decoration. Perfect for adding a fun flare to the room. The best part? The handmade bears will last far beyond your bridal shower festivities. Let the bride take them home and enjoy them for years to come.
Customized Floral Arrangements
There’s no such thing as too many flowers! If you’re looking for something that will leave your bride feeling like a celebrity, then look no further. Customize your own flower arrangements with the couple’s initials or a heart. We promise your bride will love it!
When it comes to bridal shower decorations, garlands are a must. The greenery elevates the whole look of the room and adds a touch of freshness to your décor. Garlands are so versatile and look good anywhere. Hang them around doorway or railings, have them running down the length of your tables, or even make a statement wreath—it’s totally up to you!
Your custom sign might include the couple’s soon-to-be last name, their wedding hashtag, favorite song lyrics, or a sentimental quote. This décor idea that can also be a gift! Give it to the bride at the end of the night as something she can hang in her house.
Balloons are an effective and affordable way to add dimensions and fun to any space. Place your balloons all around the bridal shower space. If you have extra garland, you can even attach it to the tail of the balloon to keep your décor cohesive and to give your balloons a luxe look.