Maybe your sister or a close friend is getting married and you have been asked to plan this grand event. This type of party can be customary or traditional or both. This event isn't only held for the gifts! It is a way to welcome new family members, bring the brides friends closer together and to celebrate a new beginning for the soon-to-be-wed couple. They can also be so much fun to plan so do not stress!
TIP #1: Start with the Bridal Shower Invitations
You can purchase these from any department store with a card section or you can make them yourself using the computer. Either way, make them bright and colorful.
TIP #2: Choose the Games!
Some bridal showers are formal in that there are large amounts of people and a nice dinner atmosphere. Then, there are those that are more relaxed and laid back. At these type of parties, games work really well. You can find many different types of games to play at Bridal craft stores or search for Bridal Shower games online.
Many couples have a theme for their entire wedding. While this can simply be nothing more then a color pattern, they can also be characters and ideas.
The favors can be a great way to allow people to remember the event years later. Often these small gifts given to the guests are ceramics, trinkets, or even just simply sweets. You can find ideas that will suit your theme or your tastes in craft stores or even in some mall stores. Often times, people will attach a small message with their names and the date and event title to the favor as a keepsake.
TIP #4: Choose the Food and Drinks
You will definitely want to have some nibbles and drinks at this event so either choose a theme. For example you could use Caribbean, Mexican, Spanish tapas or and Asian food and drink theme. Of course this depends on what the bride truly enjoys! So do take note of what food she likes and dislikes.
TIP #5: Decorations Galore
The decorations can also follow the theme you have chosen for the party whether it's Chinese lanterns Mexican fiesta or fancy! Just have fun with it and choose colorful or fancy balloons, streamers, table cloths, napkins, signs etc.
TIP #6: Do Your Research
There are many ideas available to those looking. Several sources for more information include the Internet, magazines and even the library. You can find a lot of information at your fingertips no matter what you are looking for. Making this event memorable is a great way to honor those you love!