Hosting a bridal shower? The Elegant Creators prepared a complete
guide for you!
o Set A Date
The shower can be anywhere from two weeks to two months.
Try to celebrate earlier since the bride’s schedule is expectedly
hectic as the wedding day approaches.
o Make A Guest List
Invite the bride’s closest circle of friends and/or family. Ask the
bride about the guests she wants to include if it is not a surprise
o Look For A Venue
Depending on the theme, the shower can be held at a wine and dine or a place where you think the bride herself would choose. Make a
reservation once the venue is finalized.
o Design The Invitation
Decide whether you are going to send a physical invitation or e-vites. Choose between purchasing online and a DIY invitations.
Make sure to include the important details such as venue, time, theme, and state if it is a surprise shower.
FOUR TO SIX WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOWER
o Send Invitations
Here’s a general rule: whoever you invite to the bridal shower must
be invited to the wedding day.
o Choose Decors
Brainstorm with the other bridesmaids as to how to go about the
decors, centerpieces, flowers, banners, and balloons. Decide which
ones to be bought and which ones are to be DIY-ed.
o Create A Menu
Inquire the venue’s catering services. Choose the set menu that is
within your collective budget.
o Arrange Games And Activities
Prepare an interactive games and activities that will bring laughter.
A WEEK BEFORE THE SHOWER
o Confirm All Reservations
Call the venue a week before the shower to confirm your
reservation. Double-check with suppliers if you avail their services, e.g. flowers, cake, balloons, etc.
o Follow Up RSVPs
Check your guest list and follow up with guests who have yet to
THE BRIDAL SHOWER WEEK
o Send Reminders
Remind the party guests or the other bridesmaids if they are
assigned to bring something for the shower.
THE DAY OF THE BRIDAL SHOWER
o Select A Gift-Opening Area
Complete the table with scissors, pen and notepad to record gifts and givers.