The idea of a bridal shower is to celebrate with the bride-to-be in anticipation of her big day. it is more like a gift giving ceremony where friends and family of the bride-to-be showers her with different gifts and love packages.
The bridal shower sometimes could come as a surprise and other times, the bride-to-be could be an initiator of the occasion. Most importantly, it is a fun filled ceremony with lot of fun games, music, dance and of course food.
When it comes to hosting a bridal shower, a lot needs to be considered and given utmost attention to. Although planning a bridal shower could be overwhelming but in the end, the outcome would be worth all your stress and effort. And as a bride-to-be that wants a bridal shower for herself, you could hire a planner to ease you off the stress of planning it yourself.
Firstly, ensure you create a shower budget. You don’t have to empty your wallet for a bridal shower. Minimalism is the new trend.
Also, your planning steps should be in order. perhaps you are the one planning your own bridal shower or you are planning for somebody, ensure you come up with something fun and interesting. Check and double check your location (a bar, room, courtyard, poolside), date, time (afternoon, evening, night or overnight) and guest’s availability. Ensure to send invites early.
For decorations and themes (optional) you want to go for something bright, unique and stunning. although themes are optional but you could pick a theme for your decoration that would symbolize a certain place around the world, color, tradition or memorable moments in history.
Consequently, you need to plan your Food and drink menu list, games and activities, playlist and gift unboxing moment by the bride-to-be. The bridal shower is all about fun, laughter and remarkable moments the bride-to-be can look back on and be filled with joy and sense of fulfillment.
However, when picking the outfit for the ceremony, it doesn’t have to be something frigid or in a particular order. The bride-to-be can wear a formal or casual outfit for the ceremony with a full glam to spice up her looks.
Although, the bridal shower is traditionally for women, but nowadays men are seen in attendance. This is solely the choice of the Bride-to-be and Groom-to-be or whoever the planner is and in this situation, friends and family of both parties should be in attendance.
Notwithstanding, there is no restriction to the number of persons to be invited to a bridal shower. It depends on the numeric strength of the friends and family of the bride-to-be/Groom-to-be.
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