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Planning a Wonderful Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower

Bridal ShowerThe trend of a bridal shower began in the 19th century in the region of Canada and U.S.A. However, a bridal shower tradition also has its roots of origin in some parts of Europe too.

Basically the idea behind the bridal shower is to invite the close female friends and family members of the bride-to-be to spend good quality time with the bride-to-be. A wedding can be a hectic part of one’s life, therefore; such parties always make good memories to last forever. It is a lot of fun planning a bridal shower party and even more fun to host it. Normally the sisters, cousins or close friends of a bride-to-be arrange this party to show their love and affection for the bride-to-be.

There are a lot of fun ideas and themes for arranging a bridal shower parties. Just by being a little creative and putting in some love, you can plan a wonderful bridal shower for a bride-to-be.

Selecting a theme

Select a theme for a bridal shower party according to the personality and likes of a bride-to-be. Remember, that you want to make her feel special and it is her time to get special treatment, love and affection from you. You can select a theme from a variety of options available or you can come up with your very own bridal shower theme. Normally all bridal shower themes are thought to be very good if they fall between these main categories:

• Basic themes

• Entertaining themes

• Specialty themes

• Mixed themes

• Gift themes

Each one of these category is a fun to plan and allow a good time. It is up to you that how you bring in the fun and life to a bridal shower party.

Planning the menu

For guests, the most important thing is the food. Therefore, try to carefully select the menu for the bridal shower and make it a part of your theme too. The menu for the bridal shower party should reflect its theme and it should revolve around it. For example, having a cake designed in a particular way for the bride-to-be.

Bridal shower games

The games for a bridal shower are a very interesting part. They evoke the inner child of all the females at the party. Games like; honeymoon rambling, passing the pillow (or a purse), thread of life, rhyming game, word association etc are all very popular for the bridal shower party.

Welcome drinks and Party Favors

Never forget to welcome your guests with a good welcome drink at a bridal shower. It gives a very pleasant feeling and it looks very elegant too. It is preferable to choose such drinks that have a similar color with your overall bridal shower theme. Nice and cool drinks like; fruit punch, smoothies and fresh juices are always a good option for a bridal shower.

Moreover, design and select your party favor items very carefully. These are going to be something that your guest will take with themselves as a part of the bridal shower memory. Having the name of bride-to-be engraved on it or the initials of the bride-to-be written on the party favor items give them a more personalized look. You can choose from a wide range of options like; candles, key chains, tiny photo frames, candy boxes etc. They can all be a part of your wonderful bridal shower party favors.

Therefore, just shake your head a bit and get as much of creative ideas out of it as much as you can. Make this day a memorable one for the bride-to-be and yourself too!

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