Bridal showers are parties that are meant to celebrate the day that the bride-to-be says good bye to her singlehood and looks forward to a married life as a wife after her wedding day. These kinds of event are often set up by the best friend or a person close to the bride to be. Mostly, these events are exclusive for women only. That is why the details during the preparations and the plans for the event are often considered even to the minute level. Although it is not expected to be as grand as the wedding day, this event would allow the upcoming bride to spend time with her girl friends as a single girl. This also considered as a gift giving event, where friends and people close to the bride to be showers her with gifts, thus it is called as a bridal shower.
Now if you were setting up a bridal shower for your best friend or someone close to you who’s getting married, proper planning should be considered. Having proper preparations set can make the event flow great making it a memorable event not only to the soon to be bride, but also to the people who are attending the event.
The first thing you may want to consider would be the number of people who would attend the bridal shower. It may be a good idea to consult the soon to be bride who she may want to invite. This can give you the exact number of the people that you should send invites to.
Knowing the number of people that would be attending the party can also help you estimate how many bridal shower favors you may need to make or have. Although the event was for intended for the bride to be to enjoy and remember, you would also want the guests to remember this event. A bridal shower favor can serve as a keepsake for the guests, as well as a sign of appreciation for taking time to be present for the event and sharing the celebration with the soon to be bride.
There are a lot of bridal shower favors that you can choose to have for the event. Since the event was intended for girls, a tote bag would be a good choice. If you would have an office related theme, a promotional pen would fit in as a bridal shower favor. However, if you want to be economical, you can choose to create and personalize the bridal shower favors.
Another thing that you may want to consider in planning a bridal shower is the theme that you would want it to have. You may want to consider what your friend’s personality is or what her likes are. You can opt to choose an office theme bridal shower, holding it within the office where she works. If your friend is a nature lover, you may want to set up a bridal shower somewhere out of town in a camping site. The possibilities are endless.
A well planned out event can turn a small celebration into an unforgettable one.