Bridal Shower & Unique Favors
What is the last special thing your can do for your friend before she gets married? How about throw her a spectacular bridal shower. Itís hard to imagine a bridal shower that includes everything she and stays within your budget. Believe it or not, you can create that special bridal shower without spending a fortune. Donít be afraid to ask the bride what she would like. Her expectations may not require you to spend a fortune. Plan your bridal shower early and shop around for the good wedding deals. Think carefully about bridal shower themes, bridal shower favors, and the location of your bridal shower to organize the pre-wedding celebration.
A nice way to make a bridal shower special is have a bridal shower theme. Think about the brideís favorite vacation spot, ethnicity, food, etc. Then start incorporating all those factors into your bridal shower to create a bridal shower theme. If your brideís favorite food is Chinese, plan a luncheon at the best Chinese restaurant in town or the best hole in the wall Chinese place in town. You can turn an inexpensive bridal shower location into a charming bridal shower spot. For your Chinese themed bridal shower, hang little Chinese lanterns to bring character and color to your bridal shower location. Add special touches like personalized fortune cookies with a special thank you message. Offer Asian themed bridal shower favors like Asian frosted takeout boxes with goodies that will make the girls at your bridal shower smile. Bridal shower themes such as this can create charming bridal showers.
Perhaps you and your friends want to spend some extra special time with the bride before she ties the knot. Why not throw a pajama party bridal shower. A pajama party bridal shower can be a very inexpensive event as anybodyís home can serve as the location. Ask the girls to bring sleeping bags and toss around lots of oversized colorful pillows for ambience. For food you can ask the girls to bring their own to share or keep it casual with snacks and pizza. What will make your bridal feel special is if you pamper her with a homemade facial and manicure. Give out fuzzy slippers to all the girls or pick out nice bridal shower favors to incorporate with the theme. Some bridal shower favors that are great for the pajama party bridal shower theme are scented sachets, mini manicure sets, or bath salt favors.
If you want to splurge, maybe the bride would like a French themed bridal shower. Breakfast at a Creepierie or dinner at her favorite French restaurant is fabulous ideas for a French bridal shower. The restaurants will take care of your dťcor, so you can concentrate on pampering your bride and impressing your bridal shower guests. Have a gift basket full of French goodies for your bride to take on her honeymoon, such as French truffles, perfume, lingerie, French lavender bath salt, etc. For your guests, options for French bridal shower favors are endless. Lavender sachet favors with delicate silk roses, gift boxed French truffles, and caviar bath salt favors are popular French bridal shower favors. A pretty favor at each table setting will certainly draw the attention of your guests and the bride will appreciate the thoughtfulness of the special touch.
Currently the trend is to turn the bridal shower into a bachelorette party. This is very easy to do as a group of girls can take the bride out for a night on the town. Everyone can pay for themselves and take turns paying for the bride. You can go bar hopping and split the tab, this takes the load off of one person. Another popular trend is to incorporate the bridal shower and bachelor party. This can turn into one big bash and a great mixer. When organizing a bridal shower, be creative and donít be afraid to stray from the ordinary. Your bright bridal shower ideas can come together to make a very special celebration for a very special bride.
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