Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Trendy Bridal Shower Ideas

Have you been appointed as the head of the bridal posse? Are you the "diva-in-waiting", the "right-hand woman"— also known as the Maid or Matron of Honor?

If you're looking for a breath of fresh air for your beloved bride-to-be no ordinary shower will do, consider these great ideas for a day she'll never forget.

Host a Weekend Trip

Why make it only last a day or an afternoon? Why not rent a cabin or rooms at a bed and breakfast and make an entire weekend out of the festivities? This isn't an event that happens every day. If you don't want it to be over so quickly, make it last a couple of days! There will sure be more to scrapbook about together later.

Craft of How-To Event

Speaking of scrapbooking, try hosting a bridal shower with an activity! Not only does it break the ice and bring all of the bride-to-be's nearest and dearest together, but it gives your guests something else to take home with them (other than a few darling bridal shower favors, that is — a must have).

Some popular trends for an activity-based bridal shower include a cooking class, wine and painting party, floral arrangement and crocheting or knitting lessons. Guests will love the hands-on experience.

Here comes the groom...

Bridal showers...there not just for women anymore. Who says the men can't join the fun? Turn doilies and parasols into pizza and barbeque, and make it a party for all! Couples parties are more like social dinner parties or cookouts. They're becoming more and more popular as couples are becoming less and less traditional.

Spa Party!

Need we say more? What can be more enjoyable than a relaxing day at the spa with your besties? Everyone can book their packages, don some robes and slippers and melt away together....

Make sure the spa knows your plans. You'll want to work in the gift giving and maybe a few games and prizes, don't forget lunch!

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