How to plan a Bridal shower: checklist and timeline
A successful bridal shower needs lots of wonderful ideas and advanced planning. When planning a bridal shower, there are a few different elements to consider so let’s break it down into 5 time frames to get it clear.
Select a date, time and location for the bridal shower. Usually it should be held 2 weeks to 2 months before wedding ceremony. We recommend earlier time.
Make a guest list , As a host, you must decide on the number of guests. If the shower isn’t surprise, please talk with brides about whom to invite.
Purchase or Make Invitation. Make sure to have a clear statement if the shower is a surprise, you may also want to include registration and other information.
3-6 weeks before shower :
Send Invitation out.
Start to plan on decoration and centerpieces: choose some signature or balloons as part of decoration like champion and glass balloon, diamond balloon or pink balloon kit.
Plan menu for the shower: if it is lunch, you can prepare some tea sandwiches and macaroons .
Decide on Activity : fortune teller or tarot card reader would be a great choice.
1 week before shower :
Don’t forget to buy a gift. The standard amount to spend on a bridal shower gift is a minimum of $50.
1 day before the shower :
Shop the menu items that can be made in advance.
Set up the decoration and any equipment.
The day of the shower:
Enjoy the party !!!!
- Guannan Wang