Printable Bridal Shower Checklist

How do I do a shower checklist?

  • Confirm a Budget. Every celebration has a budget.
  • Choose the Venue. Once you know the budget, you can start looking at potential venues.
  • Decide on a Date.
  • Plan the Guest List.
  • Decide on a Theme.
  • Send the Invitations.
  • Set the Schedule.
  • Plan Games and Activities.
  • How far in advance is a bridal shower?

    Although a bridal shower can take place any time before the wedding, try not to throw it more than three months in advance or less than three weeks before the wedding.

    Is it OK not to have a bridal shower?

    Bridal showers aren't required, so if you're not interested, here's how to spread the word. Not every to-be-wed wants a bridal shower, and that's totally their call. While saying "no" to having a bridal shower should be simple in theory, declining a friend or family member's offer to throw you one can be tricky.

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    Can you plan your own bridal shower?

    While the short answer is yes, you can if you want to, there are really a lot of things to consider before doing so. A bridal shower is something “done for” a bride to shower her with gifts. Some people even consider it rude to host your own bridal shower.

    What is a sprinkle bridal shower?

    A sprinkle is a shower- it's just usually smaller than a typical one. All the sprinkles I've attended have been for friends having their second or third baby.

    What do you call a bridal shower without gifts?

    You do not have to have a shower because they are "insisting." In fact, "insist" against having a shower. If they want to throw you a party, "insist" that it be called something else. The only way to word the invitation correctly is to not mention gifts at all. You can call it a bridal tea, or just a tea.

    How do you say no to a bridal shower?

    If you're not in the bridal party, you can just mark “no” on the R.S.V.P. card for the bridal shower, especially if the person isn't a close friend. Otherwise, the prevailing advice still applies: Be direct, say something early, offer a brief explanation, be kind.

    Who pays for the food at a bridal shower?

    Traditionally, the bridal shower is hosted by the maid of honor and the bridesmaids or a few close family members. As a result, the hosts are responsible for covering food costs, as well as additional expenses like bridal shower games, decorations and favors.

    Do you need a cake at a bridal shower?

    Like weddings, bridal showers often include cake. But because they're not weddings, don't feel the need to offer something big day-ready, like a traditional white confection. If you want, you can supplement a cake (or a bunch of mini cakes) with other treats by assembling a full-blown dessert table.

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