How do you word a bridal shower without registry?
It's just as valid, she says, to have no registry (or registry-related entity, like a honeyfund) at all—just be clear if you don't want her friends to show up with presents, since most attendees will default to buying something: "If the event isn't about presents, make that clear: 'Please no gifts, we are just
How do you invite the bride to the bridal shower?
For a formal bridal shower, the invitation should begin with something like, "Please join us for a bridal shower honoring [insert bride's name here]." If you're hosting something casual or low-key, we suggest beginning the invitation with a fun opening such as, "Before the Miss becomes a Mrs., Let's shower her with
Should you have a bridal shower if you don't have a registry?
Not necessarily. The actual wedding registry can also function as a bridal shower registry. If, however, it's a lingerie shower, that would require a separate registry should the bride want to register for specific lingerie. As a bridal shower guest, it is in good etiquette to purchase a shower gift off the registry.
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How do you avoid opening gifts at a bridal shower?
Set up a gifting table and ask everyone to place their offering on it, or have a brief portion of the party dedicated to giving and receiving unwrapped gifts. The point is that it's up to you to do what you're comfortable with.
What is a bridal sprinkle?
A sprinkle is just a smaller version of any shower, and typically relates to pregnancy! My cousin actually had a mini-bridal shower instead of a large shower, where she only invited very close friends and family and requested that no one brings gifts and just comes to celebrate!