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How to Planning Your Unique Bridal Shower Decorations More Smooth

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One of the most important days of your bride's life will arrive shortly. A range of emotions has taken over her body: excitement, fear, joy, relief, worry and stress.


Her bridal shower will be a day for her to escape the pre-wedding emotional roller coaster and have some fun...Lots and lots of fun


let's not forget the thoughtful gifts and words of encouragement from friends and family.


Let's face it each bride is unique, therefore each bridal shower should be unique. The wedding shower should reflect the bride's personality.


It can vary from a tea party, a formal dinner party, to a Las Vegas themed girls night out. So here goes, 


Let's get started!

Six to Eight Weeks Before the Shower

Set the time and date
If you are planning on hosting the event at a restaurant or club, be sure to reserve the date
Get the caterer's information if you are planning on using one
Prepare a guest list. Be sure to get assistance from other friends and family members if it is a surprise shower.
Choose a wedding theme
Think about decoration ideas
Decide on the games that will be played, if you decide to have games
Start preparing the invitation (whether by making them or purchasing them)

Four to Six Weeks Before the event


Start searching for anything you may need to borrow or rent for the event
Shop for your gift before you forget due to the hectic planning schedule
Have an idea of the menu. If it is a family or group effort, ask persons what they will be willing to contribute.
Send the invitations including RSVP
If you will be rewarding persons for participating in the games, be sure to know what the prizes will be and start shopping for them
If it is a formal party you may purchase place cards to be filled out nearer to the time of the party


Two to Three Weeks Before Event


Wrap your gift so as not to forget due to planning
Purchase and wrap favors for guests (if you will be having favors)
Ensure that you have enough wrapping paper in stock just in case you have persons with last-minute gifts

Choose the clutch purse for the bridesmaid as a wedding gifts
Start gathering your decorations by either making or purchasing them
Put your shopping list together for the ingredients you will be used to prepare the food. (if using a caterer you will not need a list)
Contact the caterers if it is being catered
Make contact with friends who will be bringing food
If the shower is being held at a restaurant or club, confirm reservations
Check tables and chairs to ensure your properly stocked
Inspect table cloths and napkins
Check the quantity and quality of the serving dishes and utensils
Make plans for space to be used to play games


Final Week Of Planning a Bridal Shower


Call persons who did not respond to the invitation
Fill in the place cards for those attending
DO a final check of the recipes and get all the other ingredients that were not purchased
Items that can be prepared and frozen should be done now
Ask neighbors and friends to store some of the frozen foods for you if you need extra storage space
Get to cleaning. Have your house or destination cleaned
prepare what you will be wearing

You should order the match to your theme wedding hair combs, dress, wedding jewelry, shoes and linger.


One Day Before the Shower


Inspect the venue for any minor cleaning details
Ensure you have sufficient ice
Set up a gift table
Get some plastic garbage bags ready for trash
Have someone write a list of the gifts and who gave them
Get extra chairs if needed
Arrange for the delivery or pick up of the flowers
Make, purchase or pick up the rest of the food on the menu
Decorate if possible and wash all utensils
Make arrangements for any special transportation needs


Bridal Shower Day


Be sure to arrive at your destination about 30 minutes before your guests arrive if the shower is being held at a destination other than the home
Create the ambiance in the room
Get assistance from someone to cover any last-minute details
Have some light refreshments available
Be prepared to introduce your guests to someone as they arrive
The above is just a set of guidelines that will assist you in planning a bridal shower.

You may add or delete any of the suggested bullet points to suit your desired needs.

Happy planning, and have a great Bridal Shower!

Use it to make your bridal shower planning smooth.

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