If you’re planning a wedding shower for a family member or friend, you want it to be an event that’s totally unique and memorable (let's face it, you want it to be the BEST SHOWER EVER). While a traditional wedding shower is a great way to celebrate the upcoming nuptials (yawn), it doesn’t have to be an ordinary affair. Here are some tips on how to make a wedding shower stand out from the crowd and some ideas for fun wedding shower gifts for your bestie who's tying the knot.
Choose An Unusual Theme
A unique theme is the perfect way to make a wedding shower stand out from the rest. You could choose a theme that’s related to the couple, such as a “vintage bridal shower” or “a spa day for the bride.” Other ideas include a “tropical beach party” or “rustic country” shower. No matter what theme you choose, you can make the decorations, food and games reflect the chosen theme.
Personalize the Invitations
When sending out your invitations, skip the generic store-bought ones and opt for something unique. Personalize the invitations with photos of the happy couple or create a custom card that reflects the chosen theme. If you’re feeling extra creative, you can make homemade invitations with stamps, sticker and paper. Or go eco-friendly with something like Paperless Post
Add Some Playful Games
Games are a great way to liven up the festivities and break the ice with the guests. Instead of the typical shower games, come up with ones that are tailored to the honouree. You could play a game of “guess the dress” or “name the song the couple first danced to.” Other ideas include “who knows them best” or “design a marriage contract.”
Give Unique Gifts
When it comes to the gifts, I mean seriously! There's no better gift than the I Do Box. Not only is it the perfect way to spoil the couple but it lets them be totally EXTRA. We've carefully curated to give them all the wedding items they'll be looking for, champagne flutes, emergency kit, honeymoon items, and all those special gifts they might forget before the big day! Plus it's the gift that keeps on giving! Every month they'll get that HAPPY MAIL and think of you and your spectacular gift giving prowess.
Create a Special Memory Table
A unique way to make the wedding shower extra special is to create a memory table. This can be a table or shelf that’s decorated with meaningful items from the couple’s past, such as photo albums, letters, postcards and mementos. This is a great way to add a personal touch to the shower and it creates a special place for all the guests to share memories and stories.
A wedding shower (not bridal shower, seriously - everyone deserves presents) is a great way to show the couple that you are happy for them and wish them all the best on their special day. Following these tips and using some creative ideas can help make the wedding shower a truly unique and memorable event.
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