10 Posh Bridal Shower Party Themes for Every Woman
Use one of these 10 effortless wedding shower themes for a special celebration every bride deserves.
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Arranging the perfect wedding is stressful for anybody, and that's why planning a bridal shower is often left up to the bridesmaids. These 10 Posh Bridal Shower Party Themes for Every Woman are here to save the day and take the stress out of hosting a bridal shower your best friend will appreciate. Wedding showers require guest lists, refreshments, food, favors, and several other necessities that can be hard to manage. But, if you have the right theme to work around, the smaller details will be much more inclined to follow naturally.
The hardest part about throwing any party is choosing the right theme for your celebration. Take the hassle out of planning a bridal shower by choosing one of these 10 wedding shower party themes that all of your friends will have fun with. Whether you have no idea where to begin or you're looking for the ultimate inspiration, you'll find something here to get your ideas going in the right direction. Once your theme is set, find the best decorative party crafts, cute favors, and delicious party food for the bridal shower of the year!
Have the perfect theme picked out but don't know where to go from there? You'll want to check out these party-planning tips for the best celebration ever! Party Checklist: How to Plan the Best Party
10 Memorable Wedding Shower Ideas
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with a Breakfast at Tiffany's bridal shower for your most glamorous friend. Use the iconic movie's color scheme of black and robin's egg blue to inspire your decor for a graceful celebration that will make your guests feel as if they stepped back in time. Give out favors in Tiffany's famous blue boxes and be sure to include some of Holly Golightly's signature accessories such as her infamous shades or make some Golightly-inspired sleep masks with this Dreaming Diva Sleep Mask Sewing Pattern. Since this is "Breakfast at Tiffany's," serve movie-inspired foods like Holly's memorable Danish and coffee breakfast along with other treats of your choice.
Afternoon Tea in Paris
This party theme combines everyone's favorite bridal shower ideas into one elegant event. There's something magical about the city of love and you can host a lovely Parisian party that captures all of the city's sweet simplicity. Enhance the traditional bridal shower tea party with some French flair for all of your guests to enjoy. Serve light snacks such as macaroons, croissants, mini quiches, baguettes, and of course tea! Arrange your goodies on this Vintage French Inspired Display Tray and hand out your favors in these chic French Wedding Favor Bags for a pretty Parisian party.
Work of Art Party
This party is perfect for your artsy friend. Gather your closest pals for a fun afternoon of painting and wine that will provide your guests with something to take home in remembrance of this special event. Your girlfriends will have a blast at this laid-back event that will get your bridesmaids talking and de-stressing. Get creative here with your decorations using these Watercolor DIY Table Napkins or Outside Watercolor Lanterns that will bring your sip and paint party to life in the name of art!
Spa Day Shower
Every bride deserves to be pampered, and so do her bridesmaids. A spa bridal shower can be held at home or you can schedule your party at a salon. This is the best way to treat the bride and her guests to a little bit of self-indulgence before the big day. Relax and unwind with your best friends during this classic bridal shower party that will rejuvenate your body and mind. You can even make your shower guests some DIY bath and body favors such as this Oatmeal Lavender Bath Salt Recipe to indulge at home!
Perfect Match Wine and Cheese Tasting
Nothing goes together quite like wine and cheese. Celebrate your gal's union with this effortless wedding shower party idea that will relieve some of the bride's stress for a tasty evening event. You can choose the wine and cheese yourself, or ask guests to bring their perfect pairing. Best of all, encourage party-goers to gift the bride and groom with some wine-themed presents such as this Fine Vintage Wine Cork Wreath or this Ombre Cork Heart. If you're a little intimidated, find out How To Host the Perfect Wine and Cheese Party with these tips!
My Favorite Memory
Host a favorite memories party for the sentimental bride. For this emotional bridal shower party, invite your guests to bring a photo of their favorite memory with the bride. This party theme will give your guests something to talk about as they share the story behind the photograph. Prepare for waterworks and laughs as you go through each memory. Best of all, the bride will get to hang on to these touching gifts long after the party is over. Make a DIY Lovely Lace Frame as a great way to share your special moment for this sweet party theme.
Set up a DIY perfume bar for the bride who loves all things make-up and beauty. If you're looking for something innovative and girly, this is the perfect bridal shower idea! Chances are your guests have never been to a DIY perfume party, so you'll be providing a fun and one-of-a-kind experience. Plus, they'll get to take their own sweet scents home with them at the end of the day. Bottle up every perfume with these adorable DIY Pretty Perfume Bottles too!
Oh, the Places You'll Go
For the woman who loves to travel, host a getaway bridal shower that will leave all your guests feeling like they just took a much-needed vacation. Choose one location or make it an all around the world celebration to inspire the wanderer. Suggest your guests provide travel-related gifts such as journals, photo albums, or even a Travel in Style Pleated Pouch as presents the bride will use on the adventures she is bound to embark on. Make these Candy Tins to Travel Tins for the cutest favors all your travelers will love!
Host a retro cool bridal shower for a blast from the past. You can even use this theme to throw a co-ed shower for the bride and her soon-to-be husband to celebrate together. Have fun with this theme and invite guests to dress up in their best retro attire while you provide the Cherryrific Shakes, glass bottle coca-colas, and plenty of shimmying the night away!
Pajama Slumber Party
Relive your younger years with a slumber party bridal shower for you and your girls to kick back and relax just like old times. It's an intimate and easy way to celebrate the bride before her special day. Provide classic sleepover snacks like pizza, popcorn, and chips to munch on while you watch your favorite chick flicks and paint each other's nails. Throw a splendid sleepover bash for your easygoing friend who would choose spending time with her closest friends over doing something elaborate any day. Learn How to Make a Shower Smash Book at your sleepover for a memorable gift the bride can take home in the morning!
If you liked these bridal shower theme ideas and want more inspiration for a beautiful DIY wedding, take a look at our downloadable ebook: "DIY Wedding Ideas: 14 Wedding Crafts, DIY Wedding Gifts, and More" eBook
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