Hosting a bridal shower is already a daunting task with a myriad of expectations you have to follow through with, but it’s nothing compared to when you have to plan it on the fly!
Don’t let your stress get the best of you! There are still many ways you can throw a super fun last-minute bridal shower. Just don’t get carried away by trivial things; there’s no time for that.
Instead, use our guide to help you nail the event without much preparation.
Make a Reservation
First things first, you need to find a place to hold the shower. Because of such last-minute planning, an exclusive venue is out of the question. Instead, make a reservation at the bride-to-be’s favorite restaurant or spot. Whatever you do, don’t choose an at-home bridal shower because then you’ll have to build a party environment from the ground up (and you don’t have the time for that).
Limit the Guest List
You don’t have to invite a ton of people. Bridal showers should only have immediate female family members, the bride’s friends, and bridesmaids. Add a few more people only if you have to. The larger the guest list, the more difficult it will be to manage.
Send Email Invites Instead
Yes, custom cards are great but also time-consuming and costly to get made. Instead, send polished email invites to the guests and then call or text them two to three days before the shower for confirmation.
Specify a Dress Code
You might not have the time to plan a bridal shower theme but you can plan a dress code. It’ll add the thoughtfulness factor and also provide guests with a clue of what to wear. If you need more ideas, get inspired by the wedding theme, the restaurant’s décor, or the time of the year.
Serve a Simple Menu
A simple menu will be easier to put together, more cost-effective, and more personal. Let the bride decide on two appetizers, a few main courses, and two desserts from the menu.
Add an element of fun by renaming the dishes with inside jokes, nicknames, etc.
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