Dear Bridesmaid, Plan a Stock-the-Kitchen Bridal Shower for Your Best Girl!
A bridal shower is a fun and highly anticipated celebration for the bride-to-be, giving her a chance to take a day off from the stress of wedding planning.
Nowadays, every bride-to-be wishes to make her Bridal Shower stand out by basing it on a unique theme or by incorporating out-of-the-box elements. One such theme that has recently become popular is ‘Stock-the-Kitchen’. The entire point of this is to help the bride stock up the kitchen with basic and useful items for cooking. But as planning a bridal shower has many steps, it’s essential to start way in advance to work out all the details. Check out this easy step-by-step checklist to help you stay organized!
Pick a date:
Showers can be held anytime from two weeks to two months earlier than the wedding.
A guest List:
As a host, you should be plan the number of guests you want to invite and consult with the bride whom to include in the list.
Choosing the theme and location:
You can select the subject of decorations, invitation cards, décor, menu etc. keeping in mind the bride’s choices.
Create an invitation:
You may go for an online message, e-vites, or DIY cards to make it more personal. It can also be a surprise bridal shower.
FOUR TO SEX WEEKS EARLIER
It is essential to keep in mind that everyone you invite to the Shower also receives an invitation card.
Decide décor and centrepieces:
You and other bridesmaids can check your budgets and DIY skills. You may contact the local wedding vendors like florists, bakers, calligraphers.
Plan the menu and Game activities:
You can either hire local caterers or ask the venue about their catering services. Think of games activities to engage all the guests and make the party memorable for them.
A WEEK BEFORE SHOWER
Confirm all the guests:
Call the venue to double-check all the arrangements.
You can follow up with your guests who are all are coming, and if they have received the invitation card.
Buy groceries and vegies, bakeries:
Check with caterers for the necessary arrangements. Shop for the items if required. Check the bakeries and dessert services if needed.
DAY OF EVENT
Design a gift opening area:
Under the guest of honour’s seat, place scissors, large trash bags, a notebook and a pen to record gifts and their givers, and sticky labels to help keep similar offerings.
Thank you gift:
You can make DIYs or order a return gift for all your guests.
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