Bridal Shower Ideas Joliet IL
Downers Grove, IL
New Lenox, IL
Wedding Planners / Consultants
Planning shower fun: Best bridal shower ideas
Host a fun bridal shower that the bride-to-be and guests will all enjoy. The key is to select party activities that let guests take an active role in making the party special. Some groups like creative ideas; others like the more traditional games that can lead to laughter. Here are several of both:
Ask each guest to bring a recipe for the bride-to-be. Provide hole-punched paper and a plastic sleeve, so that all recipes will fit in one binder.
Invite guests to write out their recipe or simply glue a printed recipe onto the paper and place in the protective sleeve. Also encourage guests to write a small anecdote, explaining why they chose this particular recipe.
Buy a pretty recipe book or binder, like the one pictured at the left , Guests will enjoy putting the book together at the shower.
Bingo is a great activity to help pass the time enjoyably, especially if there are lots of attendees and the bride has a huge number of gifts to open.
Before it's time to open gifts, give guests blank bingo cards (you can find free printable cards, like the one shown here or purchase them online )
Tell guests to fill the empty boxes with the names of the gifts they believe the bride-to-be will receive. Guests mark their boxes as the gifts are opened. The winner gets a prize.
Start with a beautiful, bound, blank journal or themed advice book, like the one shown at the left.
Circulate it during the shower and allow e...