04 June 2009

Bridal Shower Checklist

To Do Check List for BRIDAL SHOWERS:

3+ Months Before the Bridal Shower:
Talk to the Bride, even though you are planning the shower, her inputs is vital.
  • What type of shower does she want?
  • Does she want a theme shower?
  • Does she want cocktails served at the shower?
  • Does she want a formal or casual arranged shower?
  • Where does she want the shower?
  • Set the date! If it is to take place at a restaurant, hotel, resort, etc., make reservations now!
  • Create the guest list.
2 Months Before the Bridal Shower:
  • Call outof town guests to let them know of the date so they can start making reservations and plans now.
  • Get your budget established.
  • Purchase invitations.
  • Get together with the other special people you are planning the shower with and brainstorm ideas for decorations, food, etc.
  • Order any special items such as a cake, linens, or any rental items you may need.
  • Get your address list together.
  • Make a detailed list of who does what and assign tasks at this time.
1 Month Before the Bridal Shower:
  • Address your invitations.
  • Mail the invitations.
  • Shop for decorations, paper goods and other items you will need.
  • If guests should bring any food, call to confirm what they are bringing.
2+ Weeks Before the Bridal Shower:
  • Place flower order if you are ordering flowers for the arrangements.
  • Buy your shower gift for the bride.
  • Make a shopping list of food and drinks-buy any hard to find ingredients at this time.
  • Purchase alcohol if you are serving cocktails.
  • Pick up any items such as punch bowls, coffee urns, etc., now.
1 Week Before the Bridal Shower:
  • Confirm previous reservations.
  • Confirm orders and delivery times.
  • Confirm RSVPs.
  • Buy groceries.
  • Plan the shower games .
1 Day Before the Bridal Shower:
  • Get ready any menu items that can be prepared ahead of time or do any prep work.
  • Decorate; get your favors and games prepared.
  • Call any of the other hostess-confirm what they are bringing and the times they will arrive.
The Day of the Bridal Shower:
  • Prepare all food and refreshments.
  • Arrange tables and set out favors and decorations.
  • Don't get stressed too much.
  • Remember to have fun and enjoy this day also.
  • If something goes wrong - go with the flow.
  1. Timing is everything. Shoot for a date that lands a month or two before the day of the wedding.
  2. Breaking the ice. Games make excellent ice breakers when the guests don't all know each other.
  3. Don't go overboard. Play two or three games at most. You need time for the bride to open her gifts.
  4. Take a seat. Make sure all guests have a comfortable place to sit with a great view of the bride.
  5. Serving cocktails? Remember, moderation is key and never drink and drive.

Enjoy the Bridal Shower!!!

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