Honoring a soon to be bride with an around the house bridal shower is a great idea. As It's a really fun way to ensure, that she receives a wide range of housewares, and some other nice gifts as well. Organizing this popular theme is easy. Simply assign each guest the name of a room in the newlyweds home, or the name of an area that you would generally expect to find in a house. Then send out, themed store-bought or DIY invitations, asking everyone if they could please bring an item that relates to their allotted room as a gift.
Favorite ideas for easy party decorations for this important affair, include balloons and streamers, paper lanterns, and tissue paper pom poms. A banner, garland, and ribbons and bows, are also popular suggestions for effortless party decor.
Additionally, a simple table centerpiece, such as an arrangement of pretty, fresh flowers, is for many hostesses the perfect choice for this occasion. However, if you own or can borrow a dolls house, complete with miniature accessories, this too would be a lovely pick.
A buffet will also work really well for this fun celebration, and it's sure to please your guests too. Tea sandwiches, pigs in blankets, cheese and crackers, salad, plus cupcakes and cookies, for example, are just a few ideas for finger foods that are easy to prepare. And remember that many snacks can be made ahead of time, so leaving you free to enjoy the party too.
Plus, if you organize a few popular bridal shower activities with care, and award prizes to game winners, then you're certain to guarantee lots of funny moments, and some wonderful memories too. The Memory Tray game for instance, would be a great choice; but don't forget to also see our other top ideas for games and quizzes to play.
Sending your guests home with party favors, is a great way of showing your appreciation, and choosing little presents that complement a party theme or a season is a really popular idea. So keychains or rings, candles, or flowering potted plants for example, would be just perfect for this event. Also, edible favors are always happily received, therefore some prettily presented homemade cookies would be a good option too.
Finally, if your guests should ask for present ideas, if appropriate you can of course refer them to the couple's wedding registry. Alternatively, you might recommend, for the entryway or the kitchen a key holder or a letter rack. Also for the kitchen, cookbooks, bakeware and cookware, or perhaps an apron or a utensil crock. For the bedroom, you might suggest items such as blankets, scented drawer liners, storage baskets, and bed linen; and for the bathroom, a towel bale, a bathroom organizer, and some nice scented soap. In addition a keepsake gift such as a sterling silver house charm, would also be a very sweet suggestion, and something that will surely be cherished, by the soon to be bride.
So there you have it. Each guest is allocated a room of the couples new home, on the invitation. They are then expected to furnish an item appropriate to that room. Whether it is the living room, the kitchen, bedroom or the bathroom, you will be able to suggest suitable gifts.
Room of the House Gift suggestions ~ For instance, for the bathroom the gift could be towels, soaps, shampoo and shower gel. The bedroom could be bed linen, photo frames, pictures, candles, feng shui items. The kitchen might be a set of kitchen knives, bowls, sponges, mops, household cleaners cooking utensils, jars and canisters or cookbooks. The study, pen and pencil holders, desk ornament, clock or letter opener. Write a list of rooms around the house including the living-room and work from there for ideas.
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If you are using a theme you going to make everything easier for everyone to contribute to a fun event that everyone will remember. The hostess might also include interesting ideas like a Alice in Wonderland tea party or a less hectic party such as an English country garden tea party themed shower or even an entertaining idea like a Sherlock Holmes party to base the party on. Remember to go to the list of Free Bridal Shower themes as well as the ideas for the good tips on how to organize the occasion.
Also browse around our travel and honeymoon theme, the stock the bar shower theme as well as the traditional garden theme suggestions to help you give you some ideas with the hosting. Another great tip is to hold an around the house themed shower or perhaps a linen & lace theme shower as this would obtain useful items for the bride, as would a western shower theme which is a popular choice. Browse around these articles to find some ideas that should help you plan a successful shower including the around the clock theme tips. But do remember that a bride and her groom will always appreciate gifts to furnish the family living-room and bedroom in particular, so keep this theme near the top of your list of bridal shower themes.