Bridal Shower Ideas
A bridal shower is the ultimate celebration of the bride and her new life to come. The ins and outs of hosting a bridal shower starts here: from who pays to unique bridal shower themes and fun bridal shower games, to building a budget—we break down everything you need to know about planning a bridal shower.
Bridal Shower Games That Are Actually Fun to Play
Take your hostessing duties seriously by including these fun bridal shower games at the party.AdvertisementAdvertisementGallery
A Seattle Bride's New York City Bridal Shower
Photo ops, sweets galore, and more at this urban fête.
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How to Plan a Bridal Shower
If you'd rather forgo the traditional bridal shower fete (tea sandwiches and parlor games sound painful?), follow our guide to planning a fun, activity-driven party where you and your friends can laugh and learn together.
12 Cute Bridal Shower CakesTry these simple ideas for the dessert table at your party.
Your Ultimate Bridal Shower Checklist for Celebrating the Bride-to-BePlan a party from start to finish with these tips for making it come together.
Bridal Shower Favor Ideas That You Can DIYGive the ladies take-home treats made with tender-loving care.
Champagne Cocktail Recipes for a Bridal ShowerNeed a new mimosa recipe? To highlight the versatility of sparkling wine (and to give your girls something cheers-worthy), we paired prosecco, cava, or sparkling rosé with unique mixers and gorgeous garnishes.
The Etiquette of Bridal ShowersA complete guide to handling sticky situations while putting together a celebration for the bride-to-be.
The New Bridal Shower Rules For Hosting a Unique PartyBridal shower ideas for planning a more personalized party.
Bridal Shower Quotes to Set the Mood at the Pre-Wedding BashWords of inspiration—from the funny to the insightful—to share at this get-together leading up to the big day.
12 Songs to Play at Your Bridal ShowerThey're about love, they're upbeat, and all your guests—from your bridesmaids to your mother-in-law—will want to tap their toes when listening to them.
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Emily Henderson's Tips for an Easy and Stress-Free Bridal Shower
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Anna Camp and Skylar Astin's Joint Bachelor-Bachelorette Party Was (Pitch) Perfect
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This Romantic Rooftop Bridal Shower Was Inspired by Marie Antoinette
The modern, Sofia Coppola film, that is.Gallery
12 Bridal Shower Alternatives
If a mimosa brunch with public gift-opening just isn't your thing.Gallery
The Essential Elements of a Bridal Shower Dessert Bar
Blow your friends (and the bride!) away with these creative ideas for a spring or summer bridal shower.Gallery
A Fun, Floral Bridal Shower in Washington, D.C.
This bold bride-to-be was celebrated with feminine and quirky details.Post
A Garden-Party Bridal Shower for Flower Girl NYC Founder Denise Porcaro
We can't think of a more fitting fête for a floral pro.Post
Kevin Hart's Fiancée Eniko Parrish's Bridal Shower Theme Is #Goals
And just wait until you see her outfit!Gallery
How to Host a Last-Minute Bridal Shower
You can totally pull off a spur-of-the-moment shower—here's how!Recipe
Candied Pecans for Petits FoursUse this recipe when making our Red Velvet Cake Petits Fours.Gallery
How to Throw the Prettiest Spring Bridal Shower
Blogger Amanda Gluck of Fashionable Hostess shows us how to put together a gorgeous spring shower!Post
Blue Ivy's Birthday Party Is Giving Us Serious Bridal Shower Inspo
What can we say? The four-year-old has really good taste.Gallery
Fruit Desserts for a Spring Bridal Shower
Serve a sweet, in-season dessert at your bridal shower.Post
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Bridal Shower Games for Brides Who Don't Play Games
Toilet paper dresses not your thing? We've got you covered.Post
The Pros and Cons of Throwing a Co-ed Shower
More and more brides are opting for a Jack 'n Jill party.Post
The 6 Worst Bridal Shower Gifts
It's not always the thought that counts.Post
10 Guys Share What They Think Happens at Bridal Showers
"I imagine tea and scones, lots of itty bitty teaspoons, and pink lace embroidery on everything … I also feel like there should be pink and white confetti softly raining down on all these lovely women while they eat their scones."See More