(Closed) Bridal Shower gifts set to house when guest is coming to the shower?

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: What should I do with the gifts?
    Bring them! : (3 votes)
    20 %
    Leave them home and mention it at the shower : (6 votes)
    40 %
    Let her know ahead of time that you got them and ask her if you should bring them : (6 votes)
    40 %
  • Post # 3
    8580 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I wouldn’t wrap it.. that seems silly. If your friend would have wanted it wrapped, she could have paid the extra to wrap it.. or delivered it to her own house and wrapped it.

    Seems kind of weird to bring it there as well, though.

    Post # 4
    680 posts
    Busy bee

    People in my family do this all the time with items that are expecially big and heavy. Maybe it accidently got sent to you? Sometimes the registry sites are confusing and you don’t realize that it has the couple’s address listed as the Send To one. I’d call her up and thank her for sure, but I’d also call her up just to make sure that’s what she intended since it’s not a heavy item. Maybe she wanted to bring it with and accidentally sent it to you? Otherwise, I’d keep it at home and mention it at the shower. I’ve even seen brides take pictures of items (usually furniture or other big items) and bring them to the shower so that they can show pple what so and so gave them.

    Post # 5
    633 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Are you sure it’s not a wedding gift? I personally only give one gift for weddings…and either bring it to the shower or have it delivered. I only saw here on the Bee that people do separate gifts.

    Either way, I wouldn’t wrap it or bring it to the shower. Just thank them when you see them, so they know that you received it.

    Post # 7
    960 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Pollywog:  Can you call your friend and thank her for the gift and then ask her what she would like? Just let her know you’re unsure and since it was from her, you wanted to do what she prefered 🙂


    Failing that I would probably leave it at home and thank her at the shower 🙂

    Post # 8
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Take a photo of yourself with the gift and take that to the shower.

    Post # 9
    989 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I brought the gifts we received to the shower unless they were bulky.

    Post # 10
    1399 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Pollywog:  A lot of people did this to me… and didn’t gift wrap. My neighbor (co-host of the shower) was mortified that they didn’t, and she wrapped everything that wasn’t wrapped herself. I thought it was unnecesssary, but people did thank her for it.

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