Wedding Shower Question

posted 3 years ago in Parties
  • poll: To Shower or not to Shower
    Only invite people who are also invited to wedding : (69 votes)
    83 %
    Invite people!! (whether they are invited to the wedding or not) : (6 votes)
    7 %
    Invite everyone...state gift not required : (5 votes)
    6 %
    Throw your hands up and just scream!!! : (3 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    133 posts
    Blushing bee

    No, don’t do this. People should not be invited to a wedding shower for a wedding they won’t be invited to.

    Post # 4
    Member
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    A) You should never invite people to a wedding event if they aren’t invited to the wedding.

    B) As the mother of the bride, you should not be throwing a shower anyway. That is seen as soliciting gifts for your child.

    Post # 41
    Member
    26 posts
    Newbee

    I personally feel like if I were invited to a shower, but not the wedding, I’d be pretty confused.

    Is your max number of people based on a building’s capacity? You could, for example, have the wedding outside or in a bigger space and invite everyone. Or you could invite everyone to the ceremony, but only a certain number to the reception. If all else fails, you could at least throw a simple get-together instead of a shower for those who were uninvited.

    It’s also O.K. to throw the shower for your daughter. It’d not rude, because people who want to give gifts will give them anyway and you needn’t worry what anyone assumes. Let them make a butt of themselves if they so wish. It will tell you who cares more about the happy couple than imagined appearances. 🙂

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