(Closed) Bridal Shower remorse?…

posted 9 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
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613 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Can you guys do something the day before the wedding?  Like ‘spa day’ during the morning?  My ceremony is late (7:30 pm), so we’re getting together after the rehearsal dinner for drinks.

Post # 4
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778 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2009

I would suggest a super bachelorette, 2 days before or the day before the wedding.  Have dinner where they can give you lingere or some kind of gift, and then go out for a night on the town.

 

Post # 5
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563 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

If you have the time (and boy am I impressed – I know I will procastinate and be bogged down with details two weeks before the wedding!) I think a low-planning party could be arranged.   Naturally, it should only involve your friends who are local, but it might be fairly easy to arrange a brunch, tea or visiting a club.  I’d call it a bachelorette party so people know they don’t have to run out and buy gifts last minute, and also I would do the legwork myself to arrange it so that no one has to plan last minute.

 

Best of luck!

Post # 6
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618 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

Of course it’s not too late.  Although you might have to plan it yourself (as opposed to the bridesmaids planning it), there’s still plenty of time to do something special with the girls.  Maybe have a bridesmaid luncheon or dinner to honor your bridesmaids (and other friends, if you want) a few days before the wedding.  You could follow that up by a night on the town with the girls – it doesn’t have to be planned in a lot of detail and you don’t need formal invitations.  Or maybe have a couple of your closest girlfriends spend the night with you the weekend before the wedding or after the rehearsal dinner.  Slumber party! 

Post # 7
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126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

No one in my bridal party really has experience with planning bridal showers so my maid of honour and I are planning it…which I kinda like cuz I like to know what’s going on and I hate surprises HAHA  We’re doing afternoon lunch/tea and the going to get our nails done then dinner someplace nice downtown….this will all be the day before the wedding

Post # 8
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739 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009 - Red Fish Grill

My sister has planned my shower for the day before, since most of my nearest and dearest are from out of state.  It’ll have a spa theme, so manicures and massages all around!  There’s nothing like being pampered with your best girls right before your Big Day.  I say go for it!

Depending on the time of your ceremony, I’d be careful about having too good of a time out on the town the night before the wedding.  You want to make sure you get your full beauty sleep!  ;o)

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I think it would have to be something you plan and you pay for.  I don’t think it would be fair to ask your BM’s to plan and pay for a party on such short notice.  I know my BM’s have been saving up and planning for a while now for mine.  So maybe you could do a spa party at your house.  I don’t know if you have any BeautiControl reps around your town but they do facial, manicure, pedicure, and other types of parties at your house.  So this way you could get all your girls together, relax and have fun, and even open some gifts if they bring them.  

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

@chela I agree ๐Ÿ™‚

See if you can do something a few days before…one BIG party in your honor. One day of mani/pedis and dinner with gifts and one with limo service and drinks and fun ๐Ÿ˜‰

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think it’s a little too late to expect anything full blown.  However, I don’t see there being an issue with you sending out an evite to your girlfriends and inviting them out the week before your wedding for a last hurrah.  You could even maybe make it a full day thing and whoever wants to do it all or some of it could join. 

I know if I felt like that, I would have one particular girlfriend I could mention my regret to and she would do whatever she could to help me feel a little happier by emailing people and telling them to bring a gift or something like that.  Do you have anyone like that?  Maybe a member of your bridal party?

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