- 5 years ago
So, I’m my sister’s Maid/Matron of Honor and I’ve never been part of a wedding before. I’m working together with my mom to throw my sister a bridal shower and we have about a month and a half to plan it (!)
The problem is, I’ve only ever been to one bridal shower…and it was boring. They opened the presents with the typical “thank you” and the Maid/Matron of Honor taking notes of who gave what. Then they took all the bows and made it into one. (I don’t get it, what do you need that for?) And the room was set up with all the chairs in rows with a buffet at the back.
I’d like to do something more interesting. My mom and sister are more traditional and go crazy if I mention anything out of the “set rules” of ettiquette but whenever something like this happens, they always end up liking the unordinary parts best.
We already have a theme: “Love is blooming,” and I convinced my mom that it was ok to include colors that aren’t in her wedding. We also have decided to have this cake made:
and it’s kind of a “thing” that my sister and I both love dirt cups, so I want to include a large version in a casserole dish (kind of like this:) and stick plant markers in it
We also bought watering cans for centerpieces and are going to place some flowers in them, so I don’t think the lines of chairs would really work.
Does anyone have any ideas for non-dessert related food and/or activities that aren’t sleep-inducing so we can spice this thing up a little bit? We plan to invite about 25 people and expect a little more than half to show up and will include people of all ages.