(Closed) Organizing your own Bridal Shower

posted 7 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
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1843 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

It’s a big no-no and is perceived as a gift grab.  Do you have ANYBODY else that could throw it – cousin, sister, coworker, bridesmaid – anyone but you or your mom.

Post # 4
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5183 posts
Bee Keeper

Technically I am not throwing my own but I have a big hand in design and prep. My MOHs will be handling it but I am showing them inspiration pics.. what I will be wearing..etc etc

Post # 5
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907 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I agree with @milesbella that it’s widely viewed as pretty inappropriate and greedy. Now, if the hostess asks you for suggestions, then I think that’s okay. Keep in mind that the party is being thrown in your honor. It’s rude to throw a party in your own honor. It comes across as “Let’s celebrate ME! Here are some gifts I’d like!” which I’m sure isn’t your intention. 🙂

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I might be having my own… I know a lot of people who threw their own as well… I just don’t have any female friends and my Maid/Matron of Honor isn’t really doing anything… my sister Bridesmaid or Best Man 1 will be away for a year and Bridesmaid or Best Man2 is FI’s sister who doesn’t have much money and I barely know… 

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