When it comes to wedding planning
, there are a few details that fall on the bridal party rather on the bride- and groom-to-be, including the bridal shower. Even though this one party seems like it will be a piece of cake to put together, that is not always the case.
Usually the maid-of-honor and the bridesmaid host this event. However, family members throwing this party has also been common as of late. Whomever is hosting the shower, there are a couple things to keep in mind. First off, the showers is usually held within two months of the wedding and it is important to invite people to the party who are also invited to the wedding.
These showers can be held at any time of day, but usually its in the late afternoon. When it comes to a venue, a restaurant or home are perfect. But, the bridal party wants to make sure it is perfect for finger food and opening gifts. Finally, unless it feels necessary to surprise the bride, it is advisable to get her in on the planning. This way, she can share her opinion on the theme along with the location.