Guest Post By Janet Verra

A traditional way to celebrate a bridal shower is to plan it for ladies only. While that idea will always be nice, but there are many people nowadays that prefer a contemporary type of bridal shower to plan for a friend or loved one. There’s basically a theme for modern bridal showers and some include men as guests. Now, if you are going to organize a shower and looking for some other options to choose from, this is article is a perfect source to read upon.

Romantic Themes

Love, romance, hearts, and honeymoon are some of the most romantic themes for bridal showers. They reflect love and intimacy, perfect for wedding parties such as a bridal shower. From printing red and hearty invitations, to the shower venue embellished with rose petals and candlelight, these are among the basic ways to plan a romantic themed bridal shower.

Other romantic ideas you can incorporate include vases filled with roses, romantic music, and heart-shaped favor boxes filled with candies or chocolates that could be in the same shape with the boxes.

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Contemporary Themes

In today’s modern world, a contemporary theme for a bridal shower could make a cool idea. If you prefer to be unconventional, why not consider a high tech theme? Professional brides who have tastes in contemporary fashion and lifestyle would surely appreciate a high tech themed shower. A modern shower can be held in the office, conference room, or lobby. Instead of sending traditional invitations, you can have the guests informed by sending electronic invitations to their emails.

Inspiration

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Health and Fitness Themes

For a bride who’s very conscious when it comes to health, planning a health and fitness themed shower is the best idea you can do. This party can be held in a gym, local health club, spa, or just at the backyard where there’s a small vegetable plantation.

Depending on the availability of the venue, you can have it decorated with sports/athletic items or fresh vegetables and fruits. You can even set up a juice bar and serve healthy snacks.

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Travel and Trips Themes

If traveling is a part of her lifestyle, then why not plan a getaway bridal shower? This is a perfect idea, letting her travel with friends and family to a beautiful spot where the party will be celebrated. The options can either at the beach, mountain, luxury ship, or any best place to enjoy the shower in a travel version.

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These are just a few ideas to choose from. When deciding what type of bridal shower to plan, keep always in mind the bride herself. Consider her personal preferences and personality.

Remember, you are the planner, but the party you’ll be planning is not for you but for her. So, make sure that she will appreciate what you will prepare for her. You can browse the Internet to find other ideas for the bridal shower. There are so many websites where you can shop for shower invitations, shower favors, shower games, shower gifts and etc.

With Love,
Samala
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