Bridal shower is one of the most eagerly awaited party for the bride-to-be. This is one occasion when all her well-wishers get together to celebrate and share her happiness before she takes the wedding vows. It’s a perfect time to pamper the bride, take away some anxiety and stress and make her feel special. With the idea that pink color is an all-time favorite with girls, this occasion – personalized with pink theme, can be made even more memorable for the girl at the threshold of womanhood. From hot to nude pink – this color is sure to provide a feminine feel and add excitement to the decorations, eatables and pretty details. Listed below are pink-themed bridal shower ideas.
Use pink handmade sheets and cut them in heart shape or any shape with added layers and textures. These can be decorated using dark pink stickers and white lace at the edges. Envelopes can be adorned with tiny pink bows. Other than this, ready-made invitations in pink, available at the stores and all over the internet, can also be used.
2. The Cake:
One of the main attractions of a party should look good as well as taste good. A pink heart shaped cake with red roses, a strawberry cake or a chocolate cake with pink icing in any shape of your interest, will go well with the pink theme.
Simple pink fabric tablecloth with white frills on the edges and pink flowers painted on it, will be perfect for the occasion. White lamps with pink candles and flower decor on every table, will give a beautiful finishing touch.
Use white glass vases with pink color flowers – like garden roses and tulips – to provide elegance to the entire look of the venue. Baby pink and dark pink with modern white furniture will add a classy touch. Lots of tissue paper flowers can be bunched on the walls of the hall. Pink balloons and ribbons all over will further give a feminine touch. Some other colors can also be used to accentuate the pink in the room, but take pink as far as it goes. A backdrop with different shades of pink, can be done up.
5. Would-be bride’s dress:
A beautiful satin dress obviously pink in color, will be perfect for this occasion.
6. Party Supplies:
White plates with pink linen or paper napkins, topped with paper lace or plate liners will add a touch of elegance to the entire theme settings.
7. Party food:
One of the most interesting sections for the guests; serve yummy strawberry shakes with pretty umbrellas to act as stirrers on them. A pink dip – made from beetroot and hung curd – can be served with wafers or carrot sticks. On one side, pink marshmallows will look good. From sandwiches to desserts and the entire buffet, can be chosen keeping the pink theme in mind.
Prepare lot many pink curling ribbons and pink paper cut-outs. Use your creativity and add them wherever possible, to bring out everything theme-based. For example – Use the cut outs as drink tags for the glasses being used by the guests. If games are being played that involve writing, attach curling ribbons on top of the short length pink pencils.
‘Miss Pink Contest’, The theme has already been specified in the invitation card, so you can assume that all the guests will turn out in their best pink dresses. So just have a contest and give out a prize to the most beautifully dressed lady.
10. Photo Garlands:
Make pink envelopes with the flaps open and glue the bride and groom’s childhood photos connecting them with strings to make a garland.
11. Heart Centerpiece:
A perfect centerpiece for a bridal shower; as heart is a symbol of love and romance. This can be made of different shades of pink roses.
12. Crepe paper flower bouquet:
Craft flowers from pink color tissue or crepe paper, and prepare a bouquet for the bride-to-be. This is an inexpensive and always in-season gift.
13. Pink Fortune Cookies:
Keep pink cookies with special messages and ask the guests to write fortunes for the bride-to-be. You can make an extra special bunch for would-be bride as well.
14. Return Gifts:
You can get as creative and unique as you want in this section. A personalized gift such as a hand towel with names embroidered on it, or pink shawls for all the ladies in winters with name tags as favors, can be a much appreciated gift.
15. Gift Wraps:
Wrap the gifts with pretty pink sheets using ribbons or use beautiful boxes – in a shape which could accommodate the gift well. Decorate the boxes with pink bows or flowers made of ribbons. If bags are being used, obviously they should be pink in color. A color co-ordinate gift table will definitely give an impressive look.