10 Virtual Bridal Shower Tips
Updated: Jan 10
Pop the champagne and grab your glass! Are you in the planning process? No sweat, wedding pro help has arrived. The best part of planning is combining a bunch of thoughts into a solid plan. Late-night obsessing, searching, and saving pins on Pinterest? Welcome to the wedding world. In supporting one of the biggest days in your life, we created a round-table discussion to share our top 10 tips just for you.
Create a list of invited guests and share it with your Maid of Honor (MOH) and Bridesmaids (BM).
Determine the platform that you wish to host your celebration on. Create an email with all of the pertinent details including the link and password 45 days prior to the event. Plan to have your event for 1 to 2 hours.
Begin the celebration at the designated time. It's so frustrating to receive an invitation and be forced to wait for an extended period of time.
Go virtual on gifts and have them delivered to your home in advance. Open your gifts during the bridal shower for that in-person feel. Get creative, make it a spa day. Locate the spa of your choice and have this information added to the save the date. You may end up with a full day of pampering courtesy of your girls. Doesn't that sound amazing?
Game Time! Work with your MOH or another host to create 10 questions about you and your fiance. The person with the most correct answers can win an electronic gift card.
Music Please. A playlist or instrumental tunes can be a great option. Check out this song list found on the knot .
Let's Play Dress Up
Ask your guests to wear a certain color or dress as if this was an in-person celebration. Have them take a selfie and send it to you as a keepsake. Create a hashtag and the moment will last forever.
Signature Cocktail or Mocktail
What's your favorite? Mix that up, give it a name and boom shaka laka we have a signature beverage. Have the ingredients shared with all in attendance. You could add this information to the virtual meeting link in the note section and in a text message.
Check out six8bartend for some mixes.
Ok, the virtual bridal shower is all planned and ready to go. Ask your MOH and BM to send out reminder texts with all pertinent information to invited guests. Ask those in attendance to select a virtual background. Click here Zola for five free backgrounds to get you started. Remind everyone that this is an invitation-only celebration. Sharing of the login is not allowed.
The Grand Event is here. Enjoy your family and friends' company. Yes, things are different but the love and energy remain the same.
There you have it, 10 tips to virtually plan your bridal shower. If this blog was helpful subscribe to receive more tips, tricks and advice.
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