How to Save Time and Money on Your DIY Bridal Shower

DIY Invitation Ideas

Delightful Purple Casual Invitations by PaperDirectSave money by planning ahead, having a budget and getting the right price on everything you need for  a DIY bridal shower that will be the talk of the town. Here’s a handy DIY bridal shower checklist to help you plan the perfect party for the bride-to-be, which is probably you!

Checklist for 3 Months Prior to Bridal Shower

  • Decide if the shower is going to be all female or co-ed
  • Set the date and choose venue
  • Create the guest list
  • Choose DIY bridal shower invitations from PaperDirect

Checklist for 2 Months Prior to Bridal Shower

  • Send a save-the-date to VIP guests such as the bride’s mother or parents, best friend and maid of honor.
  • Call guests who are traveling far and give them a reminder; help with travel plans, if necessary.
  • Establish the budget
  • Finalize decisions about any flowers, menu, table lines, favors, music, activities, etc.
  • Compile addresses for the guest list.Optimistic Casual Invitations by PaperDirect
  • Make a to-do list and assign tasks to your helpers.

 Checklist for 1 Month Prior to Bridal Shower

  • Fill out and address invitations and mail them
  • Order bridal shower favors, decorations and other party needs from PaperDirect
  • Call and confirm any foods/beverages guests need to bring

Checklist for 2 Weeks Prior to Bridal Shower

  • Place flower order
  • Make a shopping list for food and beverages
  • Buy liquor

Checklist for 1 Week Prior to Bridal Shower

  • Confirm reservations with venue
  • Confirm all orders and deliveries
  • Confirm RSVPs
  • Prepare bridal shower favors
  • Prepare shower games

Devotion Casual Invitations by PaperDirectChecklist for 1 Day Before Bridal Shower

  •  Prepare any menu items that can be made in advance
  • Set up any equipment and tables, hang decorations and place party favors out
  • Confirm last-minute details with bridesmaids
  • Run any last-minute errands

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