How far in advance should bridal shower invites be sent out?
between six and eight weeks
When should I send bridal shower invitations? Bridal shower invitations should go out between six and eight weeks before the event, depending on how many out-of-towners are on the list. Make sure guests RSVP to one person (the maid of honor, for example) to keep numbers organized.
How do you make bridal shower invitations?
A bridal shower invitation should include a warm greeting and request for the guest’s attendance, followed by the bride’s name, the shower time and location address and any RSVP or contact details you might want to add. Most bridal shower invitations are only around ten lines long.
Does the groom’s name go on the bridal shower invitation?
List the bride’s first and last name. Middle names are not necessary for bridal shower invitations unless you prefer more formal invitation wording. (Note: The groom’s name is optional. It’s slightly more formal than we often see on today’s bridal shower invitations but not uncommon.
Who usually pays for a bridal shower?
Today it’s the maid of honor and bridal party or the bride or groom’s mother who throws the bridal shower. Typically, whoever throws the event is the one must cover the costs. Often, the maid of honor and her fellow bridesmaids throw the bridal shower and pay for it, and the mother of the bride contributes.
Do you put registry info on bridal shower invitations?
It’s absolutely appropriate for the host to list your registry information on your bridal shower invitations. The scoop on where you’re registered will naturally spread from your shower guests to your wedding guests, trust us!
Do you send wedding invitations before bridal shower?
Remember that bridal shower invitations should be sent after the wedding invitations and their should be at least 6 week before the bridal shower. You should always send the bridal shower invitations directly from the post office.
Is it OK to email bridal shower invites?
Finally, email bridal shower invitations are a great option for casual or virtual events. They’ll give guests an idea of what to expect, whether you’re planning a relaxed bridal brunch or a playfully themed couple’s shower where people can stop by anytime.
Who should you invite to a bridal shower?
Invite your bridal party, of course, and close family and friends. Do not feel obligated to invite significant others or friends of your sisters unless you truly have a close relationship with them. A shower should be a healthy mix of family and friends who know you best.