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Wedding shower

Whether you throw a wedding shower, bridal shower or jack and jill party, our experts make sure you have everything you need to plan the perfect event. Find guides, practical advice, and inspiration for the different types of shower celebrations.

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What to write in a bridal shower card
What to Write in a Bridal Shower Card Find inspiration for bridal shower card messages with our tips, quotes, and examples. Craft heartfelt wishes that celebrate the bride-to-be in a special way.

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What to wear to a bridal shower

What to Wear to a Bridal Shower as a Guest

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Find ideal attire for a bridal shower. Explore outfit ideas, styles, and tips to shine as you celebrate the bride-to-be's special day

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Bridal Shower Thank You Card Etiquette

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Don’t let writing bridal shower thank you notes cause you undue stress: we have the answers to all your thank you note etiquette questions, complete with ideas for what to write and wording samples. Grab a pen and that stack of blank thank you cards—let’s get to writing.

Bachelorette Party vs Bridal Shower

Bridal Shower vs. Bachelorette Party

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Are the bridal shower and the bachelorette party the same? What happens at a bridal shower vs. a bachelorette party? Find out in our latest guide.

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30 Bridal Shower Themes for Modern Couples

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From elegant tea parties to the casual bonfire, plan your perfect party with 40 bridal shower themes for the modern couple.

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7 Bridal Shower Traditions, Updated

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Bridal showers are great celebrations but they could use some updating. Bring your bridal shower traditions into modern times with our guide to updating the traditional bridal shower.

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Who organizes a Bridal Shower
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Bridal Shower Planning & Etiquette

Learn about bridal shower etiquette. Our guide offers insights and tips for hosting or attending a memorable celebration in honor of the bride.

Bachelorette Party vs Bridal Shower
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Bridal Shower vs. Bachelorette Party

Are the bridal shower and the bachelorette party the same? What happens at a bridal shower vs. a bachelorette party? Find out in our latest guide.

Zola wedding thank you cards
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Bridal Shower Thank You Card Etiquette

Don’t let writing bridal shower thank you notes cause you undue stress: we have the answers to all your thank you note etiquette questions, complete with ideas for what to write and wording samples. Grab a pen and that stack of blank thank you cards—let’s get to writing.

How to Plan a Queer Wedding Shower
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How to Plan a Queer Wedding Shower

Trying to plan a queer wedding shower? We can help. Read on for all of our top tips and advice.

coed wedding shower
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Pros and Cons of Having a Coed Wedding Shower

Coed wedding showers are gaining popularity over traditional bridal showers. Here's how to decide if it's right for you—plus ideas for coed wedding shower themes and games.

5 Virtual Backgrounds to Match Your Wedding Shower Theme
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5 Virtual Wedding Shower Backgrounds to Match Your Theme

Celebrating your virtual wedding shower and want your guest to feel involved? We've got 5 virtual backgrounds to match your wedding shower theme.

DIY Bridal Shower Decorations
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DIY Bridal Shower Decoration Ideas

Shower your bride with love and appreciation without breaking the bank. Check out Zola's guide to DIY bridal shower decorations that your bride will love!

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40 Best Wedding Shower Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want to Use

Can’t decide on your wedding shower favors? Here’s 40 favor ideas your guests will actually use!

When Should You Have a Wedding Shower?
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When To Have a Wedding Shower — 11 Things To Consider

If you’re getting married, you might be asking: When should you have a wedding shower? Keep reading for tips on planning your wedding shower!

a bridal shower card labeled "soon to be mrs." on the grass next to a few pastel-colored bridal shower cookies
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A Guide to Bridal Showers

This bridal shower guide will introduce you to the basics of bridal showers: traditional bridal shower etiquette (and which of those “rules” you can break), whom to invite, what to do, and who pays for it all.

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57 Free Bridal Shower Printables to Celebrate the Bride

These free bridal shower printables are the perfect way to dress up your next pre-wedding event. We’ve included designs and download links to 57 bridal shower printables.

bridal shower theme ideas
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30 Bridal Shower Themes for Modern Couples

From elegant tea parties to the casual bonfire, plan your perfect party with 40 bridal shower themes for the modern couple.

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