10 Fabulous Bridal Shower Ideas

Not feeling a shower filled with toilet paper dresses and lingerie? A bachelorette bar-hop not your speed? We have 10 fun alternatives for you! Have a day at the spa, cook up a fabulous meal, or get crafting with these unique bridal shower or bachelorette party ideas!

Flower Arranging Bridal ShowerEveryone loves beautiful flowers–gather your ladies (and gents!) and spend the day creating floral works of art at a flower arranging shower! Of course, each gorgeous arrangement can go home with the lucky lady who created the design.

Photo: She-n-He

Beauty Bar Bridal Shower

Pamper yourself and your shower guests with a beauty bar shower! Step it up a notch by creating your own scrubs and masks, and having little jars of each as favors.

Photo: Lane Dittoe Photography

Cooking Theme Bridal ShowerPerfect for a couples shower, a cooking-themed shower is both hands-on and yummmy! Set a menu of garden fresh ingredients and chop, dice, grill, and flavor away!

Photo: Marisa Holmes

Retro Vintage Beach Bridal Shower

This retro-inspired bridal shower is sure to make you smile! What a fun experience with your besties!

Photo: Photography by Jodi

Spa Day Bridal ShowerA spa day shower? Yes please! A little bit of pampering and relaxation is what every bride to be needs before her big day!

Photo: Abby Jiu

Craft Party Bridal Shower IdeasFeeling artsy? Gather your friends and get started crafting! Why not create your thank you notes or other post-wedding stationery while you’re at it?

Photo: White Loft Studio

Tiki Bar Bridal ShowerTiki torches, leis, mai tais… this tropical fête has it all–even lawn flamingos!

Photo: Birds of a Feather

Paint Party Bridal Shower

Whether you’re painting pretty canvases or even convincing your friends to paint your post-wedding home, I think that nothing sounds more fun and colorful than a painting party for your shower!

Photo: The Why We Love

Wine Tasting Bachelorette PartyWine, cheese, and your best friends–what could be better? Visit a local winery for a wine tasting shower or bachelorette party that you won’t forget!

Photo: Michael Bullock

Custom Perfume Bar Bridal Shower IdeasI saved one of my favorites for last! I just adore the thought of bringing in a custom fragrance bar where everyone can create their own signature scent.

Photo: Jen Huang