Not into the traditional brunch bridal shower with boring games and awkward gift opening? We hear ya! Ditch the traditions and host a modern bridal shower by providing your guests with an experience and something they'll actually enjoy!
1. Create your own Bouquet
Poppie's Flower Cart located in northern New Jersey, will come to your bridal shower with their beautiful cart stocked with fresh, seasonal flowers with a color scheme of your choice. Their attendant will help you and your guests build pretty bouquets!
2. Build a Charcuterie Board
Meat, cheese, wine...that's pretty much all you need for an awesome bridal shower, right?! Hire a charcuterie expert, such as Gather and Graze NJ to teach you and your guests how to build a beautiful charcuterie board to take home (if you don't eat it all first 😏).
3. Take a Candle-Making Class
Skip the games and make a candle! Your guests will have a great time and they'll have a favor to take home! Find a company, such as Brighter Days Company that hosts a candle-making workshop. Hand pour your own candles and pick your own a scent and label!
4. Host a Picnic Brunch
Have a picnic in your backyard, on the beach, or at a local park! Cedar + Sage Rentals offers pop-up luxury picnics in northern NJ fit to your style.
5. Take a Cooking Class
If there's yummy food at your bridal shower, your guests will be happy :) Search online for local cooking classes or personal chefs.
6. Take a Yoga Class
Find a local studio or have a yoga teacher come to your house to teach a class. Yoga followed by mimosas? Yes please!
7. Get Crafty!
Paint and sips, pottery classes, jewelry-making workshops... There are so many activities to do other than awkward games and gift opening. Search Facebook and Groupon for local workshops!