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Bridal Showers 101 Part 1

The Basics

With the days warming up and the birds singing again, it’s a sure sign Spring is on its way! Along with the new life created during this time, families and friends of brides everywhere will be gathering together to throw bridal showers for their special lady!

We Design Weddings thought it would be fun to talk about these fun parties. We came across a book at an estate sale circa 1950, which composed the following poem to brides about showers:
Bridal Shower Poem posted by We Design Weddings Custom Wedding Invitations and Accessories
“In all the great excitement
Of your wedding gown and flowers…
Don’t forget, above all else,
You’ll have a lot of showers.


The shower offers an excuse
For parties…and to boot,
Besides the fun you’re bound to have,
You’ll get a lot of loot.
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Unique Wedding Anniversary Gifts

Mark Twain once said

“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” The tradition of celebrating wedding anniversaries dates back to the Holy Roman Empire, when husbands crowned their wives with a silver wreath on their twenty-fifth anniversary and a gold wreath on their fiftieth. In medieval Germany, a woman was presented with a silver wreath by her family and friends on her twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, and a gold wreath on her fiftieth. These expanded to include several other milestones over time. Up until 1937, special anniversaries were celebrated only in the 1st, 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 50th and 75th year of marriage.… > Read More