Planning a Couples Shower or Engagement Party Barbecue
Great Tips for Planning a Couples Wedding Shower or Engagement Party Barbecue
Couples showers are the latest trend in wedding showers. Instead of the traditional bridal shower for the bride and her friends, throwing a couple’s shower allows the groom and his buddies to be included. One of the best things about a couple’s bridal shower is that it is more like a party, and less like a bridal shower. You’ll love all the party supplies we’ve found, too!
Help everyone get into the spirit by choosing the appropriate couples shower theme. Choosing a theme makes planning the shower much easier, as it allows you to coordinate all of your party goods, favors, and even gifts!
Bring your theme to life with coordinated party goods, decorations and favors. You can mix solid paper plates and cups with printed napkins (or some variation of this idea) or go with a complete printed theme. Use your imagination! Here are some of the printed paper goods we love:
If the the wedding is scheduled during the in the spring or summer months, fire up the grill for a barbecue themed event, perfect for an engagement party or shower! Backyard barbecues haven’t changed too much, but the grills have certainly improved and you might even consider buying one as a wedding or shower gift. Because barbecues are a casual event you’ll even be able to get the men involved. What man doesn’t enjoy grilling up all kinds of tasty things, like chicken, ribs, or juicy burgers? Celebrate the bride and groom to be with hearty food, fun and drink! There are tons of BBQ themed invitations to choose from; here are some of our favorites!
How about a favor that guests can actually use at the party? Check out these – they are sure to delight your guests!
You can even request that the gifts reflect the couple’s shower theme. There are tons of wonderful gifts related to BBQ’s. Here are some great ideas:
The key to making a couple’s shower successful is to focus on making making the party a laid-back and casual affair. Be creative and have fun!