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Do you know a bride-to-be who loves to travel or who would love to travel the world? Then she would love a travel themed bridal shower. This bridal shower theme is also perfect for the bride who will be having a destination wedding or destination honeymoon.
Here are ideas on how to throw the perfect travel themed bridal shower, from decoration to food, favors and more!
1. Travel Themed Bridal Shower Invitation
The first step to throwing the perfect travel themed bridal shower is to send out invitations for the party. When considering invitations to send you may consider invitations that have travel accents such as maps, luggage, compass, flowers or whatever gives you the travel vibe.
You can also consider invitations that have travel sayings like “Travelling from Miss to Mrs”, “Love is a Journey”, “Adventure Awaits” or even invitations designed in form of a boarding pass.
If you are throwing the travel bridal shower on a budget, you can consider sending a digital bridal shower invitation. You can either design this yourself using free applications online such as Canva or you can use websites such as Evite that comes with premade invitations you can edit to suit your purpose. Zazzle also has a wide range of cute and affordable bridal shower invitations.
2. Decorations for An Adventure Awaits Bridal Shower Theme
The decorations are very important for the destination themed bridal shower. Here are things to consider for the perfect travel themed bridal shower decorations.
Color Palette: To make the decoration easier you might want to start by choosing a color palette for the bridal shower. Pick one or two colors as the main colors and one accent color.
Working with a color scheme will help make your decoration look cohesive and much easier. The color scheme can include colors the bride-to-be likes.
Banner: Put up a bridal shower banner with a travel-themed saying. This burlap adventure awaits banner is a personal favorite of ours. You can also choose to go the DIY route and make your own banner.
Centerpieces: For the centerpiece you can decide to have flower arrangements of the bride’s favorite flowers or flowers that are representative of each state or country the bride has traveled to or wishes to travel to. Just make sure the flower arrangements work with the color scheme.
Travel suitcase centerpieces are fast becoming a trend, you can also consider this. The suitcase centerpiece can make a perfect bridal shower gift for the bride-to-be as she can use them for decorative pieces or to store mementos from the bridal shower and wedding day.
Guestbook: The bridal shower guestbook is the perfect keepsake for the bride to remember her bridal shower. Continuing with the travel wedding shower theme you should get guestbook that has travel-themed sayings. You can either choose to go with the traditional paper from Miss to Mrs. guestbook or unique guest books like this beautiful our adventure begins globe shaped guestbook with wooden pieces for guests to sign.
Quotes: Quotes about adventure, journey or travel can be used around the bridal shower venue. You can frame this quotes and place them at different corners around the venue.
Here are some travel quotes you might like. Love is the greatest adventure, home is wherever I am with you, we love because it is the only true adventure.
The bridal shower food is always a great way to depict any bridal shower theme and the travel bridal shower food is no different. For the food options you can choose to pick between 3 to 6 of the bride-to-be’s favorite destinations and make foods and drinks that are representative of those places.
You can label each food and drink according to the cities the food and drinks come from using cute travel themed labels.
For dessert you can bake a cake with simple white frosting and decorate with edible stamps. For the cupcakes you can bake cupcakes in the shapes of travel-themed words such as airplanes, luggage, globes etc. You can also bake plain cupcakes and decorate them with travel themed cupcake toppers.
4. Favors for From Miss to Mrs. Bridal Shower Theme
Favors are a way of saying thank you to guests for attending the wedding shower. Here are some cute travelling from Miss to Mrs. Bridal shower favors that are budget-friendly and guests are sure to love that are worth considering
Mini Suitcase Favor Tins: These cute mini favor tins make for the perfect travel bridal shower favors. These are perfect for packaging sweet treats and they can totally be personalized!
Airplane Bottle Opener: Let guests remember this bridal shower adventure for a long time by giving them beautiful airplane bottle opener which comes with a let the adventure begin bag.
Suitcase Favor Box: Let guests travel back home with candies or sweets in these rustic suitcase favor boxes.
Vintage Suitcase Luggage Tag: Send guests home with this extra cute bon voyage vintage suitcase luggage tag
5. Travel Bridal Shower Games
We believe a bridal shower is incomplete without some bridal shower games to keep guests entertained throughout the party. Bridal bingo, would she rather, who knows the bride best, how old was the bride are travel themed bridal shower games guests will sure enjoy.