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Around the Clock Bridal Shower

An Around the Clock Bridal Shower is a fun and unique bridal shower idea.

This is a wedding shower that is great for a large guest list and is also a good ideas for a couples shower.

PLANNING YOUR BRIDAL SHOWER

Picture of clock set at 7:00

Your Invitations

Be sure that on the invitations, you assign each guest a specific hour of the day. Because the guest brings a gift that can be used during that time of day.

For your invitations, print out a face of a clock and draw the hands on the clock for the time of day.

You will need to change the time on the clock for each guest.

Examples:

  • 6:00 am
  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 12:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • 7:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm

Write the invitation information on the back of the clock face. You will need to explain to your guests that they should bring a gift that corresponds to the time on their invitation.

A variation on the Clock Bridal Shower

Make the hours more general.

For instance,

  • breakfast time
  • lunch time
  • exercise time
  • yard work time
  • cocktail time
  • tv time
  • bath time
  • bed time

When The Guests Arrive

Each guest should put the time of day on the outside of the gift. If they don't, you will need to do that.

As the guests arrive take their gifts and place them in chronological order on a table.

After the bride opens a gift, it is fun to hear why the guest chose this gift for that hour.

GIFT IDEAS

Here are a few ideas for gifts that might help your guests out:

Early morning

  • His and her's electric toothbrushes
  • Towels
  • Bathroom accessories

Breakfast

  • Coffee maker
  • Coffee grinder
  • Omelet pan
  • Set of juice glasses

Mid-morning

  • Gourmet coffee
  • Gourmet teas
  • Teapot

Lunch

  • Sandwich maker
  • Gift certificate to local restaurant
  • Picnic basket

Mid-afternoon

  • Tickets to movie theater
  • Membership to gym
  • Music CDs

Cocktail

  • Barware
  • Glasses
  • Cocktail shaker

Dinner

  • Apron
  • Crock-pot
  • Pasta maker

Evening

  • Movie DVDs
  • Board games
  • Tickets to a concert

Bath time

  • Bubble bath
  • Fragrant lotions
  • Lingerie

DECORATIONS

You can decorate using the clock theme.

Put clocks, timers and calendars around the room.

Use pages from a large desktop calendar as place mats.

FOODS

For an Around the Clock Bridal Shower have different stations set up with breakfast foods, lunch foods, and dinner foods.

Get the best bridal shower punch recipes.

FAVORS

For favors, give cute egg timers, calendars or journals to your guests.

This will be a shower they will never forget!

AROUND THE WORLD BRIDAL SHOWER

Picture of small Eiffel Tower favor.

A fun variation on the Around the Clock Bridal Shower is the Around the World Bridal Shower.

This themed bridal shower is a great way to emphasize the varied heritages of your guests.

Have each guest bring a gift that represents some aspect of his or her ethnic background.

Or if most of the guests are of a single ethnic background, pick a nation for each guest to represent with their gift.

More bridal shower theme ideas.





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