August 1, 2014

60+ BEST {& Most Creative} Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

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If you know someone getting married soon, then you are going to LOVE today’s post.  Because we’ve rounded up… 

 Over 60 of our Favorite Creative

Bridal Shower Gift Ideas!

You’re sure to find the PERFECT present any bride would love!  {And if you don’t have any upcoming wedding or bridal showers in the near future, then make sure you pin this bad boy for future reference!  Trust me- you’re not gonna want to lose these fun wedding gift ideas.}

60+ Best Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Just wait until you see all of the bridal shower goodness and cuteness that we found!  We’ve even divided it into categories to make browsing a little easier.  Below you’ll find:

  • 25 UNIQUE & MEANINGFUL Bridal Shower Gift Ideas
  • 11 FUNNY & SEXY Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

       PLUS

  • 25 Fun & Creative Bridal Shower GIFT BASKET Ideas

 Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy gift idea OR a homemade, meaningful present – you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.  Ready for some serious bridal shower inspiration?  Let’s get started!  First up… 

25 Unique & Meaningful Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

 

25 Unique Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

1.  Can Of Dates- Help the bride and broom keep those sparks flying even after the wedding bells are done ringing with this fun Can of Dates gift idea.  Free printables included!  (You can even pair it with these cute, free Date Night Stickers too!)

2.  Communication StationEveryone knows that communication is one of the most important parts of marriage.  So why not get those newlyweds off to a good start with their own Communication Station?  
3.  10 Dates for $20Money is often tight during those beginning newlywed days, so help the new couple out with this fun date night jar.  Can you believe that for only $20 you can give them 10 fun dates?! 
4.  The Ultimate Date Night BookWe can’t think of a better way to start off a marriage than with a commitment to regularly “date” each other!  And this book does all of the work and planning for you!  
5.  Year of Dates BinderGive the bride and groom the BEST first year of marriage ever with this awesome Year of Dates Binder.  Inside they’ll find a fun and creative date already planned out for every month of the year!

Wedding Gift Ideas

6.  The Hint BoxOne of the most challenging parts of marriage for a new bride can be the realization that her husband cannot read her mind.   Help her out by making her her very own hint box!  It’s the perfect solution for opening communication and encouraging some romance! 
7.  Love Notes Clothespin WreathHow darling is this love notes wreath?!  It would be the perfect decor for the newlywed’s bedroom AND you won’t believe how easy it is to make.  Free love notes included!
8.  Bedroom Wall Art- These free, coordinating wall prints are the perfect housewarming gift for the new couple!  Oh, and if you love these- you’re definitely going to want to check out our printable Marriage Manifesto.  It even matches!

9.  Couples Travel Map This DIY travel map is the perfect gift for the couple that loves to travel.  Let them mark the places they’ve been together, the places they plan to visit together soon, and the places they dream of going together someday. {Our cute Travel Funds Jar would be perfect to pair with this gift too!}
10.  Anniversary Photo Album-  An anniversary photo album is a great gift because it starts a fun tradition AND doubles as a meaningful keepsake.  Each year on their anniversary, the couple can take a picture to add to the album. {Our printable first year Anniversary Signs would be the perfect thing to pair with this to take it up a notch!}

Unique Bridal Shower Gifts

11.  “Two Little Lovers Sitting in a Tree” DecorTurn the couple’s wedding song into gorgeous wall art to display in their new home!  Everyone loves a unique, personalized gift.  {Tutorial and template included!}
12.  Letters to the BrideIf you’re looking for a truly meaningful gift, considering gathering letters for the bride.  Ask her bridesmaids, parents, siblings, grandparents, and friends to each write a letter.  And leave the last spot for her groom.  That’s a gift that will be treasured forever!
13.  Wedding Money CardIf you’re looking for a fun and creative way to gift money to the new couple- check out this darling money origami card!  Now who wouldn’t love that?!
14.  Personalized Wedding Pillow Cases- These darling His and Hers pillow cases are customized with the bride and groom’s last name and wedding date!  How perfect is that?
15.  The Newlyweds’ Book of FirstsThis keepsake journal would make a perfect bridal shower gift!  Help the couple commemorate those wonderful first milestones of married life.  

Unique Wedding Gifts

16.  Kitchen Utensil Bridal Bouquet- Make a fun and unique bouquet for the bride using different kitchen utensils.  Not only is it super cute, but practical and useful too!

17.  Mr. and Mrs. ApronsThese gorgeous, coordinating wedding aprons are perfect for any newlywed’s kitchen!  Let the bride know it’s time to “Get cookin’ with your good lookin’!”  

18.  Wedding Advent Calendar- The last few days before the wedding can be super stressful for a bride.  Help her reclaim a little of the fun, excitement, and romance with this darling, DIY wedding advent calendar.
19.  Anniversary Time CapsuleThis DIY anniversary time capsule is another great gift that starts a fun tradition AND doubles as a meaningful keepsake.  Each year on their anniversary, the couple can fill out the included time capsule letter!
20.  Wedding Time Capsule Gift Set-  This 25-piece gift set includes everything the bride and groom need to capture and preserve the memories of their wedding day, honeymoon, and first year together.   The idea is to seal the time capsule on their first anniversary with plans to open it up years later- perhaps on another special anniversary.  

Unique Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

21.  Wedding Day Emergency Kit-  Make a wedding day emergency kit for the bride!  Simply fill a cute mason jar with all of the small, overlooked items that may come in handy on the big day.  
22.  Umbrella for a Rainy DayI fell in love with this cute gift idea as soon as I saw it!  Give the newlyweds “a little something for a rainy day.”   Who said giving cash has to be boring? 
23.  Kitchen Towel WreathThis clever gift is pretty and practical!  Use the bride and groom’s kitchen colors to create a wreath using dish towels and washcloths.  If you use ribbons instead of glue, the whole thing can be disassembled and used- genius!
24.  His and Hers Stemware-  This wedding gift is quick, easy, AND inexpensive.  Turn a set of simple wine glasses into a unique gift with a little bit of vinyl.  
25.  Personalized, Romantic Decor-  This meaningful, DIY gift can also double as romantic bedroom decor for the newlyweds.  And there’s just something so romantic about seeing your initials carved in a tree.  Don’t you agree?

 

Looking for something a little more saucy?!  Here are…

11 Funny & Sexy Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

 

11 Funny and Sexy Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Funny Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

1.  The Steamy Bucket List-  Bucket lists are always fun, but the bride and groom are sure to especially love this intimate bucket list for two!  *wink* Free download included!  
2.  Not Your Mother’s Spice Rack-  Help the new couple add a little “spice” to married life with this clever, DIY gift.  If you wanted, you could give the bride two spice racks: a regular one for the kitchen, and this one for the bedroom.  
3.  The Penny JarThe penny jar is a fun little marriage tradition to introduce to the bride.  {And we think it would be fun to pair with another jar of  DIY Chocolate Body Paint for the honeymoon.}  
4.  Panty Poem Gift We saw this hilarious panty poem gift all over Pinterest and HAD to include it.  It’s basically a collection of panties for the bride to wear throughout her marriage- each with a different purpose and poem.  If you’re looking for more of a funny and sexy wedding gift- you’ve got to go check it out.  {And if you want to save yourself some work, you can even buy this done-for-you version.
5.  “How to Make Whoopie”- Despite its saucy name, this bridal shower gift is all about making whoopie PIES!  Just tie a ribbon around a  Whoopie Pie Pan, Whoopie Pie Recipe Book, and a Wooden Mixing Spoon to make one adorable gift! 

Sexy Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

6.  “Tied the Knot” Panty Chain-  We found this funny gift and had to share- it’s sure to be the hit of any bridal shower!  The card reads “Pull the string and see what you’ll find, maybe something cute for your little behind”  And when the bride-to-be pulls the string, TONS of cute underwear came out all tied together.  

7.  Basket of Bedroom Games-  Intimacy is such an important (and FUN) part of marriage!  Why not give the bride and groom a whole basket full of fun bedroom games?  We have 75 of them for you to choose from!
8.  Funny Lingerie Gift BagIf you’re going to a lingerie shower, this is the PERFECT way to dress up your gift bag.  It’s sure to get a laugh from the bride {…and everyone at the bridal shower!}
9.  Sexy Survey-  Many newly married couples feel awkward or uncomfortable discussing the more intimate aspects of their marriage.  But it’s so important, and this printable Sexy Survey makes it easy to do!  Just stick the HIS and HERS surveys in a gift bag paired with other fun intimacy items- and you’ve got one great bridal shower gift!
10.  Panty Wreath-  This clever panty wreath is actually an idea for a sexy surprise for the hubby, but we think it would also make the perfect bridal shower gift!  What bride wouldn’t LOVE a whole wreath full of new fun, flirty underwear?  {Just leave off the printable note.} 
11.  Spin the Bottle Board GameMake the couple their own romantic board game to play on their honeymoon.  This DIY version of Spin the Bottle has a twist, and the tutorial makes it pretty easy to put together too.  

 

Want to put together a whole themed gift basket instead?  Here are… 

25 Fun & Creative Bridal Shower GIFT BASKET Ideas

 

Fun and Creative Bridal Shower Gift Basket Ideas

Bridal Shower Gift Basket Ideas

1.  Cuddle Kit for 2-  Make the bride and groom their own Cuddle Kit!  Just fill a gift basket with a fuzzy blanket, a romantic movie, some bubbly, and snacks.  
2.  Suite Retreat KitThis Suite Retreat Kit is the perfect gift for the bride and groom to take on their honeymoon!  It’s basically a basket filled with everything they’ll need for a perfect romantic night away.  Included are six different romance items- each with it’s own printable tag and poem.  Free download included!
3.  Date Night in a BagWhat bride wouldn’t love a whole date night all planned and ready to go?  All she has to do is “Grab your groom and go!”  Check out the post for free printable tags, a bag cover, and lots of different themed date ideas.   

4.  Candle Poem BasketThis basket of candles gift has been all over Pinterest- and for a good reason!  The poem that goes with it is the perfect combination of clever and sweet. The basic idea is that you’ll be giving the bride and groom a collection of candles- each for a special moment in their married life.  Run check out the post for all of the details.   

5.  Movie Night Date BasketFill a gift basket with everything the bride and groom will need for a fun movie date night!  This post has ALL of the free printables that you’ll need to pull it off- including DIY concessions with a clever, flirty spin. 

Wedding Shower Gift Basket Ideas

6.  Old, New, Borrowed, and BlueHow perfect is this idea for a wedding or bridal shower?  Fill a gift basket {or stacked gift boxes} with something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue!
7.  “Perfect Pair” BasketAre the bride and groom the perfect pair?  Then make this fun-themed gift basket for them- filled with perfectly paired items to use in their new home and marriage together.  The post even has some free printable gift tags!
8.  You Go Together Like…Here’s another fun version of the “Perfect Pair” gift basket to check out.  Let the bride and groom know that “You go together like…” 
9.  Couples Game Night Basket-  Couples that play together stay together!  So fill a gift basket with lots of snacks and fun 2-player games for the new bride and groom.  {You might even include a link in your card to this post with 50+ 2 player games you can play with only a deck of cards}

10.  Life is a Picnic: Marriage Survival KitThis picnic themed gift basket is the perfect bridal shower gift!  Each item included has a cute saying with a little piece of marriage advice to go along with it! 

Best Bridal Shower Gift Baskets

11.  DIY Honeymoon Care Kit- Spoil the bride-to-be with a DIY honeymoon care kit filled with all of the essentials (and a few luxuries) that she may forget.  There’s even a free printable gift tag for you to attach to the finished kit.
12.  Honeymoon Survival KitHere’s another fun variation- the Honeymoon Survival Kit.  I love how she tied a coordinating note to go with each item.  And not only is it personalized, but it’s also inexpensive! 
13.  Marriage Survival Tool KitThis marriage survival tool kit is creative, personal, AND practical!  The toolbox is filled with all sorts of tools and supplies that the new couple will need in their new home, but each item also has a creative saying and piece of marriage advice to go with it.  Love it!
14.  Wedding Morning Gift Basket- Make the bride’s wedding morning extra special with this fun themed gift basket.  Simply fill the basket up with special items only to be used the morning of the big day.  {We’re thinking a bridal robe and slippers to wear while she gets ready, a special wedding day playlist, etc.}
15.  Bubbly BasketWe’ve seen so many variations of this bubbly basket on Pinterest and we just love the idea.  Basically it’s a gift basket filled with bottles of wine to celebrate all of the couples marriage “firsts.”  Each bottle has it’s own little rhyming tag explaining when it is to be opened.  {If you don’t drink, like me, I think it would still be fun to do with different flavors of sparkling cider.}

Favorite Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

16.  Couples Camping KitHere’s a fun and unique gift basket idea!  Fill a cooler with lots of camping supplies and equipment for the new couple. 
17.  Housewarming BasketIf you’re looking for a more personal gift with meaning, then check out this sweet housewarming gift. Each item in the gift basket symbolizes a warm wish for the new couple.  
18.  What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’All you need to put in this gift basket is a cookbook and an apron.  But it’s the message on the tag that makes it a fun and unique gift.  *wink*
19.  SOUPer Gift Basket-  Here’s another gift that’s both unique and practical.  Use a large stock pot as your gift basket and fill it up with colorful soup bowls, a ladle, pot holders, etc.  For an added personal touch, write your favorite soup recipe inside the card.  
20.  Slow Cooker BasketForget the usual toaster gift!  Grab a slow cooker and fill it full of goodies!  Maybe a favorite slower cooker cookbook, some cute cloth napkins, and a bottle of bubbly.

Best Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

21.  Good Advice Gift BasketHere’s a fun idea!  Give the bride some useful, practical gifts paired with some personal, sentimental advice! 
22.  Powder Room Basket- Instead of using a traditional gift basket, fill a large laundry basket with everything the new couple will need for their bathroom {AKA powder room}!  
23.  Kitchen-Themed Bridal BasketThis “Everything I Need to Know About Marriage… I Learned in the Kitchen” themed gift is one of my favorites!  It’s full of everything the bride-to-be will need in her new kitchen.  But even better- it’s paired with witty marriage advice and sayings!
24.  Kitchen Supplies CakeWe’ve all seen the darling diaper cakes for baby showers, but I am loving these fun kitchen supply cakes for a bridal shower!  
25.  Clever Cleaning Supply Wedding Gift-  This practical but creative gift is like a wedding candy gram with cleaning supplies! You’ve got to go read the clever message that goes with it!

 

And there you have it- over 60 of the BEST bridal shower gift ideas out there.  Now comes the tricky part- picking just one of ‘em!  {Good Luck!}

For even MORE bridal or wedding shower ideas, don’t forget to check out our “Bridal Shower Ideas” Pinterest Board!  It’s FULL of fun ideas for bridal shower gifts, themes, games, favors, and food!  

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Recent Comments

8 Responses to “60+ BEST {& Most Creative} Bridal Shower Gift Ideas ”

  1. Tara Tara says:

    I am DYING over some of these!! So dang cute!!!

  2. Webmaster Robin says:

    I needed this two weeks ago. I just gave a bridal shower. Great ideas.

    Thanks,
    Robin

  3. Alyssa says:

    These ideas are awesome – thanks so much for sharing. Now I just need some friends to get married…

  4. Michelle Michelle says:

    Where was this list when I got married!! LOVE these!!!! Now I just need someone to get married! lol xox

  5. Aaron says:

    I think the concepts are great. There are a lot of DIYs in there which made the concepts more interesting.

  6. Cool ideas, I was tasked to handle the bridal shower of my cousin so I was searching for good ideas. This are great!


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