Best Creative Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Creative Bridal Shower Gift Ideas!

If you know someone getting married soon, then you are going to LOVE today’s post because we’ve rounded up the Dating Divas’ 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.}

The Best Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

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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. These are some of our favorite bridal shower gifts ideas to give. 

Below you’ll find:

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… 

Meaningful Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Taking wedding vows is one of the most meaningful moments of anyone’s life. With that in mind we collected some of our favorite meaningful bridal shower gift ideas. From date ideas, home decor, and special hint our unique bridal shower gift ideas are sure to help you choose the best gift for the bride-to-be’s big day.

Meaningful Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

  • 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!)
  • Communication Station– Everyone 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?  
  • The Ultimate Date Night Book– We 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!  
  • Year of Dates Binder– Give 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!
  • The Hint Box– One 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! 
  • Love Notes Clothespin Wreath– How 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!
  • Bedroom Wall Art These personalized 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.  
  • 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, and plan where they want to visit together soon. {Our cute Travel Funds Jar would be perfect to pair with this gift too!}
  • 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!}
  • “Two Little Lovers Sitting in a Tree” Decor– Turn 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!}
  • Personalized Wedding Pillow CasesThese darling His and Hers pillow cases are customized with the bride and groom’s last name and wedding date!  How perfect is that?
  • The Newlyweds’ Book of Firsts– This keepsake journal would make a perfect bridal shower gift!  Help the couple commemorate those wonderful first milestones of married life.  
  • Wedding Advent CalendarThe 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.
  • Hubby and Wifey Aprons– These adorable matching aprons can help encourage the newlyweds to spend extra time together while cooking. 
  • 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.  
  •  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.  
  • 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?

Sexy Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

Bridal showers often hint, or flat out focus on, at the wedding night. If you are looking for a slightly sexy gift for the impending nuptials – this is your list! We have a lot of different sexy date ideas on the site, but these are some of our favorites to give as bridal shower gifts. 

Sexy Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

  • 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!  
  • 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.  
  • The Penny Jar– The 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.}  
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.} 
  • Game of Love – This is one of the BEST bedroom boardgames in our opinion! We love the ability to rinse and repeat for a whole new adventure! 
  • 5 Senses Bedroom Edition – 5 senses gifts are so much fun! Help the new bride prepare a fun gift for her husband by prepping some of this sexy bridal shower gift. 
  • The Man Can – A can full of coupons for the bride’s forever-man!  The post also give other ideas for you to fill the can with date and sweet, or saucy, supplies – perfect for a bridal shower gift. 
  • Ultimate Intimacy Pack – Want to give a sexy idea for each month of the year!? This is such a fun pack to prep and gift.
  • Sexy Room Service – Print off these sweet {and FREE} printables to give your friend a fun idea for how to celebrate with some sexy service for the groom.
  • Sexy Cosmo Kama Sutra –  This is totally the gift that’s going to make the bride blush… so know your audience!  :p
  • Truth or Dare Pick a Stick – It can be hard to find a comfortable way to talk about what is wanted in the bedroom – these Sexy Truth or Dare sticks may help the new couple out!
  • Kama Sutra Massage Oil Candle – This is one of Diva Tara’s recommended products! The oil is never too hot and smells divine! A great bridal shower gift that is unexpected, but welcome. 
  • Spin the Bottle Board Game– Make 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. 

Creative Bridal Shower Gift Basket Ideas

Want to put together a whole themed gift basket instead? Everyone loves receiving gift baskets and these bridal shower gift ideas are perfect for a beautiful basket.

Gift Baskets for Bridal Shower Gift Ideas

  • 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.  
  • Relaxation Kit– This Relaxation 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.  Include different romance items- each with its own printable tag and poem.  Free download included!
  • Date Night in a Bag– What 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.   
  • Movie Night Date Basket– Fill 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. 
  • “Perfect Pair” Basket– Are 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!
  • 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}
  • Life is a Picnic: Marriage Survival Kit– This 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! 
  • Honeymoon Survival Kit– Here’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! 
  • Marriage Survival Tool Kit– This 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!
  • Honeymoon Morning Gift BasketMake the honeymoon morning extra special with this fun themed gift basket.  Simply fill the basket up with special items only to be used the morning after the big day.  
  • Bubbly Basket of Firsts– We’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.}
  • 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.  
  • Slow Cooker Basket– Forget 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.
  • Around the World Dates– Put together a spectacular date gift basket that will take the new couple around the world… from their own home! You can even include The Passport to Love for them to kick it off. 
  • A Year of Movie Dates – 12 movie dates in 12 different genres! How fun would it be to put these envelopes together and pop them in the basket with a couple of films that meet the genres! 
  • A Year of Sports Dates– Do the bride and groom love getting active? This is the perfect monthly date kid for a bridal shower gift.  
  • Date Night In a Box – Prepare a special box for the newlyweds to use for their date nights! 

 

But wait-we have one more BONUS idea… and we’ve saved the BEST one for last.  Ready for this?

The ULTIMATE Honeymoon Kit

The Ultimate Honeymoon Kit

This printable pack is loaded with everything the bride and groom will need for a fabulously memorable honeymoon including:  

  • Honeymoon Printable Gift Basket Tags
  • Wedding Getaway Car Decorations
  • Goodie Bag Labels
  • Honeymoon Memory Journal
  • Intimacy Dice Game
  • Newlyweds Luggage Tags
  • Couples Trivia
  • Honeymooner’s Door Hanger!

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!  

And, if you’re hosting a Bridal Shower any time soon, you HAVE to check out our Bridal Shower Printable Pack

Bridal Shower Printable Pack

It includes EVERYTHING you need to throw a fabulous shower for the bride-to-be:

  • Party Planning and Decor– Plan the perfect bridal shower for that very special bride-to-be! Including darling invitations and printable banner.
  • Bridal Shower Activities and Games– We’ve created 3 bridal shower games your guests will actually want to play! {We promise!}
  • Party Favors- Send each guest home with a choice between 2 creative and thoughtful party favors!

About the Author: Shanelle

I am a reading, singing, shopping queen! (I'm very lucky that my handsome hubby likes shopping as much as I do) Married for 6 years and ready for forever, I love spending time with Brigham (my husband) and our girls, Adelaide and Tacy. I teach high school English and in the summertime we love to go on adventures in the great outdoors.

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