– #Trendwatch – Tropical Bridal Shower

Whether you live near the ocean or only dream about it, a tropical bridal shower theme is the perfect fit for a summer celebration! And while Pinterest is filled with ideas, today we’re bringing you behind the scenes of a real bridal shower, so that you can feel inspired and empowered to recreate these ideas yourself!

Custom bride sash Etsy
Custom sash from Bride and Entourage, available on Etsy

The Vision: “Tropical Chic”

The bride described her shower as “tropical chic,” and says, “This was the perfect theme for me because I love the beach, and the fun colors and the pineapples were just a cute touch!” Thanks to Pinterest, the hostesses were able to find lots of inspiration!

Favors, pineapple votive, favor boxes, water bottle labels available from Kate Aspen | Runners available on Amazon
Favors, pineapple votive, favor boxes, water bottle labels available from Kate Aspen | Runners available on Amazon

Setting the Scene (or Table)

When it was time to bring the “Tropical Chic” vision to life, the hostesses turned to everyone’s favorite source for handmade and customizable goods: Etsy! We’ve linked to all the vendors and sources throughout this post so that you can order the same items to recreate your own tropical bash!

Pineapple custom bride banner from Etsy
Custom Banners from No Stress Party for Less, available on Etsy
Pineapple cake toppers and donut toppers form Etsy
Pineapple cake toppers and donut toppers from Seventh and J, available on Etsy

The “Pineapple” of my Eye

The bride loves pineapples, and the hostesses sprinkled them throughout! I love the creativity of placing pineapples on a pedestal (they do wear crowns, after all)—spray painting them gold and elevating them adds dimension and shine! I’m also a little bit obsessed with these adorable pineapple toppers, seen here adorning appetizers and donuts. So cute!

Say What bridal shower game Etsy | What’s in your purse game Etsy
Custom Menu from Sunny Days Creation, available on Etsy | Printable Shower Games from Oh Boy Love It Digital, available on Etsy

Fun and Games

We all know that bridal shower games can be cringe-worthy (ever been wrapped in toilet paper?), so I love that these hostesses chose fun games with zero embarrassment factor, including a cute “Say What” game in which guests guessed who said it first and a “What’s in your Purse” game.

Who has the groom game Etsy

Here’s one I’ve never seen before: a scratch-off to see “Who Has the Groom?”

Tropical bridal shower decorations | custom cake topper Etsy
Custom Cake Topper from Seventh and J, available on Etsy

Not only do these pictures make me want to throw a tropical party—they make me want to a book a flight to the islands!

Tropical bridal shower ideas | Boca Resort
A big thank you to the bride and her hostesses for allowing me to feature their special event on the GiveIt blog!

Looking for more bridal shower inspiration?

You’ve come to the right place! The RegistryFinder GiveIt blog is filled with ideas for planning the perfect bridal shower, from the best planning hacks and shortcuts to fun games and theme ideas for every season of the year!

Be sure to direct all of your shower guests to RegistryFinder.com to easily access all of the bride’s registries in one place—you can even print it on the invitation!

Be inspired by this cute and colorful real-life tropical bridal shower. It's the perfect fit for a summer celebration!

Venue: Boca Resort
Photography: Jacquie Sandoval Photography
Event Design – Jenna Reed
Flowers – Tamara’s Flower Garden, Delray Beach, Florida

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