Bridal Shower

Before you throw the bouquet, throw a get-together.

  • Plot Your Escape. Play up the theme of the weekend with these handwritten invites from a Minnesota native son. Invite and map design ($500 each), by Pier Gustafson, 617-666-2975,
  • Guest Gifts. These muslin-wrapped pillows filled with dried balsam needles make for fragrant favors. Pillow ($34), by Izola, from MartinPatrick 3, 212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 106, Mpls., 612-746-5329,
  • Time to Unwind. Nothing says relaxation quite like a bubble bath. Bubbles ($20), by Blithe and Bonny, from Statement Boutique, 212 3rd Ave. N., Ste. 105, Mpls., 651-808-7663,
  • Punch of Color. This woodsy bouquet features coral charm peonies, antique hydrangeas, and succulents. Centerpiece (prices vary), from Martha’s Gardens, 1593 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-696-2993,
  • Roll the Dice. A classic cottage game to bond with your daughter’s maids. Backgammon board ($295), by Jonathan Adler, also from MartinPatrick 3

wedding announcement

Engagement Party

Pop the bubbly and show off the rock!

Rehearsal Dinner

Don't forget to toast your loved ones.

flower arrangement

Farewell Brunch

Make it a memorable farewell.