Throw A Bridal Shower via Etsy For Under $100

Ahh, spring time is here. The season of new beginnings, gardening, and endless bridal showers. Hosting the party? If your budget is tight, take some notes. Here are 7 items you can purchase on Etsy today and spend under $100. That’s right, $88.48 to be exact (minus food and drinks). From the invites to games, Etsy and Clingks have your bridal-shower-back!

1 – Invitations – $13

When you buy a printable invite, you buy the template, so all you have to do is print at home!

From ForwardPraises

2 – Drink Markers – Clingks – “Wedding Bells” – $9.99

Add a set of Clingks’ Wedding Bells drink markers, or design customized wine glass charms with endless color options and your very own witty sayings! Here is the list of all the static-cling drink markers included in the Wedding Bells Clingks set:

blushing bride  —  gallant groom  —  wedding survivor

just here for the drinks  —  lord of the ring  —  always a bridesmaid

the crazy uncle  —  re-gifter   —  single on purpose  —  dances with anyone

chicken dance master  —  reception line budger

From Clingks

wedding bells clingks

3 – Party Favors – $0.75 each (Budget for 30 guests – $22.50)

Customizable soaps with labels are a great way to say “thanks for coming!” Little favors are all you need – no one expects a fancy-shmancy gift from the host, just something that says THANK YOU!

From RogueValleySoap

4 – Mimosa Bar Sign – $4

Adorable sign to place at the brunch and mimosa table. Another printable.

From BlueBunnyBride 

5 – Photo Booth Props – $6.99

Photo booths are still in people! Whether it’s a home made booth with a cloth back-drop or a full-out rented booth, having some cute (and family-friendly) sayings!

From CastilloPK

6 – Printable Games – $12

Printables printables printables! They will save you time and MONEY! You buy the template for super cheap, and then you can print it at home if you want – or even take it to your local printing company, like a Kinkos or even VistaPrint.com.

From BrideandBows

bridal shower games printables

7 – Gold Giant Balloons “Bride To Be” – $19.99

This we can label as a SPLURGE purchase. Is it needed? Eh… probably. But if it comes down to purchasing these balloons or another 5 bottles of champagne, uh… no brainer. (And yes, I’m implying you buy the $4 bottles of champagne :))

From ABridalShop

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Brunch with Your Besties – Mini Edition

Brunch is the perfect combination of everyone’s favorite foods. You have your breakfast favs like eggs, bacon and hash-browns. And your lunch favs like salads, chicken, and little tiny cucumber sandwiches. Plus you get to have cakes and pastries! There’s no judgement at brunch. Anything goes. However, we all know we go to brunch for the mimosas and bloodies!! I’ve complied some great ways to turn your ordinary brunch-buffet into a table of mini bite-sized delicious brunch-etizers.

 

The reason we love brunch: The mimosa and bloody mary bars! Here are some great ideas to have for your bars… you can be as extravagant or as simple as you like.
Mimosa Bar

Mimosa Bar

Bloody Mary Bar

Bloody Mary Bar

Mini Oatmeal Cupcakes
Mini Oatmeal Breakfast Cupcakes

Mini Oatmeal Breakfast Cupcakes

Mini Cinnamon Rolls
Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

Mini Pancake Stacks

Mini Pancake Stacks

Mini Pancake Stacks

Mini Omelet Muffins
Mini Omelet Muffins

Mini Omelet Muffins

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups
Mini Bacon Guacumole Cups

Mini Bacon Guacamole Cups

 Mini Smoked Salmon Sandwiches
MIni Smoked Salmon Sanwiches

Mini Smoked Salmon Sandwiches

 Mini Turkey Paninis
Mini Turkey Paninis

Mini Turkey Paninis

 Mini Fruit Parfaits
Mini Fruit Parfaits

Mini Fruit Parfaits

Mini Carrot Cake
Mini Carrot Cake

Mini Carrot Cake

Mini Kahula Cheesecake
Mini Kahula Cheesecake

Mini Kahula Cheesecake

 

Enjoy these bite sized brunch-etizers wiht your besties at your next weekend brunch… indulge in a little Sunday Funday if you will 🙂

Stay Inspired!

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