Inspiring Bridal Shower Ideas Yes, planning a bridal shower is a labor of love — but remember your guest of honor will cherish this rare opportunity to bond with her "inner circle." Before you dive into the rabbit hole of prettiness that we call Pinterest, take a look at some of our favorite ideas from real-life showers to get you started. Bridal Shower Themes. Every great party has some great ideas behind it. When you're planning your bridal shower, think about what you'll want your guests to be remembering and talking about the next day. Of course, you'll want to prioritize your guest or guests of honor, focusing on what will make them happy.