Vintage Bridal Shower Ideas

If the bride is a girly-girl who’d love this bridal shower theme, go vintage for her shower and incorporate some of these beautiful old-fashioned ideas from around the web. Vintage bridal showers tend to have a whimsical and dainty feel to them making this theme a popular one among brides-to-be. Ladies in attendance get to dress up in stylish vintage clothes and transport themselves to another era where everyone and everything seems to have been more glamorous than nowadays.


  • Decorate With the Old Props

    When decorating your party space for a vintage bridal shower, think about items from years past that you can use within your bridal shower décor. We love this old typewriter featured on CAKE as a focal décor piece. If you find enough pieces, create an eclectic mix of centerpieces around each item.

  • Display Shabby Chic Fabrics

    As part of their decorations, Everyday Lovely featured this vintage bridal shower that displayed shabby chic printed fabrics across windows for an easy way to create a vintage feel in your party space.

  • Pearls of Wisdom

    This vintage bridal shower from Modern Wedding has pearls incorporated throughout the party décor that will definitely the space an old-fashioned look and feel. Ask guests to share their wisdom for a happy marriage as an activity at a vintage bridal shower!

  • DIY Tea Pot Centerpieces

    Ruffled featured this beautiful vintage bridal shower that took place outdoors. Re-create these DIY centerpieces using tea pots and placing flowers inside. Sit them on top of a few old books, and this centerpiece will fit in perfectly with a vintage theme.

  • Lace and Old Dinnerware

    When setting your table, be sure to use lots of old-fashioned dinnerware and lace. We love the lace table cloth from A Style Collective and beautiful vintage place settings for each guest.

  • Grandma’s Old Wedding Dress

    There’s nothing more vintage than this idea found here. This vintage bridal shower had the bride’s grandmother’s old wedding dress on display and created a focal point at the event.

  • Mini Treats and Tea

    Serve a variety of teas in a vintage flower pot alongside tiny treats for guests to nibble on. From mini cupcakes to cookies, be sure to serve multiple sugary options that guests will enjoy like featured here.

  • Homemade Lemonades for a Vintage Sip

    This vintage bridal shower had an old dresser set up with homemade raspberry lemonades for guests to sip on as they mingle. Mix up a few various flavors for delicious options guests can choose from.

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