I just discovered some very dear and sweet friends are throwing a surprise bridal shower for me. No one knows that I know. I wish I didn't know because I love surprises. Both ladies in my wedding party are out of state, so a few of my local friends are throwing it.
I will never let on that I found out, and I am so grateful they are taking the time, energy, and expense to do this for me. I am honored. But since our wedding invitations are not out yet, they really don't know what our guest list is and...
about 1/2 of the ladies invited to the shower are not on the wedding guest list. That is the problem with surprise showers.
I have no way to fix this. We are at capacity for our venue. The invites for the shower are out.
I am posting for two reasons: 1)if anyone has a solution, I would love to read it. And 2) if you are planning a surprise wedding shower, you really need the wedding list before you invite people.
So how bad is this? The shower is one week after I mail out the local wedding invites.