21 Ideas for a Succulent-Themed Bridal Shower

Your shower may be filled with cacti, but it won't be prickly.
Set of succulents in white planters and personalized monogram tag
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
by Colleen Zewe
Colleen Zewe - The Knot Contributor.
Colleen Zewe
The Knot Contributor
  • Colleen writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a speciality in venues and wedding stationery.
  • Prior to The Knot Worldwide, Colleen contributed to Vox’s Curbed and Her Campus.
  • Colleen holds a degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
Updated Sep 30, 2021
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Whether you're browsing Pinterest for wedding inspo or shopping for plants, one thing is clear: Succulents are in. Typically small and easy to care for, succulents come in a variety of colors and shapes, from green and purple to pink, making them an easy favor idea to give out to guests at a party. Succulents also make great decor and can make any paper decorations and stationery pop, too. Basically, it's easy to see why the love for these small but mighty plants has transformed into full-fledged wedding and shower themes. From printable invites to succulent wedding favors, read on for our top succulent-themed bridal shower decoration inspo, and browse The Knot for more wedding shower ideas and decor.

High Peak Studios Succulent Bridal Shower Invitation

Succulent graphic on top border and black script on white background

The succulents on this bridal shower invitation provide the whole design with a fun, springy look. The instant download template is easy to customize with your party details and can be printed on your own for a fun and simple DIY project.

Hannah Maria Personalized Floral Tote Bag in Cactus

Tote bag with name in green cursive and three succulent graphics

Say "thank you" to the friends and family who are helping plan your shower with this fun personalized tote. It features the recipient's name alongside bright green and pink cacti for a colorful bag anyone would be excited to receive.

The Knot Shop Set of Six Small Faux Succulents

Set of succulents in white planters and personalized monogram tag

It's not a succulent wedding shower without some actual (or faux) succulents. This set of small plants can be used as part of your centerpieces or given out as party favors.

The Knot Shop Geometric Wooden Tealight Holder

Geometric shaped tea light holder in natural wood and dipped white bottom

Succulents and geometric patterns are often paired together in party decor because they're both a modern take on boho design. (Geometric patterns also complement the roundness of succulents well.) Pair these graphic tealight holders with a "table runner" of succulents for the perfect shower centerpieces.

The Knot Shop Mylar Foil Helium Party Balloon Decoration in Cactus

Cactus balloon

Balloons elevate any party, it's just a fact! Add this cactus balloon to a photo backdrop for Insta-worthy photos, tie it to the bride-to-be's chair or pair it with ombré pink latex balloons to create fun arrangements to decorate the venue.

Strawberry Party Print Cards and Gifts Sign

'Cards & Gifts' in black script with cacti graphics on bottom border

Direct your guests where to place their cards and gifts at your bridal brunch with this adorable cactus sign. The pink flowers on top of the cacti provide a fun pop of color to the sea of succulent green.

The Knot Romantic Succulent Gift Tags

'Thank you' in green script with watercolor succulent and flower detail graphic

If you're giving out succulents as a bridal shower favor, dress them up with this charming themed favor tag. There's even room on the back to add a personal note.

Surfside Succulents Succulent Party Favors in Burlap

Succulents wrapped in burlap package with twine tie

Add a rustic touch to your succulent theme with these living party favors. The fresh succulents come wrapped in decorative burlap for a cute and portable favor your guests will love.

Napkin Boss Big Cactus Hand Embossed Beverage Napkins

White napkins with cactus embossed design

While it's always fun to go all out with your theme, subtle touches can make a big difference, too. These white napkins are embossed with various cactus shapes for a simple but unique way to bring succulents into your day's design.

Leah Bisch Greenery Bridal Shower Invitations

Bold cactus graphic at top with modern sans serif black type on white background

This bold invitation features just a peek of a succulent for a subtle nod to your theme. The bold, contemporary font is a great way to show your personality with your stationery—you can even get matching envelopes for a cohesive look.

Strawberry Party Print Favors Sign

'Favors' in black script and 'Please take one' in minimal type with cacti graphics on white background

Let's be honest, shower guests are always excited to see what favors and game prizes the to-be-wed is giving out. Direct them towards where they can pick up their thank-you gift with this fun cactus sign.

Creative Bridal Shower Succulent Bridal Shower Games Bundle

Bridal shower scattergories, bingo, mad libs, etc. with succulent graphics

Games steal the show at showers and are a great way to get guests mixing and mingling. This instant download bundle comes with several game options, from bingo to mad libs, all in a pretty succulent and floral design. Print off the ones you want to use for a fun-filled—though slightly competitive—shower.

Sparkle and Bash Fiesta Mexican Cinco de Mayo Party Supplies

Light pink background with cactus and heart graphics

Party supply bundles can make decorating fast, easy and inexpensive. This pretty-in-pink bundle collection contains everything you need for a designer bash, including plates, napkins, cups and even a tablecloth, all in a cute cactus pattern.

Galvan Bliss Cactus Banner

Cacti banner in different shades of green with pink flower details

When it comes to celebratory decor, a colorful garland is a party MVP. It's just so versatile—you can string it across the gift or dessert table or hang it on the wall for a fun spot to take social media pics. This cactus garland features bright pink flowers for a pop of color that would look cute in any venue.

Green Inspired Succulent Garden Thank-You Cards

Dark green succulent background with 'Thank you so much' in cute white script

A prompt thank-you note is a must after a wedding shower. Show your guests you're grateful for their love and support with this modern, thematic succulent thank-you card.

Borden Specifics Custom Let Love Grow Favor Tags

'Let love grow' in black type with mini succulent graphic and couple's names and date

Stick this cute favor tag into the soil of your succulent favors for a simple and punny way to dress up your favors. The design can be customized with your name and party date so guests will always remember showering you with love.

Outside the Box Papers LLC Cactus Paper Straws

White paper straws with mini cactus graphics and pink flower detail

Whether these straws are for a mimosa bar or iced tea station, guests are sure to enjoy sipping out of something so adorable. Bonus: Paper straws are better for the environment than plastic.

Tickled Glitzy Boutique Miss to Mrs. Bridal Shower Fiesta Banner

'miss to mrs' in gold with green cacti between words

If your wedding means you're going from a Miss to a Mrs., consider this gold and green banner as part of your decor scheme. The fun and glittery design is complemented by two bold green cacti.

Burlap Soap Co. Succulent Bridal Shower Succulent Soap

Succulent sculpted top of soap bars with label

Who said a succulent plant is the only favor for a succulent-themed event? These handcrafted, eucalyptus-scented soaps are carved into the shapes of succulents with beautiful hues of green, blue and purple. These soaps would look amazing on any bathroom vanity and your guests will love the calming scent and nourishing coconut oil featured in this soap.

Merry Brides Floral Mint Green Succulent Cactus Classic Round Sticker

White circle sticker with light green succulent design

Handing out small potted succulents or stocking a candy bar with takeaway boxes? Dress them up with these favor stickers. The best part: They're not branded towards a wedding shower, so you can continue to use them long after your party is over.

The Knot Shop Novelty Cactus Salt and Pepper Shakers

White cactus salt and pepper shakers

You may end up needing two favor options at your shower: one favor for all guests and extra-special prizes for game winners. These adorable white cactus salt and pepper shakers are the perfect way to award any lucky winners at your celebration.

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