Sometimes going to the desert for that good ol’ Southwestern charm just isn’t in the books. Plus, it’s like REALLY hot there. So why not bring the desert to you with bold brights, succulent everything, and fun patterns? These 13 Southwestern bridal shower details really take the (cactus) cake. What are you waiting for? It’s fiesta time!

1. Merci Bakery Potted Cactus Cookies ($48, set of 12): Sure, you could try to make these on your own, but why do that when they’re just a click and a buy away.

2. Cactus Centerpieces: Everything about this photo is bridal shower brunch #goals, but the prickly centerpieces are what really bring the theme together. (via Gideon Photo / Amorology Weddings)

3. Prickly Plant Cocktail List: Honestly, who wouldn’t want a signature cocktail menu that’s displayed on a cactus leaf?

4. Cactus Cake: Everyone knows that bridal showers are really all about the desserts. A modern version of your favorite cake is the best way to keep everyone happy. (via Sugar and Cloth)

5. DIY Cactus Props: This is EXACTLY what you need to make with all those Amazon Prime boxes lying around. Place the cardboard cactus props around your party to bring the Southwestern vibes no matter where you are. (via Squirrelly Minds)

6. Desert Vibes: Go all out with the desert decor by including a few details that really make a statement. (via Stacee Lianna Photography / Inspired by This)

7. Allie Vaughan Design Fiesta Bridal Shower Invite ($18): It’s not a party without a cute invite. Give all the deets to your upcoming shower on a pretty invitation that is definitely fridge-worthy.

8. Popcorn Pool Party: This pool party decor screams fun, sun, and snacks! (via Alexandria Monette Photography / Green Wedding Shoes)

9. Creative Union Design Wedding Photo Prop ($18): Now here’s a photo booth prop that was made for the ‘gram. Grab your sisters, aunts, grandmas, and mother-in-law to-be for a cute photo op that will create lasting memories.

10. Succulent Place Setting: With a place setting this awesome, no one will even notice if you use the wrong fork. (via Gideon Photo / Ruffled)

11. Brunch Brights: Bright colors are an absolute must when it comes to creating a Southwest-themed shower. The more hot pinks and bright oranges, the better. (via Sugar and Cloth)

12. Fiesta Cupcakes: A dessert table with options is what it’s all about! Just add cake, cupcakes, *and* cookies. (via Dulcet Creative / Inspired by This)

13. Pink Pinatas: Is it really even a bridal shower without games? Bring back an old favorite and fill piñatas with your favorite candy, treats, and tiny liquor bottles. (via The Fresh Prints Shop / 100 Layer Cake)

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