shower can be hosted by a close friend of the bride, the Maid of Honor, or
the Brides Mother.
Etiquette states that
it is improper for a family member of the bride to host because bridal
showers are primarily a gift-giving event. However, family members can
certainly help. Traditionally, the maid of honor hosts the shower.
If you would like to help with this I suggest checking with her first.
Most commonly the Maid of Honor is a sister of the bride. In these cases,
it has become acceptable in most regions for a family member to host the
Glenna Tooman, Wedding Expert, ForeverWed.com
Memory Makers Event Planning, LLC