The number of out-of-town weddings are on the rise and 24% of weddings will include travel of some sort. Your out-of-town wedding guests made special arrangements to celebrate with you and your husband-to-be. Fuel, flights and hotel costs can add up and that’s why we are showing you how to make the ultimate welcome bag! These are a few of our favorite stuffers that we KNOW everyone will love.
Tips and Tricks:
1) A Personal Touch:
Create custom labels and hand write a thank you card. Your guests will know that you took the time to really consider and appreciate them for making the trip to celebrate with you and your husband to be. With the added cost of flights, fuel and accommodations, these little details matter.
2) Keepin’ it Local:
Every city, town and village has a specialty that they are known for. Maybe it is honey, jam, olive oil or fresh fudge. Get creative and give your guests a special introduction to your town.
3) Packaging is everything:
When you are putting your bag together, it is important to remember that pretty packaging can take a regular product and make it exciting. Your guests will know that you took time and care when you were thinking of them. Things like ribbon, tags, and charms go a long way in creating an enticing and special welcome bag.
4) Keeping your Cool:
When you are selecting the items you want to include, it is important to consider items that will need to remain cold. Either avoid refrigerated items completely (ie. specialty cheeses) or make sure you have a plan in place. Consider including a little card letting your guests know that there are also some special treats waiting for them in the minibar fridge.
4) Special Delivery:
Don’t forget to make arrangements with the hotel to deliver your bags. Some hotels will do this for you and others will require you to deliver the bags yourself. Talk to the hotel manager in advance so that you can coordinate in advance.
Confession time. I have what some might call a slight obsession with floral table runners. OK, so maybe it’s more like a full blown adoration type of thing! But I’ve got plenty of reasons to. Not only are floral runners a guaranteed … Continue reading →
It’s no secret that the ombre concept continues to hold a top spot for unique and lovely event design details. A modern twist to the traditionally romantic watercolor painting technique, ombre offers a fresh twist on creative ways to play … Continue reading →
If you’re looking for a super simple and sweet way to get your friends and family involved in your wedding ceremony, consider it found! Just add these 3 step whimsical wands to your festivities. Complete with tiny bells for ringing off … Continue reading →
It can be easy for time to run away on you while you are planning, but your wedding week does not have to be a stressful one. We promise that with a little preparation and these tips, you will be smiling … Continue reading →
What’s our favorite thing about summer? Summer weddings of course! Especially those that take place in the beautiful blooming outdoors. And with the start of the season just around the corner, we figured it’s time to start sharing some of … Continue reading →
As your wedding day approaches, you are reminded of the many hours spent as a little girl visiting with Grandma and discovering a treasure trove of the prettiest things you had ever seen. Vintage is about a bold mix of … Continue reading →
There are two things to remember when making the decision to DIY your wedding favors. Number 1: you want your design to be pretty but simple, read easily replicated 100 times over! Number 2: the bits and bobs required to complete … Continue reading →
What’s the number one rule of setting a stunning table setting? Remember your layers. From centerpieces made up of a mix of flowing floral arrangements and delicate votive holders, to place setting touches that finish off the look, it’s all … Continue reading →