Winter season is about to start and the Christmas spirit has totally enveloped us! How could we not think about presents? And since there is nothing more exciting than giving and receiving gifts, even your guests deserve a surprise on your wedding day!
Weddings are not just about brides & grooms, guests also matter.
If you’re planning on having a destination wedding in our wonderful Coast… for sure your guests are out-of-town and they will travel a long-long way just to join your big day. What can be better to thank them than welcome bags stuffed to the brim?
Here I share my tips about the perfect welcome bag to ensure your guests the-time-of-their-lives throughout your wedding celebrations. It’s a gentle way to show your gratitude to your guests for coming and make them feel really special to you!
First of all, you should consider what packaging you want to use. Your welcome bag can be a mere paper bag or can be turned into a box or funny basket. But, the real issue regards what to fill a welcome bag with. Let’s go and see!
Start telling your guests how thrilled you are about their attendance through a heartfelt welcome note from you and your groom – maybe it would be better to add a personalized map for your guests who aren’t as familiar as you with your destination wedding or itineraries and excursions to let them enjoy the area – Capri Island, Pompei, Herculaneum, Naples, wine tasting, olive oil tasting, we can plan a lot of activities.
After this, mini bottles of fresh water are a must! You should add some beverage or traditional liquors of your destination venue – such as mini Limoncello bottles with customized labels as a typical favors of our Coast to get the party started! Another favor surely loved by your guests will be yummy treats such as candies, mints or locally made sweets to give to your guests a taste of our land and ensure no one gets hungry before your party dinner. And then why not insert paper fans to your wedding bags – really useful with summer temperatures of the Amalfi Coast – and never forget tissues for happy tears!
The best way to make even happier your guests and their welcome bags even more equipped you should include a pair of flip-flops for ladies and cigars for men. These items will definitely make them feel comfortable to the full. Wait, wait, wait! Give a final and playful touch including a sort of post-party ‘recovery kit’ for all those friends who will have more than a drink.
Last but not least, I wish you merry Christmas Holidays & a breathtaking New Year planning with me your dreamy destination wedding.