So many wedding projects were completed this weekend! If you take a look at the list, you’ll see how SHORT it is! So exciting! By far the biggest project of the weekend, though, was this:
Our Welcome Bags are finished! These will be handed out to the guests who are staying on our hotel room blocks at the various hotels. We went shopping for them and I assembled everything between Saturday and Sunday. Whew! It was a lot of work, but I had a lot of fun putting these together.
So, what’s included in each bag?
We included two water bottles, a bag of mixed nuts, a bag of our FAVORITE potato chips, some Tootsie Rolls, and some gum. Oh, and what are those paper products?!
The first one is a little bit of fun:
Here’s a close-up:
The other paper product is our Welcome Packet. Originally, I was going to include various guide books from the Milwaukee area…but when it came down to it, I didn’t get around to hoarding enough from local hotels and travel establishments to make it work. Instead, I decided to just make a packet with pertinent information for our guests. Because we don’t have to make programs for our ceremony (our church creates them for us, score!), this project sort of took the place of that and I looked for inspiration from a lot of brides’ wedding programs. Here’s what our Welcome Packets look like:
I made Welcome Packets in 5 different colors, just for something fun:
You may have also noticed our SWEET water bottles we included in the bags:
So, those are our Welcome Bags! I think our guests will like them! It feels SO good to have those done. My wedding projects list is getting smaller and smaller…and hopefully by the end of this coming weekend, I should pretty much have EVERYTHING done, almost a week ahead of my “week-ahead schedule” and two weeks ahead of the wedding. Yay!
Did you do Out of Town or Welcome Bags? What did you include?