3 Steps to Putting Together the Perfect Wedding Guest Welcome Gift

Your out of town wedding guests have traveled far to attend your wedding celebration. Show them your appreciation by surprising them with a welcome gift upon their arrival. Luckily, these gifts don't have to blow up your wedding budget. Follow these 3 simple steps to create the perfect welcome gift for your wedding guests!

Step 1: Pick a Theme

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Does your wedding have a specific theme? The easiest way to create a thoughtful and cohesive wedding welcome gift is to match your wedding theme. Having a rustic farmhouse wedding? Or an intimate beachside gathering? Think about what kind of items your guests might need to feel comfortable in those settings. A collection of locally made goods & treats is always a good idea.

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Instead of location based themes, perhaps you would like to nourish your guests. A breakfast in bed welcome gift would be lovely for your guests to enjoy following a night of dancing and drinking.

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Following a long ride or flight, maybe your guests would most appreciate something to feel pampered. Shower them with love by giving them a pampering kit, including face mask, shower gel, sugar scrub and a toilettry kit in case they forgot to bring theirs.

Step 2: Choose a Container

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A wedding tote is a favorite among brides & grooms. It's eco-friendly, reusable and so versatile with any theme you choose. Personalize yours with a wedding crest, your names and wedding date.

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A box might be the perfect container for your breakfast in bed welcome gift. Make it extra special with custom tags, a welcome note and tie it all together with some pretty ribbons.

Step 3: Fill it up with goodies

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For a location based welcome gift, fill your container with some local snacks / sweets, some bottled water and beverage, a map and a card listing your favorite local spots.

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For breakfast in bed welcome gift, fill your container with some scones / biscuits / pastries, single servie coffee & tea, and jam.

You could also include a hangover / survival kit in your welcome bag, filled with useful items to help your guests survive the night (and the morning after!).

Bonus Step: a welcome note, map and schedule of activities

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To make your welcome gifts even more special, add a welcome note, a hand drawn map with your favorite local spots and a schedule of activities for your wedding weekend.

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