Wedding welcome bags are such a considerate gesture, especially if you have guests traveling from abroad or to your destination wedding. Here at Coastline weddings, we are big fans of shopping locally and including locally sourced items in your guest welcome bags. Along with our best advice for making a stunning and extremely personalized swag bag for your guests, we’re offering must-have items to include in your guest welcome bags, to give them a little taste of authentic coastal Maine.
Planning all the small details of your wedding can be incredibly overwhelming, so ask your wedding planner to design your welcome bag. They can hand deliver them to your guests or a venue coordinator if you have one. When it comes to designing your guest welcome bags, focus on aesthetics and design detail so that every element is cohesive with your wedding theme and design concept.
Inside the welcome bag, include a casual welcome card with a schedule of events, such as a useful infographic that serves as a visual timeline. Making the bags more personal with a little touch makes a big difference, so if you have the time, it’s worthwhile to include name tags and a handwritten letter.
Don’t forget to consider the size and bulkiness of your bags for anyone traveling. Ensure that your guest welcome bag is appropriate for visitors traveling to take home with them. Eliminate items from the list if they won’t fit in their luggage or if they can’t take them through security.
The ideal welcome bag for a wedding should be joyful, lively, and fully personalized. If you want to explore local stores in Maine, connect with your wedding coordinator so you can get local treats to add to your welcome bags. Otherwise, here are our local recommendationed must-have items to include in your guest welcome bags as a Coastal Maine Wedding Planner:
Your guests have come from all over the country to celebrate your love. Surprising them with a gift will show your appreciation and affection for joining you on your special day. These treats will set the mood for your wedding and get your guests excited to have a wonderful time!