These came out soooo great!! I cannot wait to steal some of these ideas for my guests!!
Acireta's OOT Bags - Tons of Pictures & Templates
Posted 05 March 2012 - 08:48 AM
Thanks, ladies! BDW has done so much for me in my wedding planning. I hope that my templates can be a very tiny way to give back to this site for all it does for destination brides (not that my files are that great, but I hope they can help some folks). If you don't have enough posts, please become a supporter of BDW! It's the best $30 you'll spend on your wedding, I promise!!
Thanks, Annie, my fellow cruise bride :-) The embarkation wedding and not knowing your venue is frustrating, I know! The pez, shotglasses and guitar picks are all nods to my FI's favorite things. The mustang soaps are because of how we met (at a car show) and our love of Mustangs.
You couldn't pay me enough to tear these apart and redo them at this point, so I totally know how he feels! :-)
Originally Posted by DramaticAnnie
WOW! I'm soo impressed! And you're a Carnival Bride too! I'm getting married on the Carnival Dream on April 28th, and I've been on the Liberty - I got engaged on it in 2010! Eeeek
I love everything.. I love your bag, I wish I had spotted that one, I have a similar one but its' got navy trim, and I wanted something more closer to turquoise, oh well. I am uber impressed and so envious of your welcome packets with the timeline and everything in them, wow! I am getting married on embarkation day so they told us we won't even know what time we're getting married until 2 weeks before the wedding date.
I have put most of my stuff in a 'wedding week survival kit' but I really like how you broke yours up into three little kits.. especially the fun stuff like star wars pez, my fiance would love that. But he would hate it if I broke up all of our survival kits now as we spent a lot of time packing them up.. lol.
Posted 05 March 2012 - 09:36 AM
These are awesome! I love how you split up the items into the three packages. I am sure that your guests will love them as well.
Posted 05 March 2012 - 10:59 AM
WOW! I love your bags! Love the "share your photos" card idea and everything you included in the bags. Thanks for the price breakdown and all the templates. Your guests are going to LOVE the bags!
Hard Rock Punta Cana May 12, 2012
Posted 05 March 2012 - 02:01 PM
Yes ma'am, dollar store ziplocs!
The larger bags (Live, Laugh, Love kit) were large treat bags from Michaels that I bought from a BDW bride. The pez dispensers were annoyingly tall :-)
Originally Posted by allycat3630
what bags did you use for all the goodies? Ziploc bags?
Posted 06 March 2012 - 12:06 PM
this is really nice! Thanks for sharing, it gives me a lot of ideas!
Originally Posted by acireta
I put in a bunch of extras for our parents and bridesmaids.
For my mom and stepdad, MOB hat and totebag and Team Bride shirt for my stepdad (Vistaprint)
For Alâ€™s mom, Mother of the Groom shirt and Carnival Liberty totebag (Vistaprint)
Extras for my bridesmaids:
- Bridesmaids shirts with nicknames on the back (Target, Michaels)
- Flip-flops for wedding day (Old Navy)
- Bridesmaids cosmetics bags (Michaels)
- Monogrammed jewelry rolls (Davidâ€™s Bridal)
- Notebooks and monogrammed post-it notes
Bridesmaids' stuff all together:
Finally ready to start packing the bags!
The Total Package
Templates and pricing coming up!
Posted 07 March 2012 - 06:36 AM
I love the wedding vow OOT themed bags...I def want to "borrow" that idea. Did you order postcards form Vistaprint for the bags? If so what size did you get? Also where did you get your clear bags? They seem to fit the postcards perfectly!
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