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My DIY Survival Kit Label for OOT Bag with Pics and List of Items with Price Breakdown

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My OOT bags are almost complete, but I figured I'd go ahead and share the Survival Kit that will go in the OOT bag! 

 

This project was a lot of fun and thanks to the frugal brides OOT bag info thread... super cheap! That thread is here:

http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/t/80079/frugal-brides-found-a-new-website

 

I bought my items at the Dollar Store, Wal-Mart, and minimus.com.

 

Here is a list of what's in the Survival Kit:

1. DIY Personalized Chapstick - BulkApothecary.com - .14 cents/each (my DIY thread is here: http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/t/84966/my-diy-chapstick-labels-for-oot-bag-with-pics-and-template)

 

2. Easy Mending Kit (thread, needle, safety pin) - Minimus.com- .27 cents/each

3. Shout Wipes - Minimus.com- .43 cents/each

4. Nail Polish Remover Pads - Minimus.com - .07 cents/each

5. Nail File - Dollar Store- bought a pack and it came to .03 cents/each

6. Cocoa Butter - Wal-Mart - .87 cents/each

7. Sunscreen - Wal-Mart - .97 cents/each

8. Wet Wipes - Dollar Store- .33 cents/each

9. Emergen-C - Minimus.com - .43 cents/each

10.Razors - Wal-Mart- .17 cents/each

 

The bag has 2 or 3 of certain items so the total for each bag is only $5.04 and it's for 2 people b/c each couple will share one bag and that is why there are 2 of certain items like the chapstick, razors, etc. I prob could have gotten certain things cheaper but I had already purchased certain things when I found out about minimus.com. That site is seriously awesome!

 

(The OOT bag will also have a few more fun items! This is just the Survival Kit that goes IN the OOT bag)

 

Once I had my items, I was so excited to put a bag together and make a label for the top of the bag. I used zip lock baggies for the bag.

 

I designed a label, and then just saved it as  a .jpg and used Word to format 3 labels/page. I then printed them on my printer at home, and trimmed them to the right size with a paper cutter. 

 

Here is my design:

 

 

700

 

Here is the bag all put together:

Front:

 

700

 

Back:

 

700

 

Happy Planning, ladies!!

Let me know if you have any questions :)

-Megan

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What program did you use to design your labels? And did you have them professionally printed by Vista print like your cards? They look awesome! You've done a great job!!
 

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Originally Posted by DiggityDawn View Post

 

What program did you use to design your labels? And did you have them professionally printed by Vista print like your cards? They look awesome! You've done a great job!!

 

thank you very much! I designed them using a program online: pcikmonkey.com. Then I saved the "picture" that I designed and inserted it into a Word document and printed them at home on my printer. :) Hope this helps! If you have never used picmonkey.com... you have to try it out... it's awesome!!

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Originally Posted by MK0386 View Post

 

thank you very much! I designed them using a program online: pcikmonkey.com. Then I saved the "picture" that I designed and inserted it into a Word document and printed them at home on my printer. :) Hope this helps! If you have never used picmonkey.com... you have to try it out... it's awesome!!

Thanks, I will try it out! :)

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Where did you find your "MEXICO" font? Thank you for sharing your creative ideas!
My pleasure! I got in on picmonkey.com I think it's called rye

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