(Closed) Gift Bags – What'd You Stick in There That Was Unique?

posted 6 years ago in Destination Weddings
Post # 3
5956 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@leporidae:  I don’t know how your sense of humor works…but I’ve been to a lot of weddings with the welcome bag thingie, and they’re all kind of the same..so I give them a cursory glance and start jumping on the hotel bed….I would have my socks knocked off if the following was in a bag:

Bear fog…since we are in the woods

A dorky plastic compass, the likes of which would originate from a Craker Jacks box, cause hey, getting lost is ALWAYS an option

Silly putty is a classic that never dies, along with the mini-yo-yo and those sticky creeper things you throw at the wall and they half stick, half fall down it.

One bottle of soda from a foreign land…to make things interesting and challenge your guests to try new things.

Water pistols

..and a box of waterproof matches, just to make them wonder a little bit



Post # 5
477 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I love this thread – I was just trying to come up with creative things!

I don’t know how unique/creative this is, but I’m going to put a kit with an eye mask, ear plugs, advil, etc – the ultimate hangover kit! I’m also including a local magazine and am searching for local goodies. If you have any fun suggestions I’d love to hear!

Post # 6
5242 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@leporidae:  I’m doing a welcome cup instead of a bag cause we are giving our guests travel mugs for our destination wedding in Cuba. In the womens cups I’m putting, pocket size hand sanitizer in a beach theme scent (thank you bath and body works), a pack of tissues (sometimes tolilet paper is lacking in the public washrooms), some pepto pills (for upset tummies of hangovers) and a few small treats like chocolate for cravings lol. Also I got a tag made to attach to the cup which is a welcome note on one side and some spanish word translations on the other side. The mens cups will have mini tabasco sauces, pepto pills and some treats also. I will be giving the kids that come a bag of treats (chocolates and candies) and some activity books.

Post # 7
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@leporidae:  ooh! I’d include a flint and steel and a rope bracelet! Adding in a little hiking gear can’t hurt. XD What an amazing wedding location!

Post # 9
106 posts
Blushing bee

I We got these, which we thought were fun for the recovery.


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