Photo: Aaron Dyer
What better way to thank out-of-town guests for making the trek to your wedding than to spoil 'em silly with local goodies and souvenirs? Here, Ami Price of Elizabeth Anne Designs dreams up a welcome bag for weary travelers invited to a destination wedding in the Hamptons. Stash these well-stocked totes in guests' hotel rooms to show how thrilled you are that they made the trip!
1. Canvas "Duck" Bag
2. Local Chardonnay 2009
$11 for 375 milliliters, Wölffer Estate Vineyard
3. Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips
$29 for 24 two-ounce bags, North Fork Potato Chips
4. Gold Wedding Sparklers
$14 for 12 packs of six, Onlinefireworks available at Amazon
5. Flat-Printed Custom Weekend Activities Card with Hand-Drawn Map
"A map and weekend itinerary should be punchy and personal. They don't have to match your invitation."
$3,395 for 150 (includes invitations, RSVPs, and envelopes), Mr. Boddington's Studio
6. "Palmer" Sunglasses
"Consider providing cheap shades, bug spray, and/or sunscreen if you're haing an outdoor ceremony on a hot summer day."
$14, Fred Flare
7. Artisanal Chocolate Bars in Hamptons-Themed Watercolor Illustration Wrappers
"Include sweet-and-salty treats for two from a great local spot."
$9 each, Mali B Sweets
8. "Garden Crush" Travel Candle in Poppy Scent
9. Burt's Bees Bug Bit Relief
$5.99, Burt's Bees
10. Note Card with Lined Envelope
"Thank guests for coming the old-fashioned way—with a thoughtful hand-written note."
From $7.50 each, Bell'Invito Stationers
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