In the Details: Destination Weddings

>> Monday, October 25, 2010

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There is a certain allure to Destination Weddings. From exotic locations to far away places, for some the destination wedding is a perfect option and what I'm inspired by this week.

Of course you need a dress that is ready for travel


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A creative way to communicate with guest about your destination and nuptials




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Why not infuse some of the local culture and/or traditions into your wedding

mswed_destination_cultural elements_bahamian junkanoo band

Allow your location to set the theme or predict your decor

mswed_destination_decor_table setting

mswed_destination_let location guide your theme

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offer your wedding party a lovely keepsake to remember the location and wedding


Most important of all make sure to take care of your guest with a lovely welcome bag filled with items perfect for your destination


in addition to a welcome bag also include a list of who's who so guest can get to know each other.
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Not interested in a welcome bag? Why don't you greet guest at check in with this welcome box.


If you are in the DIY spirit try these directions for making your own welcome bags.

While the guest list may be smaller, that shouldn't stop you from infusing your creativity and personality into your special day. Plus, a lovely location has a way of inspiring wonderful and out of the box ideas.

{photo sources: martha stewart weddings, brides, hello lucky, ceci new york, melangerie nyc, navy and lavender}


Anonymous,  October 25, 2010 at 10:08 AM  

What great ideas!! Great post! I love your suggestion to make a list of "who's who"...

People St.Clair October 26, 2010 at 8:27 AM  

Hi Chesapeake Chic I'm glad you liked the ideas, I think the who's who list is a perfect way to engage guest.

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