DIY Welcome Bag


Welcome bags are an awesome way to greet your guest in  their hotel room! Welcome bags can be very simple or get very creative with personalized touches from the bride and groom. Here are some quick tips and tricks to create a welcome bag.

Items needed:


Labels can range from stickers, tags, or a welcome card. You can order custom bags from Etsy with the bride and groom name on top. You can also create personalized stickers on zazzle. featured in our custom welcome bag is a tag by Interprintations.


Bags can vary. Some great examples are tote bags for a summer beach wedding. Smaller bag ideas can be draw string bags for smaller contents. Hangover kits have also become very popular and can include the essentials (Tylenol and water).


Personalized Touches

-Custom Cookies the shape of your state

-Hats from a popular restaurant (like our Varsity Hats)

-Drinks (that are popular in your location/or made locally)

-Mini Versions of art by a local artist

-Local Snacks that are popular

-Map of your city

-His/Her Favorite Snack (label "His Favorite" and "Her Favorite")

General Items

-Sunscreen (great for destination locations) 




-Mini snack bag (kettle popcorn, chips, pretzels, cookies)

-Fans (for hot places!)



-Tide Pen

-Thank you card

Many of these items can be found in target in mini versions in the travel section!


What does our kit include?

-1 Striped Bag

-2 gold tissue paper

-1 bottle of coca cola

-1 gold straw

-1 welcome tag

- 1 varsity hat

That's it!


Happy Planning!