By Ray Miller
Looking for a practical and affordable idea as wedding favors for your travel destination wedding guests? This idea is a sure winner every time.
Are you planning a destination wedding where your guests will travel and spend a night or weekend in a hotel or having friends and relatives travel to your hometown for your weekend wedding? If so, then chances are you are making wedding gift bags
to place in the hotel rooms of your destination wedding guests.
These gift bags are normally filled with a variety of inexpensive comfort items including bottled water, tea or coffee, snacks that are local favorites and literature about local attractions to make your guests’ stay more enjoyable and to thank them for making the journey to participate in your wedding.
Here is another item to add to your gift bags that is a sure winner every time. Along with the assortment of treats or comfort items included in your gift bags, include a small travel sewing kit.
Your guests have packed their 'Sunday Best' to wear to your wedding ceremony and wedding reception. They unpack their clothes the day of your wedding only to discover a button has popped off of his jacket or a stitch has come loose on her dress.
For many people, this can be a very embarrassing event. But wait! They have a travel sewing kit in the wedding gift bag they received in their hotel room. A needle, some thread and in just a few minutes, viola!, they’re ready for your wedding.
You can find many sewing kits at your local department store or sewing outlet or you can add a personal touch and make your own sewing kits. Be sure your kit includes neutral colors including white, black and brown threads. These colors will due best with any outfit in a pinch.
Not only is this a great wedding favor, it will be used anytime your friends or family go on a trip. You will be amazed how many of your guests will thank you for this wonderful idea and tell you how it came in handy at the last minute.
Don’t forget to keep one of these handy kits in your dressing room. You never know when a button, stud or stitch may come out of place just before you are ready to walk down the isle on your wedding day.