Wedding Cocktails to Kick Off the Party

To get the party started at your destination wedding, you might consider serving up a cocktail or mocktail before the ceremony begins.  If you’re outdoors, chances are the heat will be kicking so give your guests a refreshing way to celebrate and start the event!  Tiny tequila bottles, mini bottles of bubbly, even sparkling water to serve the non-drinkers will be much appreciated and give your loved ones an idea of how much love and attention you’ll be showering them with over the next several hours at the event.

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{Photos: Shots: Huffington Post, Champagne Bottles: Etsy, Coke Bottles + Patron Bottles: The Knot, Lavender: Bridal Musings, Champagne: ThreadSense,  Nautical: Jessica Lorren}

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Destination Wedding Hangover Kits

You’ve probably heard that a wedding welcome bag is a great way to welcome your destination wedding guests to your wedding weekend.  But what about after the big day?  Consider gifting your guests something before the ceremony that they can use with thanks after the reception – a hangover kit!  Jet leg and a bit of booze might bring your guests down so gift them with all the essentials they need to stay hydrated, happy and healthy throughout the weekend!  We’ve pulled a few fun ideas for ways to give a hangover kit to your guests in style, check them out!

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{Photos: Top Left: Wedding Bells, Right: Etsy, Second Row Left: Gavin Casey via Wedding Chicks, Right: Scheme Events, Third Row: Etsy, Bottom Left: Etsy, Right: MSW}

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Inspired by Olive Oil for Your Destination I Do

Today we’re inspired by olive oil!  Yep, you read that right!  Whether you’re getting married in the hillsides of Tuscany or the rolling greens of California, infusing local finds (like olive oil) make great wedding day details.  Consider giving your guests something from the region as the wedding favor – like these bottles of olive oil.  Or dress up your table with a collection of bottles repurposed as vases for flowers.  Serve up an olive oil tasting bar during cocktail hour or give guests a station during the reception to enjoy.  We know how great olive oil is to cook with, no try decorating to reflect the region on which you wed too!

olive oil themed wedding Inspired by Olive Oil for Your Destination I Do

{Photos: Top Table: Pretty Stuff, Favors: Live View Studios via Wedding Chicks, Second Row Table: OneLove Photography via SMP, Mantle: Indulgy, Third Row Left Favors: Dream Delicate Kisses, Right: Peaches and Mint, Forth Row Tasting: Adrift Photo, Right: Pinterest, Bottom Row Table: Pinterest, Bottles: Just Putzing}
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Paris Wedding Details

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Paris. How do I even begin to talk about the city of lights? Paris is known as one of the most romantic cities in the world! So of course it comes as no surprise that hundreds of couples jet off to Paris to get engaged, married or to celebrate anniversaries. If you can’t quite make it to Paris, there are plenty of ways for you to have a Parisian themed wedding wherever you may be! Of course no French wedding is complete without a decadence of deserts! From macaroons to truffles, a dessert table is a must! One of my favorite ideas is using a favorite French perfume like Chanel No 5 as a vase to hold flowers. Wherever your ideas may take you remember that French decor is elegant but simple! Have fun!

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{Cover Photo: Clary Pfeiffer Fine Art Photographer via Elizabeth Anne Designs,Le Mariage: Pitch Engine, French Cake: Globe Trotting Bride, Invitation: Le Secret D’Audrey via Wedding Chicks, Chanel Centerpiece: Bridal Guide, Eiffel Tower: Agaton Strom Photographer via SMP, Photo Booth Props: Etsy}

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Happy Thanksgiving Travelers + Friends!

Today is Thanksgiving here in the US and we just wanted to say how thankful we are for each and every one of you who read this blog, submit to the blog and share your stories with us.  We love seeing the world with you!  Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving with your families and fiances!

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{Photos: Wreath: Just Another Day in Paradise, Place Card: Minted, Table: Savvy Southern Style, Cookies: Glorious Treats, Pies: MS}

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