Customization and Your Destination Wedding


August 18, 2020
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of various

With only so much room in your suitcase and the high cost of shipping, incorporating personalized items in your destination wedding can be tricky. We have some suggestions for you that won’t overload your baggage but still give you great ideas for adding your special touch.

customizable magnets available on Mpix

Send invitation magnets along with (or instead of) invitation cards. This way your guests will have a cute magnet they can keep as a reminder of the fun times ahead! Plus, after the wedding, they’ll have a little keepsake.

customizable labels and stickers available on Paperculture

Surprise guests with welcome bags stuffed with local goodies, labeled with a personalized sticker. Not only is this a great opportunity to support the local business in your destination spot, but your guests will have goodies to enjoy over their time away from home.

acrylic photo blocks available on Mpix

Display photos of you and your spouse-to-be at the welcome table. An easy way to add a sweet, personal touch to the ceremony, your guests will love seeing photos of the two of you they maybe hadn’t seen before.

photo books available on Paperculture

Customize a photo book and have guests sign the inside covers. This is a great way to tell the story of how you met with photos and captions. It doesn’t get much more personal than that!

customizable programs and menus available on Paperculture

DIY your programs and/or menu books. You can have lots of fun designing these, and it will add an extra level of personalization in your reception without a lot of effort.

Ultimately, adding personal touches to your destination wedding doesn’t need to be a point of stress. So, keep these suggestions in mind, and remember, at the end of the day, your special day is inherently personal because it’s about the union between you and your partner.

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