Anyone who has ever planned a wedding
knows how hectic of a time it can be. If you are finding yourself
spread thin, even the simplest task can leave you stumped. Take,
for example, planning your bridal shower. Are you having difficulty
deciding what party favors to hand out? Fortunately, you don't have
to break the bank or search far and wide for the perfect gifts.
Bridal shower loot bags are practical and are sure to please all
partygoers. You can include a number of smaller, inexpensive items
that make fantastic mementos for both you and your guests.
A quick internet search can yield a wide variety of small objects
that make great party favors. Many times, these websites offer the
option of personalizing or adding a monogram to your gifts. Common
items include candles, mints, lip balm, key chains, frames, wine
stoppers, paper weights, incense, seed packets, scented sachets
and coasters. With some creative thinking, you can include just
about anything in your bridal shower loot bags and give it a personal
If you are looking for a cost-saving addition to your loot bags,
consider adding some sort of cookie. Try going with a wedding-themed
cookie, such as those in the shape of a wedding cake, wedding gown,
or whatever you feel best suits the occasion. Cookies and other
food items are wonderful choices to include in your loot bags because
they add a certain level of elegance while giving the bags some
In some cases, you may want your loot bags to follow a specific
theme. Try creating a bag that focuses on tea. From different kinds
of teas to tea accessories, you're presented with a wide variety
of small objects to pick and choose from. Not only is this an easy
project to accomplish; it is something you and your guests will
love. Start by including packets of a nice tea.
You can either personalize
them or hand them out as they are - you can often find herbal teas
in nicely decorated packets. Mix and match various teas to go along
with a wedding or bridal shower-themed coffee mug or teacup in each
bag. Feel free to add related objects, such as tea infusers, cookie
cutters, or even a small tin of breath mints to each bag. Include
some cookies or candy and you have a simple, inexpensive loot bag
that is sure to please.
If you seem totally out of ideas for your gift bags, remember this
is the Information Age--and helpful advice is as close as your computer
with Internet connection. Any number of websites will offer advice.
Remember, creating your gift bags should be fun, inexpensive and
stress-free. Select gifts that are both useful and practical. A
little planning and some creativity can give you bridal shower loot
bags that create memories that will last a lifetime.