Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Wedding Day Snacks

On your weddding day, it's very important to make sure you take the time to eat throughout the day, especially if you're partaking in some pre-wedding mimosas. Take it from me, there's nothing worse than a drunk bridesmaid stumbling down the aisle and I speak from experience. (Perhaps I should clarify...I had a drunk bridesmaid at my wedding. I have never been one myself.)

This past Friday, my good friend A got married. I offered to take care of the wedding day food for the girls. The bride only requested devilled eggs, and left the rest up to me. Since we were going to be travelling between the hotel, the salon and the church, I wanted to make sure we had snacks that could easily be transported. I opted for snack bags for each of the girls. That way, we could each bring our own bag and there'd be no one getting stuck lugging an over-sized cooler all over the city.

So here are the bags I made (click to enlarge photos):

Each bag got 1) bottled water; 2) napkin and a small glass for mimosas and sangria (packaged separately); 3) veggie dip; 4) two sugar cookies iced in wedding colors; 5) celery and carrot sticks; 6) Melba toast crackers and Laughing Cow spreadable cheese wedges; 7) fruit salad; 8) slice of quiche and two devilled egg halves; 9) a menu

I packaged everything together in white gift bags (with a convenient handle for carrying). The containers and bags cost me a total of $12, and all of it was purchased at the dollar store. What a steal!

To fancy things up a bit, I made cute labels for the outside of the bag. The labels were designed using computer software and personalized for each girl. I cut them out and backed them on green card stock and used gift ribbon to make a bow. I glued the labels on and then tucked a matching menu into each bag so the girls knew what was included.
These bags got rave reviews. People I had never met before were coming up to me at the reception asking if I was the girl who "made those adorable lunch bags." These were easy to make and a big hit, so I'll definitely be making them again.

If you're interested in making these, let us know. We can help you create custom labels and menus in your event's colors/theme. We can also help you create the perfect menu for your event!

1 comment:

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