05 Apr

Mood Board :: Jet Set

Incorporating hobbies or interests into your wedding can create a unique and memorable event. Well-traveled couples may want to bring international flair without being too kitschy. Playful and subtle details will bring a worldly wedding into play and add to the overall theme of the wedding. Pack your bags for a wedding you won’t soon forget.

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Tag, You’re It: Using vintage style luggage tags as escort cards, your guests won’t have any trouble locating their seating assignment. Or cut out your own and loop twine  or ribbon or the string through reinforced the hole punches. {The Whimsical Paperie}

Map Quest: Find vintage maps and hang on easels or pipe and drape to create a backdrop for photo opportunities. You guests will take advantage of the photo opportunity. {Photos by Stephanie Williams}

Globetrotter: Hit up second hand shops, Craigslist or Ebay to find affordable globes. Use the globes as centerpieces or use them to flank the floral will add a nice touch to the table and reduce the need for florals. {Project Wedding}

Seating Assignments: Use envelopes and stamp (stickers or printed images in shapes of stamps are recommended, no need to add up costs for no reason) for your guests escort cards. {The Knot}

Standby List: Set up your guest book area with stacked vintage suitcases and postcards of your favorite travel locales. Or use postcards from your honeymoon destination and ask your guests to fill out a welcome home message. Ask your bridal party to drop off stamped postcards in mail, so you have some welcoming messages upon your return.

Passport Approved: Find ways to add the travel bug to the details to really tie in all the elements. Using a passport-like template for your wedding ceremony, it can provide the details needed to navigate the nuptials. {Style Me Pretty}

Stamp Attack: Use several stamps to add up to the correct postage amount, but choose stamps that feature flags from other countries or images of unique destinations. Checkout USPS to see their stock of stamps.  {Source}

All Aboard: Boarding pass inspired invitations will set the tone for an international affair. {CeCi New York}

Excess Baggage: Speak with your cake vendor to see if they do custom fondant designs. Having a stacked cake resembling suitcases will be a sweet way to celebrate your union. Request travel stickers to be added to the cake that show off memorable places you’ve traveled together. {Sweet Life}

Marriage is a journey, why not travel with your best friend? Happy travels!

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