Best. Favors. Ever.

Even though I want to really badly, I can't take all the credit for our wedding favors. My mom, Wil's aunt and her BFF and I all put our baby brains together to think up our amazingly personalized gifts. No, I'm not going to tell you what they are, but I will show you how fun it was to wrap them all. I can say that the subway wrapping paper was my idea.

Although Natalie and I worked worked for almost eight hours on this little project, we only got halfway through it. For the record, choosing to individually-wrap TWO HUNDRED wedding favors is a really stupid idea. I'm hoping to get the rest done over the weekend while Wil is on the couch, recovering from his bachelor party (more about that next week). Thank you to everyone who helped me collect maps and to my baby sister for coming to my wrapping party. There are only 44 days left until show time, people!


Louise Cazley said... September 28, 2011 at 12:01 PM

It sounds insane, but I LOVE the subway map. Every time I'm on the train and I'm standing in front of one I just like following routes that I've traveled. And I think you know how much I love NYC. One day I'll frame a map and hang it somewhere in my house. Those favors are fantastic!

~Louise C.

MODERN MOM said... September 28, 2011 at 3:50 PM

Great Idea!!! I love it!

iselby said... September 28, 2011 at 3:51 PM

I love wrapping with maps. Really, really cute!

Vivian said... September 28, 2011 at 4:26 PM

What a great idea. My friend met her fiance in NY and the theme for their wedding guessed it..NEW YORK. I'm the "official" event planner and decorator...just found a great idea for favors. If you don't mind me copying it ;) LOVE IT!!!

Ivelisse Gotay said... September 28, 2011 at 11:58 PM

absolutely LOVE this!!! I can't wait to see what's inside!!! :)

mel said... September 29, 2011 at 7:20 PM

these are really cute! I'm visiting from LA's blog, and it looks like your wedding is going to be really cool.
Cheers! ~mel

Jordan said... September 29, 2011 at 7:34 PM

Those look really cool! My ex boyfriend used to get old maps from his coast guard station and wrap everyone's christmas gifts in them and it was always a big hit. Stopping by from LA's blog!

Suburban Sweetheart said... September 29, 2011 at 9:07 PM

SO COOL. Now I just want to know what's inside...

Anonymous said... September 29, 2011 at 9:34 PM

Visiting from LA(FN)!

These look really cool! I can't wait to find out what they are :D I also can't wait to see wedding photos. Congrats!
Love your blog! My boyfriend and I are in the process of designing my engagement ring so I am daydreaming of all my own DIY wedding projects for the day I'm ready to start working on them!


Sara said... September 29, 2011 at 10:42 PM

That's such a good idea. I'm so curious to see what's hiding inside now. :)


Mandy said... September 29, 2011 at 11:26 PM

these are so cute! love this idea!

grrfeisty said... September 29, 2011 at 11:36 PM

hi! i'm here from the LA blog :)
congrats! the favor wrappings look so cute!!

Miss Money said... September 30, 2011 at 12:52 AM

You get the best bride award! Especially is the inside is as good as the outside! Came to say hello from Freckled Nest. :)

lizzie said... September 30, 2011 at 1:28 AM

those are phenomenal! i'm sure the gifties are awesomely unique and tickling! here from la! yay!

Unknown said... October 3, 2011 at 2:02 PM

Oh my! Those are SOOOO cute! I want to know what is inside!!!

Nicola said... October 9, 2011 at 2:46 PM


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