IF YOU'RE HAVING A DESTINATION WEDDING or inviting a lot of out-of-towners, your guests will invest considerable time and money into celebrating your nuptials. A welcome bag is a thoughtful way to orient them to a new place and let them know you appreciate their presence. Kim Tran and Hien Nguyen, owners and creative directors of Wink Design & Events, share the essentials for making guests feel at home.
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