30 Jun

Guest tote: Palm Springs

categories DIY Wedding

Next up in our guest tote series: Palm Springs, where the sun is always shining, the cocktails are always flowing, and you can get a great deal on gorgeous, modern furniture at the DWR Annex.

1. Vintage Palm Springs postcards for your welcome note. Find them on ebay, at flea markets, or order repros from Cafe Press.
2. Knock off Wayfarers! Or any cheap, fun sunglasses. Try Venice Beach or Santee Alley if you’re in LA.
3. DIY Martini kit for 2 (including the Advil).
4. Palm Springs Maptote
5. Lattes at Koffi (or a little gift card for the morning after the wedding)
6. Dates from Flying Disc Ranch, whose fruit you can find at farmer’s markets and by mail order.
7. And tangerines or oranges from the farmer’s market on Thursday night (if you’re in town early).
8. Passes for the Aerial Tramway
9. Sunscreen, obvs.
10. Pool towels. These Amy Butler designs from Bed Bath & Beyond are pretty cute.

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  1. oh sunny palm springs, how i love thee! the map tote, vintage postcards, amy butler chic beach towels…all too chic for a weekend getaway at the stellar parker, ace or viceroy hotels!

    sylvie of silver lining

  2. Too bad the Amy Butler beach towels are already sold out!!! ARG!

  3. LOVE the towel! Apparently, many others do, too! Such a great collection. Makes me VERY happy Palm Springs is only an hour away!

  4. Might have to do this for my friends bachelorette weekend at the beach! Such a cute collection of products.

  5. Very cute, ladies!! Meg, La Partie Events

  6. Love this post! Great finds!

  7. Please oh please do a Denver/Colorado/Estes Park/RockyMountain National Park Gift bag! I’m in need of inspiration for my out of town guest bags for out late September ourdoor rustic organic wedding. Love these though!

  8. I love Palm Springs. My brother loves Palm Springs and swears it is his next home town.

  9. i sooo need a vacation! Palm Springs sounds perfect right about now. love the towel!

  10. love this post, what a cute idea!!

  11. We are actually getting married at the Viceroy in Palm Springs and have a few of these items in our bags….great minds think alike!
    We did Kraft Gable boxes with the same postcard attached on the front over a yellow ribbon.
    Inside we have:
    a map (you can pick them up at the visitor’s center at the base of the tram!!)
    an itinerary of the weekend
    a Ring Pop! (cuz why not…it’s a wedding right!?)

  12. Such great ideas! LOVE thePalm Springs goodness :)

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