A fantastic way to add a personal touch to your wedding favors is by shopping local! Not only are local-made favors a great way to show your guests a piece of the city, but they also help support small businesses right in your backyard. Read on for some of our favorite ideas for Kansas City wedding favors!

Kansas City Wedding Favors We Love

If you’ve made it to this blog post, I’m willing to bet that you’re about a 6 months away from your wedding (woohoo!!) and a little bit overwhelmed by all the things you feel like you should have done by now. Don’t worry, because this blog (and the rest of the wedding planning checklist series) is here to guide you through the key checkpoints leading up to your wedding! Created by Kansas City Wedding Planner, Sofi Melvin of Philosofi Celebrations. 

Wedding Planning Checklist: 6 Months

Ahh, you’re finally married! The party has gone off without a hitch, your house looks like less of a disaster, and you’ve got a new ring on your finger. You’re done with all this wedding stuff now, right? Well, not quite. Post wedding, you still have a handful of things to take care of before wedding planning can be a (beautiful, wonderful, amazing) memory. 

Things You Shouldn’t Forget to Do After the Wedding

I know 30 things seem like a lot to get done the week of your wedding, but I promise these are pretty easy! In my time as a wedding planner (and in my experience planning my own wedding), I’ve noticed that self care takes a backseat the week leading up to the wedding. These 30 “to-dos” are a fantastic balance between getting things done and taking care of you.

30 Things You Should Do the Week of Your Wedding

If you know me, you know that I believe that you don’t need anything at your wedding other than a partner and a marriage license. However, if you decide that you want to include wedding favors in your celebration, here are some of my wedding favor dos and don’ts!

The Dos and Don’ts of Wedding Favors

If you’ve made it to this blog post, I’m willing to bet that you’re about a year away from your wedding (woohoo!!) and a little bit overwhelmed by all the things you feel like you should have done by now. Don’t worry, because this blog (and the series to follow) is here to guide you through the key checkpoints leading up to your wedding! 

Wedding Planning Checklist : 12 Months

Struggling to decide what you’ll use to stock your wedding bar? Here is my four step guide to narrowing down your wedding bar menu!

How to Choose Your Wedding Bar Menu

Weddings can sometimes be a little bit cookie-cutter, but who wants that? Check out some of my favorite tips to infuse your story and your personality into your wedding day!

Personalizing Your Wedding

Take a sneak peek at some of the wedding style guides that we use to determine and design the style of our couples’ weddings. These style guides provide some visual inspiration as well as a quick description of the words we listen for when couples describe their vision and a few of the things we look for during the design process.

Wedding Inspiration – Style Guides

ring shot of an engaged couple at Shawnee Mission Park

First of all, congratulations on your engagement! If you’re freaking out a little bit about where to start with this whole wedding planning thing, take a deep breath! Here are the first 5 steps to planning a wedding that I recommend to everyone when they get engaged:
Step 1: Don’t start planning yet. Yup. You read that right.

How to Start Planning Your Wedding