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Our Southern Hospitality series has featured so many cute tote designs that we just couldn’t resist creating a Southern Weddings tote especially for our readers! Aren’t they adorable?

The fabulously talented Joni from Chocolate Butterbean designed this Southern beauty for us, and that’s me modeling one on the right! (Thanks to my brother for the photo!) Belles, if you aren’t familiar yet with Joni’s work, you MUST drop what you’re doing and head to her site this instant. She whips up the most wonderful (and Southern!) custom invitation suites and wooden signs. Anyone who owns a copy of V4 has seen her handiwork in action — Joni made our Beau Bar sign!

Now for the good part: here’s how you can get your hands on one!

Starting today, with the purchase of five or more magazines, you will receive this limited edition “Sweet as a Peach” Southern Weddings tote bag FREE with your box of magazines! No telling how fast they’ll go, so this offer is only available while supplies last!

Written with love by Sierra
  1. avatar Angela Carver reply

    I love this tote!!! My wedding is in June in Georgia and I think these would make great welcome bags for my guests. Is there any way I can order them? Thanks so much for all ya’ll do!

    • avatar Sierra reply

      Hi Angela! Congrats on your engagement! The totes are currently not for sale online, but we will be in touch with you shortly!

  2. avatar Carol W reply

    I am getting married in Savannah on April 12th this year. I would LOVE to order these for my bridesmaids. Are they available for sale?

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Welcome to the second installment of our Southern Hospitality feature! Each month, we pick a Southern city and an expert host. Our host shares their favorite items custom to that city that would be perfect packed into a welcome bag for family and friends at a weekend wedding. Just one more perk of attending a destination wedding!

This month, we’re featuring a city near and dear to my heart: Atlanta! Much of my extended family lives in the area, and there is a huge Georgia (UGA) vs. Georgia Tech rivalry among my relatives… my grandparents are such super fans, they own a bulldog. (Can anyone else relate?!)

This month’s expert was our good friend Carlee Sizemore of High Cotton Event Design, who I had the pleasure of working with at a V4 shoot in Charleston this summer. Below are Carlee’s picks for an Atlanta tote bag — we know you’ll love them!

A. Atlanta letterpress postcard. Include a postcard stamp so guests can easily pop them in the mail from their hotel! ($3.50 each)

B. Tickets to the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the world. (varies)

C. Atlanta Coasters featuring famous Peachtree landmarks. ($8 each or 4 for $29.99)

D. Georgia Cutting Board. We love the state-specific designs! ($40)

E. Sublime Donuts, a true Georgia treasure with flavors like chocolate banana fritter (available Elvis style), chocolate wildberry and Nutella (varies)

F. Atlanta Kitchens: Recipes from Atlanta’s Best Restaurants. For the foodies. ($21.90)

G. Gift Certificate to The Varsity, which boasts of being “the world’s largest drive-in”! (varies)

H. Tickets to the World of Coca-Cola tour. Only appropriate when visiting the birthplace of Coke! ($16.00)

I. A copy of Gone with the Wind. This classic by Margaret Mitchell is partially set in Atlanta. ($9.49)

J. SweetWater Brewery tickets — a glimpse inside one of Atlanta’s favorite homegrown brewing establishments. (Tours are free, but $8 gets you a souvenir SweetWater pint glass and six tickets for 5.5oz samples of SweetWater’s brews)

K. Emily G’s Jam of Love ($8.00). An Atlanta favorite, featured in the V3 wedding of Ali + Matt (see here + here!).

Carlee joined forces with her talented friend Joni of Chocolate Butterbean to create THE cutest Atlanta peach tote. Simply download the overlay here and take it to your local screen-printer.

From the Atlanta area and have additional suggestions to add to our tote? What did you love about Atlanta if you’ve visited before? Have a city in mind for future posts? Let us know!

Check out past totes:

Written with love by Sierra
  1. avatar Victoria reply

    I am in love! Such a great tote bag- and of course the contents are spot on!!!!! I will always have a soft spot in my heart for ATLANTA! :)

    Also, the postcards are sold at local stores in the Buckhead area, I just love them!!!

  2. avatar Kathryn reply

    So cute!! Stuff like this reminds me why I’m so glad to have moved back to Atlanta!!

  3. avatar Morgan reply

    Such a cute idea! I would love to see a tote for Fort Worth, Texas!

  4. avatar Kate reply

    Such cute ideas! I would love ideas for a tote for Fairhope or Mobile, Alabama! I am having a wedding there next summer and I am having a difficult time figuring out items to put in our welcome bags for out of town guests!

  5. avatar Ayesha reply

    What a fun post! I love Atlanta. If you ever do a post on Chattanooga, Tennessee I would love to be your host and tell you about all the fun, quirky, and unique places in my city.

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  8. avatar Michelle reply

    One for Savannah would be great!! Such an amazing Southern city!

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