Choosing wedding favours is an extremely unenviable task, so I’ve come up with a few tips which will hopefully make your choice a bit easier. Unique wedding favours are a great idea and give your friends and family something to keep long after your wedding in order to remember it.
Wedding favours that your guests can eat are always gratefully accepted, chocolate favours are normally the best as everyone likes them. However, if the temperature is likely to be hot and you don’t want to risk the chocolates melting, why not consider something a bit more unusual like something from the fantastic range of cookies or small cupcake wedding favours there are available? Now you can even get Cookie bouquets and these are becoming more and more popular as well as looking truly awesome as a wedding table centerpiece. For the more traditional of readers there are also the timeless classic sugared almonds. tradition says to give your guests five, however you can give as many (or as few) as you like – your guests will always be happy to have something to munch on the way home!
If you are struggling for ideas then place card holders can be doubled up as wedding favours. There are a wide range of place card holders which can hold a photo and your guests can take away to use as a photo frame after your wedding. There are literally hundreds of different place card holders which can be used as wedding favours which will all be a stunning addition to your wedding table decorations as well as being great favours.
Wine bottle stoppers can also be a practical yet unique wedding favours and as there are so many different types on the market you are sure to able to find one that fits in with your wedding theme. If you are getting married abroad or in particularly hot conditions, why not give a fan for ladies to be able to keep themselves cool in the heat? There are a lovely range of silk fans available which should be just the job. There are also a range of sandalwood fans which look a bit different to the silk however either make a welcome addition to your wedding tables. If you are getting married abroad, be sure to remember to allow for the weight of the favours in your luggage – if they are too heavy then you may have to pay additional fees with your airline!
If your budget doesn’t stretch to allow you to give wedding favours to all your guests. why not give them to your female guests only? Women are much more grateful than the men and this makes it a bit easier to choose the favours. Women love things that can be put in their handbag and lipstick and other makeup are a popular choice with many.
Whatever your choice of unique wedding favours, they can really add to the theme or colour scheme of your wedding so make sure you consider this when you make your choice.
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