Wedding favors are the perfect way to thank your guests and give them something to remember from your special day.
Traditionally wedding favors were only given to female guests, but it’s your celebration so it is your decision. Aside from thanking your guests, the best thing about wedding favours is that if you pick them wisely they won’t break the bank.
If you are struggling to find your perfect wedding favors, here are some of our favorites.
DIY wedding favors
If you have the time and want to add a little extra sentiment to your wedding favors, making them yourself can be a lot of fun. For some added help, invite your bridesmaids over to join in.
Sugared almonds are a classic wedding favor treat, that can be easily made yourself. However, if you struggle you can always buy some homemade ones from your local sweet shop. Use small patterned squares of material as wrapping for the favors. Place a few of the almonds inside each material square and use a pretty piece of ribbon to tie them up. You could also add a small thank you tag to each.
Homemade lollipops are perfect wedding favors, they are low-cost and easy to make. To give your lollipops a cute touch use a heart-shaped mold. To tie them in with your wedding theme, you could also create two different colored lollipop batches to match your wedding colors.
Edible wedding favors
If you don’t have the time to make them but want to give away edible wedding favors, there are so many great ideas available.
Chocolate is perfect for using as a wedding favor. Many companies will give you the option of presenting your chosen chocolate favors in a printed gift box of your choice. Ensure that you are aware of any allergies guests may have, such as a nut allergy. Accommodate this by asking your chocolate company what allergen free chocolates they can create.
Cake pops are another fabulous party favor idea. You can either make them yourself, although this can be rather time-consuming and slightly tricky. Or you can order them from your favorite bakery or cake shop. The best thing about using cake pops as party favors is that you can choose from various patterns and designs.
Choose retro sweets that tie in with the color themes of your wedding and fill mini glass jars with them as tasty favors. To add an extra touch, tie a piece of dotted or patterned ribbon around the neck of the jars and add a small thank you label.
Unusual wedding favors
If you aren’t planning a traditional wedding then you may not like the idea of traditional wedding favors. Aside from the traditional favors, there are many other options available.
Alcohol party favors are ideal for an adult only wedding. Give each guest a small customized bottle of vodka or the spirit of your choice. Add customized thank you labels to each bottle.
Homemade candle tins make a great wedding favor. If you don’t have time to make your own, you can always order some online. For an added touch, you can also personalize each of the candle tins with an individual messages.