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Fifteen Fabulous Favors
The possibilities are endless when it comes to creating (or choosing) wedding favors. Take a look at the list below for fifteen fabulous ideas.
For outdoor/garden weddings:
-Small, painted terra cotta pots filled with excelsior, topped off with a few of your favorite flower bulbs and finished with pretty ribbons or raffia
-Store-bought miniature bird's nests filled with Robin's egg candies
-Decorative sachets filled with scented lavender, rose petals, or other dried flowers
For beach/beach-themed weddings:
-Homemade cookies shaped like sand dollars (or seashells) in decorative wrappers, tied with ribbon
-Sea/bath salts in glass containers with homemade thank-you tags
For summer/backyard barbecue weddings:
-Personalized bottles of hot sauce with homemade thank-you tags
-Miniature jars of jams/preserves in small baskets filled with excelsior
For winter wonderland weddings:
-Personalized cocoa/tea/coffee packs in silver mint julep cups, wrapped in tulle and tied with ribbon
-Snowflake-shaped cookie cutters in sparkling organza bags
For any wedding:
-Jordan almonds or butter mints, wrapped in tulle, tied with ribbon and decorative bells
-Votive candles in glass holders, wrapped in tulle and tied with ribbon
-Chocolate truffles in pretty boxes, tied with ribbon and homemade thank-you tags
-Silver photo frames (with promise to provide a picture from the wedding after the big day)
-Personalized miniature champagne (or sparkling cider) bottles
-Miniature, scented hand soaps wrapped in tulle, tied with ribbon and a homemade thank-you tag
As you can see, there are tons of great favor ideas. And sometimes what makes them great is all in the details--so don't be afraid to get a little creative or personalize ready-made favors.
Jessica Bonilla is the owner and editor of http://www.e-wedding-planner.com/ -- the source that makes online wedding planning a lot easier.
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