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Top 5 Wedding Favors and Why
WHAT ARE THE TOP FIVE WEDDING FAVORS AND WHY?
At most weddings, the bride and groom will offer some type ofsmall memento as a note of appreciation to family and friends,more commonly known as wedding favors. As you will discover inthis article, the type of favors are widely varied but there aresome that are considered better choices than others. Remember,wedding favors do not have to be expensive. In fact, this typeof gift can be something homemade. If you want to go all out,that is certainly fine, but it is also not necessary. The focusof the wedding favor is to let people know you are grateful fortheir assistance with your wedding and/or reception or that youare just honored they showed up. To help you get started, wehave provided you with the top five wedding favors.
One of the most popular types of wedding favor is food, simplybecause most people love to eat. A wonderful option that iseasy and inexpensive to make would be to purchase small blackfavor boxes and then line them with white tissue paper. PlaceOreo cookies or dark chocolate covered peanuts inside and thentie the box off with white and red ribbon. Watch everyone enjoythe beautiful box but even more, the delicious goodies inside. This is a very nice choice for both informal and formal weddings.
The second of the top five wedding favors is a fresh plant orflower seeds. With this, you can get as creative as you want. A couple of ideas that work very nice is placing a miniatureplant or cacti in a small terra cotta planter. To make thismore personalized, the women (and men) in the wedding partycould get together for lunch to embellish the pots with ribbon,craft paint, lace, and so on. You could also choose a simpleglass container, add three different seed packages, and punch ahole through the upper corner of all three to tie together withribbon. These are appreciated because once planted, they are aconstant reminder of your cherished event.
For the third of the top five wedding favors, you might alsoconsider fragrant soap or votive candles. For soap, this is alovely wedding favor to place in hotel rooms of out-of-townguests. You can purchase all of the supplies at local hobby orcraft stores and then purchase your fragrant of choice such aslemon grass, watermelon, sandalwood, white ginger, etc. If youprefer, you can purchase pre-made soap or buy glycerin and moldsto make your own. As an extra romantic touch, look at molddesigns such as wedding bells, hearts, bubble designs.
Now for the fourth of the top five wedding favors, you can nevergo wrong with votive candles, enjoyed by both men and women. This type of wedding favor can again be purchased through ahobby or craft store or on the Internet. If you prefer, you cancreate your own candles, which involves melting wax, addingcolor and fragrance, and then pouring into approved glass jars. Choose several coordinating colors if you like and for thesimple yet elegant glass jars, add decorative touches such asflowers, ribbon, or trinkets attached with hot glue.
Finally, the last of the five top wedding favors would be pewteror silver. You will find many wonderful choices such as pictureframes, paperweights, and bottle openers. With this type ofgift, you will probably pay a little more but this is a nicegift for a more formal wedding, affluent group list, or membersof the bridal party. Remember, you can choose from hundreds ofwedding favors to include miniature bottles of wine, stationarywith last name and wedding date, golf balls and tees for thesports enthusiasts, and the list goes on and on. Whether you gowith bubbles to be blown as you and your new spouse leave thechurch to creative miniature baskets filled with candles, candyor Jordon's almonds and everything in between, the key is tochoose wedding favors that coordinate with your wedding but thatare also special for your type of guest list.
Dion Semeniuk has been married for over 5 years now and has been providing ideas with his wife's help for other peoples weddings. To learn more about other wedding favor ideas, visit http://www.wedding-favor-directory.com
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