All you need to know about Wedding Favors
You’d be surprised what a wedding favor could do to
your wedding. Wedding favors have been around many
centuries ago. It is a way to express your gratitude
and to celebrate. (This is why party favors are
given away during a baby shower). But how would one
wedding standout from the rest? One of the main
reasons might just be the wedding favors.
Choosing your wedding favors is crucial. One of the
ways to make it work is to follow simple ideas. It
should reflect your personal style. Wedding
favors in a way represent you. You may want to
create a theme to make it more “together”. Is it a
summer wedding? Do you like certain colors, certain
flowers, are you fond of soaps, dancing, candles
etc... A rose made of soap can be a great idea. It
is functional, fun and rewarding. After the wedding,
guest can soak in the tub and enjoy a spa treat to
end a magical day.
Make it functional, fun and memorable. Favors are
symbolic as well. The common theme is a symbol of
abundance, prosperity and fertility. Remember the
rice ceremony throwing way back then?
Network with your family and friends. Find ideas
that will work for you. You are only limited by your
How many favors for a family or couple?
Now that you have decided what favors to give, the
next question is how many favors to give per couple
or family. For the most part, one wedding favor per
guest or couple or family will suffice. If your
budget allows, you may want to give one per guest.
How much should I spend?
Favors are about $1.50-$3.00. It can be more or
less. The idea is to spend what you can afford.
Favors can be made to look expensive and elegant
under budget. Remember to make it fun, functional
and memorable. Make it appealing to you and your
Presentation is very important. There are several
packaging ideas to choose from. You may want boxes,
tulle, cellophane etc. Try to find one that suits
your style. Personalization add a positive overall
look to your wedding favor. The labels or tags can
be kept in a scrapbook as a remembrance.
When and Where to distribute the wedding favors.
The most popular way to give out wedding favors is
by displaying it on each place setting. You may want
to attach a place card to a flower or a similar
wedding favor. This will serve as a place setting
and a favor in one. It is simple and elegant as
well. You can place the wedding favor in between
place setting if you are planning to give one favor
per couple. Some create wedding centerpieces out of
the wedding favors. Another way to distribute your
wedding favors is while you are greeting your guests
from table to table. If this is too much for you,
you might want your family or bridesmaid to help
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