There are hundreds of ways to thank your guests on your wedding day. One of them, is by giving wedding favours. Wedding favours are small gifts of love and appreciation that the guests get from the bride and groom. It is a very old (and creative) tradition. The first wedding favours were given to European aristocrats and the gifts were called bonbonniere. Do you need a wedding favour idea? Check out some of our favorite suggestions below!
Tea Towels – Those who love to work in the kitchen will also love this wedding favour idea. They will enjoy the fancy tea towels that will also remind them of the great time that had on your special day. You can get a professional calligrapher to design it for you!
Tasty Bars – An amazing way of showing love to your guests is by giving them sweet and tasty candy bars and treats. When it comes to sweet treats, there are so many options for you! You can add lollipops, candy, and chocolates, oh my!
Polaroid Pictures – With each passing day, the use of polaroid is reducing. Bring back the old but not yet forgotten tradition of Polaroid pictures! Encourage your guests to take plenty of pictures during your wedding. Give them the pictures as wedding favors and also keep some of the pictures yourself for the wedding guest book.
Pumpkins – Pumpkins are an excellent wedding favour idea if you are having a fall wedding. During those days, you can easily find miniature pumpkins in different colours too. Your guests can take them back and use them as decoration items.
Garden seeds – If you are having an outdoor wedding or a farm theme one, then an excellent wedding favour idea is garden seeds. You will be doing your environment a great favour too! The seeds that you give as a token of appreciation, will one day bloom into beautiful flowers! And when guests see those flowers, it will remind them of your wedding day.
Small Plants – If seeds aren’t a great option (maybe you know not all guests will have a place to plant them) gift your guests a small plant or herbs. Set up large tables during your reception, and place all the plants on a table. Put small cards in them where you thank your guests for coming to your wedding.
Hangover kits – If you and your partner are planning to have a wild and crazy night, then offer your guests hangover kits as wedding favors. There is nothing wrong with being a bit adventurous, but many of your guests will hesitate because of the fear of having a hangover. If you use this wedding favour idea, they will have no reason not to party hard with you all night long.
Musical Gift – You can have a separate event for this wedding favour idea. Give your guests customized musical instruments like bells, maracas, or tambourines. Get your names printed or maybe a favourite quote that showcases you and your partner’s unique style. You can also ask your guests to play the instrument on your wedding day.
Cookie Jar – Do you love baking? Are you an expert in baking cookies? Then it is time to put your talent into action with this wedding favour idea. You can bake some tasty cookies and put them in small jars! If you don’t have time to DIY this, put all the ingredients and the recipe in the jars and give them to your guests to make themselves!
Coffee Love – Many people these days love to drink coffee! Put coffee beans in small satchels or wrap them in customized napkins to give to your guests. It is a cheap wedding favour and your guests will love it.
If you like any of these suggestions or have your own wedding favour idea, reach out and we can start planning your reception together!