Weddings are a time of great joy for the married couple – and they should also provide an unforgettable experience for those who are attending the ceremony and reception. Wedding party favors can serve as a tangible reminder of the power of love and a celebration of the union of two people. However, choosing the right wedding party favor can be a challenge, even if it is a labor of love. There are simply so many choices – and some fall into the category of forgettable, while others can only be described as fabulous.
Here are some great ideas for wedding party favors from 24 Hour Wristbands that will not break the budget – but will bring a smile to the faces of guests as they serve as a souvenir that will remind guests of a celebration that was filled with laughter, joy, and love.
Coasters are one of those evergreen gifts that have been favorite wedding favors for generations. But even though they are useful (hence their popularity) there is no reason they should be run-of-the-mill, or dull. A rustic wedding can make use of local indigenous trees that have been harvested sustainably, with an appropriate message concerning ‘forever’ or ‘lasting’ (as well as the date and names of the bridal couple of course). If a coastal celebration takes place consider fired clay in colors matching the wedding decor and dresses with sustainably harvested shells or coral. Make the coaster a reminder of a time and a place of joy.
Allow guests to throw that diet to the wind by including bespoke chocolate with the wedding favor. Combine chocolate bars with custom labels and wrappings with a gift box containing a matching pair of mugs with a hot chocolate-inspired message (and the date, names, etc). Useful, delicious, and a constant reminder of that special day – a gift like this ticks all the right boxes.
A boxed assortment of mini bottles of honey is a wonderful party favor. There are a myriad of different types of honey available (you can even include local wildflowers) – and chances are that you will find some that are produced in the region where the wedding and reception are taking place. Honey from artisanal sources is especially wonderful. Honey is another gift where the medium is the message. It is one of the few natural substances that can last for centuries if stored correctly (it is, in essence timeless) and it is, of course, sweet and each artisan honey is unique.
Eventually, candles will go the way of all candles, they are meant to be used. however, a selection of scented aromatherapy candles is a wonderful wedding favor. Some research into the various aromas will reveal that many scents promote feelings of closeness, love, or even sensuality. Choose from Sandlewood, Lemongrass, Lavender, Jasmine, Honeysuckle, or many more. A short note with details of the effect and history of each scent is a wonderful touch, as is a presentation box with the name, date, and venue of the ceremony and celebration (include an image from an engagement shoot or simply one that makes you shine as a couple for extra personalization).
Weddings are a celebration where joy should be shared. A thoughtful wedding favor is a perfect way to allow that joy to live on. Think outside the (gift) box and your wedding party favors will be unforgettable.