Over the years wedding favors have become increasingly popular. Guests often look forward to receiving a keepsake favor to take home with them after the wedding party.
Wedding party favors add to the decor and theme of the reception, ranging from simple bookmarkers to elegant crystal or silver pieces for the bridal party that can later be displayed in a curio cabinet or on a fireplace mantle.
Some couples prefer to give edible wedding favors like Jordan almonds, available in a variety of colors like white, silver or gold or a small box of mints, truffles or homemade chocolate wedding favors. Candy conversation hearts and gourmet coffee or tea are also good favor ideas becuse, well, peolle love to eat and these will never go to waste!
Even the boxes come in a large variety of shapes and colors, ranging from heart, cone, pyramid and purse shapes that come in floral and embossed pearl papers. Boxes can be topped with a decorative bow or a colorful silk flower chosen to coordinate with your wedding colors. Prices usually range from 25 cents to over $1.50. The Jordan almonds can also be made into an elegant favor by placing each candy coated almond into the petal of an almond holder flower made of white netting, wire and leaves, making it my pick for one of the best wedding favors. These can easily be assembled by you or the bridal party and they also come pre-assembled for the busy bride. Organza bags come in a variety of colors and can also be filled with candy. Lot’s of fun choices here.
Seasonal Wedding Favors
Fall Wedding Favor Ideas
- Autumn leaf candles
- Tulip bulbs wrapped in a sheet of tulle and tied with ribbon.
- Christmas or Winter Theme Favors
- Mini cherub holiday ornaments
- Pine or cinnamon scented potpourri
- Floating poinsettia candles or silver bells
- Pine Tree Saplings
- Personalized Christmas Candles
Take a plastic champagne glass and fill stem and bottom with cellophane shreds or Easter basket grass. Place about 6 foil-covered chocolate eggs, Easter favors candies or Hershey’s kisses at top and cover top portion of glass using a 12 inch sheet of tulle fastening at top with a small silk flower on wire stem or with a thin ribbon. You can also add a personalized favor tag with your names and wedding date.
Halloween / Fall
- Halloween treat bags filled with homemade candies.
- Votive candles in Halloween or Fall colors wrapped in tulle and fine matching ribbon.
- autumn leaf candles
- tulip bulbs wrapped in a sheet of tulle and tied with ribbon