Sunday, October 6, 2013

F is for Favors

Favors: small gifts given as a gesture of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the Bride and Groom during a wedding or a wedding reception

Wedding Favors are a European tradition dating back hundreds of years. Gift giving at weddings was made popular by the upper-class as a way to thank guests and show off the couples wealth.  The original gifts were primarily crystal vessels encrusted with jewels holding fine sugar inside.  Sugar was once very expensive and as the price dropped others began adopting this tradition. As the years progressed people began giving a variety of gifts, still sweet but not always sugar.

 15 WEDDING FAVORS WE LOVE 
THAT YOUR GUEST WILL ACTUALLY USE:

Wedding favor bags, muslin, 2x4. Set of 35. DIY Hangover Kit, first aid for wedding guests.  Funny wedding favor.
Hangover Kits by 


64 Gorgeous Succulents for Wedding Favors or Shower Gifts in 2" pots succulent
Plants by 


The Perfect Match Matchbox Wedding Favor Foil Stamped Matches Sparklers Custom Names Date Rehearsal Dinner Bridal Shower Personalized Colors
The perfect Match Books by 

24 S'mores Wedding Favor Kits - Any Label Design
S'more Love by 


20 Dried Lavender Sachets - Embroidered Sachets - Wedding Favor
Dried Lavender Sachets by 


Wedding magnets - customized wedding gift - customized wedding favors - wedding photo prop
Charming Magnets by 


15 Lip Balm Party Favors Personalized Wedding Shower Baby Shower Favors
Lip Balm by 


100 Wedding Favor Seeds - Flower Seed Favors - Unique Wedding Favors Flower Seeds - Personalized Seed Packet Favors - Wedding Seed Favors
Flower Seed Packs by 


100 petite bird seed hearts personalized tags, birdseed wedding favor, love birds
Bird Seed Hearts by 


SET OF 24 Rustic Chic raw honey wedding favors -honey jars country chic wedding  barn wedding party favors, baby showers, bridal showers
Honey Pots by 


20 Personalized Tattoo for Wedding Anniversary Party Temporary Tattoo with your initials - wedding favor - photo booth prop
Temporary Tatoos by 


RESERVED // Bridal Shower Favors. Kitchen Shower Theme Favors. Freshly roasted coffee set of 17 RUSH

Airmail Coffee by 


200 Message Stones, Wholesale Pocket Words, Motivational Gifts, Inspirational Clay Words, Wedding Favors
Message Stones by 


Fortune cookie wedding favors- Country Charm
Fortune Cookies by 


Custom CD Sleeve, Alternate 2 Column Back, Design Fee
CD Sleeves by 



 *The Bridal Encyclopedia Tip of the Day*
       I'm asked by lots of Brides and Grooms whether this is an outdated tradition.  My answer is always NO. It is very important to give a token showing the appreciation for the guests sharing this special day of matrimony with you. Have fun with this project by making it sentimental and adding a cheesy tag line. Put this expenditure in your initial budget and challenge yourself to keep the price under $2 per guest.

What did you or would you give as a favor at your wedding?  Which of our picks would you be happiest to receive if you were a wedding guest?

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