If you want
to be even more stressed as you plan your wedding, look no further than
organising wedding favours! For those of you who haven’t a clue what wedding favours
are, they are a small gift or token for your guests to say thank you for coming
to the wedding and supporting you through a journey that may have brought out
the best and understandably, the worst in you! Wedding favours are by no means
compulsory, but can add another special touch to your big day.
We have put
together many different ideas for you to compare and adopt to your own specific
tastes and personalities. Ideas that range from sweet treats to alternative DIY
projects to give wedding favours an alternative twist.
not always take much notice of wedding favours. To avoid seeing your favours
being left on tables, why not make a thoughtful gesture to a charity. Some
charities send out personalised cards that state your donation, which you can
then place on your tables of your guests. If you or your partner has been
directly affected by a particular charity, this can be a very special and
meaningful acknowledgement to make on your wedding day.
favours are taking the internet by storm! Two painkillers, a packet of chewing
gum/mints, vitamin C supplement in sachets, mini bottle of water, and a small
packet of Alka Seltzer popped into a bag or tin will definitely be appreciated
by your guests the next morning.
Gold (At the end of the rainbow!)
couples who would love to incorporate rainbow colours into their wedding theme,
this idea works a treat. Fill small plastic cups with chocolate coins (these
will be your pot o’ gold), then use different coloured pipe cleaners to create
a “rainbow” handles for the cups.
in a decorated envelope or card, it could have you and your fiancés names and
the date of your wedding perhaps. This will make the lotto tickets more
visually appealing and help you to keep your favours in check with your overall
A deck of
playing cards is an ideal wedding favour for the classiest of weddings. This
favour can be personalised with the couple’s names etc. printed on the deck,
and would be ideal for a Casino themed wedding.
can be decorated with dark and white chocolate to resemble mini tuxedos or mini
wedding dresses. Tasty and beautiful to look at!
“We tied a
knot, now you can have a shot”. Get the party started for your guests by
ordering shot glasses with a special message printed on them.
an all-round classic wedding favour, and it’s easy to see why. Practical,
dainty and ready to order, match boxes can be personalised into every wedding
theme with whatever details you want. Your names, the date and special moments
can be printed on your very own match box.
Cost Wedding Favours
seeds in bulk, then distribute a small amount of seeds into little
bags/envelopes etc. Write a quirky pun like “Watch Our Love Grow” on the bags
and there you have it, plant seed wedding favours for your guests to plant and
remember for a long time after your wedding.
it says on the tin, guests will appreciate a mint after a large meal. You can
go about this in many ways, if you buy your mints in bulk you can distribute
1-2 mints in little boxes/tins/bags.
Summer Weddings! You can buy sunglasses in Penney’s for as little as €1.50. Put
them on display in a box or tray, get a piece of card and write a message that
directs your guests to take them!
distribute Ferrero Rocher sweets (or any sweets of your choice) on to every person’s
seating place on each table.
Buy a large
bag of quality grounded coffee, (Bewley’s blend of coffee is popular) and
distribute enough for one cup into little brown bags decorated however you
like. Wrap them up with a little bit of string or ribbon and you have a rustic