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The Wedding Favors

Wedding Favors

Wedding favors are an important wedding tradition and a bit of good luck from the newlyweds. Deciding what to give to your guests takes a little thought. Gifts have included trinkets, soaps, candles and candies. Your wedding favors should represent your relationship and your theme. We are sharing a few tips to help you choose your wedding favors.

Choosing Wedding Favors

Think about your theme and how your wedding favors will represent your theme. Tell your wedding story with every element on the table. Everything from a single rose to a small box of chocolates will work. Try to give something unique that will be realized as a meaningful token that guests will carry away from your wedding day as a keepsake. You might consider something with a practical use. You do not want this gift to be tossed away. A candle, a miniature bottle of wine or a decorative soap are almost guaranteed to be used and appreciated. Favors do not have to be expensive to be meaningful; however, you should decide how much you want to spend before the idea takes you too far.

Keep it Practical and Fun

Give wedding favor that will be used and enjoyed. It could be decorated magnets, specialty jars of jelly, candy or a small plant. Get creative and make it fun. Creativity opens a door to a little fun with DIY wedding favors. It is a way to personalize your gifts and give them a unique touch. DIY favors can require a lot of time and effort to produce, but the personal touch could be worth it. Edibles are easy, inexpensive and practical. Cupcakes, petit fours or a sachet of chocolates will most definitely be enjoyed.

Budgeting for the Wedding Favors

Wedding favors do not need to be expensive to be significant. They can be as simple as a placard or as expensive as a vintage bottle of wine with a personalized label. The budget will be the best guide for your wedding favors, but make sure the budget doesn’t make all the decisions. Whatever idea you grasp, it must be uniformed on every table with every guest receiving the same gift. With that in mind, think about your headcount and the cost of giving the desired wedding favor to every guest in attendance. Only consider ideas that fit within your budget.

Wedding Favors

Leaving it Behind

So much goes into creating a meaningful wedding favor, yet so many get left behind on the table. There are a couple of ways to avoid the left behind gift on the table. Having a coordinator distribute favors as guests exit can ensure wedding favors are not forgotten. Attaching a special message to the favor with your names and the date can add value to the gift. Traditionally, they are placed on the table and made part of the décor surrounding the place setting. Making the wedding favor interesting, practical and fun is key to making sure they take it with them and use it.

Crystal Ballroom on Lake Melva

Crystal Ballroom on Lake Melva

Bring imagination to Crystal Ballroom on Lake Melva and plan a fairy tale. Coose your designs and plan your wedding favors to match your theme. Crystal Ballroom is an all-inclusive venue with a professional wedding team at your service. Plan your unique wedding package during a complimentary customization consultation with a wedding professional. All of the furnishings, décor and services are bundled to bring your dream wedding to life. Touring the venue is the only way to build your custom package for your dream day. Contact Crystal Ballroom on Lake Melva to schedule a complimentary VIP tour and consultation.



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