Wedding favours grant you the perfect opportunity to bring out your personality, and they give your wedding guests a lovely reminder of the big day that they can take home with them once the festivities are over. Be as creative and as inventive as you like, or keep it simple and fun! Here are my top ten favourite favour ideas!
FAVOUR IDEA #10
Cheeky and fun – give each of your guests a lottery ticket and one of them could be quite the winner on your big day!
FAVOUR IDEA #9
For seriously cools photo ops, give out sparklers as favours…
FAVOUR IDEA #8
What kind of things does your family make that you might be able to bottle or package up as a wedding favour? This favour is a homemade hot sauce, made by the groom’s father. Adorable!
FAVOUR IDEA #7
Brand flip flops with your wedding monogram for a beach party wedding, as seen in Sandra & Re’em’s Jewish Wedding at Bamboo Village Beach, Israel.
FAVOUR IDEA #6
Write personal letters to each guest that double up as wedding favours. It may take a little more time (especially if you have a large guest list), but the personal touch and cost savings are super tempting. Plus, you could label each one, and voila: an instant place card!
FAVOUR IDEA #5
I love these ‘I Met My Match’matchboxes! Inexpensive and so damn cute. These ones are from an American website called Gracious Bridal that ship worldwide.
FAVOUR IDEA #4
With my love for Pop Art I *adore* these LOVE kippot, available to purchase here
FAVOUR IDEA #3
Make personalised handkerchiefs for your guests. Buy cheap handkerchiefs from eBay or a thrift store and then buy iron-on transfer papers and create a different set for each table based on their table name. So if each table was named after your favourite films, have a quote from that film for that tables handkerchiefs. As seen at Elizabeth and David’s handcrafted retro wedding on the ever-inspiring RocknRoll Bride blog.
FAVOUR IDEA #2
Plant an idea in your guests’ heads with these seedling favours meant for enjoying long after the party’s over. Wildflower Favours offers many different varieties and themes and will send you the one that’s suited to the creative theme or geographic region of your wedding locale.
FAVOUR IDEA #1
Have your wedding favours double up as place names on the tables with these magnetic letters from eBay or Hamleys. Your guests will have a lot of fun making silly words with them during dinner and they’re a great ice-breaker for those who don’t know one another. As seen at Barry and Michelle’s wedding on the fabulous Love My Dress wedding blog.
If you want even more ideas, scroll through all our real weddings to see what each individual couple does to reflect their personalities. Have you been inspired by any of these ideas or are wedding favours not for you?