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Many brides and grooms want to thank their guests for celebrating with them, but many couples struggle to pick out a small gift that reflects the overall vibe of the wedding and will be enjoyed by their loved ones. We have found some unique and alternative ideas for favors that your guests will truly love!
After all, a picture is worth a thousand words! A photo booth is fun for your guests, but turn it into a favor with photo frames, key-chains, videos that are shareable on social media, or even flip books. Customize the favors to the style of your wedding, and send your loved ones homes with a special memento of the day.
This is a great way to create an eco-friendly favor! Use mason jars with a customizable chalkboard label, copper mugs, or personalized wine glasses. Pick something that will add to the décor on reception tables and will be a great keepsake. My Wedding Favors sells personalized wine glasses, beer pint glasses and more. Guests will love using their special glasses for years to come!
If you or your spouse have a charity that is close to your hearts, consider making this your wedding “favor.” In lieu of giving your guests a gift, a donation is given in their name to a special cause.
Seeds or Live Plants
Whether you love sunflowers, succulents, or snapdragons, nothing will extend the beauty of your day like adding to your guests’ home gardens. With a catchy note like, “Thanks for watching our love grow,” a packet of seeds or small flower pot will keep your wedding fresh in your guests’ minds.
Something to Wear
Does your groom love baseball? Consider making ball caps with a “Team (Your New Last Name)” to send home with guests. While planning my own wedding, my Cricut was easily the most used tool I had. I monogramed everything with our “wedding logo” and it was a huge hit! You will also use it to make all your wedding signs, so I highly recommend checking it out.
As a wedding coordinator, I try to think of common favors I see at weddings and put a twist on them. Instead of the popular flip flops for the dance floor, make socks with your new monogram for your guests to wear when their dancing shoes start to hurt! That will be a hit for sure!
A lot of wedding favors get left behind at the end of the night. Leave the shot glasses and matches in the dust, and try one of these favors your guests will treasure forever!