Real Wedding Favors

Sometimes it can be more inspiring to find out what other brides have been giving out as wedding favors as opposed to the latest favor trends laid out by bridal magazines. Seeing what other people do for their weddings is a great way to bring together many different ideas to create your own unique wedding style. This works for favors too!

Here is a great selection of wedding favors ideas tried and tested by other couples on their wedding day.

* Homemade heart shaped Welsh cakes were given as favors by one couple who paid homage to the groom’s Welsh heritage.

* Plastic heart shaped containers filled with color coordinated candies/jelly beans.

* Tea lights in pretty frosted glass holders, decorated with hearts and heart shaped Welsh cakes in organza bags.

* Top hat shaped boxes for the male guests and handbags for female guests each filled with chocolate mini eggs for an Easter wedding.

* Donating the favors budget to a cancer charity in memory of the couples relatives who had both fought the disease.

* Simple ivory boxes decorated with brown ribbon to coordinate with the wedding colors and filled with candy.

* No favors – just extra money behind the bar!

* Joker favors to be used in the casino later on.

* Little pill boxes just for the female guests

* Conical shaped boxes to coordinate with a winter wedding theme, tied with teal ribbon and filled with snowball chocolates.

* Simple favor boxes filled with red heart chocolates wrapped in tissue paper. Then tied with ribbon and a name tag to double as place cards.

* A lottery scratchcard in small envelopes complete with a poem.

* Goody bags filled with local produce, a bottle of cider, a book on the area, chocolate, maps and jams.

* A Lottery scratchcard wrapped in pearlized paper and tied with black thin ribbon.

* Donating the favors budget to a charity which helps ill children take a dream holiday to Disneyworld, Florida.

* Pink and ivory favor boxes filled with Cadbury creme eggs.

* Individual chocolate truffle cupcakes.

* Small bottles of liqueur for the adults, goody bags for the children.

* Traditional silver and white sugared almonds.

* Sandalwood fans for the female guests, and packets of sunflower seeds for everyone.

* Wedding bubbles and chocolates in organza bags.

* Miniature bottles of Bushmills whiskey for the men and small bottles of Very Valentino perfume for the ladies.

* Handwrapped turquoise colored candy coated almonds from France.

* Miniature Jagermeister bottles personalized with each guest’s name and the wedding date, along with chiffon bags of handmade chocolate truffles.