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5 Ways to Choose Your Favors!

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Whether you opt for practical gifts or edible treats, kick it up a notch with these creative favor ideas!

Play up your THEME

If your wedding is rooted in music, hand out custom CDs or IPOD minis loaded with both your favorite tunes.  Self-serve dessert or snack stations are another way to play up your wedding style. If blue & white is your color palette, set up a candy bar loaded with all your favorite treats in those particular hues.  Throwing a carnival inspired soiree?  Create a popcorn bar, complete with sweet & salty flavors they can mix or match.  Use bags (with pretty prints & colors that play off the décor) and scoops.

Incorporate some local FLAVOR

Send guest off with a nod to your wedding setting.  Consider a regional specialty such as jalapeno jelly from Texas, hot sauce or Cajun spice rubs from Louisiana, Vermont cheddar or maple syrup or Atlantic City salt water taffy.  Or, choose a longer lasting reminder like a beach towel or bag for a seaside affair, or hand warmers or neck warmers in your signature colors for a mountain wedding.


Select a seasonal SEND-OFF

If you’re having a fall wedding, package pumpkin flavored baked goods or candy apples in burnt orange and red boxes.  For winter, offer warm blankets or hot cocoa kits, complete with powder mix, marshmallows and a spoon.  Hand out sunglasses, hats or mini personalized sunscreen bottles at a summer soiree.  As for spring, we love the idea of sending guests home with potted plants or flowers and growing instructions.  Another option: Consider a gift they can enjoy