Wedding favours are one of the most essential wedding supplies. They are also one of the most exciting parts of planning your wedding day. When choosing wedding favours, it is important to decide what kind of favour you want, whether it is a photo frame, chocolates, candles, cupcakes, potpourri etc. It is also important to consider whether you will be ordering favours from an online store or if you would like to do it yourself at home. If you are ordering from an online store, it is a good idea to check if they have in stock any wedding favour ideas you may be looking for. Sometimes it can be difficult to decide what kind of wedding favours to get as there are so many different options out there.
For a wedding favour that is both delicious and budget friendly, sugared almonds are ideal. These are very tasty and are relatively cheap. They do not take up much room in a guest-gift bag either and can be left in the guest bag at the reception. They also make a wonderful wedding favours gift for guests who do not eat a lot of sweets: they can bring some sweet treats home with them.
If you want to go down the traditional route with your wedding favours, you can have a photo of the happy couple and the date of the ceremony placed in a magnet. This can be placed on the fridge in the form of a magnetised ice cube. All guests can take this with them when they leave. The photos can be put onto a scrap magnet which can be taken home with the guest. A hitched shop could print the magnet and include it in any wedding favours ordered.
Tea bags make a great place to display your wedding favours. You can order tea bag holders in bulk, which can then be put into the guests' favourite tea bags. You can choose the colour of the bags to match your wedding colours or take advantage of natural fabrics to create a look that is unique to your day. Tea bags are also available in different varieties, which means that your guests will have a whole range to choose from.
DIY popcorn boxes are a really handy way to add a personal touch to your wedding favour budget. These boxes can be made from different materials and in different lengths. You can have a short box, large box and even popcorn bags which have the name of your special guests printed on. You can place these boxes all over the reception venue so that each guest can take home a box that represents their part in the day. These DIY popcorn boxes make a great and inexpensive addition to any DIY wedding favour budget.
If you want to keep costs low but still come up with a good wedding favour ideas, you could have guests place cards at their tables instead. Table place cards are cheap and easy to make, so you won't be breaking the bank to buy them. With the trend in weddings today to use eco-friendly products and materials, your guests will love the idea of table place cards which can be customised with the date of the event, which can help to save money as well.
If you are looking for some truly unique wedding favours which cost nothing to make, then one of your best options would be to make your own fruit and sugar cookies. If you make them yourself, you can put ingredients in the ingredients list of the recipe that you have chosen, or if you prefer, you can use store bought ingredients and just change the names of the ingredients. If you want to keep costs down, you can try to make them in bulk. You could have your cookies and give each guest three, or you can order them online and have a variety to choose from.
If you are looking for a really cheap option, but still come up with some very special wedding favours, why not consider small gifts such as soap, wine or champagne charms, or even a small gift such as a bottle opener? For a relatively small cost, you will be giving your guests something they will remember for a long time. A bottle opener is especially nice as it can be used over again. When guests visit your home, they will be sure to ask you where you got your bottle opener, and it is a good way to advertise your business if you have a shop. Although these gifts may seem like small favors, they can go a long way towards making your wedding memorable, and what's more, they are very cheap wedding favours compared to other more expensive ones.