Wedding favors

índice

Wedding favors are gifts that are full of meaning and are something your guests will really appreciate. 

I invite you to discover useful, fun and photogenic wedding favors that your guests will surely like and that they will portray excellently in the wedding photographs of this special day. I will also tell you about the steps to follow to choose the right wedding favors for your celebration.

 

What are wedding favors and what are they for?

Wedding favors are gifts that the couple give to their guests as a thank you for accompanying them on their special day. It is about giving a gift with which the memorable date is later remembered.

These wedding favors usually go according to the wedding decoration, therefore, they are usually a complement that adds showiness to the wedding photographs that are taken throughout the celebration.

Next, I will share with you 3 steps to choose the best wedding favors that you should always keep in mind.

 

3 steps to choosing the best wedding favors

  • Be clear about the style of your wedding, so that the wedding memories go in harmony with the decoration.
  • Set the budget for the wedding favors, that way you will have a better idea of what you can do.
  • Learn about the 20 wedding souvenir options and choose which one best meets your expectations.

 

15 wedding favors options

Today I want to share with you a list of 15 wedding favors options that will complement your wedding photographs.

 

For rustic or vintage themed weddings

1. Jelly

If your wedding has a country / rustic / vintage theme, a great wedding favors idea might be jam jars.

This is an option of wedding favors that you can buy as well as you can prepare it yourself, and thus surprise your guests by offering them a healthy and tasty homemade jam.

You can place the jam in small glass jars, decorate them with ribbons and fabric, and personalize them with a beautiful message for your guests.

 

2. Organic honey

Handmade honey is a perfect wedding favors option also for rustic and country weddings. Following the same line as the previous option, you can place this honey in glass jars and decorate it with accessories similar to the decoration of your wedding.

Box of chocolates or macarons

Another great idea of wedding favors within the edible range is the preparation of boxes of chocolates or macarons, a delicious dessert that your guests will love and enjoy throughout the wedding or afterwards.

You can choose boxes of colors similar to the decoration of your wedding, and decorate them with ribbons and tissue paper, for example. You can personalize the box with a message for your guests, thanking them for attending your wedding.

 

3. Box of chocolates or macarons

Another great idea of wedding favors within the edible range is the preparation of boxes of chocolates or macarons, a delicious dessert that your guests will love and enjoy throughout the wedding or afterwards.

You can choose boxes of colors similar to the decoration of your wedding, and decorate them with ribbons and tissue paper, for example. You can personalize the box with a message for your guests, thanking them for attending your wedding.

 

4. Candles

A very useful option for wedding favors that your guests will want to take home are scented candles. Depending on the theme you have chosen for your wedding, you can opt for glass jars or tea cups as candle holders.

 

5. Sacks of herbs and scented flowers

Create small cloth bags to scent with herbs and / or flowers are a good and useful option for wedding favors.

You can fill them with lavender or your favorite dried flowers. You can also buy the sachets and fill them with scented dried flowers. To enhance the perfume of the flowers, add a few drops of essential oil of the same scent as the flowers you have chosen.

 

6. Fans

Fans are an excellent option for wedding favors when the party is held outside. In addition, they are a really elegant, inexpensive option and above all, useful for your guests.

 

For summer-themed weddings

7. Body scrub

The body scrub is very easy to make and / or get, and above all, it is a useful and inexpensive wedding souvenir.

If you want to prepare it yourself, you will need ingredients such as:

  • Cane sugar and / or granulated sugar.
  • Fine and fat salt.
  • Vegetable oil (such as rice, olive, jojoba, sweet almond, coconut oil, etc.).
  • You can also add powdered dark chocolate, honey, coconut powder to the mixture … You decide!
  • Scent your scrub with essential oils like lemon, peppermint, lavender, citronella, or sweet orange.

 

8. Scented soap

Another useful wedding favors option for your guests is a scented soap. You can find many recipes on the Internet, some of them very easy to make and require few ingredients.

 

9. Bath salts

An excellent idea of very useful and long-lasting wedding favors, and very much in keeping with the summer theme, are bath salts. To carry out this idea you need some easy-to-find ingredients:

  • Coarse salt
  • Essential oils
  • Food coloring
  • A bowl,
  • A wooden spoon
  • Kitchen paper
  • Glass jars

Find multiple tutorials on how to make bath salts on the Internet and present an excellent wedding favor at your big party.

 

10. Plants

If you don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to creating wedding favors for your guests, a good idea is to give them a small plant. This is an option that goes very well in weddings that take place abroad, giving a natural image to the decoration of the entire party and being a great complement to wedding photographs.

You can put some succulents in glass jars or other material, and personalize them with some colored ribbons and some fabric. If you like gardening, you can create a small terrarium inside the glass jar.

 

For winter-themed weddings

11. Snowballs

Snowballs are a great idea to give to guests as wedding favors, when it has a winter theme and is celebrated around Christmas time.

You can personalize your snowballs with miniature toys, the couple’s initials or any waterproof object.

 

12. Blankets / blankets / blankets

A very useful and unique option of wedding favors to give away on this special day are blankets, which your guests can take home and use for a long time. These blankets can have the couple’s initials embroidered.

 

13. Hot cocoa

A great way to show off your wedding favors at your party is by giving glass jars with a hot cocoa mix that your guests can take home and prepare.

 

14 ’Mores packages

Who doesn’t love the S’Mores? You can prepare packages of S’Mores with the ingredients: mallow, cookies and chocolate, for your guests to eat at the party or take home to prepare there, and it will definitely be a very delicious wedding favors option.

You can decorate the packages with a ribbon with the names of the couple and the date stamped, or a short message of thanks to your guests for attending

 

15. Coffee bags

If you want to be sure, an excellent option of wedding favors to give at your party are bags full of coffee.

Keep in mind that there are a multitude of sophisticated varieties of coffee from all over the world. You can personalize each coffee bag indicating its origin and describing the aroma that characterizes it. In addition, you can choose between coffee beans and / or powder.

 

Capture the wedding memories of your big party in unforgettable photographs

Wedding favors are a great complement to the decoration of this great celebration, and portraying them is a fundamental step so that the day you, your partner and your families and friends see the photo albums, they see every minute detail of what it was this great day.

 

Hello! I am Jorge Jarquin… Your future wedding photographer

And I am a professional photographer! I could say that I love watching. The way I photograph is in a very intimate, personal and very authentic way. I am in the constant search to maintain the essence of the feelings and beauty of the wedding day in each image. Each wedding is different, unique and that is why they have a different magic that I love to capture.

For me, wedding photography means creating memories through images that are meaningful to you, beyond just being pretty. It’s what you feel when you see the photos ten years from now and that your skin will turn up again when you see that kiss at the ceremony. Contact me!

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on telegram
Telegram
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp
Share on email
Email

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You can see more photos on my social networks!

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Fotógrafo para bodas en Guatemala

Hello! I’m Jorge Jarquin …

And I am a professional photographer! I could say that I love watching. The way I photograph is in a very intimate, personal and very authentic way. I am in the constant search to maintain the essence of the feelings and beauty of the wedding day in each image. Each wedding is different, unique and that is why they have a different magic that I love to capture.

For me, wedding photography means creating memories through images that are meaningful to you, beyond just being pretty. It’s what you feel when you see the photos ten years from now and that your skin will turn up again when you see that kiss at the ceremony.

A bit of my portfolio:

Contact me here
Rate this post
Abrir chat