how to choose practical wedding favours

PRACTICAL WEDDING FAVOURS

How to Choose practical Wedding favours?

A considerate bride and groom may want to think about giving out practical wedding favour instead of simply easy, inexpensive or suitable for the theme of the wedding. This is important because your guests may not value favours given for other reasons, and they may be quickly discarded soon after your wedding and will not serve as a reminder of your wedding. However, if you decide to give out more practical favours, your guests are more likely to appreciate and cherish the favours you give out on your wedding day. These favours may not be the most romantic, but they are much more likely to be appreciated by your guests than more whimsical items such as figurines and potpourri. This article will offer a few tips for practical wedding favours you can give to your guests on your wedding day.

How to Choose practical Wedding favours?

Coasters are one idea for wedding favours which can be romantic or suit the theme of your wedding but can also be very practical. You can purchase coasters in a variety of shapes, including hearts, to provide for your guests as wedding favours. Heart-shaped coasters will be ideal because they are romantic and convey the sentiment of love, but they are also something your guests can use. Another option for using coasters as wedding favours is to give out coasters which match the theme of the wedding. For example, you can purchase coasters with pictures of sand or the beach to go with a beach-themed wedding. You can also give out coasters with room for the guest to insert an image. You can include a picture of the bride and the groom on one of the coasters and leave the rest of the coasters in the set blank so your guests can use their photos if they wish.

How to Choose practical Wedding favours?

Key chains are another example of wedding favours that can be romantic and practical. Hearth-shaped or key chains in the shape of wedding bells or other items related to love or wedding are suitable for favours. You can select an elegant key chain sturdy so your guests will want to use it, but that is also very romantic and will remind your guests of your wedding for years to come. 

Another very practical wedding favour idea is the gift of candles. Whether you give tea light candles, taper candles or candles of another style, your guests will likely be able to use these favours. Most people already have at least a few candles in their house, but they can always use a few more. Candles are very versatile and can be used to set a romantic mood but can also serve other purposes. With so many uses for candles, it is no surprise that if you give your wedding guests candles as a favour, they are likely to use them in the future as opposed to setting them aside and forgetting about them, which might happen with other less practical favours.

How to Choose practical Wedding favours? 

Wine charms in shapes such as hearts or another romantic theme are also very practical favour ideas for a wedding. Wine charms are somewhat romantic, but when designed in shapes such as hearts, wedding bells or other romantic shapes, they are very appropriate for a wedding. They are also a practical favour because many people will not have this type of item but can use a set of wine charms. Wine charms are small charms placed on the wine glass to distinguish one glass from another. This is useful in a party situation where guests may be mingling and set their drink down for a minute or two while chatting and then become confused about which glass is theirs. Charms which distinguish the glasses help to eliminate this problem.

 

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FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do you give for wedding favours?

Wedding favours are given to guests as a small thank you for attending the wedding. Many wedding favours can be given, but the most popular ones are small gifts or treats.

Some couples give their guests a small token of remembrances, such as a key chain or picture frame. Others give their guests something edible such as chocolates, cookies, or candies. And still, others prefer to give their guests a special gift such as a candle or bookmark.

No matter what type of wedding favour you choose to give your guests, it will surely be appreciated and will help make your wedding day even more memorable.

How much do most people spend on wedding favours?

It depends on the couple's budget and what type of favours they choose. Generally speaking, couples spend anywhere from £1 to £5 per guest on wedding favours. Some couples forgo wedding favours altogether, while others opt for more personalised or unique gifts like handmade soaps or engraved picture frames.

Is it OK to not have wedding favours?

It's OK not to have wedding favours. Many couples choose not to give out favours because they can be expensive and often unappreciated. Plus, it leaves more room in your budget for other things like the cake, flowers, and photographer. If you decide to go without wedding favours, you can do a few things to make up for it. For example, you could send out thank-you cards with personalised messages or add a note to your wedding website thanking guests for their attendance. You could also provide snacks or drinks during the cocktail hour or reception, so guests don't get hungry or thirsty. Whatever you decide, make sure your guests feel appreciated in some way.

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