Wedding Reception Favors

A silver foil wedding reception favor box

Many couples like to give favors to their wedding reception guests as a memento of their special day, but also to say "thank you" for attending the wedding ceremony. Years ago, favors were simple, perhaps some colorful candies wrapped in tulle. Nowadays, favors have evolved. Whether your wedding is low key or upscale, whether you have a theme or not, there are wedding favors to match your affair.

Elegant Wedding Favors

If you're looking for wedding reception favors reflected elegance and class, consider the following:

  • Crystal Vases
  • Silver, porcelain, glass or crystal wedding bells
  • China teacups
  • Small wooden boxes
  • Engraved silver or crystal boxes
  • miniature music boxes
  • Champagne glasses
  • Wine Stoppers
  • Glass coasters
  • Silk Fans

Food Favors

Wedding favor bags with Jordan almonds

Perhaps you'd like to send your guests home with something sweet? Try one of these edible wedding favors.

  • Chocolate truffles in decorative boxes
  • Petit fours in decorative boxes
  • Honey in decorative pots
  • Special wedding fortune cookies
  • Spice packets with decorative labels
  • Chocolate bars with personalized labels
  • Red cinnamon hearts
  • Silver coated Jordan almonds
  • Personalized boxes of mints

Beverage Favors

Beverages in decorative packaging always go over well. Here are some suggestions for some great beverage wedding favors.

  • Miniature wine bottles with the couple's name on the label
  • Miniature water bottles with the couple's name on the label
  • A China teacup filled with gourmet tea
  • A coffee mug filled with gourmet coffee
  • Champagne glasses with miniature bottles of champagne

Environmentally Friendly Favors

Sheer wedding favor bag with seashells

Is the happy couple green? These wedding favors won't just be a hit with the guests, they're also a hit with the environment. Read on for some earth-friendly wedding reception favors.

  • Tree seedlings
  • Packets of seeds with the couple's names imprinted on the package
  • Small potted plants

Candle Favors

Nothing signifies romance like candles. The memory of your wedding will burn every time your guests light one of these candle wedding reception favors.

  • Crystal candle holders with candles
  • Heart shaped candles
  • Sea shell shaped candles for beach weddings
  • Starfish shaped candles for beach weddings
  • Bell shaped candles
  • Crystal or silver picture frames

Seasonal Favors

Whether you're getting married at Christmas time or during the fall, you're sure to find favors appropriate to the season.

  • Christmas ornaments
  • Maple syrup
  • Frosted glass candles
  • Snow globes
  • Leaf shaped coasters
  • Snowflake shaped coasters
  • Heart shaped designs for Valentine's Day

Other Wedding Reception Favors

Here are some other ideas for wedding reception favors.

  • CD's with the couple's favorite songs
  • Shot glasses imprinted with the happy couple's names
  • Martini glasses decorated in the wedding colors
  • Crystal baskets filled with potpourri
  • Candy dishes
  • Beer Steins
  • Heart shaped measuring spoons
  • Wedding bubbles
  • Personalized magnets
  • Heart or bell shaped cookie cutters
  • Personalized matchbooks
  • Decorative book marks
  • Personalized Playing Cards
  • Heart shaped spoons
  • Chrome luggage tags

Where to Buy

Did you find some good ideas? Here are some great online wedding reception favor vendors.

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