If you have ever attended a wedding, you probably remember the keepsakes that the bride and groom gave their guests. Giving each guest a wedding favor is part of the tradition of the wedding ceremony. Any bridal shop will have various wedding favors from which you can choose. For a more unique touch you can design and create your own style of wedding favor to give guests. Not only does this add a special touch to the ceremony, but it also provides an opportunity for the individuals in the wedding party to spend time together before the ceremony in an occasion that is not as hectic. A customized wedding favor can also save you money since you can usually buy the materials you need at any hobby shop.
More than a Keepsake
A wedding favor can serve many purposes. A keepsake is the main reason that people give a wedding favor at weddings. A wedding favor can also serve the purpose of sending off the bride and grooms. A very popular wedding favor that you can make without spending much time and money are bubbles. When the wedding couple is leaving for their honeymoon venture, the guests generally send off the couple with a cloud of bubbles. When you make the decision to give each guest a wedding favor that is memorable, it is a good idea to come up with a wedding favor idea that is associated with the bride and groom.
Adding Your Unique Touch
In addition to being a keepsake, a wedding favor should be unique. To make a wedding favor unique, you can add a twist to a traditional idea or create something completely your own. Divinity or candy is a common gift that you can dress up with decorative containers or wrappings. It is completely acceptable to make the candy or divinity yourself or have someone with cooking skills take care of this for you. A candle makes an excellent wedding favor because there are so many fragrances, colors, and accessories that you can use to make them a unique wedding favor. If you go with candles as a wedding favor, you might to consider taking a candle making class. Check your local area to see if any of the hobby shops have candle-making classes. This is a fun activity that the entire wedding party can participate in.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a unique wedding favor to give their wedding guests. It is an unspoken truth that a wedding favor is inexpensive. Even if you are creating the most formal wedding ceremony, your wedding favor should be simple and cheap.