Event Favor Etiquette

Wedding Favours

Giving wedding favours is an old tradition that has evolved over the years. Expressing your gratitude for your guests who have traveled near or far with a special souvenir of your wedding day will be appreciated by all. There are no set rules about the presentation of your wedding favors, but let me help you with some simple suggestions.

To buy or not to buy?

That’s the number one question that plaques the bride-to-be, today. Since wedding favors is not a crucial part of any wedding, like the venue. They are a great way of thanking your guests for you sharing your day. You don’t need to go all out and get the most expensive favors; after all, it is the thought that counts.

When choosing your wedding favors, make sure it both compliments you as a couple and is meaningful. Personalized favours are a great way to add your own personal touch to your day. Adding favors to compliment your themed wedding is a wonderful idea too.

Pros Vs. Cons

Lets look at the pros and cons, having wedding favors are usually the best way to go. So if your budget allows, I’d say show you’re your appreciation to your guests, by having wedding favors available.

PROS

Guests will feel appreciated

Can add to your table décor

Can add to your theme

Guests can use favor after the wedding date

A great way to say ‘Thank You’

CONS

Some favors are tacky, that can be bad

Some favors are expensive

Traditional Vs. Unique

Again, this decision is totally up to the couple. As long as it shows the personal style of the couple, anything can become a great favor! A popular alternative to traditional favours can be a donation to a charitable organization close to your heart, given on behalf of your guests.

Remember to give yourself plenty of time to choose the right favors for your day. Research the different brick and mortar stores as well as the online sites that are readily available nowadays. Favors add that finishing touch to any wedding, or special event that you may have. It’s the little details that count.

Did you know…Jordan Almonds in wedding favors were created in odd numbers, such as 3 and 5. Favors that offered 3 Jordan almonds symbolized health, wealth and happiness, while the 5 Jordan almonds symbolized health, wealth, happiness, fertility and long life.

Article Submitted By:
Caren Richardson
The Favour Shoppe