Make your wedding day unique with great wedding favour ideas
Chocolate Wedding Favours
Make your day extra special
with wedding favours made
from chcolate for ultimate indulgment
Great wedding sweets ideas for table favours at your wedding, giving your wedding guests with a sweet tooth happy.
Ear rings, cuflinks, chains
and rings, give your wedding
guests a gift that will
last with jewelry.
Wedding Sound Track
Create a personalised cd or
mp3 player for your guests to
enjoy the soundtrack of your wedding day.
Message in a Bottle
Give your wedding guests a personised messge for the day.
Indian Wedding Favours
Decorative Indian pouches, personalised Spice Packets, ethnic Indian wedding gifts, incense gift box.
Wedding favours have been around for centuries. It is believed that the first wedding favours were popular amongst the European Aristocrats and known as Bonbonierre. These were a small box made from crystal or precious stones. These boxes contained sugar cubes or confectionary which was a very expensive commodity and would be a symbol of wealth and Royalty. As the price of sugar lowered throughout the centuries the gift of wedding favours became more abundant amongst all classes of people.
As sugar became more affordable, the Bonbonierre was replaced with almonds and then later the introduction of sugared almonds. It became tradition to give 5 sugared almonds wrapped in elegant fabric or decorated box to represent fertility, longevity, health, wealth and happiness. The bitterness of the almond and the sweetness of the coated candy are a metaphor for the bitter sweetness of a marriage.
These days gifts are often given as wedding favours across all cultures and nationalities worldwide. Favours are imaginative and diverse and usually compliment the theme or style of the wedding reception. Classic favours like sugared almonds are still very popular but chocolates, candies and scented soaps are these days often given.
Modern styles of wedding favours include cd’s, shot glasses, picture frames and candles and lottery tickets.
Gifts are often personalized with the couple's names, initials or wedding date. There is really no limit to what you can have as a wedding favour and many people like to make their gift unique and individual to them and their special day.
Giving your guest a gift or favour is a great way to thank you guests and to ensure your wedding is remembered with fondness. Whatever you choose for your special day your guest will go away with sweet memories of this fantastic occasion.
Choosing your wedding favours will be a fun and exciting task that both you and your partner can get involved in. You may also be able to call upon relatives or your bridesmaids if you decide to invent and create your own wedding favours. This can be a great way to get the two families together and also help you concentrate on other wedding arrangements. There are of course many companies who specialize in wedding favours who will be happy to create bespoke and personal gifts of your choice. Your wedding venue may also have connections and suppliers who will be happy to arrange these gifts for you.
If you do intend to give wedding gifts a favours you need to plan this in your wedding budget as it can be quite costly if you have large numbers to cater for. This is another extra that some venues may include in the packages they offer.
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