Unique Wedding Favors Match Every Wedding Style

By Deborah Collins © 2008, All Rights Reserved

Frog Candle Wedding FavorsJust like the people that attend them, weddings come in all shapes and sizes.  They can range from an extremely formal wedding that would make Cinderella proud to an informal and brief moment before a Justice of the Peace.  Whether yours is an elaborate first celebration or a more subdued second or third wedding, you can make it perfect by including unique wedding favors designed to match your particular style.  


The Formal Wedding

Mikasa Crystal Wedding FavorIs this how you envisioned it?  You’ll walk down the aisle in a long, flowing gown wearing elbow-length, white gloves.  The church will be filled with the fragrance and beauty of countless rose, tulip and gladiola blossoms.  Candelabras lend a romantic glow to the whole room.  After the ceremony, you and your guests exit to a reception to end all receptions!

A scrumptious sit-down dinner is immediately followed by dancing to a live band.  If this is the perfect wedding for you, you’ll want to consider unique wedding favors that go along with the ceremony.  The premier option is crystal which is very elegant, and comes in a variety of styles.  Choose from crystal candleholders, perfume bottles, wedding bells, bowls and bottle stoppers. 

Take it one step further with distinctive Mikasa crystal. While impressive, this famous name brand can be purchased for far less than you might think.  Dainty votive candle holders, romantic heart-shaped jewelry boxes, or bowls are both beautiful and useful.  In addition, many other crystal wedding favors are available from whimsical sailboats and choo-choo trains to heartwarming angels.

The Semi-Formal Wedding

Fusion Glass Seashell Wedding FavorsSemi-formal weddings take on their own style which may include a self-serve buffet or heavy hors d oeuvres.  As friends and family gather near to chat and celebrate, thank them with unique wedding favors that reflect the style of your ceremony and reception.

Candles are always appreciated for their ability to create ambiance and freshen the air.  But ordinary candles don't hold a flame to some of the creative favors you can now find.  Fusion glass shell candles are interesting and unique.  Calla lily candles and others shaped like the blooms of roses and other posies add a touch of femininity to your occasion.  But if you'd rather have something delicious, there's an amazing assortment of edible wedding favors available.  

Personalized coffee and tea favors are extremely popular.  Include a mug, a scoop, coffee or tea, and an individual-size honey jar and you have a complete package that's memorable and meaningful.

The Casual Wedding

Hersheys Mini-Chocolate Wedding FavorsIf glitz and glamour just aren't for you, a casual wedding is likely your best bet.  Trade a gown for a suit or cocktail-length dress.  Exchange a church sanctuary for a town hall.  And swap a formal reception for a down-home barbecue. 

Everybody loves chocolate so let your imagination run wild.  Unique wedding favors crafted from chocolate are a great choice for casual weddings and include personalized Hershey's kisses that bear your message on their flags.  Perhaps you'd prefer miniature chocolate bars in your favorite flavors including milk chocolate, dark chocolate, Crunch® and more.  Make these special by adding your image and message on the wrappers.  Or offer guests full-size Hershey's chocolate bars with custom-designed wrappers.

Whatever your style, you can find favors that perfectly compliment your reception.  From classic to casual, show your guests you appreciate them with wedding favors designed to suit your special day.


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