Wedding Favors & Gifts
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Wedding Favors & Gifts
Great food, gorgeous decor, glamorous outfits – these elements have become mandatory at most weddings these days. What stays with guests after all the celebrations are over are the beautiful memories – and wedding favors/gifts that they take home with them.
These are given as a token of appreciation and thanks to friends and family for making time out to attend the wedding. If you are looking for a little inspiration in this area, check out some ideas here.
TYPES OF WEDDING FAVORS
Wedding favors can vary largely over prices, options, and utility. Here are a few options to consider.
A thoughtful idea for outdoor weddings is to provide your guests with props they might need for a comfortable experience in the current climate, both warm or cold. Bamboo fans, hats, umbrellas and sunglas ses for day or beach weddings are a great idea, and soft stoles and shawls are perfect for those winter weddings.
Another option is to create interesting setups that are vibrant and engaging for events such as the mehndi, haldi or sangeet. Some popular ideas for themed wedding favors include sets of pretty bangles/earrings/ maang tikkas handed out from brightly decorated carts alongside ornamental clutches or ethnic shoes, tie and die dupattas, and more.
A trend that is gaining momentum in recent times is eco-friendly favors such as seed packets, small seedlings, succulents stations and terraniums. Not only are they budget –friendly, they are also meaningful, and makes a great gift for absolutely anyone. Plus, the favor setups add to the beauty of your event decor as well.
Personalized send off favors are a great twist on the modern idea of sending off the newlyweds. Popular favors include bubbles, confetti poppers, and sparklers. Just attach a cute personalized tag or have your names printed right on the front!
A thoughtful favor option for outstation guests or guests at a destination wedding is a small kit of useful stuff that would help them in their stay, mixed with some treats and souvenirs. Some couples also hand out hangover kits as wedding favors for guests who’ve enjoyed a long after party.
Personalized trinkets are great ways to say ‘Thank You’ if you have set a fixed budget for wedding gifts. Some ideas include luggage tags, mason jars and other small, functional gifts.
Gifting your guests food, snack or drink items are universally welcomed by people of all ages and cultures. Chocolates are a favorite option, and your delectable boxes can be displayed beautifully on a table setup or placed on each seat at a sit-down dinner. To add an element of fun interactivity, you can hang food gift packs from low hanging branches of trees, arrange a food bar with boxes of local treats if you are having a destination wedding, or adapt your edible favors according to the theme of the event you are planning to hand them out at.
Charitable wedding favors are gaining immense popularity amongst couples looking to give back on their big day. WeddingSutra Charity Registry, the first of its kind in India initiated by WeddingSutra, with which you can make a donation to one or more of your favorite charities in your guest’s name. Learn more here.
These are those special and often more expensive gifts reserved for the people you are closest to, such as family members, bridesmaids or groomsmen. Popular options include food hampers, engraved gifts, precious metals, monogrammed apparels and novelty items such as watches, premium liquor and even clothes. Explore a vast array of unique curated gifts for your crew with the WeddingSutra Shop. Click here to visit.