The Art of Wedding Favours

Wedding Favours

Thank you for sharing our special day! - that's what wedding favours would say if they could talk. The wedding favour is a one-time chance to express gratitude to friends and family who help make the day so special. Ideally, they should be distinctive tokens your guests can take home to mark and remember your special occasion by.

Couples today are definitely getting more and more creative with their wedding favour ideas, from the witty to funny and even downright bizarre. With so many ideas already done and recycled, how do you make your wedding favour truly unique? Read on for some ideas to come up with a memorable wedding favour that will be the talk of the town!

The Theme
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Giant diamond ring paperweight for fairytale theme or beach chair handphone holder for beach theme.
There is a high probability that your wedding ideas has been built around a theme. Having a themed wedding would help tremendously in choosing gifts for the guests since you already have the general feel of the event. If it's an eco-friendly theme, some potpourri would work nicely.

The Way You Met
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A music box for those who met at a concert or personalised towel if you met at an exercise class.
If you are showing on your wedding video how you two met, then that could generate some ideas. If, for instance you met on a plane ride, a silver luggage would make a beautiful wedding gift.

Your Favourite Activity/Interest
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Edible "dog" biscuits for dog lovers or a bag of seeds for green-fingered couples who are into gardening.
Is there an activity that binds both of you together? Do you go scuba diving every weekend? Consider edible miniature scuba diving gear. Or are you avid photographers? Try disposable cameras.

Your Profession
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A pedometer for couples in the exercise industry or a globe for those in the travel industry.
It could be that you're both in the airline profession. Then a candle in the shape of a plane would be a nice complement. For number-crunching lovebirds in the accounting profession, calculators, that can come in forms ranging from rulers to keychains, are practical and apt.

More Wedding Favour Ideas
Breath mints with cheeky names like "Sexy Time Mints" or edible underwear.
Imagine getting a pair of dice which, instead of numbers, has "x-rated" requests on each side like kiss, tickle, lick and so on (you get the drift). Wouldn't that make you smile and remember the occasion more?