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What can be more romantic than offering the guests some heart shaped wedding favors? After all this whole events is about love, the union of the people and romance. So why not emphasize this concept by giving the guests some heart wedding favors. These heart wedding items could made from different things. The easiest things to make are heart shaped cookies which will not only look nice but they will also taste nice. You could sue chocolate, vanilla or any other favors. Sprinkle them with other little heart sprinkled or some red icing.

Then warp them up in some small gift boxes and add a small ”thank you“ note. You could also make cupcakes that have heart designs on them. The cupcakes could be whichever color you want and the heart could be either red since this color represents passion and love or you could go for any kind of color. Maybe some blue hearts, pink ones or even golden hearts. Just think outside the box and do something different with your wedding favors. You could also give the guests some heart inspired charms.

Heart Wedding Favors (Source: img0.etsystatic.com)

Heart Wedding Favors (Source: img0.etsystatic.com)

They could be engraved with your wedding date or you could have them monogrammed. There are all kinds of stores where you can order these wedding favors from. Just take a look online and see what you can find. Maybe some pictures frames that have some heart decorations or some small pillow hearts which can be used as decorative objects.

Heart Wedding Favors (Source: hotref.com)

Heart Wedding Favors (Source: hotref.com)

Simple heart shaped key chains or wine openers with a heart shape on top. You could also order some mugs with an interesting heart designs and maybe a famous quote that you and your husband love. There are lots of ways to do this, just be creative enough to think of new and original ways to offer your thanks to the guests. These heart shaped wedding favors usually come with a price but there are plenty of good deals you can find or you could reduce a lot of the wedding costs if you make these favors yourself.

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Whenever you are deciding on your wedding favors always have in mind your theme. Pick out the favors based on the concept of your wedding. For a fall wedding you could offer the guests some leaf shaped cookies or some interesting cupcakes decorated with some leaf patterns on them. Candles could also be a good choice and if you have them monogrammed they will be even more personalized. You could choose pillar candles or some interesting candles shaped like roses, butterflies or even some birds.

Baking something delicious is always a much more affordable option. You could make the favors at home and give the guests some delicious homemade treats such as miniature cakes or even pie. Pumpkins pie is also an excellent choice for a fall wedding. You could also add the cookies in various containers like jars or bowls and you could also fill up these jars with candy. This is perfect for any Halloween concept that you might think of. The candy could be bought from various candy shops or you could purchase different flavors and shapes from more than one store.

Ideas For Favors For A Wedding (Source: thewelldressedcookie.com)

Ideas For Favors For A Wedding (Source: thewelldressedcookie.com)

If you want to create something you could make some decorative vases or some picture frames which can be offered to the guests. For more affordable gifts try looking at some specialized shops that sell these favors and you will be able to find some interesting wine openers and some key chains for instance. After all its not the actual gifts that is important it’s the gesture itself. You could also buy some bottles of wine which you can have engraved with a special quote that has a lot of meaning for you.

Ideas For Favors For A Wedding (Source: domeafavorgifts.ca)

Ideas For Favors For A Wedding (Source: domeafavorgifts.ca)

Do the same with some honey jars or some homemade gem jars and add your pictures on it. There are lots of things you could offer to your guest as a thank you, some gifts might be smaller than others but whatever you choose make sure that they reflect your style and likes. Make this decision with your future husband and choose something that you can afford.

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The wedding favors don’t have to be the most expensive things that you could find. The guests will be pleased to receive these favors no matter their value. They can be home made or they could be bought, the important thing is that you choose these favors so that they match your theme. If you have a honey theme going on or if you have used some honey elements to decorate the reception area than it is only fitting that you go along with the concept and offer the guests some delicious honey favors.

You could buy the jars from a bee keeper that has excellent honey and all kinds of different flavors. You could ask him nicely to leave out the labels so that you can place your own personalized labels with your pictures on it or your wedding date. The jars should be a regular size jar and you can even have it embellish with a little bee on the side or a bee sticker if you like. Another idea which you can use is baking some honey cookies which can be done after a recipe.

Honey Wedding Favors (Source: roses-and-teacups.com)

Honey Wedding Favors (Source: roses-and-teacups.com)

These recipes could be downloaded off the internet and you could try and bake the cookie a few days before the big event. However if you can’t see, to find the time to make them yourself then hire someone else that gets paid for it such a caterer or a baker. Then choose a clear cellophane to wrap them up and choose a yellow bow to finish up the look.

Honey Wedding Favors (Source: img2.etsystatic.com)

Honey Wedding Favors (Source: img2.etsystatic.com)

Again you can play around with the labels and choose one that you personalized. You may also offer the guests some honey soaps or even some hand lotions. They could be bought form a store that is specialized in these kinds of products. If you want to give each guest a soap and a lotion you could put together some small sets. Maybe add in a small candle made from actual honey. Everything you need could be purchased online. The prices depend but these products are quite affordable and at the end you will have a very original and practical favor which you can offer to your guests.

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Some couples choose to make their own wedding favors thus saving a lot more money and showing the guests that they could be creative and original. All you have to buy are the supplies and other items that you need so that you can get started and put together some interesting favors. These favors are meant to thank the guests for being with you on this special day. So once you have chosen your wedding theme you should also think of what favors you could incorporate as well.

Maybe some simple key chains which you know how to make or some interesting pictures frames which you can decorate yourself. These frames could be made out of wood and you can glue some gems on them or maybe some dried flowers. If you know how to paint you can take the time and paint each one of them in a different way. Another idea would be to make some calendars or maybe some soaps if you know how to. There are plenty of tutorials on diy wedding favors so maybe it will inspire you to come up with some thing really creative. You could also bake something. This is easy and everyone can respect a recipe.

Diy Wedding Favors (Source: caeventplanning.files.wordpress.com)

Diy Wedding Favors (Source: caeventplanning.files.wordpress.com)

Some delicious cupcakes with some tasty icing on top. Choose some flowers, hearts, colored sprinkles and other adornments that will make the cupcakes stand out. Maybe some polka dots and then add the cupcakes in a simple jar or box. On the box make sure that you add your wedding date or your names, this way the guests will remember whose wedding they attended.

Diy Wedding Favors (Source: yummycupcakes.com)

Diy Wedding Favors (Source: yummycupcakes.com)

You may also bake some miniature wedding cakes or even a pie. A pumpkin pie for instance would be the perfect choice for a fall theme. Base all of your favors on the theme of you wedding and start from there. Experiment a little and see what you can do and what you are good at. You can either cook something or make something, it depends on your skills. Make sure that whatever you decide to give the guests it has your personal mark on it.

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Your wedding favors could be found at many shops that deal with selling  these types of items. You might find very useful things such as candles, glasses which you can have monogrammed or some interesting pictures frames. You could also purchase some interesting key chains which you can offer the guests. These key chains could have some representative charms for your wedding theme such as shells for your beach wedding, fall leaves for your fall concept and a snowflake design for a inter idea and so on.

Some couples like to purchase simple and useful things that the guests could later on put to good use such as wine openers which could also be engraved with your initials for instance, or some simple wine glasses. Bottles of wine are also useful and you could either choose real wine in the bottles or choose some candles that are shaped as wine or champagne bottles which can be used as a decorative piece. Another idea would be to choose some wine charms which you can give to the guests. You can find plenty of styles and interesting models. 

Discount Wedding Favor (Source: images.weddingaccessories.net)

Discount Wedding Favor (Source: images.weddingaccessories.net)

There are plenty of couples who rather choose some jewelry to give as wedding favors. Others like to go for edible favors such as cupcakes or some cookies. You could also find excellent bakers that deal with making these tasty wedding favors for you. You just have to have in mind an idea when it comes to the cupcake shape and model. Even the color of the icing matters and you should choose it based on your wedding theme.

Discount Wedding Favor (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Discount Wedding Favor (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

The cookies could be sprinkled with sugar or whatever other tasty things you might think of. Then wrap up these favors in some boxes , jars or some cellophane and put a big bow on top so that they look nice for then you will be handing them over to the guests.  Whatever items or pieces you are looking for online, know that you can always find these things at good deals. Just keep your eyes open for some good stores and see what you can purchase and still respect your wedding budget.

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Wedding favors could be fun to make if you have the time and the necessary inspiration. All you have to do is be ready and start creating some unique favors. You could make some simple picture frames which can be decorated in lots of ways or you could bake some cookies and offer them to the guests. Of course, most brides don’t have that much time on their hands so they rather purchase these favors. Lucky there are plenty of stores which sell home made and hand made wedding favors.

So you have a lot of options to choose from and a variety of prices. Maybe get some miniature fall inspired cakes if you have a fall theme going on or you could buy some cupcakes with lower design on them which is appropriate for an outdoor or a garden inspired theme. You might also get some beads and some rhinestones which can help you make some bracelets.

Easy Wedding Favors (Source: media.theknot.com)

Easy Wedding Favors (Source: media.theknot.com)

If you get your bridesmaids to help you out you should be finished in no time. Another suggestion would be to get some jam jars or some honey jars and what you could do is put a ribbon on each jar to make it seem more appealing to your guests. The package of the favors also counts. Some couples like to monogram their wedding favor. You could do that on any type of candles, containers, even some edible favors. You could also offer the guests some monogrammed soaps that you either know how to make at home or buy them from a store that make these kind of fragranced soaps.

Easy Wedding Favors (Source: feeds2.yourstorewizards.com)

Easy Wedding Favors (Source: feeds2.yourstorewizards.com)

There are endless options and you can do lots of creative things with your wedding favors, you just need to have the time to deal with them and choose only what you think it's best. The prices should be quite affordable for some simple soaps or candles but you could also find expensive items. So search through some stores and see what you might use so that you can make these favors or buy them.

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Some couples really want to offer the guests something different and unique as wedding favors. If you have imagination anything can be done. All you have to do is think of what the guests would like or what you would like them to have. These favors could be pricey or they could be very inexpensive, it just depends on what you have in mind. Some like to give candles, cookies while other choose to offer the guests some hand-made bracelets, wine openers and even lip balms.

This could be quite an original idea which women will surely appreciate. These lips balm could be bough from any cosmetic company that you like best. They could have different flavors, you just choose the ones you like best or maybe opt for different flavors. These could be cherry, chocolate, almond and many other tasty ones. They come in a  tub or in a small round containers. Some even come with a brush applicator. It just depends on the cosmetic company you have decided to purchase these lip balms from.

Lip Balm Wedding Favors (Source: images.weddingaccessories.net)

Lip Balm Wedding Favors (Source: images.weddingaccessories.net)

You could engrave them with your marriage date or with your initials on them. If you want something a bit more bio choose to order these lip balm from a bio cosmetic company. There are plenty of them which have great products. Think of how you wish to wrap these balms if you want them in small gift bow or in a pouch. However, since these lip products are for women you cannot leave the men out of this. Maybe opt for some lip balm for men. After all they also get chopped lips.

Lip Balm Wedding Favors (Source: img0.etsystatic.com)

Lip Balm Wedding Favors (Source: img0.etsystatic.com)

Choose two representative colors such as pink for women and blue for men or red for women and brown for men. If you choose to have them  customized you could order whichever color and lip balm flavor you wish. If not, then sticks to choosing whatever the company has in stock and order the exact number that you need. Even though this seems an unusual idea it will be something original.

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Wedding favors could really be unique in so many different ways from colors, to shapes and sizes. Some couples like to give their guests something in which they can sink their teeth into such a cupcake or miniature cakes. You can look at some cake samples online and talk to the baker to let him know what would you like. Choose some interesting aromas such as coffee, caramel, nuts, almonds as sprinkles and many other delicious combinations. The cakes could be inspired form your wedding cake or they could be based on your wedding theme.

For instance, you could try a heart shaped cake which is ideal for a Valentine inspired theme or maybe some shells miniature cakes. You could also choose some Santa inspired cakes snowflake designs and many other symbols which are related to the winter. The cakes could contain any type of icing that you like and it can be colorful as well. Some lovely cupcakes would also be suitable for an outdoor spring or summer wedding. These cakes might not come cheap but that depends entirely from where you buy them from.

Mini Cakes Wedding Favors (Source: incasagifts.com)

Mini Cakes Wedding Favors (Source: incasagifts.com)

One another option that you have is to make them at home. Cooking might be fun and if you enjoy doing it then why not save a few dollars and invest in some homemade favors. You could look up some recipes buy yourself some miniature cakes shapes and whatever other supplies you need. Then get to work and ask some of your bridesmaids to help you out. You might work some magic and achieve some very interesting cakes.

Mini Cakes Wedding Favors (Source: mycoolwedding.co.cc)

Mini Cakes Wedding Favors (Source: mycoolwedding.co.cc)

You will then have to add them in some boxes and add a “thank you” note on them or maybe some other interesting wrappers. Be very creative and work with all sorts of online photos and pictures of other wedding cake favors to see what can be done. Look at some tutorials and try and experiment a little before making the actual favors. Because in the end no matter he color or the designs the important thing so that the guests enjoys your favors.

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Using your imagination to make some interesting wedding favors could be the perfect things when to comes to saving costs. You might actually reduce on the costs and since you will be making the favors you will not need to spend lots of money on them. Buy some simple votive candles and some bowls. Place the candles in the bowls and then use some colored ribbons to decorate these bowls. You can add some crystals at the bottom of the bowls as well.

This will not cost you much and you can find all of these extra supplies at some good stores online or in your area. Baking might also be useful. If you know how to make cupcakes then take advantages of your skills and make some delicious cupcakes to thank the guests for coming to this event. They could have some flowers on top of them or some butterflies. If you are having a spring or summer wedding then any summer symbols will do. You could also use fruits as part of your favor decorations. Think of how you could make the cupcakes stand out and look very appealing to the guests. Do the same with some fruit arrangements.

Making Wedding Favor (Source: hastings-crystal.co.uk)

Making Wedding Favor (Source: hastings-crystal.co.uk)

Take a few apples, some berries, some nuts and put together a small basket full of these succulent and juicy fruits. This would be the perfect favor for a more country inspired wedding concept. Give it a try, all you need to have is the basket and some fruits which can be purchased from your local market. You could also make some interesting jewelry if you know how to master these skills.

Making Wedding Favor (Source: house-of-favors.com)

Making Wedding Favor (Source: house-of-favors.com)

Create some interesting bracelets for each guest. They can be in different colors and the colors could represent the shades you sue din your wedding. You can find almost everything you need online. So buy the items either at a discounted price or in bulk and make the rest. No matter the value and price of these favors the important thing ids that they come from the heart.

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When choosing your wedding favors you will also have to find the proper containers. Some like to warp the favor sin some cellophane while other prefer some glass containers like bows or Mason jars. These jars are quite practical and useful. You could add whichever favors you might come up with. For instance use these jars if you wish to offer the guests some cookies. The cookies can be whichever shapes and color you like, you just have to watch the size of the cookies. They can be really big ones or medium size cookies. If you have bigger cookies you want to add in the jars you will need bigger jars.

But the whole pint of these favors is that they are easy to carry and that they are particle. So big Mason jars might not be the ideal choice. It depends on your budget and how much you want to spend on these favors. The cookies could be shaped as hearts, as snowflakes, starts, moon and many other elements that are representative for your theme. Some like to add miniature cupcakes in the jars. They can be chocolate or vanilla ones. Whichever flavors you choose make sure that it tastes amazing.

Mason Jar Wedding Favors (Source: fun-baby-shower-ideas-and-more.com)

Mason Jar Wedding Favors (Source: fun-baby-shower-ideas-and-more.com)

Add some raisins in it or some other flavors that you like. You could also add some candy in the jars and fill it up with some small chocolate bars, some lollipops, gums, jelly beans and many other treats. This will not cost you too much since you can find all sorts of candy from affordable ones to really expensive Belgian chocolates and truffles. Of course you need to make sure that the candy you choose is very tasty and will be a taste that the guests will not soon forget.

Mason Jar Wedding Favors (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

Mason Jar Wedding Favors (Source: 3.bp.blogspot.com)

You could even make some home made chocolate and some home made cupcakes, if you are a good cook. This way you will save money and your favors will be home made which will make them even tastier. So whatever you decide to use in those Mason jar containers make sure that they will be delicious. Your guests will appreciate  your thank you gesture.

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