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Choosing your wedding favors should be based on your wedding anniversary party. If you want this to be a memorable event then you need to give the guests something that will remind them of how much fun they had. If you and your husband have decided to have a beach anniversary party then you should look at some stores that carry these kinds of favors. You don’t have to spend lots of money on these favors, you just have to creative enough and do the best you can with the items that you have. You can even make your own beach favors. For instance bake some shells inspired cookies or decorate some glasses with some personalized stickers.

You can also give the guests some small fruits baskets containing all kinds of exotic fruits like pineapple, coconuts and so on. Instead of fruits you can purchase some coconut oils and some aromatherapy candles. Of course the candles should also be beach inspired ones and they should be adorned with some colorful shells or with some pearls.

Beach Wedding Anniversary Favors (Source: cf.mp-cdn.net)

Beach Wedding Anniversary Favors (Source: cf.mp-cdn.net)

You may also make some bracelets for the guests. Buy some pearls and then make a necklace for each of your guests. This might take some time but you can always ask someone in your family to help you out.  These favors can be personalized in lots of ways or you can add your initials on the gift boxes. Key chains that have a sunset or a palm tree charm are also suitable favors for this theme and they are every inexpensive as well.

Beach Wedding Anniversary Favors (Source: cf.mp-cdn.net)

Beach Wedding Anniversary Favors (Source: cf.mp-cdn.net)

Maybe some cups or some shot glasses with palm tree designs on them are  also something to consider. If you have lots of ideas but you don’t know which one is the right one, all you have to do is consult with your husband and together you will reach a comprise and find the perfect wedding anniversary favors. Analyze your budget and see which are the stores that carry the best products in terms of quality and of course price tags. Lookout for any sales that might be happening at these stores and maybe you will get lucky and purchase these favors at an excellent price.

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Candy is often used by many couples as wedding favors. They are very affordable not to mention quite popular wedding favors. If you are thinking of using M&M as wedding mementos then you should know that there are lots of different choices. Some couples decide to give the guests some personalized candy. This can be done by adding your wedding picture on the candy or by engraving your initials on them. You can purchase M&M in different colors or choose to opt for a monochromatic type of favor.

A good way to save up some money is to buy candy in bulk. You might even get a small discount. Check out some stores and see if they coffee these discounts and compare prices. You should have more than one candy store on your list. Once you have purchased the candy you will have to come up with an interesting way to wrap them up. The wrappers that you use should be based on your wedding concept. You could use some miniature jars, some candy scoops, some colorful pouches or some interesting boxes which you can also personalize.

M&m Wedding Favors (Source: maxcdn.chiqweddings.com)

M&m Wedding Favors (Source: maxcdn.chiqweddings.com)

If you want a really unique display you could add the candy in some flower pots and then add a big bow around them. Look at some stores and see what kind of boxes you can purchase. They are not expensive but it will cost you extra if you are planning to add some stickers or some engravings on them. Remember that your wedding favors should always be based on your personal likes and theme. It will make it a lot easier for you to decide and to pick out the colors that you wish to incorporate in this look.

M&m Wedding Favors (Source: www-static.weddingbee.com)

M&m Wedding Favors (Source: www-static.weddingbee.com)

The M&M can be regular sized ones or they can be miniature ones. The same thing goes for the containers in which you store these edible treats. This is something fun to do and you won’t need anyone’s help to buy such favors and to wrap them up. You get to call all the shots and since this is your wedding day everything has to reflect your style and personality and this includes the wedding favors.

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Finding cheap wedding favors to give to you guests is not easy and everything costs. But for those of you who are looking to have some unique favors, you could try and let your imagination run wild so you can put together some really unique mementos. It all depends on your wedding concept. For a fall theme you could simple dry some fall leaves and use them to decorate some wooden picture frames. There are plenty of helpful tutorials and videos which can give you some ideas.

You could also bake some delicious leaf shaped cookies or give the guests some homemade gems. There are plenty of tasty recipes you can use. For a winter theme you could use paper and make some colored paper snowflakes on which you can also write a meaningful quote. These paper decorations may also be glued on items like vases, jars and so on. You can also make some Santa inspired cookies or some Christmas tree ones.

Cheap Unique Wedding Favors (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Cheap Unique Wedding Favors (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Decorate them with colorful icing and then use cellophane to wrap them up. You may also use tins on which you can add your own personalize label. The label can have saying that you and your future groom both like or your own picture. There are lots of ways you can add your personal mark onto the wedding favors. If you love sweets then buying some candy as wedding favors is also a good solution. The candy can be placed in some plastic scoops or they can be added din some miniature jars. You can find lots of candy stores that are quite inexpensive. If you don’t like the idea of buying these edible favors you can make them at home.

Cheap Unique Wedding Favors (Source: weddingpartywire.com)

Cheap Unique Wedding Favors (Source: weddingpartywire.com)

You could give the guests some homemade chocolate bars or some delicious muffins. The decorating part is up to you along with the wrapping. Or you could simply opt for some traditional wedding favors such as key chains and wine openers which are relatively inexpensive and you can add whichever symbol you think is appropriate for your wedding concept. It’s up to you to decide if you want to invest in personalizing them or not.

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In order to show the guests your appreciation for the fact they have attended your wedding you could give them some Japanese inspired favors. This is only if you also have a Japanese inspired concept so they will remember this day and take home a memento. You could consider offering some delicious fortune cookies covered in some tasty dark chocolate. There are plenty of bakeries from which you can order. If you rather stick to some material favor instead if edible ones, try some fans or some cherry blossom inspired candles.

The candles can be whichever shape and colors you wish and they can smell like a cherry blossom and have a cherry blossom design on them. If the candles are white then the candle holder can be pink with some interesting Japanese design on them. Chopsticks can also be a very useful gift for your guests especially if they enjoy eating Japanese food. These chopsticks can also be engraved with your names or you could add a Japanese quote on them.

Japanese Wedding Favors (Source: tenderlovingchocolates.com)

Japanese Wedding Favors (Source: tenderlovingchocolates.com)

You may also engrave other objects like fans for instance or some picture frames. You can also choose some interesting paper japans lanterns to give to your guests. These wedding favors and more can be found at different stores and you can really find some interesting items. As far as price go, some favors will cost you more than others and if you also wish to personalize them then you will need to pay more. Unless you know someone in your family or you have a friends that can help. Just consult with your future groom and see what you both want to pick out.

Japanese Wedding Favors (Source: weddingaccents.com)

Japanese Wedding Favors (Source: weddingaccents.com)

You will have to consider your wedding theme when choosing these wedding favors and your overall wedding budget. Everything costs and when it comes to a wedding you have to consider all of your expenses. The guests will surely appreciate whichever favors you decide to give them. For them this gesture will mean a lot and they will have a small memento to remember this important event in your lives.

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For a Las Vegas inspired theme you will have to find some wedding favors that will remind your guests of the concept you have chosen. You will have to look from one store to another and get some ideas. You can use simple candles that look like dice or some ashtrays shaped as dice. If you are thinking of using edible favors you can try some dice shaped miniature cakes or even some cupcakes decorated with some edible poker cards.

The same can be done with some cookies that are shaped and decorated like a chip. If you want to personalize these wedding favors you could give the guests a pack of cards and instead of the actual queen of hearts you could add your picture. The cards can also be customized and you can use whichever colors are representative for your wedding theme. There are lots of professionals that can help you with this. It might cost you more but you will have some amazing wedding favors and the guests will surely cherish such gifts.

Las Vegas Wedding Favors (Source: myweddingfavorsdirect.com)

Las Vegas Wedding Favors (Source: myweddingfavorsdirect.com)

You could also use some shot glasses on which you can add your initials or engrave them with some famous quotes that you and future husband like. In the glass you can even add some candy or some miniature choice treats. Use tins as well as your containers but instead of regular ones opt for some dice inspired tins. You can add gums balls in them, some M&M and various other candy treats that you like. If you want to stick to the regular wedding favor such as wine openers and key chains make sure that you find these items with some representative Las Vegas symbols on them.

Las Vegas Wedding Favors (Source: weddingfavorsunlimited.com)

Las Vegas Wedding Favors (Source: weddingfavorsunlimited.com)

The whole point of giving your guests these wedding favors is so they will remember the theme of your event. So make sure that whatever items you choose they are the perfect choice for this concept of yours. The prices vary from one store to another and it also depends if you want these favors personalized or not. So do the math and see how much these wedding favors will cost.

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Putting your wedding favors in some sort of bag is needed if you wish to have a nice display. Also it helps the guests take the items home. As far as the wedding favors are concerned they can be different items. You could consider offering the guests some tasty cookies with some sprinkles on them or some cupcakes with some colored icing in which case you can wrap these goodies up in pouch or in a tin. You could also consider buying some multicolored candy such as gum balls and M&M and add them in some miniature jars or even in some candy scoops.

These scoops can be plastic ones or they can be metallic. If you want to offer the guests some candles you should use some interesting candle holders as the container and forget about bags and tins. These candles can be whichever size and colors you want just make sure they are a good choice for your wedding concept. You may also personalize the bags or containers in various ways. Some couples like to add stickers on them, for instance if you have some honey jars you could add some bee stickers on them.

Cheap Wedding Favor Bags (Source: dollarstorecrafts.com)

Cheap Wedding Favor Bags (Source: dollarstorecrafts.com)

You can also engrave your initials on the glass containers or on the tins. Another solution would be to put your picture on these bags. Find a small picture that you and your future groom both like and decide to add it on your favors or on the bags. Your marriage date can also be added onto the bags. It would be best not to invest as much money in personalizing these bags since they will be thrown away eventually. After all what matters is what is inside the container.

Cheap Wedding Favor Bags (Source: eweddingcakes.net)

Cheap Wedding Favor Bags (Source: eweddingcakes.net)

Choose colorful bags and pouches and add lovely bows on them to make them look much more elegant. A simple bow with some glitter details can change the look of a simple white pouch for instance. So use these adornments and create some lovely mementos for the guests to take home. There are lots of stores that sell affordable bags, tins, pouches and various other containers so check them out.

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What better way to thank the guests for being with you on this day than by offering them some delicious treats? Base your wedding favors on the overall concept of your wedding or simply choose something that reflects your style as a couple. If you and your future groom both love coffee or chocolate you can offer the guests some coffee and chocolate wedding favors or some chocolates with coffee filling. Include a small coffee pouch along with a box of tasty chocolate in some gift boxes.

Another suggestion would be to order some candles which are decorated with some coffee beans and some chocolates shaped as hearts, flowers, animals, birds, stars and so on. These chocolates can be filled with some nugget, rum, cappuccino, fruity flavors and so on. Make sure that you taste a few samples before picking out the ones you will be offering to your guests. You have to like it first. Also you can place some coffee beans in some miniature jars.

Coffee And Chocolate Wedding Favors (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

Coffee And Chocolate Wedding Favors (Source: 2.bp.blogspot.com)

These jars can be decorated with some colorful bows that have patterns and some glitter details on them. This will make the containers look a lot trendier. Even if it’s just coffee in them you still have to be preoccupied with the overall look of your wedding favors. The chocolates can also be added in some tins or you can order some personalized gift boxes on which your initials can be engraved or even a picture of the two of you. The boxes can be tied with a ribbon as well.

Coffee And Chocolate Wedding Favors (Source: marye-ucc.org)

Coffee And Chocolate Wedding Favors (Source: marye-ucc.org)

The colors that you choose for these gift boxes depend on the color scheme of your wedding concept. Choose a pink box and a black ribbon, a green box and a beige bow and so on. In the box you may also add a small coffee bag along with the chocolates. The chocolates can also be white or dark , it depends on your taste. The possibilities are endless. So have a look around chocolate stores and see what you can find. Make sure to check out more than one shop in order to see where you can get better prices and quality treats.

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If you are responsible with throwing a shower for the bride then you need to make sure that everything is organized so that the guests can enjoy themselves. It is quite a big responsability that is why you have to know what you are doing and be able to face any crisis situation. Since you have chosen the decorations, the menu and everything else related to the décor you will need to think of the shower favors. These favors are usually given to the guests as a memento of this special day.

If you already picked out a theme you will have to choose the favors based on the concept. If you know the brides loves clovers or if she is Irish you could choose to add this symbol onto the wedding favors. Offer the guests some actual key chains shaped as clovers or some candle holders which has some clover symbols on it. You could also bake some cookies shaped as clovers if cooking is one of your skills. Decorate the cookies with some green icing to give them a more authentic look.

Clover Wedding Shower Favors (Source: getmarriedfavors.com)

Clover Wedding Shower Favors (Source: getmarriedfavors.com)

Then buy cellophane and some green bows and wrap up these gifts. The same thing can be don with some cupcakes only instead of a cupcake shaped clover you can decorate it with some colorful clover symbols. Look at some hand made shops and see if you can find some interesting clover brooches or some hand made soaps. They can be regular sized soaps or miniature ones which you can add in some tins. Make sure to choose light fragrances since not everyone likes strong floral ones.

Clover Wedding Shower Favors (Source: hastings-crystal.co.uk)

Clover Wedding Shower Favors (Source: hastings-crystal.co.uk)

Personalizing these wedding shower favors is also something that you can do. Another idea would be to give the guests some CDs with some Irish music and decorate the case of the CD with a big clover sticker. There are lots of favors which already have these clover symbols and the ones who don’t you can add them by using some stickers, by engraving it and so on. You just have to make sure that this shower is a success and that the guests don’t go home empty handed.

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Choosing to give the guests some tasty honey jars is a suitable choice for any theme that you might have in mind. It is a very practical wedding favor and it is also a very healthy one. Honey is excellent for your health and in beauty related purposes, as well. You can give it to the guests in a jar, on a stick or even as a delicious ingredient in several treats. However if you think that honey in a jar is the best idea, you will have to get in touch with some honey producers and see how much is the honey.

You can also negotiate and maybe they give you a discount. Also make sure that you tell them that you wish to add your own label on the jars. Personalizing these jars will make your memento even more memorable. This is a good way for the guests to remember your event and everything else about it. You can choose to add a picture of the two of you or maybe your initials. There are lots of sites that can do these initials for you in lots of interesting ways. Use whichever fonts and colors you like.

Honey+wedding Favors (Source: bvweddings.com)

Honey+wedding Favors (Source: bvweddings.com)

Stickers with some comical bee images are also a good choice or you can choose to embellish the jars. This can be done by using some colorful ribbons and some bows. Opt for the color yellow or choose some ribbons with some patterns on them such as yellow and black strips or some bee images. You will also have to decide on the size of the jars. You can give the guests miniature sizes or regular jars. The smaller ones will be a lot more inexpensive than the bigger ones.

Honey+wedding Favors (Source: media.theknot.com)

Honey+wedding Favors (Source: media.theknot.com)

But this is something that you have to decide based on your finances. If you are thinking of suing honey as an ingredient in your wedding favors you can give the guests some honey homemade cookies. The cookies can be added in some pouches or in some tins. You will have to find a way to use honey in one way or another. Just make sure it’s an affordable way for you.

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If you are struggling with reducing some of your wedding expenses consider making your own wedding favors. These favors represent a small thank you note and a reminder of your wedding. If you have skills in the kitchen and you love to bake you can consider baking some tasty cookies, cupcakes and so on. You can also bake something salty like some pretzels, it doesn’t have to be sweet. You can give the guests a big cookie shaped as a flower or a regular round one.

Find some boxes or some other types of containers in which you can add the delicious treats. Another thing that you can make at home are some interesting ornaments. This is a great idea if you are having a winter inspired theme. You can make some lovely ornaments for the Christmas trees or paint some Christmas globes. If you are an artistic person this is the perfect thing to do. Add sparkles and draw different models so that it looks very special.

Homemade Wedding Favors (Source: thimbleanna.com)

Homemade Wedding Favors (Source: thimbleanna.com)

You can also write some messages on the globes or use the same technique and decorate some vases. You can also buy some colorful candles and decorate them with things that you can buy from the Dollar store. Look for all the supplies that you need and start creating these favors. You might need an extra set of hands for some of the favors since this is not something you can do on your own. Your bridesmaids can help and in order for things to run smoothly you have to delegate.

Homemade Wedding Favors (Source: theweddingfavors.info)

Homemade Wedding Favors (Source: theweddingfavors.info)

This way you will surely finish on time. Personalize the favors however you want and if your budget allows you make sure that you wrap them up nicely and you add a “thank you” card. Because no matter how much you’ve paid for the decorative items or how much time you invested in making them, what counts at the end is the final look. And if you are happy with the results the guests will be pleased also.

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