Beach-themed Wedding Favors

Beach-themed Wedding Favors

Most couples decide to offer the guests a small wedding favor as a thank you sign for being with them on this amazing day. These favors are usually chosen based on a theme. Choosing some sweets as your wedding favors is quite a popular choice and a very tasty one as well. You can find plenty of candy choices at stores that sells these kinds of favors. They come in different sizes not to mention colors and flavors. If you are planning to go for a beach theme then your candy should also be chosen based on this concept.

So choose blue lollipops shaped as sea stars or sea fish along with some blue and gold jelly beans. They will look very appealing in some Mason jars or some small buckets. You may also order some cocktails glass in which you can add some truffles shapes as various sea creatures such as sharks or dolphins. You could also choose to order some miniature shark inspired cupcakes or cakes.

Beach Wedding Favor Candy (Source: uniquebeachwedding.com)

Beach Wedding Favor Candy (Source: uniquebeachwedding.com)

They can be placed in some boxes and tied with a ribbon at the middle. Or you could opt for a candy buffet and allow the guests to be the ones who make their own favors. All you need to of is offer them all the candy and sweets they need to put together whichever favors they wish. Make sure you have chocolate, vanilla truffles, caramels, lollipops and all sorts of tasty candy which will remind them of the sea and your tropical theme. A box of sea shaped chocolates can also be a nice touch.

Beach Wedding Favor Candy (Source: guylian.com)

Beach Wedding Favor Candy (Source: guylian.com)

As you can see these favors don’t have to be expensive items. They just need to be a small thank you and a reminder of your lovely wedding event. So try to be practical and opt for some edible favors which the guests can savor later on at home. They will be thrilled to receive these delicious favors. So besides the look and designs make sure that the candy and the chocolates are tasty as well.

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If you are having a beach themed wedding you are obviously going to choose the wedding favors in tone with this theme. And you should because it is a way of preserving the idea from beginning to end. Planning your wedding on the beach is a romantic idea and even if it is a less formal event, the atmosphere and scenery will create a beautiful moment which will make everyone be thankful for taking part in it.

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: keepsakecandy.com)

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: keepsakecandy.com)

The ideas you can use for your wedding favors are so many. You can have favors strictly related to the theme such as seashells or sea stars wrapped elegantly in small present boxes, or you can have a random item decorated some kind of beach-related detail which will thus transpose the theme into the wedding favor. And if this latter variant is more to your liking, all you have to do is explore the innumerable possibilities you have at your disposal and decide which one better represent you and your wedding day.

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: wedding-splendor.com)

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: wedding-splendor.com)

If you want to maintain that romantic ambiance you can choose candle wedding favors which are adorned with oysters or seashells. But even in this category there are so many designs available. Some couples choose either a more elegant or a more rustic look for the favors. And either option works. Because the wedding ceremony itself is not glamorous, the rustic elements are well received. But if you want to add a touch of elegance through the favors, this is doable as well. So you can choose a candle gel tealight holder which some beach related details in its design or you can have a holder which contains sand, cork and rustic thread lines in its decoration.

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: media.onsugar.com)

Beach Wedding Favor Ideas (Source: media.onsugar.com)

But candles are not the only favors you can choose. There are many items such as bottle openers or bottle stoppers with a beach themed detail on them, mini lanterns, flip-flops, sunscreen mini bottles, or palm trees decorations that can be used for the occasion. Not to mention that you can get inspiration from the multiple nautical sports that exist. Everything can be used as long as it has a connection to the beach.                

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Beach wedding favors should be appropriate for the location, with all that it involves: sun, sand and wind. Delicate objects shouldn’t be chosen, the same as you shouldn’t place them on tables without wrapping them, as they must be protected from the wind. Also, edible favors should be chosen only if you can store them in a cool place until you can offer them to the invitees.

Due to the fact that beach weddings are usually more casual that those held in other places, beautiful items can be purchased or made at affordable prices. Homemade wedding favors are among the best options for a beach wedding because they have a note of uniqueness, are easy to do and won’t cost you a lot. Here you have various possibilities. You can either create them yourself from the beginning to the end or you can buy items and assemble them into perfect wedding favors.

Candies In Sand Pails (Source: trulyweddingfavors.com)

Candies In Sand Pails (Source: trulyweddingfavors.com)

The first idea would be to buy either small sand pails or large seashells and fill them with colorful candies. For sand pails there is another option which is in fact a combination of the two containers stated above and it implies filling the sand pails with seashells with various shapes and sizes, which can be used by the invitees to decorate their own homes, bringing the beach spirit closer to them.

Another inexpensive way of pleasing your invitees with a useful object involves the usage of only a few elements. Here you will have to create something special yourself, as you will begin with plain picture frames. Their appearance will be drastically modified by gluing seashells onto their surface and sprinkling some sand. Place inside a picture that shows the beauty of the place where the invitees will share with you the special moments of your wedding or send them after the big day some pictures taken at the reception.

CD (Source: cdbyme.com)

CD (Source: cdbyme.com)

If implementing the idea that will be explained in the final part of this article, you will certainly make the guests very happy. It will be very simple to do and very fun because you will have to look for some music that is related to summer and days on the beach and then you will have to make CDs with these songs and distribute them to your guests after the reception. These are excellent homemade beach wedding favors which will ensure that the guests will never forget your special wedding.

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Beach wedding favors have interesting shapes, are funny and will surely make your guests remember your wedding with a big smile on their faces. A beach theme offers you so many possibilities that you will have some difficulty in choosing from so many wonderful designs.

The flip-flop design is very suitable for this theme and was the source of inspiration of many beach-themed wedding favors. Flip-flop luggage tags are colorful and can be adorned with plastic seashells or flowers. Flip-flop designed photo frames can also be offered as wedding favors. These can stay on the table during the wedding reception as place cards and at the end of the reception they can receive another function: that of being wedding favors. Guests will be happy to place inside the photo frame a picture with them at your wedding reception, thus certainly remembering your wedding every time they see the picture.

Flip-Flop Luggage Tag (Source: cdn3.iofferphoto.com)

Flip-Flop Luggage Tag (Source: cdn3.iofferphoto.com)

The sand and sea are beach motifs, so they can be successfully incorporated in your wedding reception. Scented candles can carry the marine scent, whereas those having sand castle shapes have a playful spirit. Candles can really solve any problem related to decorations and wedding favors. There are so many types of candles, with so many shapes and colors that it is impossible not to find something to match your wedding theme. Imagine that there exist even flip-flop floating candles that can be wrapped and offered as wedding favors together with a thank-you card. If your guests were served with tasty and various types of cocktails during the reception then end it with another round of delicious drinks, but this time in the form of wedding favors. Gel candles look amazing in champagne or martini glasses.

Champagne Gel Candle (Source: yourultimateweddingfavors.com)

Champagne Gel Candle (Source: yourultimateweddingfavors.com)

Every couple dreams to have a fairy tale wedding and no other location can make your wedding more romantic than the beach. Beach invitations announce the extraordinary event, but wedding favors will always remain in your guests’ memories as those that culminated the event and crowned your wedding preparations. Your wedding invitations, the decorations and the cake will lose all their importance if you end the reception with a wedding favor that has nothing to tell, that is not related to the event. Your beach-themed wedding makes no exception, so it must end with beach-themed wedding favors. Everything has to be in complete harmony at a themed wedding and every important moment of the event has to remind of the theme.

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