Whether you will choose store-bought souvenirs or homemade favors, it will most likely depend on how early you have been panning for them; creativity; budget; and of course your own preference.
If you opt to purchase wedding favors, there are immeasurable choices to choose from and most of them can be personalized with both of your names or monograms, wedding date and a short personal message or quote.
The choices range from chocolates and candies, candles, soaps, to coasters, tins and mini picture frames.
These are just a few to mention and among the items that were designed to be personalized with some personal details about the wedding.
Because of so many couples these days who are basing their nuptial to a specific theme, most specialty stores offer pre-made favors to suit various themed weddings.
Whether you are planning to go to beach or hold it within the holiday season, you can find a wide variety of themed wedding favors to complete your special day.
If you opt to have a beach themed wedding, you can think of the most related favor ideas such as seashell gel candles, colorful flip flops, picture frames embellished with seashells or starfish designs and so on.
You can also incorporate summer colors like yellow, oranges, green or pink.
Wedding favors can also be something homemade.
DIY favors are very popular among couples these days that are on tight budget.
If you will consider DIY favors, make sure that you have plenty of time left to spend to make your own souvenirs.
In this particular idea, you can invite a couple of friends and family members to help you make your own wedding souvenirs at home.
Making your own wedding favors is actually another great way to personalize mementos of your big day.
Your guests will really appreciate and remember a heart-felt gift that no one has made except you.
DIY wedding favors also range from edible treats to truly unique favors such as scrapbooks and etc.
Depending on the favors that you want to make, basic materials such as cellophane, candy bar wrappers, ribbons, tulle, favor bags, or favor boxes may be needed.
If you will be making homemade cookies, chocolates or jams, of course there is a need of little containers as you don't want to leave them loose on the tables.
Favor bags, boxes, jars and other containers are often available at local craft stores or you can purchase them online.
To add a more personalized touch on your DIY favors, try putting personalized tags, labels or stickers on the packages.
This way, you can have your printed names, wedding date, and a thank you message on your wedding favors, making them unique and truly your own.
Other personalized favors can easily be found online.
If you opt to make your own unique wedding favors at home, research online to find some more interesting and one of a kind ideas that you can use for your wedding favors.