(Closed) In Lieu of Wedding Favors…

posted 9 years ago in Favors
Post # 3
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1514 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Another option is to do small cards from Vista Print.  I did these for my phot upload cards.  You could get 250 free business cards (only paid $5.47 in shipping).

Post # 4
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20 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2009

We are doing this also.  I printed off a little blurb about it and have rolled up each one into a scroll and tied a ribbon around it.  These will be placed at each table setting in place of a traditional favor.  Here’s what ours says:

"In lieu of favors,

K and J

have made a donation

to St. Jude Children’s

Research Hospital in 

loving memory of 

J’s sister,

(her name here)"

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I went to a wedding where they just wrote it on a card (similar to what Snowflake was saying) and said, A donation has been made in your name to XX Charity in memory of XX. I plan on doing the same for Breast Cancer. Right now I have my eye on these cute favors. It’s a plantable pink ribbon. 10% of proceeds go towards two charities. 10% isn’t a lot so If I dont go with these I will do the business card route. Maybe attach it to some chocolates or jordan almonds or a ribbon shaped cookie?

http://www.wherebridesgo.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=W&Product_Code=KA-17025PK&Product_Count=12&Category_Code=BREAST_CANCER_AWARENESS

 I’ll also be looking into http://www.bridesagainstbreastcancer.org/
They will send you customized cards to put at each place setting to announce the gift of a donation in the guests honor.

 

Post # 6
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440 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

A friend did this at her wedding – she printed out a sweet little note on cardstock (cut to about 3" x 2") and tied a co-ordinating ribbon around it, so it still prettied up each plate setting!

If you’re adding your words to something else, like the menu or program – I would definitely indicate that it’s "in lieu of favors"

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