(Closed) Comforts and fun instead of favors??

posted 5 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Can I get away with not doing traditional favors?
    Yes, you're already doing plenty and half the time favors are thrown out or left behind. Skip it! : (38 votes)
    90 %
    No, you should do a favor so your guests know you appreciate them being there. : (3 votes)
    7 %
    I'm not sure, maybe you should do something else. [Please explain below] : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    3092 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    The fans and cookies at the end sound like traditional favors to me.

    Post # 4
    887 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    @PrincessBride27:  I always thought a favor was less a “thank you” and more a memento that guests can take home to remind them of the wedding. With that said, silk fan, bubbles, flip flops, these all sound like favors to me… You are definitely doing more than enough! 

    Post # 5
    1109 posts
    Bumble bee

    @PrincessBride27:  we are doing a photobooth! Every guest gets two color or b/w strips + instant sharing to fb, twitter & email. We are also having a video guest book and having an album made from guests photos. It’s a much better use of money and guests will have photos forever!! 🙂

    Post # 6
    382 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    oh my god. you’re going to have to provide tote bags for all the stuff you’re giving your guests! 


    that was a joke. you do not need to provide anything more. relax!

    Post # 7
    5189 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @PrincessBride27:  I think favors mostly go unused as well. Seems like you have enough already for your guests. The charity thing touches my heart though. The first time I saw that was at my cousin’s wedding and I was like WOW. I’m thinking we will do that.

    Post # 8
    8483 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    @PrincessBride27:  I would consider most of those a favor, actually. 

    Post # 9
    502 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I did a photo booth at my wedding, and it was a huge hit!

    Post # 10
    6015 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Can I come?  Sounds like you and your guests are going to have a great time! And those fans will come in handy and people WILL keep them and use them again. 

    Post # 11
    858 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2018

    Sounds fine to me Smile

    Post # 12
    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    If you don’t want to do favors then don’t, its no biggie.  Some people don’t expect them, our family most definitely does. So of course we are doing an edible favor. As a guest I would only consider the cookies in a box favors or thank yous. The rest just nice things to have at your wedding. Which I love extras! I love departure stations. My sister had breakfast sandwiches at hers lol. We are having soft pretzels & bottled water. We are from Philly & looooove soft pretzels! 

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