(Closed) Favors ON the Table or OFF the Table?? (PICS)

posted 8 years ago in Favors
Post # 3
920 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Do you have a display for your open frame with the photographer?  If so, you could put the candles there and let your photographer just ask each guest to take a candle when they finish the photo.

If you put them at each person’s seat, maybe add a note to it giving them instruction to take it home with them.  Either way would work.

Post # 4
8468 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

I think you should put them at their seats…. when my cousin put the favors on a separate table, only about half were taken.

Post # 5
504 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I am putting my favors on a separate table with a framed sign that says ” please take one as a sweet reminder of our day” our favors are chocolate truffles

Post # 6
5062 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

I would put them on people’s seats.

Post # 7
2374 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I prefer favors at the place settings.  Usually after a reception, people are either ready to go home or ready to hit the bars for the after party, and regardless, they tend to miss the favor table. 

Post # 8
8414 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I prefer them at the seats as well!

Post # 9
3767 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Brookfield Zoo

Agree with putting them at seats!  If you have them displayed on a different table it’s way more likely people will just ignore them.  Some people never really leave their seats at a wedding!

Post # 11
94 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Hey @TaurianDoll:  At the table is my preference because people get something when they have a seat.

Post # 12
28 posts
  • Wedding: October 2014

I also say at the seats. Some peopel may be shy and not want to be seen taking a favor, if that makes sense? But at the seat/table people will know they’re for them to take.

Post # 13
1163 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@TaurianDoll:  you can put it on their table settings. Or, if you’re having a receiving line, you can have one or two of your bridesmaids handing them out to each guest before they walk into the reception area. In my culture, it’s common to get your favour (bombinere) after you give your gift (either an actual gift or money in a card). Either option would work well!

Post # 15
122 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I am putting my jars of honey at their place setting. In my experience when the gift isnt right in front of them, people forget to take them.

Post # 16
1721 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

At the table 🙂

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