(Closed) Have you ever been to a wedding that you actually liked the favors?

posted 7 years ago in Favors
Post # 2
4097 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

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futuremrsJR:  I can’t remember a wedding where I actually took the favor!

Post # 3
428 posts
Helper bee

I have never really cared for any of the favors I have received. I would probably just cut them out all together. While the koozie idea is probably one of the better ones, I just never care to use a koozie with other people’s names and a wedding date on it. Even my Fiance, who loves koozies, throws them away.

Post # 4
3080 posts
Sugar bee

Candy bar, photobooth, etc. = yes! Mugs, koozies, etc. = no!

Post # 5
3209 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I only like favors if they are edible. We had local cookies as our favor and people enjoyed them ( I think many were drunkenly eaten). However they certainly weren’t necessary. I’ve never used non- edible favors (seed packets, cookie cutters, shot glasses) especially if they were personalized.

Post # 6
1354 posts
Bumble bee

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futuremrsJR:  A friend had a very small (under 30 guests) wedding and gave out pint glasses and flasks. Those were cool, and I liked the tic tacs someone else had, but I passed on the jam, honey, photo booth pics, beer coozies, donation in my honor, seed packets, picture frames… I am completely fine with not receiving a wedding favor

Post # 7
30402 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

No favor has ever been worth the money the bride and groom spent on it except once when we got a botttle of wine.

Post # 8
2229 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

I can’t think of a single favour I have taken home or enjoyed

Post # 9
836 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Only if they are edible, or photobooth pictures. Otherwise, save your money, and please do

not personalize anything. Why would anyone think someone wants a glass with your wedding date on it??? 

Post # 10
17 posts

Hangover kit!

Post # 11
1015 posts
Bumble bee

We had homemade gourmet jams, pickled veggies (Giadiniera), etc that our aunt who’s a chef made and our guests are still raving about them. Our families and friends are “foodies” so it made sense to do gourmet favors. We also had a photobooth so I guess you can count those as favors too. Do what makes sense for your guests. 

Post # 12
4517 posts
Honey bee

Candy bar is my favorite!!

Post # 13
1182 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

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futuremrsJR:  If they’re edible, I like them. If they aren’t…I don’t.

Post # 14
1756 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We had truffles made by a local chocolate company- they are amazing.  People were searching the tables for ones that had been left behind!  I like to think that they were a success!  But I might be biased…

As for other people’s favors, I haven’t received any that were amazing.  Edible is always best though!

Post # 15
134 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

I like photobooths, I’d rather have a photo than most of the other favors. My cousin used pretty blue mason jars for drinks and then gave out the tops at the end so we could take them home. I actually use the jar for storage.

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