(Closed) wedding favours

posted 4 years ago in Reception
Post # 2
8576 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Photobooths are a great option and guests really enjoy them! You’ll be fine.

Post # 3
9677 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2019

Perhaps have a little note thanking each of them and also explaining the photo booth? Or you could get some cheap photo frames or fridge magnet frames in your wedding colours they could put the photobooth photos in.

While I think it is nice to have something at the tables, it is certainly not necessary!

Post # 4
46810 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Most favours are a complete waste of money. Don’t give it another thought.

Post # 5
1180 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

We’re doing a photobooth too (it’s also serving as our guest book: extra pics will be printed to glue into a scrapbook).

We’re also having koozies made with our names and the date. Can get 200 of them with shipping and tax for less than $170. Totallyweddingkoozies.com I think? something like that 

Post # 6
268 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2025

rrweddingday15:  It’s your wedding, and you can do whatever you want. Seriously.

Originally, I crossed off favors for our wedding because I wasn’t able to find something that I liked (functional and looked good) for my 200+ guests. Plus, I already blew my budget when we decided on the venue and photographer (they took up almost 45% of our budget). But I got stumbled across this online deal, and I ended up cutting some costs of centerpieces and ordered the cute drinking glasses for $1.50/each. So… my guests are getting wedding favors now 🙂

Post # 7
962 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015 - On a Cliff Overlooking the Bay, Florida

rrweddingday15:  Don’t overthink Favors….most guest forget them or never use them. A Photobooth is perfect because it’s about them and you….. I can’t tell you how many shot glasses or koozies I have from someones wedding sitting in a drawer.

Post # 8
416 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - Historic house and gardens

I’m only having favours because we realised we could fit them in the budget after all and we finally found something we liked. We weren’t going to have them originally. Don’t stress over it. I really don’t think they are necessary.

Post # 9
939 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 1975

rrweddingday15:  Don’t do the favors. I agree that many people don’t take them with. The photo booth is a perfect idea!

Post # 10
1773 posts
Buzzing bee

Don’t even worry. Nobody will miss them if they are having fun.

Post # 11
272 posts
Helper bee

If you are worried you could always do something simple like sugared almonds wrapped with organza or tulle? 

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