(Closed) What type of favor would you like to receive?

posted 5 years ago in Favors
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

Food. No one wants trinkets from someone else’s wedding

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Food favors!  I personally, am not a fan of fancy trinkets or charity donations.  You can’t go wrong with candy, chocolate, or other fun edibles.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

99% of the bees prefer food favors.  Honestly, I have stuff from people’s weddings and since I’ve moved so many times, they’re all in a box somewhere and I doubt I’ll ever take them out.  I have pictures as mementos.  Maybe do a photobooth for people to take pictures, if you don’t want to do food?

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper

All I really want at a wedding is good food and good cake. I would skip favors. If you absolutely must, get edible favors (cookies, caramel apples, chocolates, fancy popcorn).

Post # 7
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Another vote for food. No one wants coasters, beer holders, matchboxes, soap bubbles, or chalk (that one was particularly weird at a wedding).

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Something edible.  I’ll never take/keep anything with someone else’s name on it. 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

+1 for edible! I also like photo booths that print strips right then, since it can be nice personal memory of the event

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Food or wine. The worst favor I got was a 2 x 2 inch picture frame. Exactly what am I supposed to do with that?

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

Food is the best cause no one wants a dust collector to bring home from a wedding lol

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@PrettyinPink45:  Food/candy people dont like items with your personalized names, pictures, etc..

We are doing cupcakes

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

edible favors for sure.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@chasesgirl:  +1 “No one wants trinkets from someone else’s wedding”

@PrettyinPink45:  If you don’t have a favor at all – I sincerely doubt anyone will notice – much less say ‘she’s cheap’.

Use the money elsewhere – me getting to enjoy the celebration with you is ‘favor’ enough! 🙂

Post # 16
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

If she really wants the coasters I think they could work, but I would give everyone a set of two with no names on them- you can put your names and date on the tag. Then every couple should end up with a set of four

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