(Closed) Which wedding favor do you like better?

posted 4 years ago in Favors
  • poll: Which wedding favor do you like better?
    Key to my heart bottle opener : (43 votes)
    46 %
    La Florentine Torrone Italian Candy : (50 votes)
    54 %
  • Post # 2
    8444 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    aconnor82:  I always prefer edible favors.  While the bottle openers are pretty, I’d probably leave mine as a guest.

    Post # 3
    85 posts
    Worker bee

    Why not put terrone on the candy table and then give the key out as your favor?

    Post # 4
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I don’t know what Torrone is but I can always use a bottle opener so I would like that. That’s one of the few non-edible favors I would like.

    Post # 5
    6339 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    aconnor82:  Bottle opener; I like bottle openers and stoppers and would definitely use it.

    Post # 6
    4040 posts
    Honey bee

    Neither. Don’t stress about favors. A candy bar is enough.

    While pretty and decorative, I’d have no use for another bottle opener, in my house.

    Post # 7
    7276 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I don’t think either is necessary, especially with a candy table. We already have so many bottle openers that this would just get thrown into our ‘junk’ drawer and would rarely be used and candy seems kind of pointless when you already have a candy table.

    Post # 8
    2957 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

    I would love to get a bottle opener as a favor…especially one as cool as that. We drink a lot of beer at my place.

    Post # 9
    2350 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I’d skip the candy because of the candy table. I personally wouldn’t use the bottle opener either (too girly for my taste). I would consider either not doing a favor, or doing something entirely different. Just my opinion!

    Post # 10
    398 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2014 - Norton Country Club

    Maybe a twist on the idea- put a big display of the Torrone on the candy table with a sign that explains it’s to take home?  That way you give a favor, but it’s on the table you already planned.

    I do love the bottle openers, but I think people would see the candy as favors anyway so you’d just have 2!

    Post # 11
    30 posts
    • Wedding: August 2014 - Monponsett Inn

    I usually prefer edible favors but in this case my vote goes to the bottle opener – it’s unique, looks lovely, goes with your theme, and you’ll be having a candy table already.

    Post # 12
    97 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I like the bottle opener because it’s something I would actually have use for at home.  Also, I realize that I’m probably in the minority, but I really dislike candy, so I never like it as a favor.

    • This reply was modified 4 years, 3 months ago by  zaza27.
    Post # 13
    32 posts
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I really like both of your ideas. As others suggested, can you put the torrone as part of your candy table? If not, I would go with the bottle opener. They go with your theme and they are very pretty. I gave out similar bottle openers at my engagement party, and my friends still use them. My older relatives have them on display as a keepsake. 

    Post # 14
    1404 posts
    Bumble bee

    While the bottle opener is more useful, it’s a little cheesy. I’d prefer a nicely designed or modern one. Plus a lot of us have bottle openers, but I guess they’re easy to use.


    I’ve never heard of torrone candy. I hope it’s really yummy, because you don’t want guests to remember how awful it was. 


    I’m torn, I guess. I don’t like candy as favors because it’s boring and disappears in seconds (although your candy is sorta a novelty). I don’t have a need for a bottle opener, but would keep it in the drawer if I got one. People might find your candy more interesting. 

    Post # 15
    1772 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    I would wonder why you gave us Cheesy keys (wouldnt realize it was a bottle opener) and leave it at the reception. even if I realized what it was, I’d leave it because I already have a few. 

    The candy favor sounds good but you should skip the candy table imo. They’re usually wastes of time and money at weddings where everyone is fed, given dessert, and beverages and should hopefully be having fun dancing and mingling. 

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