Best Favor Ideas From Spring Weddings
Cap off your fête with a special treat for friends and loved ones.
To thank your guests for attending your celebration, give them a colorful token or sweet treat that references the season. These gifts shared by couples will help you get inspired.
Frances and Andrew took traditional Christmas crackers and updated them for spring by wrapping tubes of caramels in vibrant blue tissue paper for their June wedding in Michigan.
Irby's grandmother, known as Happy, is famous for her chocolate chip cookies and makes them for everyone. For the bride's wedding favor, she could think of no better token of thanks than some of the noteworthy nibbles. Grandma was happy to bake the sweets, which were packaged in custom baggies.
Guests left Carrie and Dan's Nashville wedding with a delicacy: jars of local honey, sealed with lids bearing silhouettes of the bride and groom.
Elle's Belles hand-painted hundreds of cookies in the shape of California for Vanessa and Joe's Napa wedding.
Guests received "tropical nightcaps," which included mini bottles of locally distilled dark rum tied with calligraphed tags at Liz and Michael's April wedding in Hawaii.
Sarah and Evan got involved with The Center for Discovery, a charity that provides a wide range of services for children and adults with disabilities, and gave jars of spices grown in their biodynamically certified farm as favors at their June wedding in the Hamptons. "We loved using that moment to educate our guests about a cause so special to us," Sarah says.
Spice Is Nice
Muslin bags holding red-chile sauce mix from one of the newlyweds' favorite Santa Fe restaurants, The Shed, were given as favors at this April wedding.
To the Letter
Each of the 80 guests at Lauren and Jack's June wedding went home with a mug sporting their first initial. Tags rubber-stamped with "Merci Beaucoup, Lauren and Jack" and a hot-air balloon were the finishing touch.
Guests at Lydia and Barritt's tennis-themed wedding walked away with favor packets of Sugarpova gumballs and a deck of racket-adorned playing cards.
Twine-tied kraft bags held packets of redwood seedlings for attendees to take home as favors following this rustic May wedding.
At the end of this Philadelphia wedding, guests received boxes of chocolate treats by Marcie Blaine Artisanal Chocolates.
Spread the Love
Amanda, who has her own online pastry shop, made blueberry jam and peach butter for takeaway treats at her June wedding.
For a scrumptious takeaway, Bryan's mother baked pecan-pie bars, which were wrapped and labeled with an image of the couple's dog, then snapped onto a chip-clip display.
Bottles of Limoncello were given as favors at Shelli and Chris's destination wedding in Italy. To create their paper tags, the couple punched letterpressed tags, embellished them with vintage stamps from a kit Shelli bought in Scotland, and strung them with baker's twine.
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