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Top 10 Wedding Favors for 2013

Posted by Caitlin on Feb 21, 2013

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Picotte Weddings, Tara Welch Photography, Natale Bell Photography and Ruth Eileen Photography

One of the best ways to show guests your appreciation is by giving them favors at the end of the reception. Not only can you customize them to your liking, but also can prepare them yourself. But how do you choose from such an infinite list? We’ve narrowed the selection down to help you decide:

1. Beverages (coffee, wine or beer)

2. S’mores kits

3. Succulents

4. Macarons

5. Fortune cookies

6. Fresh fruits and vegetables

7. Pashmina shawls

8. Cigars

9. Scratch-off lottery tickets

10. Homemade preserves

Which favor did you choose? Let us know in the comments below. Or for more inspiration, check out our favor photo galleries.

Calling All Chocoholics!

Posted by Kim on Feb 13, 2013

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One of our favorite parts of Valentine’s Day is the abundance of those heart-shaped boxes filled with delicious chocolates. Whether you’re the type who examines the map inside the box and picks out your favorite fillings or just dives right in, chocolate truffles are a decadent treat. So why not include these Valentine’s Day favorites in your wedding celebration? Instead of setting up a traditional candy buffet, provide an all-chocolate-truffle spread for your guests. Place the chocolates on trays and plates of varying shapes, sizes, and heights, and identify the treats with little signs. Offer a wide variety of favorites – from classic chocolate-covered caramels to more adventurous flavors like Mexican chili chocolate. You can also provide heart-shaped boxes for your guests to fill with the sweets – for a real nod to Valentine’s Day. For more chocolate favor ideas, check out our photo gallery.

Inspiration for Winter Favors

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 03, 2012

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! You can’t help but choose favors that correspond with colder weather and the holiday season. Give your guests a shawl to keep warm, a sweet treat like hot cocoa, matches to light their fireplace or even a miniature Christmas tree to plant in their backyard. For more inspiration, check out our winter wedding favors photo gallery.

Inspiration for Fall Favors

Posted by Caitlin on Oct 08, 2012

 

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Photos (clockwise from top left): Cali Cards, Jenny Lindsey Photography, Natalie Franke Photography and Bon Appetit

You can’t help but “fall in love” with our fall favor inspiration. Edible favors are the most popular among guests these days, so give them something sweet like  s’mores kits, mini pies and caramel apples. Fall isn’t complete without pumpkins. Another idea is to let your guests pick out a mini pumpkin from your own patch. For more inspiration, check out our favorite fall wedding favors gallery.

Registry Items: Sweet Treats

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 11, 2012

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Photos (from left to right): Bloomingdales and Williams-Sonoma

With so many choices, it’s hard to make sure you have all the essentials on your registry checklist, but don’t forget to add some fun items too. If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you will want to add Cuisinart’s soft serve ice cream machine that automatically swirls the ice cream with any of your favorite mix-ins. Think: M&M’s, Reese’s peanut butter cups and Oreos. Or maybe Breville’s pie maker that can make up to four individual-sized pies or tarts with any of your favorite fillings. Think: strawberries, blueberries and apples. For more items to add to your registry–check out our registry checklist.

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