Wedding Favor Ideas for Every Budget
Unique & affordable wedding favor ideas are becoming a higher priority on the wedding planning checklist. Wedding favors or bonbonniere are small gifts to your wedding guests, which are usually placed on the tables at the reception, which are a small thank you to your guests for sharing your special day.
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Traditionally a bonbonniere was a small gift of sugared cubes or sweets and later sugared almonds. Each guest would receive five sugar coated almonds to symbolise health, wealth, long life, fertility and happiness. Today, wedding favors have become a booming business and come in all shapes and sizes, from the simple to the extreme.
Wedding favors can account for a large portion of your wedding budget, if you have a hundred guests and you spend $5 each could that $500 be better spent somewhere else? So before you rush out and spend hundreds of dollars ask yourself if you really need wedding favors at all? For a number of brides this is still considered a non-essential item. If it is not a priority for you then the biggest saving would be to avoid it altogether.
If you would really like to give your guests a small gift then enjoy the next few pages. We’ve thought of some wonderful wedding favors for all sorts of wedding themes and all sorts of budgets.
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