Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas

1st June 2016 Wedding Money Saving Guides

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Wedding favours are an extremely old tradition, and has evolved from a simple sugared almond into, well – almost anything! Read how to keep the cost of wedding favours down with a few simple ideas.

The tradition of giving wedding favours is a very old one. It’s believed that the first wedding favour, common amongst European aristocrats, was known as a bonbonniere. A bonbonniere is a small trinket box generally which generally contained sugar cubes, which symbolised wealth and royalty – remember at this time, sugar was very expensive and was treasured only among the wealthy.
sugared almonds

Today, wedding favours are a way for the bride and groom to thank their guests for sharing in their big day. They were also considered as a symbol of good luck, and so by giving wedding favours to their guests, the couple would be sharing their luck and happiness with them. You don’t have to go overboard with wedding favours, have a look at these simple yet effective ideas for wedding favours that won’t break the bank.

Keep it Traditional!

Why not keep with tradition and offer sugared almonds in a pretty bag to match your theme. Sugared almonds can be cheaply sourced from places like Amazon, and take a look at these cheap favour bags for sale on Bride2Bride.

cheap wedding favour bags

If you don’t fancy sugared almonds, how about jelly bean love hearts or splash out on some Just Married rock. Favour Fairy offers a variety of options, including these complete favours for 50p each:

cheap wedding favours

Personalised wedding favours

If you want to add a personal touch to your wedding favours, have a look at these really pretty personalised chocolate fish and chip cones – so pretty!

personalised wedding favours

Make your own

You could try adding a personal touch to your wedding favours by making your own tasty treat. Have a look at this simple recipe for homemade truffles or how about some tasty fudge.


Decorations as favours

Why not combine table decorations with wedding favours? These little mini buckets would look fab with a led tea light, and could also been given as as a favour after the wedding.

cheap wedding favour bags

Have you got any great wedding favour ideas?

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