Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas
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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.
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.
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!
Make your own
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.