Are wedding table favours still relevant?
When planning your wedding day the smallest of details such the finishing touches of wedding table favours and wedding gifts can be overlooked.
In today’s day and age you maybe wondering if wedding table favours are an old fashioned traditional custom that’s no longer valid.
With a rich tradition behind them wedding favours are a great reminder of your special day, a thank you to your guests and can be a talking point at the sit down meal.
There are a huge range of wedding favour and wedding gift ideas available so choosing something that's just right and matches your personalities is key.
Steeped in tradition since the 16th century, wedding favours are a lovely addition to your table place setting and a way of saying thank you to your guests for sharing in your special day.
Early Recorded Wedding Favours
Considered one of the most important wedding accessories and eagerly awaited by guests, couples would often give elaborate thank you gifts in crystal or porcelain boxes containing bonbons.
Fast forward and we have gone through trusted sugared almonds to a huge array of gifts available along with ways of displaying them today. Sugared almonds are however still popular in some Countries with the tradition of white sugared almonds representing the 5 wishes of Health, Wealth, Happiness, Love and Fertility for the couple.
"The tradition of white sugared almonds representing the 5 wishes of Health, Wealth, Happiness, Love and Fertility for the couple".
An Ice Breaker
Choosing a personal and unique edible wedding table favour that matches your personalities is a great way to thank your guests for helping celebrate your special day.
Use them as table settings with individually personalised names so they add colour and interest, and become a talking point when your guests sit down to eat. When a wedding table favour is beautifully made and eye catching, your guests will be sure to put them straight in their bag!
They will also creates a talking point for your guests to break the ice for those who don’t know each other.
"When a wedding table favour is beautifully made and eye catching, your guests will be sure to put them straight in their bag!"
When Should You Book Your Wedding Favours?
In short, the sooner the better! Realistically once the date and venue are booked then you should have a good idea of your style, theme and colours and can start to consider your wedding table favours.
"Once the venue and date are booked, order your wedding table favours early to avoid any disappointment or delays!"
I suggest at least 3 months in advance so get in touch to book in and pay a booking fee so you know you have a slot booked with me and we can both start planning the details and tick something off your list.
Once booked I can start to order your favourite boxes, ribbons and all the ingredients to avoid delays and ensure everything is ready ahead of your big day. You want to avoid any disappointment as there’s nothing worse than settling your heart on a particular wedding favour box or ribbon only to find it’s out of stock with 2 weeks to go!!
What Should You Choose?
You have several options available to you when choosing your wedding table favours and these can be overwhelming but a good supplier such as myself will work with you to find the perfect match for you as a couple so you have something the reflects your personality for a truly unique wedding favour gift.
Research your ideas by thinking about your venue and the style of wedding you are aiming for whether it be rustic, boho, romantic or elegant for instance a vintage / rustic style wedding would suit roses and lace whereas a boho styled wedding would adapt well to informal with bright floral arrangements.
"Research your ideas by thinking about your venue and the style of wedding you are aiming for."
Are you still looking for Personalised Belgian Chocolate Wedding Table Favours?
Get in touch today so we can start the consultation and quickly tick something off your wedding gift list!
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