10 Ideas For Wedding
Favors And Centerpieces
A big part of your wedding
reception is choosing your wedding favors and centerpieces.
They play an important role in defining the style of your wedding and
the overall feeling that your guests have when they walk through the
door to your reception.
You may be thinking of combining them for a few different reasons:
- You may be able to save money by combining your wedding
favors and centerpieces.
- Planning time is very short and you don't have time to look
- If your reception tables are small combining them will give
your guests more room.
- You are debating whether to give favors at all, and this is
a way to solve the problem.
Whatever the reason, there are few really good options if you
do decide to do it. Below we have listed ideas as a starting point for
Potted plants make great wedding favors and centerpieces. Find
decorative pots to use, and plant daisies, roses, sunflowers or any
other type of flower that matches your wedding. Have one for each
couple or single person at the tables.
Chocolate fountains are a lot of fun. Have a small one on each table,
and when it is time for dessert guests can dip strawberries, bananas
and cake into the chocolate. Provide bags so they can bring some home.
Small Vases of Flowers
Small vases filled with fresh flowers arranged in a circle are another
option. Grouped together they will look like a larger arrangement, and
your guests can take them home at the end of the reception.
Flowers and Candy
There are several companies that offer flower and candy combinations.
The stem is filled with candy and topped off with a real flower. Put
them in a vase at the center of the table, and let your guests take
them home at the end of the reception.
are a popular choice for both favors and centerpieces. Put a
votive candle in a decorative crystal container for each guest at the
center of your tables in a circle. They also help to set the mood.
or other desserts can be displayed as
centerpieces. Guests can be encouraged to take them home to enjoy
For a Christmas
wedding place ornaments for everyone in a bowl at the center of the
table. Accent with other holiday-related items like garland or candy.
A favor tree is perfect for a Winter
or holiday wedding. Find small evergreens or other types of real or
fake trees, and put them at the center of your tables. Then, hang the
favors on it. Ideas include bags of candy, ornaments or other items.
are perfect for carved pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns. Put one for each
couple or single attendee at the center of your tables.
Also perfect for Fall or any other seasons are candy apples. You can
get them decorated to match your wedding theme and colors.
So you aren't left with a lot of left over favors, make a few
small place cards at each table letting guests know that it is OK to
take home the centerpieces as wedding favors.
Alternatively, you could put the names of the guests on the actual
favors. Think of the concept of a wine charm with the guest’s names
instead of other objects.