Sunday, October 26, 2008

Fabulous favor ideas...

Need some ideas for unique and fun favors to send home with your guests? Here are some ideas!
Bamboo is supposed to be lucky.. Thairific Orchids in St. Pete is a lovely family-owned flower and plant shop where you can order bulk lucky bamboo stems for around $1-2 each.

Murielle Winery in Clearwater specializes in wedding favors with their delicious bottles of wine and their personalized wine bottle labels. A pack of 24 bottles will run you about $75. To save some money in your budget, consider doing 1 favor per couple. Also check out Total Wine and More (several locations in the Tampa Bay area). They will order cases of mini-bottles of some of your favorite wines.
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Do you or someone in your family have a special cookie recipe? Share it with your family and friends by making your own cookie favors. This is a great way to make your wedding favors personal, and on the bag of your favor tag you can even include the recipe for others to enjoy! (photo borrowed from the galleries).

Making your own chocolates is another great favor idea. With so many molds available to choose from, you can easily find something to match your theme or interests. This mold from is less than $3.00 and has a variety of seashell shapes to make for your beach wedding. Bag it in a cute cellophane pouch and tie with some raffia ribbon and you've got a great favor for a very reasonable price.

Share some of your favorite songs with your wedding guests by making personalized cd's. This is another very cost effective way to send your guests home with something memorable from your wedding day. (photo from

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