Weddings nowadays cost a fortune, so it helps to cut costs where you can. A great idea is to go with cheap wedding favors. This doesnít mean that you have to give wedding favors that are unappealing. Rather with a little creativity you can give great wedding favors without spending too much.
Your Creativity Can Save You Money
No matter what style wedding you are having, it is appropriate to have wedding favors for everyone. Since rarely does someone show up without a gift for the newlyweds, it is in good taste to show your appreciation by giving out wedding favors. If you have a pretty large guest list, wedding favors can get very expensive. Thatís why many people are now taking advantage of cheap wedding favors that look great.
It is important to come up with a budget before you ever begin planning a wedding. Within this budget you will want to decide how much you are willing to spend on each aspect of the ceremony and reception. So once you have an idea about everything you will know whether you will need to go with relatively cheap wedding favors or extremely cheap wedding favors.
Presentation is everything. If you can make the cheap wedding favor look good, no one will realize that it was cheap. For example, at my wedding I bought a big bag of inexpensive mints to use as favors. To make it look nice, I found a bunch of small cheap wedding favor fold up boxes and put some mints in them with tool placed nicely around the mints. Then I printed out questions about my significant other and I on clear labels and pasted them on the side of the box along with pasting our names and the wedding date on the other side of the box. With about twenty different questions created, each box had one question on it. Then inside the box I put a card with the answer to the question. This cheap wedding favor not only had good presentation, but it also worked as an ice breaker for people at each table as they asked each other what question was on their box.
Another good thing to keep in mind in having cheap wedding favors is to avoid purchasing wedding favors that have a wedding theme to them. For example, buying a little box shaped like a wedding cake will cost more than another really cute box. Great things to use are candles. Right now everyone is on the candle craze so they are perfect for favors considering how cheap they can be. Another wonderful thing about using candles for cheap wedding favors is that they can double as decoration during the reception. By cutting the light a little and having candles burn on the tables, you create a much more romantic mood, making everything look more beautiful. Simply decorate the candles really nice and make sure to add your names and wedding date to it in a creative way and they will work great as cheap wedding favors.
For more ideas and tips on cheap wedding favors visit also http://www.dream-wedding.eu, a website that specializes in helpful hints on planning your own wedding.
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