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Savvy September 2022

2022 Brides what is your thought on Favors?

Stacy, on February 3, 2022 at 9:28 AM Posted in Planning 7 118
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I have a lot of people telling me not to worry about favors. I also saw a couple of tiktoks with past brides saying their guest did not care about the favors! I am sooo torn, not knowing if I should spend the money on it or not. Let me know your thoughts? I need some advise.

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Latest activity by Whitney, on June 18, 2022 at 9:14 AM
  • Jessi
    Super October 2022
    Jessi ·
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    If you want to save money then you can definitely skip them! Lots of people don't end up taking them and they can definitely be a waste. Instead of doing favors, we put that money towards a late night popcorn bar for our guests so they can take a bag with them when they leave.

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  • Jasmine S.
    Rockstar May 2022
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    Edible favors, yes. (The last wedding I went to gave us donuts to take home at the end of the night.) Other favors are highly likely to get left behind.
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  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
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    If you have your heart set on doing favors, I would either do edible favors or something that you wouldn't mind having lots of leftovers of, just in case. Otherwise, I would skip them. Guests sometimes leave them behind, and cutting them out is a great way to save money.
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  • Keyra
    Dedicated August 2022
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    We are doing a sweets table as our favors. With some customized candy bars and water bottles which we don't mind if they are leftovers because we plan to give them to people who aren't able to attend.

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  • Amanda
    Devoted May 2022
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    Skip them. No one will care except you. If you still feel inclined, make it something edible.
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  • Lunajay
    Super December 2022
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    I say skip them and put the money else where. You can you what Jessi, Keyra and Jasmine did and put it told more food (food is always a good option).

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  • Ashlee
    Rockstar September 2022
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    We're skipping them, and just putting that money into the rest of the experience (more food/drink options), we've got a photo booth lined up and they'll get copies of their photos too which is also technically a favor.

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  • Sine
    Dedicated March 2022
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    I don't think favors are a necessity at all and I personally don't care if I recieve one. That being said, I did small craft ones myself mainly to be cute and decorate the tables. So it's really up to you I'd say...don't feel bad about doing them or not doing them.
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  • E
    Devoted February 2023
    Elycia ·
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    We're doing plastic stadium cups that they can use at the bar. theyre really inexpensive and who doesnt need cups lol

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  • Jakki
    Just Said Yes October 2023
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    We decided to forego favors and do a farewell station like others have mentioned. Since our wedding is in the fall, our venue recommended a "fall" themed table with apple cider donuts, popcorn, hot pretzels, apple cider and hot chocolate. I feel like guests appreciate the edible route more than anything. Who doesn't love late night munchies after a full night of partying?

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  • Ashley
    Savvy January 2023
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    Personally as a guest I really like favors! We got some nice mugs at one wedding last year, the other three had no favors. No favors certainly doesn’t make me think badly of the couple, but I’m just saying I love to receive them. I think the others’ advice is good - make them edible, and something you don’t mind having lots of if people don’t end up taking them all. For my wedding I will probably bake and package up large cookies as favors, or get little jars of honey.
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  • Kia
    Savvy December 2022
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    I thought about doing them but I was told by a wedding planner not to do them. She said that the guest are coming to party for free, free drinks and food. Most probably won't bring a gift so why give them one on top of what their already getting.
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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    What a cute idea! Thanks for sharing Smiley heart

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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    Another cute idea, definitely leaning more toward a piece of candy or maybe even a food truck or some kind

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  • Jasmine S.
    Rockstar May 2022
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    Cupcakes, candy bags, and cookies are all popular choices! You could even get custom M&Ms with you and your fiancé's initials and faces printed on them.
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  • Lexi70
    Savvy June 2022
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    We decided to do to go bags with some late night snacks instead. We are in Philadelphia so the bags will have Philly specific snacks like soft pretzels.

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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    Absolutely right! Thanks for the advise

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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    That is a cute idea Smiley heart

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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    Great Advise, Thanks A lot Smiley heart

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  • Stacy
    Savvy September 2022
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    OMG!!!! I love it! Smiley heart

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