Wedding Wisdom

A Practical Guide to Wedding Favors

Our resident planner, Tami Smallwood-Brown, shares tips for choosing personal and practical wedding favors.
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Welcome to Wedding Wisdom! Every week, wedding planner Tami Smallwood-Brown, CEO of blush|WEDDING & EVENT PLANNING FIRM, gives tips to help you plan your dream nuptials from engagement to “I do.”  This week, Tami shares how to thank your guest with a personal and sometimes practical wedding favor.

Photo courtesy of Cellar Door Photography.

Photo courtesy of Cellar Door Photography.

Wedding favors are small gifts given as a token of appreciation to guests from the bride and groom during the wedding reception. It’s a nice way to thank guests and express your personality as a couple. Formerly an afterthought in the wedding process, wedding favors are now just as much a part of the planning process as flowers or décor. If you are not sure what to give, if anything at all, read these tips below…


Everyone LOVES candy bars!!  I haven’t planned a wedding yet where people were not ecstatic over sweets!  Not only are they great gifts for guests, they can serve as an amazing décor element as well.  Bring in your personality in the packaging and add some adorable, personalized bags or boxes that your guests can fill to take their goodies home.

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