Sentimental and practical mementos from the most important day of your life.

Part of planning your wedding is putting together your guest list including your entourage. Maid of Honor, Best Man, maybe as little as one groom’s man and bride’s maid to as many as ten groomsmen and bridesmaids. What better way to have them remember your special day by than giving them small tokens of gratitude or rather mementos of such a memorable day. Each and every guest, of course, deserves a small trinket for their attendance. It’s basically a wedding staple and part of all the planning! Here are a few tips and tricks in personalizing each individual giveaway, no matter how generic!

I. Candy Bars

Now there are such things as “DIY (Do It Yourself) Candy Bar” giveaways. This is a fun and quirky way to have guests interact and totally personalize the souvenir they would like to take home. Laying out all the amazing choices with a wide variety of tasty treats will surely add some levity to the more emotional mood. A DIY Candy Bar is definitely the way to go for the kitsch wedding. Extra tip: add a personal touch to the candies by having your initials engraved into them!

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II. Cake Pop Escort Cards

Cake Pops are a fun and delicious way to remind guests just where they are meant to be seated. Apart from giving your guests a fun and yummy souvenir, it’s also a good way to make sure the seating arrangement you lay out is followed to a perfect T. Cake pops are all the rage these days, for a wide range of celebrations.

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III. Polaroids

Polaroid pictures that go with the guestbook are not only good souvenirs for the guests but as well the celebrants themselves. What better way to wholeheartedly encapsulate your experiences on an occasion to remember than to have it captured for you to hold and cherish.

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IV. Personalized Scents

What a “scent-sational” idea! Personalized scents? Maybe one for the groom’s side and one for the bride’s, maybe one personalized scent that represents you two as a couple. Your guests will most definitely love it! Of course any way you would like to personalize this is all up to you.

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See, wedding giveaways, wedding favors, souvenirs, whatever you would like to label these, they are in fact mementos. Mementos of a day you had all the most important people in your life all in one place to commemorate you and your partner’s love for each other. This will be the one thing they will have to cherish and remember you and your day by. Yes, sometimes, these wedding favors are edible, no matter; who doesn’t want to be remembered by the sumptuous taste of cookies or sweet candies? Whatever you choose to be remembered by keep in mind your guests put a lot of thought into your gift, they do deserve the same amount of consideration. Choose wisely, blushing bride OR dashing groom!


By Ady Banico

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