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Affordable Wedding Favors Doesn’t Mean Ugly


Preparing for a wedding is one of the first large expenditure a couple may have. From the engagement party to their wedding shower party can cost a lot of dollars for them. The extras can be pricey also. While you are dreaming for a huge and elegant wedding, not all brides can afford to invest their fortune just to have an elaborate dream wedding. To avoid themselves from budget dilemmas, often brides tend to cut costs on the bridal accessories such as the bridal jewelry, tiara, garter or veil, attendant’s ensembles and even to the extent that they tend to look for less expensive bridal gown.

If you are a couple who have tight budget, you might also think of cheap wedding accessories like wedding favors. But for those who don’t consider the budget as a big deal, of course platinum or glass favors are most likely their top choice. However, if you try to look these very expensive items carefully, even their sparkle is not enough to make a long lasting memorabilia. In short, expensive items doesn’t always come memorable, and most often kept inside the cabinet and drawer.

There are traditional wedding souvenirs that often seen in simple wedding parties. Yes, they are literally affordable however most of them doesn’t necessarily memorialize the glorious event. Therefore, instead of traditional items, choose wedding keepsakes that can commemorate not only the special event, but your personal style as well. There are several good options for inexpensive yet special wedding favors that are now available worldwide, and if it still don’t work for your budget, there are different ways on how to do it yourself.

* Bubbles. These are great option to make a do-it-yourself wedding memento. By simply printing out special labels using your computer and printer, you can make a personalized tag with you and your partner’s name, your wedding date, venue and even your personal message. Hang or paste it to a small plastic bottle of bubble liquid. You can add special effect to enhance your bubble favor by using decorative charm.

* Edibles. Most people love food and making edible favors can make delightful bring-homes to your guests. Edible treat like homemade cookies, pies, cupcakes, chocolates, jams, candies or mints can make cheap yet very flavorful and delightful wedding souvenirs. For instance, you can make favor boxes that are filled with candies, sealed with ribbons and commemorative charms.

* Flower seeds. Purchase enough boxes the filled them each with flower seeds. Print your own personal tag with of course your wedding details and thank you message. Add extra effect by tying each box with fancy ribbon and including special charms. Theses work well fro bridal and baby showers, too.

* Gourmet Tea or Coffee Packs. These options are becoming very popular wedding and bridal shower souvenirs nowadays. You can add wonderful metaphors like ”Brewed Love” and the like. You can find printed packages that allows you to add your own personal touch.

These are few inexpensive yet very nice and worth to treasure wedding ideas. If you want fragrance, feel free to make your own scented soap favors and candle favors. Just care to choose fancy wedding favor packaging where you can safely rest your handmade creation.

jnet is an author for a variety of lifestyle issues and topics including weddings. if you’re looking for cheap favors, visit the website americanbridal.com and get some ideas. get unique wedding favors to make your wedding extra special!

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