Wedding favors are given out so your guests can take a little piece of your wonderful day with them. What better way to show your exquisite family and friends your appreciation than homemade favors? You and your groom can throw all your love into little homespun goodies creating a more personal gift that guests can thoroughly enjoy.
We here at Historic Mankin Mansion understand designing that perfect handmade favor can be quite challenging. It can be difficult narrowing down a gift to symbolize you as a couple and be useful to your extraordinary guests. But have no fear! Our experts are here to lend an imaginative hand with these fun and thoughtful handmade favors.
A very popular handmade favor is something tasty and delectable. The more traditional food favors usually include: jams, cookies, honey and various candies just to name a few. These goodies are always a good idea and very much enjoyed by all, but if you are looking for something a little more adventurous and unique, check out these exciting food favors! Granola, tea packaged in test tubes, bread, pickles. These are so distinctive and delicious; anyone of them is a sure-fire hit!
Many couples enjoy handing out key chains to their family and friends. Key chains are a great favor because they have no expiration date and are extremely useful. Our current favorite is the Lego key chain matched with a touching explanation. Beyond adorable!
Why not make something individuals use everyday? Soap is a wonderful handmade favor to give guests. There are endless possibilities for color and scent, so they really can be crafted towards your wedding theme.
Who doesn’t love Mother Nature and all her beauty? A potted plant creates a pleasing feeling and really brings light and happiness into ones home. Not to mention, all the love it takes to make something grow, what better way to symbolize your wedding day?
This homemade favor is very interesting and has not been overly done. Buttons are fun, creative and bring happiness to everyone. Simply choose definitions you want share and encase it onto the button. They are very kindhearted and can be extremely informative. Genius!
No matter what you decide to send your guest off with, we are absolutely positive they will be unique and heartwarming! Good luck and remember to think outside the box. Have fun!
See You Soon,
~Paula & Martin Ramirez
Paula and Martin Ramirez are the proprietors of Historic Mankin Mansion, a wedding resort just minutes from Downtown Richmond. They enjoy new restaurant finds, Virginia wines and discovering fun events and activities throughout the area for their guests.