Break with tradition and give something different to the usual sugared almonds. These ten new ideas for alternative favours, from stylish Prosecco lip balm to personalised temporary tattoos are a quirky keepsake for your guests to take home while giving your wedding the wow-factor.
1. Mini Prosecco Bottles in Rose Gold
These pretty little bottles of bubbly speak for themselves. Just add a gift tag around the neck of each bottle to make gorgeous alternative favours for your wedding guests.
2. Tea Light Flower Candles
Delicate and pretty, these hand-made tea light candles are a gorgeous little gift for everyone and a colourful, decorative addition to your reception tables.
3 Lego Man Soap
Who wouldn’t want a rainbow coloured Lego man soap? You may have to fight the children off but these are both cute and quirky and will appeal to all.
4. Prosecco Lip Balm
Boozy lip balm is a new idea that makes an uber cool keepsake. They won’t take up much room on the tables and fit neatly into guests’ pockets and purses for a stylish reminder of your big day.
5. Magic Cube Alternative Favours
Keep your guests entertained with these retro style alternative favours that will add colour and fun to your reception tables. The children will love them and don’t worry, they’re easier than the original Rubik’s cube.
6. Mini Sweetie Pies Box Kits
Add your own home-made treats to these cute boxes with tags and ties all included, or cheat and put in shop-bought home-made goodness. See more ideas in Edible Wedding Favours.
7. Filled Mini Birdcages
These delicate little vintage style birdcages look cute filled with flowers and chocolates. Team with a large birdcage centrepiece for an enchanted garden style reception. The birdcages can also be hung from the branches of a tree outside or, for a real wow factor – hang them, filled with champagne truffles and flowers, from a sparkling crystal twig tree centrepiece with each guest’s names tied on with a ribbon to match your colour scheme.
8. Personalised Glasses
Make a statement with your own unique message or each guest’s name as a very different type of place card they can keep with these quirky moustache high ball glasses.
9. Mini Luxury Chocolates
The most popular wedding favours are edible. Sweet wedding favours make a welcome little gift to every guest and they can choose to enjoy them at your wedding or take them home for later.
10. Personalised Heart Tattoo
For the most unusual favours that could star in your wedding photos, give your guests personalised temporary tattoos with your names on, for them to show off on your wedding day. They can take them home even if they don’t get to keep them for ever after.