Ideal Wedding Favors for a Beach Wedding
Wedding favors, or wedding souvenirs, are certain items that the married couple prepares and hands out to the guests after the wedding party, to show their appreciation to the guests for being part of their very momentous event. Wedding favors can of different kinds: traditional, ethnic, DIY, or personalized based on the theme of the wedding.
Wedding favors have been around for centuries, and are typically given to show the guests that the couple is really grateful for their presence at the wedding, and the favors also serve as souvenirs of the wedding. These favors can be anything, form little boxes of chocolate to monogramed handkerchiefs, as long as they are meaningful and useful, and can be afforded by the couple.
Over the years, beach wedding have become as common place as more traditional church weddings; but one cannot forget the fact that, naturally, beach weddings are themed. As such, favors for a beach wedding have to have a particular style, a certain feel that fits the beach theme. There are many beach wedding favors to choose from, but one has to make sure that the favors will be of some use to the gest, either immediately or for a long while to come (at least, some years before they get thrown out).
Lip Balm – perfect for a wedding at a sunny beach, lip balm is used for SPF protection, and can be personalized with the couple’s names.
Flip flops are also a great favor to give guests based on the beach wedding theme, and one can even get other favors using a flip flop-design, such as bottle openers, manicure/pedicure kits, and mini-sewing kits.
Pashmina shawls make great beach wedding favors, especially in the fall when the evenings are usually cool, or even chilly. These shawls come in many colors, and can be given with or without a customized design.
Bags –for destination beach weddings, one cannot go wrong with tote bags or beach bags. These bags can be customized with special sayings or couples’ names, and can even carry all the other favors that are to be given to the guests.
Candies, mints, chocolates: all do well as beach wedding favors, placed in beach-themed jars or containers, like mini-suitcases, flip-flop shaped tins, et cetera.
Coasters with paraphrased nautical sayings or crab-shaped bookmarks are both awesome ideas for beach wedding favors.
Water-proof key card holders, customized playing cards, customized stem-less wine glasses, and candle holders with sea sand in them are all wonderful, nearly timeless gifts to give to one’s guests as beach wedding favours.
Beach wedding favors are fun to make and are pretty easy to pick, and those mentioned above are some of the best that couples can choose from to show their appreciation. One may wonder if it is necessary to give out favors at a wedding: well, maybe it is not absolutely necessary, but it is a nice and thoughtful gesture. Favors do not have to be overly extravagant, however, and for a beach wedding, any of the favors above will be a hit with the guests.