What would you like to know?
Share this Story

Wedding reception favors

Getting married or know someone who is? If you have a question about the bits and pieces of wedding planning, our wedding expert Ruth Coe can help! E-mail her your questions here!

Your question:
I've seen a lot about favors. What are they and do I need them?

The wedding expert answers:
The bomboniere (favor) is an Italian tradition. It consists of layered tulle nets with a filling of five almonds that symbolize five blessings (wealth, fertility, happiness etc). They are supposed to be kept and not eaten and used as a thank you gift for guests. You don't have to have favors, but they are a really nice way of creating mementos for your special day and something for guests to take home. This means that you can create favors that are reflective of you as a person or as a couple, or what the theme or style of your wedding is. They also make a reception and your tables look beautiful and guests will be delighted with their special gifts, thanking them for coming to your wedding.

Recommended for You
Comments
Hot
New in Love
Close

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!