Now-a-days, the wedding favour is a common practice in all weddings. The roots of this wedding favour can be traced back to very ancient time of European history. Earlier, this practice of wedding favours used to be limited among only aristocrat families and few celebrated marriages, birthdays and christenings. However, with the time, the wedding favour has gained popularity and turned into a common practice for all the weddings.
Wedding favours are small gifts are presented by both bride and groom to the well wishers attending the marriage. It is usually believed that through such small presents, bride and groom thank the guests for their presence in the wedding. Earlier, such wedding favours used to be very expensive gifts like precious gems and jewelry. However, with the time they have come down to small gifts that can include ribbon, candy, picture frames, pens or some edible stuff like chocolates.
Sometimes, the gifts are also decided according to the theme of the wedding or seasons. However, you can be innovative and add a personal touch to the gifts by using some ideas like including a thank you note or a short poem.
Similarly, you should decide about the gifts in accordance with the suitability of the seasons and your budget. The wedding favours also depend upon the number of guests to attend the wedding. These days, Internet is the best resource of ideas about deciding your wedding favours.
Whatever may be the cost of the gift, it carries significant meaning and significance. It’s always good to go for similar wedding favors for all of your guests. It will show your gratitude towards your guests irrespective of their status in the society. The wedding favour represents five sacred aspects of a marriage like prosperity, fertility, good health, long life and wealth. By presenting the wedding favor, one can achieve the above blessings to lead a happy married life.