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    101 Favors Ideas

    SEASONAL/HOLIDAY FAVORS
    1. Candy canes
    2. Mini Easter baskets filled with foil-wrapped chocolate eggs
    3. Little plastic pumpkins filled with candy corn
    4. Simple Christmas ornaments
    5. Pretty gourds
    6. Blow-up beach balls with your names and the date on them, or just in your wedding colors
    7. Miniature heart-shaped boxes of Valentine's chocolates
    8. A New Year's champagne flute with your names and the date emblazoned on it
    9. Sunscreen (for an outdoor summer wedding)
    10. Miniature watering cans filled with spring blooms
    11. Frisbees (for a cookout in the woods or park)
    12. Miniature Christmas wreaths (perhaps wrapped around the base of a red candle)
    13. Dreidels
    14. Chocolate coins in gold foil
    15. Umbrellas (for a wedding during rainy season)
    16. Scarves or mittens (for a nippy winter wedding day)
    17. Sunglasses
    18. Sparklers
    19. Easter eggs (that you've colored yourselves)
    20. Miniature pots of clover (four-leaf?) for St. Patty's Day
    21. Kites
    22. Snow globes
    23. Wedding water bottles
    24. Slices of apple or pumpkin pie

    KEEPSAKE FAVORS
    25. A copy of a memorable photo you have of you (or both of you) with each guest - very personal
    26. A love poem written by one or both of you, or just one that you love
    27. A pretty picture frame
    28. Potpourri
    29. Several sheets of pretty notepaper with matching envelopes, tied with a ribbon
    30. A letter of love and thanks from the two of you
    31. Miniature soaps or fun, brightly colored glycerin-soap "slices"
    32. Fragrance -- small vials of perfume and/or cologne that you love, or that was created expressly for the wedding
    33. Engraved silver keychains
    34. A Polaroid shot of you and each guest as they arrive at the reception
    35. Wine glasses with your names and the date on them in gold, silver, or black
    36. Pretty paper fans (to beat the heat, and/or to represent your Asian or Spanish ancestry)
    37. Small, round, decorative boxes (or pretty pillboxes)
    38. Figurines (Precious Moments are popular)
    39. Mini replicas -- or picture postcards -- of landmarks in the town where you marry (the Empire State Building in New York, the Space Needle in Seattle, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco)
    40. Little blank books/journals (where your guests can record their most secret thoughts)
    41. Music boxes

    EDIBLE FAVORS
    42. The classic: candied almonds (Italian "confetti")
    43. A single, amazing petit four
    44. A miniature box of good chocolate (Godiva!) or a single truffle
    45. Half bottles of wine, perhaps with labels personalized for your wedding
    46. A chocolate-chip cannoli
    47. Gourmet jelly beans
    48. Chocolate Kisses wrapped in tissue paper (in your wedding colors, perhaps)
    49. Mixed nuts in little canisters
    50. Baklava (your grandmother's recipe, maybe)
    51. Mints with your married monogram on them
    52. Apples (if you've got apple trees in your yard or an orchard nearby - or if either of you is a doctor or teacher!)
    53. Gourmet coffee beans in mugs
    54. Everyone's favorite: M&Ms
    55. Pineapples or coconuts (for a tropical wedding)
    56. Ginger candy (spicy!)
    57. Bubble gum or malted-milk balls (for a '50s-style wedding)
    58. Licorice (Twizzlers or the assorted, colorful kind)
    59. Little tins of butter cookies
    60. Rice-Krispies treats
    61. Big, round, old-fashioned lollipops
    62. Honey or jam - that you've canned yourselves or from a local gourmet shop
    63. Old-fashioned "button" candy (colorful drops stuck onto long sheets of butcher paper)

    "LIVING" FAVORS
    64. Tree saplings
    65. Flower bulbs
    66. A single rose at each place setting (in the color of your choice)
    67. Donations to the charity of your choice in each guest's name (leave a small paper scroll or card at each place explaining)
    68. Packets of seeds - your favorite bloom, or one with significance to the two of you
    69. Potted African violets
    70. Flower leis
    71. "Adopt" an animal at the zoo in your guests' collective names
    72. Aromatherapy candles
    74. "Favors" from the bride and groom -- certificates that promise "one heart-to-heart," "a year of email," "afternoon tea," "a day of helping you move," etc., personalized for each guest
    75. Boutonnieres and corsages for every single guest

    JUST FOR FUN
    76. Toothbrushes with your names and the wedding date on them (especially if one of you is a dentist)
    77. Astrological readings (on mini scrolls) for each guest
    78. Pez dispensers (complete with the candy!)
    79. Decks of cards (having a Vegas wedding??)
    80. Silly, kids' party favors
    81. Bottles of bubbles
    82. Tiny stuffed animals
    83. CD singles (maybe your wedding song, or something classic)
    84. Post-It notes in your wedding colors (everyone can use 'em)
    85. Wedding T-shirts
    86. Bandanas (perfect for a hoe-down)
    87. Baseball caps or visors
    88. Shot glasses (personalized or just ones you like!)
    89. Stickers (silly ones, or have a graphic-designer pal design wedding-memento stickers)
    90. Super Balls or Slinkies
    91. Cans of Play-Doh (regress to childhood, everyone!)
    92. Crayons (you might want to cover the tables with butcher paper, too)
    93. Yo-yos
    94. Tennis or golf balls with your names and the date on them
    95. Personalized pens or pencils
    96. Calendars (little plastic ones or funny rip-off-the-date ones)
    97. "Paper" airplanes (little colorful ones made out of foam)
    98. Chef's hats (if you two are connoisseurs)
    99. Comic books
    100. Kazoos or harmonicas (for a musical reception!)
    101. Lottery tickets (give them a chance at good fortune)

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