No bride wants their carefully thought-out gifts to be forgotten. Alternative wedding favours are more likely to make it home, so choose one of these five fab ideas for your day…

5-alternative-wedding-favours-your-guests-wont-leave-behind-matchesGreat for couples on a budget, personalised match boxes come in a whole range of shapes and sizes and can be personalised by foil ink on top. Pick from dozens of pre-made designs or personalise your own to fit with the wedding theme or colour scheme. Lightweight and easy to deliver they make perfect, pocket-friendly gifts for your guests.

Elegant cotton handkerchiefs are a special keepsake for your friends and family. Delicate to the touch they can be personalised with the guests’ initials or your wedding date to make them even more special. This is an especially good gift for the mums as they are bound to shed a few tears on the big day.

Inexpensive, fun and easy to make yourself at home, pin badges are a brilliant budget favour idea if you’re trying to save money. We love this real bride’s designs – love hearts, initials, the wedding date and more. Why not make badges with faces of your guests when they were younger? Then they really will want to take them home!£3-The-Wedding-of-my-Dreams--Credit-Daffodil-Waves-Photography-(104)

Want a reminder of the big day every year? Give seed packets a favours! Your guests can sprinkle them at home after the big day and be reminded of your celebration for years to come. Seed favours work especially well at weddings with a floral or country garden theme. You could even choose seeds that reflected the flowers in your bouquet.


The ultimate luxury, bespoke wedding favour, if you really want to splash out on your guests we love these new wedding favour coins. Complete with personalised favour boxes and highly finished, the coins offer a unique lasting memento of your special day. Working especially well at military weddings, they boast three-dimensional images of the bride or groom along with a few special words and the date of the wedding.

We’ve got even more fun – and budget-friendly – ways to spoil your guests right here. And did you know that friends and family can actually help you SAVE money on your big day? Here’s how…