You want to surprise your guests by offering them the best gifts? In the wake of wedding themes, gifts are diversifying to meet the needs of brides and grooms. Useful or decorative, the best wedding gift ideas can give the tone of the party. So you can inspire from your wedding theme to find the most original gift idea. Beauty products, for home, useful, decorations, games, cultural products. The choices are endless.
Cosmetics included in the wedding as gifts for your guests are the sign of relaxation and well being. Unconditionally, soaps emerge as practical gifts and in addition are easily customizable. Prized for their odor and their utility, you can also play with the forms by choosing soaps in connection with your wedding theme. Shells perfectly illustrate a marine theme, hearts – love, flowers – spring, eggs – birds.
In the same note, bath salts will be a useful gift that your guests will enjoy. For the sake of economy, you can buy bath salts per kilo and make your small bottles or bags. More likely, confetti bath entertain your guests with their playful and romantic scent. A multitude of forms will allow you to illustrate your wedding theme. Very popular, effervescent products will create the illusion of a bubble bath. More expensive, but so elegant, some small bottles of perfume will delight your guests.
For the interior
It is also common to offer gifts for home interior. Useful and decorative, you can find a multitude of products to please your guests. You will have a wide range of scents and sizes to best match the theme. Thus, potpourri based on lavender fits perfectly to a Provençal theme while rose scented bags are welcome for a shabby chic -style wedding. Offer your guests exotic flavors that will carry them into foreign lands using incense sticks that perfectly illustrate an Asian or Indian theme.
Candles are useful and highly appreciated. You can opt for scented candles or play on the forms. You will find candles in the shape of roses, butterfly, flowers, chocolate, cakes, shellfish. Also the best wedding gift ideas are small figurines or statues. Your imagination must match them according to the theme of your wedding: snowmen for a winter theme, tree leaves for an autumnal theme, masks for an African theme. For a more personal touch, you can also carve your own Fimo clay statues, salt dough or clay.
Perfect for a rustic theme, the plants become more and more appreciated as wedding gifts. Seeds will be a fun gift that perfectly symbolizes the birth of your union. You can then customize your seed packets with paper cutouts and tags.
If you are tired of the same old sweets or useless objects that end up in a drawer, this article will interest you! If the tradition of the sweets remains tenacious, let us organize a rebellion. Thus we see more and more brides competing for originality to offer their guests personal and creative wedding gift ideas, in line with their theme. Here we will make a small review of the various products, cakes and sweets of all kinds that may be offered to your guests, to the delight of their taste buds.
There is no doubt that chocolate is a gift that will unanimously be appreciated. To offer this delicacy, the simplest solution is to customize the package. Tags, ribbons, photos, images are all at your fingertip. Less expensive to buy and just as fun, the chocolate coins are original and may be used as a decorative element. Declined on the medieval theme or the game of treasure hunt, they will certainly entertain your guests. Finally, for those who have time and love to cook, they can engage in the realization of their own chocolates.
For those who fear that the chocolate may melt in summer, there is a wide choice of snacks containing sugar that can be offered as wedding gifts to your guests. Classic, trendy, tangy, honeyed, crisp, soft, colorful, pastel … all you have to do id to choose. Try to discover or rediscover the regional sweets that give a little flavor of yesteryear to your wedding and will be perfect for highlighting a city or region (maybe your wedding theme is related to a particular area or country).
Candy, marshmallow, licorice and the rest
For a more modern ambiance these treats will be found easily on the shelves of confectionery shops. Fill pouches or containers with dragees, smarties, fruit-filled candy, M & Ms … feel free to stroll in the candy department! Colored licorice, sour or sweet, soft candies provide a wide selection of colors and shapes to fit perfectly for any wedding theme. So do not hesitate to use it: strawberries, bananas, pineapples and other fruit jellies are perfect for exotic decor. For fans of floral sweets, we also note the delicacy of crystallized flowers: violets, roses, lilac, acacia, mint leaves.
Lollipops are a gold mine to fill your containers. Mint, violet, honey, poppy, raspberry, lemon, fruit … the variety of fragrances, colors and shapes will compose the most creative wedding gift ideas. In test tubes, glass jars, plastic cubes or simply wrapped in clear plastic, play on the transparency of your containers to highlight the color and shape of your treats. Finally, choose your candy according to your theme.
The illustrations and magical imagery will allow you to embellish your invitations announcing your fairytale wedding theme. In a childlike style, you can resume drawing characters or cartoon illustrations. Other symbols of the fairytale illustrations can be the castle, the crown, the slipper of Cinderella and others.
For more fun, your beautiful wedding invitations may take the form of a crown. Write the text on the inside of the crown and make incisions in order to hang it. Guests will then wear the crown as a dress code. You can also attach to the crown a magic wand that will save the date.
Like the stroke of midnight in the tale of Cinderella, your invitation may take the shape of a clock whose hands indicate the time of marriage. In a refined style, this invitation will spice up and will highlight the entire atmosphere of your wedding.
If you want a more traditional invitation, consider using the royal symbols. The lily and the crown give the elegance of a prestigious invitation. Very popular, vintage style card shop will find their place in a wedding theme dedicated to fairy-tales. On our theme, we also present the collection of fairy-tales featuring a pair of waltzing prince and princess. Find stickers, cards and cardboard easels available in specialized stores. Guests will simply love the romantic feeling illustrated by a little fairy. You can also make a mini magic wand to stick on the cover of your beautiful wedding invitations. It will also highlight the elegance of an invitation adorned with a colorful bow.
The invitation may take the form of a star. Folded flat, the invitation will fit in an envelope. It will unfold to form a star. You can also send your guests a surprise box filled with glitter stars. More expensive, the box will be elegant and quite original. Decorated with rhinestone jewels and fabric, it will simply seduce your guests. The cut will also allow you to make original invitations. You can make such an invitation in the form of castle. Play well with the openings by creating a triptych invitation as if guests were to open the doors of the castle to see the announcement of your wedding.
To create a magical effect, add a lot of glitter. To give more depth to your invitation, you can make it in pop up style. In a more medieval note, you can create a scroll invitation. As if by magic, your invitation will take the form of a paper in rolls that guests will proceed to read. To give your invitation an old touch, consider the wax seal.
The stories will be an endless source of inspiration for your wedding reception gifts for guests. Other than sweets, foods mentioned in fairy tales constitute original gifts.
For example, you can offer your guests apples as a tribute to the tale of Snow White. Specific for Hansel and Gretel, the gingerbread is an original gift idea. Elements with powder can be seen as magic powder: vanilla sugar, cocoa powder, bath salts. Liquid items can be some fabulous magic potions: alcohol, syrup, honey, jam and also bath gel, massage oil, balsam gifts will pleasantly surprise guests. You can also make cakes resembling fairy tales: stars, carriage, castle.
The bottles and other types of glass find their place in a theme remembering the magic potions used by fairies and witches. Consider including glass jars as gifts to guests. Top with sweets, tea, vanilla sugar, syrup to give your guests the feeling that this is an elixir. In a more modern version, you can use clear plastic cubes that you decorate with a sticker. These small gifts will surely cast a spell on your guests. If you prefer boxes made out of cardboard you may be seduced by a carriage shaped box. This gift can be filled with goodies and will transport your guests in the kingdom of princes and princesses.
Just like the dragees boxes, your wedding reception gifts for guests can take the form of a mini castle. If you opted for decoration in a vintage style, these boxes of sweets will be an exceptional gift for your guests. This box reminds the damask fabrics of the royal court. In honor of the Cinderella story, a transparent shoe elegantly illustrates the glass slipper. Fill the shoe with candy along with a personalized card. Your guests will feel like opening a treasure with a mini wooden chest covered with a drawing card. Personalize it with a sticker on the side or with a custom map.
You can also offer your guests candles in the shape of Cinderella's slipper or carriage of apple. A candle decorated with a castle, a lily or a coach will blend in perfectly with a magical setting.
If you love reading, remember to include a bookmark as a gift for guests; you will find with different patterns: castle, shoe, crown, fleur de lys that can match your wedding theme. Mirror, mirror on the wall… Revive the myth of Snow White by providing women with mini mirrors or compacts with a custom sticker with your names. The key holder will also be a useful gift that your guests will appreciate. Decorated with a fleur de lys, a crown or a glass slipper, this gift will be really classy.
To really knock out your guests, choose a gourmand theme for your wedding! Chocolate, candy and other sweets will be an abundant source of inspiration to help you in your wedding reception invitations.
Chocolate brown is emblematic for this theme. You can associate it with different colors depending on the mood you want to instill. Chocolate combined with pastel shades like pink, green or blue reveals a certain gentleness and childlike. Spicier, chocolate associated with turquoise will give exotic accents. The combination of chocolate and lime green will also be the most beautiful effect for an original invitation. Also consider mixing red with orange and chocolate brown to give a traditional and authentic note. In the purist spirit, you can simply combine brown with ivory. For a smooth design, you can opt for pastel shades (blue, pink, yellow) that recall with nostalgia of childhood. The spirit of old candy will incarnate through the combination of caramel with pastel blue or purple.
The choice of paper may be an important step in making your wedding reception invitations. If you have chosen a wedding theme dedicated to chocolate, then brown paper will be almost unavoidable. Adorn it with arabesques or stylized initials for an elegant presentation. Also consider using corrugated texture to relief your coverage. It will match perfectly with raffia. The fibrous mulberry paper can also reproduce the crunchy side of chocolate. Tear in a location to create the illusion a half-eaten chocolate bar. To make your invitations, you can also use lace with lime green ribbon. You can also make a lacing to close your invitation. Specific for the theme of chocolate, a cut in the shape of cocoa beans or nuts fastened by a lace can decorate a triptych invitation.
What is more representative for a gourmand than a cake? Very popular, the cupcake invitations will be attractive. A small incision in the cover to draw the top of a cake can make it the most original! You can use the pop up card system for your wedding invitations. The cake will rise when you open the invitation. The gourmand theme can be illustrated through fruits. Apple, pear, cherry will lend their form for creating cool invitations. The fruit may also serve as an illustration, such as apple, symbol of temptation.
Sweets lovers will be drooling before the lollipop shaped wedding invitations. A cardboard cut into a round wooden stick will be sufficient to create the illusion of a lollipop or an ice cream. Consider that the invitations could be the opportunity to slip some treats into the package. For example, you can insert a lollipop in your invitation through incisions in the paper.