Inexpensive, Nice Wedding Reception Gifts

Can any one share with me a very cheap nice wedding reception gift for guests on tables?

Linda

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By gannon (Guest Post)
May 29, 20050 found this helpful

My niece gave small netting bags containing forget-me-not seeds.

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May 29, 20050 found this helpful

Linda,

Forget-Me-Not Aromas carries a wonderful line of " Custom", "Made to Order" products that would make gifts to give your Wedding Reception attendees. If you'd like to learn more or even place an order, visit us at: http://forgetmenotaromas.com

Mention "Thrifty Fun" & get a 10% discount on your order.

Marla

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By marlene (Guest Post)
May 30, 20050 found this helpful

My sister bought boxes of Freroche chocolates. We placed one chocolatat place setting along with a couple of other little edibles. Nice, simple, and fun.

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By Mary (Guest Post)
May 31, 20050 found this helpful

I went to a wedding that had cute little photo frames with a pic of the couple in them.

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By Joanne (Guest Post)
June 1, 20050 found this helpful

Buy the boxes of mint chocolates at the dollar store. You get around 25 per box. They taste pretty good believe it or not. use 2 per favor.

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There is also a section that has wedding stuff. Sometimes they have little boxes or little champaigne glasses that you can make favors out of. That is the cheapest way for candy favors.

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June 1, 20050 found this helpful

One of the weddings in our family had 3 Hershey's kisses tied up in 4-6 inch square of netting tied with a thin satin ribbon. Another had little tulle bags with a few lavender flowers and a little packet of lavender seeds. The little seed packet (could be printed on nice paper from your computer) said to plant them and remember the bride and groom.

Both were nice and inexpensive.

Susan from ThriftyFun

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By Jen (Guest Post)
June 3, 20050 found this helpful

We did custom candy bars for our wedding favors. You can buy them online but they run around $1.50 a piece. I liked the idea, but didn't want to spend that much, so I decided to make them myself.

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I went to a wholesale club (Sam's or Costco) and bought candy bars in bulk -- both Hershey bars and Crunch bars (a 36 count was about $13).

Using a basic graphic program on my computer I made wrappers to replace the standard Hershey's wrapper -- on the front I wrote our names and our wedding date and had a clipart cake (although could have easily used a digital picture of us). On the back of the wrapper where the nutrition information/daily values% go I put LOVE 100%, KINDNESS 100%, etc... You can also put a poem or a message to your guests on the back. (For ideas check out http://www.cust  bars.com/wedding and http://personal  om/weddings.html)

I put several on a page and printed them from my computer (I had a small wedding -- only 50 people). Then I recruited a a girlfriend and together it we removed the outer wrappers off of all the Hershey bars and using a gluestick, we attached the new wrappers.

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The end result was a personalized wedding favor that everyone liked -- it was somewhat time consuming, but figuring the cost of candy bars, paper, printer ink and glue it only cost me about $0.45 per candy bar (as compared to the $1.50 online) -- so it was worth the work.

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By Katie (Guest Post)
June 14, 20050 found this helpful

I purchased 2.5" clear plastic heart boxes at $2.99/dz online (balloons galore) along with favor tags from Oriental trading co at 144 for $1.29. Have mini wedding conversation hearts for fill at $5.95 for 280 hearts. Found ribbon for 99 cents a roll and made bows w/ mini silver metallic hearts glued on (actually confetti) How much easier could it be!

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July 9, 20050 found this helpful

Back in the day, the usual wedding guest favor was a small net bag of rice, tied with a bow. You can make these up for pennies, tie pretty bows, and attach little notes.

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I'm sure most guests would have the good sense to know that they're just favors, and they wouldn't untie them and scatter rice all over the place.

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August 14, 20050 found this helpful

go to www.myjewelryonline.com We ordered custom made crystal jewelry and it was CHEAP!!!! The gal who made the necklaces was so nice. My daughter gave each bridesmaid a necklace to match the dresses as well as earrings. I also ordered Christmas gifts from her to match outfits I bought. She does a great job. Her website is not updated (just checked) but call her at the number on her site and she does call you back if you get her answering machine. I see the gals from the wedding wearing the jewelry quite a bit since the wedding!

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By Lil (Guest Post)
January 2, 20070 found this helpful

I'm sure you could find something at my website. www.tandltreasures.com
I also make inexpensive personalized labels for your champagne or sparkling juice bottles and personalized labels for wedding bubbles.

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I would love to assist you in your plans.

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By adrianne n (Guest Post)
October 19, 20080 found this helpful

For my brothers wedding we bought plastic spoons tulle ribbon and bags of hershey's kisses. We wrapped three kisses on a spoon in tulle, and on the ribbon we printed out a small note that read a spoon full of kisses from the mister and misses. They were a big hit and very inexpensive.

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