Themed ideas for your seasonally focused wedding

Wedding favors, while a fun wedding detail, are usually left to the last minute. Once you know your color palette and wedding theme, choose a wedding favor that complements both and is something you think your guests will use and enjoy.

We always recommend edible favors because unlike tchotchkes, which will probably get tossed, a food or beverage will almost always be used.

To help fall brides and grooms find the perfect favor, here are some ideas from


Lots of people like candles, either to collect dust on a shelf (sorry, but it’s true) or to burn for their aromatic fragrance. This pine cone candle perfectly fits a wedding held in October or November with that woodsy feeling. Sold in a set of 4, price based on quantity purchased.


Couples getting married on a vineyard or who fancy themselves as oenophiles may want to give their guests a wine stopper with a decorative leaf topper. You can save money by gifting one item per couple. Price based on quantity ordered.


Guests with a sweet tooth will enjoy these bite-sized treats. With more than 50 designs to choose from for the wrapper, you can package a few in favor boxes or bags for guests to take with them at the end of the night. $0.68 when you order 300 or more.


Similar to candles, soaps are one of those items that people like to leave as a bathroom decoration, but they are also an item that can be used. These leaf-shaped soaps are packaged as a pair, so one box per couple is fine. Price based on quantity ordered.


“Pumpkin Patch” Gourmet Brownie Favors
These delicious brownies are decorated to look like pumpkins, not jack-o-lanterns more like the ones direct from a pumpkin patch. Each one is on a stick, brownies on a stick and cakepops are quite popular these days, and comes wrapped in cellophane with a ribbon of your color choice. Sold individually, minimum of 12 required, $3.75 each. (Basket/wagon shown here is sold separately.)

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