Tuesday, September 7, 2010


In keeping with our “California romance” theme, Stephen and I initially considered staples like Jelly Belly candies or wine stoppers as favors for our guests. But when family friend Joann told us about a local company that created edible white chocolate boxes, we just had to check them out.

And upon first glance, we knew we’d found the perfect favors. Not only were these Creations by Sharon boxes lovely, with an intricate design on each lid, but they were also filled with Jordan almonds and available in a variety of designs, all of which we loved.

As seen above, we chose two different shapes, a butterfly and heart, which meshed with our romantic vibe and allowed our coordinator to alternate between favors at each place setting. And for a special touch of personalization, we placed an order at a local party store for dark purple ribbons featuring our names and the wedding date, which Joann later delivered to Sharon for assembling.

Finally, to give guests just a little something extra, we ordered  a bag of buttercream mints, which each had either a bride or groom cartoon on the wrapper, from the site My Wedding Favors. Our coordinator set one of these next to each guest’s wine glass to help everyone freshen up after enjoying our hot and spicy Mexican buffet. And judging by how close we all got on the packed dance floor later in the evening, I think this was a definite plus!

What types of favors do you plan to give your guests?

(Photo Credits: Alex Neumann Photography, My Wedding Favors & Personal Library)


  1. I love white chocolate! What an awesome favor :) We just finished stuffing three Ghirardelli chocolates each into 400 hand-stamped muslin bags this weekend. I'm really happy with the way they turned out, and they're a great nod to San Francisco, where we live.

  2. Those white chocolate favors boxes are absolutely amazing!!

  3. Those are adorable! I'm always on board with anything that is edible. The best favors I remember from any wedding have been food related!

  4. Those chocolate boxes are so pretty. I didn't budget in individual favors, but I am reconsidering...

  5. What a cool favor and edible white chocolate ones are the best!

  6. Those are both super cute! I really like the boxes idea. And edible favors are always my favorite!

  7. I love the white chocolate boxes; edible favours are great.

    We had mini chocolate eggs since it was easter sunday the day after our wedding.