Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, and the season surrounding the holiday is a time filled with romance and all things heart-shaped and red and pink. The lovely color scheme and the feeling of romance wafting through the air are two reasons why couples planning a wedding decide to hold their ceremonies near Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas for Valentine’s Day themed wedding favors to leave guests with a fond memory of your wedding.
Heart-shaped Valentine’s Day Wedding Favors
Near Valentine’s Day, the shelves are stores are heavily stocked with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and other trinkets that showcase how the heart is symbolically linked to love. Couples having a Valentine’s Day wedding may want to tie hearts into their decorations and wedding favors. Couples can save money by making their own edible favors or enlisting the help of a friend who also bakes by giving out heart-shaped sugar cookies decorated with pink or red sugar cookie icing and silver sugar crystals. Most of the items you would need for this craft could be found at a local craft store, including the pink or red cellophane paper and the colorful ribbon to tie around the paper. With some practice, the date or the names of the bride and groom could be “written” on the cookies with special decorative icing. This “Seasoned with Love” Parmesan Cheese and Spice Shaker from My Wedding Favors incorporates hearts on the label and would be very cute, especially if the wedding also has an Italian flair. Other ideas for heart-themed wedding favors include handmade soap, monogrammed coasters, heart-shaped wine stoppers, votive candles, bottle openers, and elegant but simple place card holders.
Chocolate and Candy Valentine’s Day Wedding Favors
Many people give boxes of chocolates or other candy on Valentine’s Day, so items such as small embossed red or pink favor boxes could be filled with various edible treats to hand out as favors. With a customized label and ribbon couples can put together nice little favors containing Hershey’s kisses, Jordan almonds, chocolate truffles, miniature candy hearts, or pieces of cute conversation heart candy. My Wedding Favors sells these little hearts printed with wedding-appropriate phrases like, “To Have, To Hold” and “Kiss the Bride.” Beau-Coup offers a set of beautiful and decadent petit fours in various Valentine’s Day appropriate colors or with the word “love” hand-piped onto one of each of the treats in the set.
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