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Posted By: Jamie
If you’ve been a guest at any weddings within the last several years, chances are, one or more contained a colorful candy buffet. While such candy set-ups are usually fun, brightly-colored and get wedding guests involved, there are other creative ways to turn your wedding favors into a more hands-on, interactive experience.
Whoopie Pie Bar
Who doesn’t love a whoopie pie? Well, even if you don’t actually like them, the name “whoopie pie” is certainly fun to say and even more amusing when printed on a sign! Offer guests a selection of flavors and let them add the sweet filling themselves. This can also be done with cupcakes.
Source: Lovestruck Social Events
For a more refined feel, set up a tea bar made of loose tea. Have a beautiful selection of mix and match tea cups available with hot water so guests can make their own and enjoy on the spot. Or, provide small linen drawstring pouches or glassine bags and they can take the tea to go! This display would be perfect for a daytime wedding or even a bridal shower.
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To create the feel of a European flower market at your wedding, set up containers of various flowers and allow your guests to create their own bouquets! Try to select various colors and textures along with greenery to round out each bouquet. Kraft paper and twine can be used to wrap the bouquets at a barn wedding or even decorative fabric and ribbon for a more formal affair.
Source: Bridal Musings
Maybe you’re having a morning wedding or you plan to keep the reception rocking until the break of dawn? A cereal bar can be an adorable way to remind your guests of their childhood using fun, sugary cereals that they normally might not indulge in as adults. You can, of course, offer a few healthy choices for the nutritionists in the crowd. Choose decorative glass containers to dress it up a bit and you have a super fun, interactive display. Guests can pair it with milk on the spot or put it in a favor bag for a snack on-the-go.
Source: Frosted Petticoat Blog
For the perfect mix of savory and sweet, you might try setting up a trail mix station. Get creative with the packaging options. Favor bags, glass jars, glassine bags, drawstring linen pouches, tiny gift boxes…all are stylish options! Guests can simply choose which ingredients they like and have fun making up their own creation.
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We love including flowers, trail mix, candy, and more in our custom wedding welcome bags! There's so much more to see here.
Post originally written as a guest blog for The DC Ladies.