DIY Wine-inspired Favors: From Lollipops to Coasters!

Here’s a toast to the highly-popular wine theme for weddings: a roundup of some truly innovative wine-inspired favors! And not only are these ideas innovative, they are DIYable with a certain level of crafting skill. Or for the less crafty among us, thankfully some of these are available on etsy!... [Read More]

Rustic-Chic Packaging for Your Wedding Favors this Summer!

‘Rustic’ has certainly come a long way from its humble woodsy origins. In fact, when you think of packaging favors for a rustic-themed wedding today, the materials may still have that natural, organic look but the styling can be quite cool and contemporary. So we’re pretty excited to share... [Read More]

Bake it Up: Give Bread as Heartwarming Favors with a Homespun Twist

You could say that the best way to your guests’ hearts is through their stomachs! Hence, the popularity of edible wedding favors, right? Well, what could be more heart (and tummy) warming than freshly-baked, fragrant, crusty, and beautifully packaged bread? It may take some logistics magic to pull... [Read More]

Chic Fall Wedding Decor Ideas with a Contemporary Style!

Autumn is arguably the best-loved season for celebrations—weddings included. All those rich colors, fascinating textures, and that hint of chill in the air make for a perfect partying mood! With so much celebrating going on, though, you may find yourself in a decorating bind. How do you capture that... [Read More]

Creative Ways of Incorporating Lights at a Beach Wedding!

Beach weddings can be incredibly romantic. Particularly, once evening falls and the only illumination available will be what you have provided. Make it as magical, dreamy, or exotic as you wish—taking inspiration from these spectacular lighting options, using candles, lanterns, hurricane lamps, fairy... [Read More]

10 Candy Favor Ideas with an International Flair

Come tour the world with us! We promise it’s going to be one sweet ride indeed, as we survey 10 candy delicacies from around the globe that would make truly unique favors at weddings. Some have exotic flavors, others contain unusual ingredients. All come with fascinating traces of the cultures they... [Read More]

Easy Ideas: What to Put In Your OOT Gift Bags to Welcome Guests?

Smother your guests in a big warm “welcome to our wedding” via out of town (OOT) gift bags! Plan a collection of bag fillers that will not only highlight what’s fun and famous at your wedding destination, but will also show you’ve got everyone’s comfort and enjoyment in mind. And don’t forget... [Read More]

Mmmmm…Macarons! Use Them as Elegant Favors and Decorations

Macarons have been the darling of the wedding world for decades now. And understandably so! Elevated to confection superstardom by France’s iconic Laduree brand, macarons in their myriad variations have been used to grace the wedding tables, dessert buffets, and gift baskets of the rich and famous.... [Read More]

HOW-TO: Create a Trail Mix Bar at Your Wedding

A trail mix bar is definitely a popular wedding trend nowadays for casual, rustic-themed receptions in the summer or fall. Not only is it great having guests gather around and choose their treats, but as the hosts, you simply set out your favorite nuts, oats, dried fruits and berries, maybe even some... [Read More]

Unique Valentine’s Wedding Ideas: A Special Roundup from Bellenza

Hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! We’ve gathered our most favorite posts to showcase the many, unique ways that you can plan a wedding celebration on the most romantic day of the year. Whether it’s a bridal shower or a lovely dinner for two, we’re sure that you’ll... [Read More]

Coffee Themed Wedding: Ideas for a Vintage-Inspired Reception!

Ah, coffee! The aroma, the flavor, the entire experience is almost sacred for all the coffee lovers out there. So, envisioning a dream setting for a wedding reception with a coffee theme led us to the rich, cozy ambiance of an Old World coffee shop. Think wood paneling, upholstered seats, vintage decanters... [Read More]

Yummy Favor Ideas Using Peanut Butter

Much like any sweet craving, loving peanut butter is practically a given. So when you consider giving peanut butter goodies as favors, you’re certain to have a delighted bunch of guests! From lovingly homemade peanut butter to fancy gourmet-style confections, the secrets lie not only in the fascinating... [Read More]

Cool and Clever! Ideas for Presenting Sweet Treats

Candies are already so irresistible! So, it’s quite a challenge and a thrill to pretty them up even more. But lucky for us who are ever on the look out for fresh favor packaging ideas, there are dozens of super-creative blogs out there that keep coming up with the cutest ways to present sweet... [Read More]

Something Different: Limoncello Favors in Pretty Bottles

Gifting your guests with delicious homemade limoncello is impressive in itself. But as we all know, presentation is key. So we thought we’d pass on some lovely packaging ideas we found for this zesty lemon liqueur, using a whole range of interesting, shapely bottles! So whether your wedding theme... [Read More]

Give the Coolest Olive Oil Favors at Your Wedding

Giving guests bottles of olive oil as favors is a wonderful idea for weddings any time of year! Not only is this quality oil a prized cooking ingredient, it is also the kind of practical present that will keep your guests thinking of you and your wedding day every time they enjoy it. So do make the... [Read More]

Strike Up the Perfect Match with Cool Match Box Favors

It may sound a bit trite, this whole ‘Perfect Match’ thing. But the creative ways couples have played around with the concept of giving matchboxes as favors is certainly fun! And in most cases, a great addition to your reception decor, too. We put together this roundup of creative and fun ideas... [Read More]

Eco-friendly Favor Ideas from Seeds to Saplings for Spring

Giving wedding guests ‘living favors’ couldn’t be more perfect for springtime nuptials! Not only are these eco-friendly, they also convey the magic of new life and growth that a marriage is all about. And it doesn’t hurt that these gifts are lovely to look at, too! Take your cue from the pretty... [Read More]

Favors with a Good Fortune for a Chinese New Year’s Celebration

We hope you enjoyed our recent post on the festive elements for a Chinese New Year bridal shower! Aside from the striking decorations and the delectable food, though, we thought you’d like suggestions for guest favors as well. So here are 6 gift ideas that immediately caught our fancy—from traditional... [Read More]

Confetti-inspired Favors for a New Year’s Party

Bridal showers are always fun. But throw in the New Year’s season plus a co-ed guest list, and you up the fun factor to extra festive! And what says holiday revelry better than confetti? So we put together 5 shower favor suggestions that have confetti cuteness sprinkled all over them. You may end... [Read More]

Glamorous Ideas for a Gold-and-Glittery New Year’s Bash

Goodness, where has the year gone?! Either that, or you’re wondering, “Oh no, how do I style our New Year’s Eve party?” May we suggest gold and glitter? The reason is we’re so thrilled with the inspiration we discovered on five fabulous blogs. All of them just happen to... [Read More]

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