Thursday, July 16, 2009

Party Planning at its Best!


My super talented friend Brittany launched a party planning business One Charming Party. She has Bekah's Vintage Glam Barbie party posted on there among several amazing parties. She also has a blog with fun information on her mad entertaining skills. I recently asked her advice on some wedding favors and this is the scoop she gave me:

The four biggest trends that I've noticed in wedding favors are eco-friendly gifts/donations, cookies or other desserts, regional inspired and homemade jams.

I'm including some links for you to see what I mean. If this isn't what you are looking for then let me know and I can round up some more ideas for you. Hopefully this will get some ideas going though.

regional favors: http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/article/regional-favors?autonomy_kw=regional%20favors&rsc=header_1

cookie favors: http://www.marthastewartweddings.com/portal/site/ww/menuitem.8136b08594d37d3df8aeef105173a0a0/?vgnextoid=f78680a913ba9110VgnVCM1000003d370a0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=default&rsc=header_1&autonomy_kw=cookie+favors

cookie favor from etsy (she sent me a sample and these are awesome, she can make probably anything in any color): http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5934602

jam (scroll down to the elderberry jelly pic): http://www.oncewed.com/8317/real-weddings-blog/real-weddings/a-big-sur-wedding-ii/
more jam: http://www.oncewed.com/7710/diy/reception-tables/diy-orchard-wedding-table/

tons of blue and brown here: http://www.favorideas.com/shopping/aqua-blue-5th-avenue-favors.html

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