I am getting married August 27, 2011 at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. We all know how hot and humid it can be in August. The one idea for a favor that keeps coming to mind are hand fans. I am also thinking of either purchasing several bottles of spray sunscreen and sitting them around, or purchasing large bottles and filling up smal individual bottles with a personalized label on them.
I know the gentleman will NOT be interested in the hand fans. What should I consider for the guys? Will they even want favors?
Congrats on your upcoming wedding.
At Ivory Pearl Bridal Mall, we offer some buri fans that are not gender specific. The ribbon could be removed and something more general like a distressed DIY rose could be added instead. You can find the buri fans at: http://tinyurl.com/24mt92r
You can find directions on making the roses at our blog: www.ivorypearlbridal.wordpress.com . Below is a picture of the buri fans.
Here's another fan is also not so gender specific. It is a folded silk fan, very modern, very pretty. You may find this fan at http://tinyurl.com/26fd95d .
Take care. Hoping this is a great day for you,
The Ivory Pearl
Here are some other ideas to consider Personalized Water Bottle, Sunscreen Favor or Lemonade Mix
Have a great day
I did mention the sunscreen favor. :)
I think the personalised water bottles would be appreciated if it is going to be hot. (August is Winter here in Australia!)
You can make them yourself or get a crafty friend to make them easily with this software: Wrap Candy Software
I bought it years ago, and have discovered you can personalise just about anything with it. I also visit their forum frequently to get new ideas (paint gallon cans are a favourite of mine)
Thanks, Angela. I do like the idea of the water bottles; however, we can't bring in our own food or drinks. The festival sells these items to help make money.
August is hot where I live in the US.
Thanks for the links.
what about neck coolers? I'm not sure where you get them from, but I have seen people with them at Summer Music Festivals here. They are like a long sausagey type thing, and are filled with some kind of (silicone?) beads that you can freeze. People wear them around their necks, I have sampled one and they are quite refreshing
I do like that idea. I just wonder about the expense. I am not sure what they are filled with, but have seen that. I may try to look for a diy tutorial on them. Thanks.
Congrats on your wedding!
I agree men may not be interested in fans but I dont think you can exclude them. This site has no shipping costs outside of Florida and you can use the coupon" Thanks" for 10% off orders of 50 or more.
Here is an idea the men can get wine/bottle stoppers: http://storkandveilfavorsandgifts.com/item_83/Double-Happiness-Eleg...
and the women can get a coordinating item like the suggested fan http://storkandveilfavorsandgifts.com/item_176/Sandal-Season-Sandal...
or if you wanted to give everyone the same thing here is a personalized wine glass http://storkandveilfavorsandgifts.com/item_60/Personalized-Stemless...