Confectionary Wedding Favours

Just as it is traditional for you to receive a gift from your friends and family, you also need to provide wedding favours to say thank you for their attendance. The best idea is to have confectionary wedding favours.

Why should you choose confectionary wedding favours? Well, there are two main reasons; they are cheap and delicious. There are many areas in your wedding where you need to spend quite a lot of money, the favours is not one of them. As they are purely a thank you gift to your guests, you do not need to be outlandish. Instead you can get them an amazing gift that will not break the budget and is still absolutely lovely. Confectionary options have long be favourable at weddings, this is because you actually cannot go wrong with them. Almost every single person will have a sweet tooth, and even if they do not eat sweets often then will enjoy the gesture. Now all you need to do is find the perfect favour for your wedding day. Here are some that you should consider, that are delicious and popular:

· Table chocolates: these are a great way to not take up too much space on the table. You can have one individual chocolate made for each person sitting at the tables. All you need to do is decide on a flavour and the message you would like to out on the little box it comes in.

· Confectionary hearts: some people might think that this is cheesy, but you are celebrating your love for your partner so why not go all the way. You can get a variety of different flavoured chocolate hearts that are also available in different sizes. Gather a few different flavours and sizes and place them in an organza bag for your guests.

· Chocolate or candy coated nuts: this one is ideal for both men and women. Some men may not enjoy too much sweet stuff, but you cannot go wrong with the saltiness of a nut and the sweetness of the chocolate surrounding it.

· Themed chocolates: if you have a themed wedding then you should have themed chocolates to go with it. There are many confectionary moulds that you can choose from to make sure that they match perfectly with the theme.

· Mints: this may not be as exciting as chocolate or candy, but it is certainly practical and can be enjoyed by all. This way no matter what you decide to have for your wedding breakfast, all of your guests will have minty fresh breath.

No matter which option you choose, you are guaranteed to have happy guests, while knowing that you gave a thoughtful gift that didn’t break the bank.

Use Ribbon for Wedding Cakes

Wedding cakes are becoming equally as important as the dress and venue. If you want an elegant but memorable one than you need to know how these ideas on how to use ribbon for wedding cakes.

There are a number of fantastic ideas on how to use ribbon for wedding cakes the question is which is the right one for you? All you need to do is figure out exactly what type of style you are going for with the cake itself. You can get round cakes, square cakes, tiered cakes and even themed cakes. The world is your oyster when it comes to your selection. In most cases it is better to use ribbon in conjunction with a more classic style. It will add that sense of sophistication and elegance to complement your wedding day.

One of the most popular designs with wedding cakes at the moment is black and white. This is a simple yet beautiful way to combine the ribbon. The best way to go about using the ribbon is to have your cake completely frosted in either white or black icing. From here you should choose a ribbon (preferably lace) of the opposite colour. This ribbon can then be placed around the edge of the cake to give it that sophisticated look. In some cases lace ribbon is also being used with cupcake designs. Cupcakes are also a trendy choice for weddings, the cupcake itself can be wrapped in the ribbon and will look absolutely gorgeous sitting on top of a cake stand. They are a popular choice because each guest will be able to have their very own cupcake, rather than having to wait around for a slice of cake to be cut for them.

Bows are another trend that can be found when using ribbon for wedding cakes. Again the ribbon is normally in a different colour to that of the frosting. It is simply placed around the bottom of each tier on the cake. Depending on your preference you can include a delicate bow on each tier, or have a massive one that stands out on the very top. Traditionally the ribbon will be placed around the bottom of the tier, but nowadays it is being wrapped around the middle, down the sides and used in a number of different ways. At the end of the day, it is only there to enhance the cake and make the decorations on it pop. Which is why you have creative license to use a ribbon on your wedding cake in a way that you see fit.