Ten thoughtful ways to make your wedding unique

Ten thoughtful ways to make your wedding unique


Having a wedding day that truly reflects how unique your relationship is, is a wonderful thing. By adding any of these ten thoughtful ways to make your wedding unique, you can really celebrate your love and maybe share a thing or two with your guests that they didn’t know about you and your beau before!


 1. Name each of your wedding breakfast tables after an element of your relationship. How about the name of the restaurant or pub where you had your first date, the name of the country where you spent your favourite holiday together, or the name of the road where you had your first home together. Add a little note on the reverse of the table name to give your guests the story!


 2. Have an instrumental version of your favourite song to walk down the aisle to – it will add a unique slant to your big entrance and will be more meaningful to you than the venues stock classical pieces.


3. Make home-made favours for your guests to take home with them. Cookies, home-made  booze in miniature bottles or mini pots of jam make cute, inexpensive and thoughtful favours which guests will really appreciate.


4. Frame a selection of cute childhood photographs of you and your beau and display on your gift table or near one of the bars, so that your guests can enjoy them during your evening reception.


5. Wear an unusual wedding dress – how about a prom style or traditional dress in your favourite colour? My number one celebrity wedding dress of all time is definitely Gwen Stefani’s.


6. Choose an unusual venue for your wedding – how about an outdoors tipi wedding or getting married on a boat?


7. Use a personalised stamp on everything from your wedding invitations through to name place cards and thank you letters after the big day. These are an inexpensive way to create a unique feel for your wedding.


8. Loving social media? Make up a hashtag for your day and let all of your guests know about it, so that they can join in on the fun during the day!


9. Whatever your feelings are about cake toppers, this can be a really fun way to individualise your wedding and celebrate you and your beau! If you have a family pet, include them in the topper, or incorporate you hobbies into the finished topper look. It’s fun and a lovely talking point for your guests.


10. Custom made drinks labels look great at your reception and really help pull your theme together. Include thoughtful details like you and your beau’s names and the date and place of the wedding.

Having an individual wedding is all about celebrating what is unique to you and your love. Make your wedding memorable to your guests with lots of little touches that will leave both them and you with amazing memories of your day 🙂


What are you going to be doing to make your day unique? Let us know over on Facebook!

Laura x


Photo Credits: Keith Bloomfield via photopin

Five Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas to fit into your Wedding Budget

I know, I know, we all hate the term ‘cheap’ when it comes to planning our wedding days, but sometimes, with certain elements of your wedding the bottom line is that you just need something cheap but lovely. Cheap wedding favour ideas are top of the list when it comes to saving money on those ‘smaller’ things on your wedding planning list that actually all really add up.

I have touched on this before in my Top Ten Budget Wedding Favours post that you can catch up on here and I thought it would be a nice time for an update.

I have selected these lovely cheap wedding favour ideas from our Budget Bride Boutique Online Store, so head over and have a browse if the options below are close, but not close enough to what you’re after - we have hundreds of ideas for you to choose from 🙂


Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas Number 1 – Wedding Favours under£0.50p each

Mini Orchid Candles

These little white candles are really delicate and pretty and will make a lovely cheap wedding favour idea. They come in packages of 28 and start from £0.30p each.


Cheap Wedding Favours under 50p

Cheap Wedding Favour Orchid Candles - Wedding Favour Ideas under £0.50p

Cheap wedding favour idea - orchid candles under £0.50p each



Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas Number 2 – Favours under £0.60p each

Cream coloured miniature flower bouquets

These tiny tied bouquets will look gorgeous displayed for your guests at the dinner table. Simple and rustic, they would work well as a Barn Cheap Wedding Favour idea to tie in with your outdoorsy theme. They come in packs of 12 and are £58p per miniature tied bouquet.

Cheap wedding favours under £0.60p each


Cheap wedding favours ideas - mini rustic bouquet under £0.60p each



Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas Number 3 – Favours under £1

Horse Shoe Charm

These lovely little good luck charm cheap wedding favour ideas come with a little loop so that you can thread them onto ribbon or string to give to your guests as a cute thank you. These come in packs of 12 and start from £0.50p per lucky horse shoe.

Cheap wedding favours ideas - lucky horse shoe under £1

Cheap wedding favour ideas under£1 - Lucky horse shoe


Cheap Wedding Favour Idea Number 4 – Favours under £1.50 each

Seed Paper Love Birds Personalised Favour Cards

I really love these environmentally friendly seed favour cards. They are cute enough to double up as place settings if you wish and you can personalise the text and colour to make sure it fits your wedding perfectly. These start from £1.12 each.

Seed paper personalised wedding favour cards under £1.50


Personalised seed favour cards - cheap wedding favour ideas under £1.50


Cheap wedding favour ideas - personalised seed wedding favour cards


Cheap Wedding Favour Ideas Number 5 – Wedding Fvaours under £2

Campfire Mini Candle

I just couldn’t resist sharing this little campfire candle favour with you! This would be completely perfect if you are having a barn wedding or if you are an outdoorsy kind of couple. These come in packages of 6 with each campfire candle starting from £1.92.

Cheap wedding favour ideas under £2 - Rust campfire candle favour


Cheap wedding favour ideas under £2 - Rustic campfire candle favour


I think its great that there is so much choice available at the moment for cheap wedding favours that you can still have fun with and feel proud to give to your guests but whilst keeping your budget on track. We have hundreds more creative cheap favour ideas over on the Boutique pages here so have a browse and get inspired!

How many guests will you be buying favours for? Join the conversation over on the Facebook page!


Laura xx