How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Favor

POSTED IN Design, Planning, Tips & Tools

Wedding favors can be a source of great concern for any bride or couple planning a wedding. Should I spring for them? And if so, what should I purchase? We have all been to weddings where the wedding favors were, how shall I say it, less than desireable. “Why yes, I’ve always wanted a miniature plastic typewriter as a thank you for celebrating your big day”–said no one ever! So when I discovered the treasure trove of wedding favors and reception products produced by Totally Promotional, an online manufacturer/retailer of promotional products, I knew I had to share them with my loyal readers.

Totally Promotional - Foil Stamped Coasters

Through their website,, Totally Promotional has become America’s most popular internet source for imprinted promotional products at everyday low prices. And this includes a slew of wedding favors and reception items you would be proud to give your guests. Imprint your wedding logo or slogan on a variety of gift-worthy items such as wedding cups, wedding napkins, wedding can coolers (koozies), or wedding coasters. Or provide your guests with items for their everyday use, such as lip balm and wedding pens. Finally, you can create items for a wedding day photo booth such as a banner or wedding-themed sunglasses for your guests to use a props. The possibilities are endless!

Totally Promotional - Wedding Advice Coasters

You know how foil-stamping is all the rage in wedding invitation design? Well now this high-end look can be used on your wedding napkins and wedding coasters. Totally Promotional allows you to design your custom foil-stamped napkins and coasters any way you choose. They have dozens of product colors and the most popular shiny and matte foil imprint colors. You can select a template from their exclusive design gallery or send them your own artwork to create the foil imprint you want. These will serve as a great memento from your big day!

Finally, could there be a better wedding favor than the wedding koozie? Both functional and fabulous, Totally Promotional has dedicated an entire site to these favors– Customers can choose from over 800 template designs and wedding sayings or you can submit your own artwork. Also, Totally Promotional provides free online artwork proof for customers as well as a free setup charge, which includes a one-color or full-color imprint, depending on the kind of koozie you order. Between the customized service and the price, there’s no other place on the internet to get a better deal on the ultimate wedding favor!

Trust me, Totally Promotional will save you hours of agonizing over how to choose the perfect wedding favor. With their variety of choices, top-notch customer service, and great prices, you can’t make a bad decision.

Totally Promotional - Wedding Favors

Happy Planning!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Totally Promotional. The opinions and text are all mine.

Joyful Backyard San Antonio Wedding by The PK Photographs

POSTED IN Real Weddings, San Antonio

This joyful backyard San Antonio wedding looks like so much fun! Who wouldn’t want to go to a wedding that included backyard games to play or a donut bar to enjoy? Brilliant! A backyard wedding can be as formal or casual as the bride and groom want it to be. I love the table settings used for this reception. The wooden tables are so gorgeous there is no need for a tablecloth, and details like putting a sprig of rosemary on a napkin is such a nice touch. The dried herbs wrapped around the white wedding cake also go perfectly with the overall look of this wedding. Check out more photos from The PK Photographs of this wedding in the gallery.
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From The PK PhotographsI was pumped to meet with Taylor and Aaron in San Antonio for their consultation. I had briefly met Aaron a little over a year ago when photographing his sister, Rachel’s, hill country wedding. At the end of Rachel’s wedding, my heart broke, thinking I’d never get to spend time with this beautiful family again. Lucky for me, fate had other plans.

When I arrived at Taylor and Aaron’s backyard wedding my jaw dropped. The details were perfect. From the bride’s shoes (handmade by the groom’s mother) to the flowers, everything was gorgeous, and it was a wedding that was 100% them. Shortly after I arrived, Taylor returned from the salon and it was time to get ready. Getting her son up from his nap, he wasn’t in love with the idea of getting ready but didn’t put up too much of a fuss. After getting ready herself, it was time for Taylor to knock Aaron’s socks off at their first look, something she did with ease.

Before we knew it, family photos were done and it was ceremony time! Taylor was walked up the aisle by her son (I swear, I didn’t cry) and a short, and very touching, ceremony commenced. I swear, it’s crazy how powerful love can be. A complete stranger could have watched their ceremony and felt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, how in love these two beautiful people are. The ceremony was followed by drinks, dinner, cake cutting, dancing, lawn games and conversation galore until it was time for the newly wedded couple to go off, and on to the rest of their lives together!

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Lovely McKinney Wedding by Igor Wedding Photography

POSTED IN Dallas, Real Weddings

Igor Wedding Photography sent us this lovely McKinney wedding. This bride had a truly stunning mermaid wedding dress. And luckily this bride also had a photographer with a lot of great ideas about photographing it. Some of the best photos of this wedding dress include a shot of the dress on a hanger, a shot of the bride’s reflection as she is getting ready, and a fun shot of the bride with her back to the camera with two bridesmaids both turning their heads back to the camera. This last shot shows off the back of the bride’s dress plus the gorgeous purple, pink, and green flower bouquets which look amazing with the deep purple bridesmaid dresses. Check out more photos from this wedding in the gallery.
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From Igor Wedding PhotographyChelsea and Cody share a love for reading and travel! They were married May 29th. The wedding was beautiful and they decided to read private vows to each other before the wedding but not see each other. It was very romantic and endearing, I think we all cried. Although the thunderstorms crept closer and kept threatening to pour it held off literally until they said “I do” and then the sky opened. But it made for great images. Their style was elegant with a touch of vintage. The groom’s best man or “woman” was his sister, and the bride had her best friend who was the life of the party as her “man” of honor.

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Photography ~ Igor Wedding Photography | Floral Designer ~ Antebellum Design,LLC | DJ ~ Complete Weddings | Catering ~ Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner | Event Planner ~ Refined Romance Events | Bridal Shop ~ Terry Costa | Ceremony & Reception Venue ~ Avalon Legacy Ranch | Hair and Makeup ~ Stephanie Nelson Makeup & HairSubmitted via Two Bright Lights