It’s no secret that favours at a wedding are a wonderful way to thank guests for sharing your special day. These small tokens of appreciations should spark memories, raise a laugh and above all be memorable.

They break the ice

They break the ice

However, finding the right wedding favours for the big day can be a minefield. No bride-to-be wants to fall into the trap of selecting wedding favours which will simply lay unopened and unwanted on the table once the guests head home. Most of us have been wedding guests on many an occasion and we may remember the bride’s beautiful dress, the gorgeous venue and the tasty food, but how many of us remember the wedding favours?

In short, favours need to make an immediate impact, fit in with the theme of the day and engage the guests. Geine Pressendo from Simply Crackers explains why brides should make a beeline for bespoke wedding crackers.

10 reasons to choose crackers for wedding favours on your wedding day

  1. Perfectly personalised. Favours should be as unique and original as you are. After all, many aspects of your wedding day are tailored to you, from the dress, the flowers, the music and the invites, so why not the wedding favours? Here’s where you can really go to town and express your creativity and personality. Simply Crackers products can be personalised to ensure that they’re truly tailored to your big day – the colour of the cracker and its ribbons can fit in with your chosen theme and they are labelled with your name and wedding date.
  2. Suitable for any budget, style and taste. Wedding crackers from Simply Crackers come in a range of sizes, from mini to jumbo, and can be filled with any gift of your choice – from small chocolates through to more extravagant treats of perfume and alcohol.
  3. Break the ice. Wedding crackers are a great way to get guests interacting with each other as they reach out for a friendly cracker puller and enjoy the gifts inside.
  4. Bring on the laughter. The jokes inside are a fun way to bring a smile to your guests’ faces – you’ll find some of our favourite wedding jokes below…
  5. Guess who? Instead of jokes, why not opt for trivia questions inside the crackers? Challenge your guests to a fun quiz about you and your partner – where did you meet, what’s your favourite song, where was the proposal?
  6. Gifts to suit everyone. If you’re thinking paper hats and tacky plastic gifts - think again! The gifts inside can be chosen by you to ensure they’re ideally suited to each guest – with popular products including high quality chocolates, mini ornaments, handmade toiletries, silver gifts or pens. This means there’s no need to worry about your teetotal aunt receiving a bottle of vodka or your serial dieter friend unwrapping a box of chocolates
  7. Create a big impact. Couples that want to create a really big impact can opt for Simply Crackers popular jumbo crackers. These supersize favourites measure 60cm x 13cm and contain supersize surprise gifts ranging from boxes of chocolates, items of clothing and alcohol.
  8. Delightfully decorative. You can order the crackers in your wedding colours (the packaging, ribbons and even the labels can be tailored) so they'll match the centrepieces and work as part of the table decorations!
  9. Unique and original. How many weddings have you been to where there have been personalised crackers? Exactly. Traditionally guests receive a small bag or box containing 5 sugared almonds representing the five blessings of Health, Wealth, Happiness, Long Life and Fertility. If you want a gift that’s truly original and unique, crackers fit the bill!
  10. Your input every step of the way. Couples can work with Simply Crackers on all aspects of their crackers from the design of artwork and packaging through to the gifts and jokes inside. This ensures your personality is stamped across each and every cracker.

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Here are some of Simply Crackers’ most popular wedding jokes:

  1. Did you hear about the 2 smartphones who got married? Their reception was terrific.
  2. Why did the King of Hearts marry the Queen of Hearts? They were perfectly suited for each other.
  3. What do you call two spiders that just got married? Newly-webs.
  4. Did you hear about the two bed bugs that were lovers? They got married in the spring.
  5. Why shouldn't you marry a tennis player? Because love means nothing to them!


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