wedding post finale: favors!

I hope you are not completely sick of my long and drawn-out wedding posts! Today is the last one so of course it had to be our favors! For an inexpensive favor that we thought most people would actually use we created a cd with some of our favorite love songs, many of which were used throughout the wedding.
The mister designed our cd cover and back (not pictured but super cute) and we printed them out onto cardstock. I then sewed them all together and believe, some looked better than others!

We also included a note inside each cd letting guests know about a donation we made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in honor of my dad who has been lymphoma-free for over 3 years now! We decided to make that donation the start of a tradition we will continue each year on our anniversary. This was a way to make our favor more personal but make sure our guests had something to take home as well.

Like I said, lots of the songs on our cd were used throughout our wedding but the full list is below:
  1. Maps (Acoustic).... Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  2. Sweet Disposition.... The Temper Trap {I walked down the aisle to this}
  3. Hopipolla... Sigur Ros {perfect background music for guests entering}
  4. Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse...Minus the Bear {first song on the first mix cd he ever made me}
  5. Love and Some Verses.... Iron and Wine
  6. My Girls.... Animal Collective
  7. Hey Ya.... cover by Obadiah Parker
  8. I Want to Know Your Plans.... Say Anything
  9. Such Great Heights.... Postal Service
  10. Marry Song.... Band of Horses
  11. Not that Simple.... dredg
  12. Lucky You.... The National {first dance}
  13. Home.... Edward Sharpe and the Magentic Zeros {what we walked back down the aisle to}
Instead of linking to each of those I made a grooveshark playlist where you can listen to (or download) the whole thing! We've really enjoyed all of these songs and the moments they have helped us capture and we hope our guests did as well.
Thank you so much for letting me share so much our wedding journey and day with you, it truly was a labor of love. We had the absolute best time, learned a lot along the planning path, and couldn't be happier to now be husband&wife.


{Click the link above to make a donation or find out how you can help out a cause very dear to us at lls.org}


Victoria said...

Loved your wedding series, thanks for sharing!

Gold Coast Wedding Decorations said...

Wedding favors are small gifts given as a gesture of appreciation or gratitude to guests from the bride and groom during a wedding ceremony or a wedding reception.