"What would you suggest as a wedding favor? How should we display them?"
I came across this idea in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine and fell in love with it. This is perfect for a destination wedding. It is both timeless and new, create a favor cake with buttercream-colored boxes (ivory, white and aqua work nicely too) and a topper of millinery or paper flowers. Inside, nestle Mantecaditos (sugar cookies) which are a delicious, light, traditional cookie in Puerto Rico. They can be flavored with coconut, almond, lemon or amaretto. And guests don't have to pack an extra item in their luggage. It can be their midnight or breakfast snack after partying all night long. Ask a calligrapher to make a sign with your initials or monogram. Stack boxes in tiers on a square cake plate; add picot ribbon and flowers to top. Shells and pearls would also add a decorative romantic look.
Two piece boxes - Sofie's Favors
Calligraphy Resource - Laura Hooper's Calligraphy
Mantecaditos Receipe (almond flavor) - Puerto Rican Cookies
Photo Credit - Martha Stewart Weddings