Make “usefulness” a factor when you choose wedding favors. Everyone wishes Cousin Mavis would keep the swan jordan almond holder forever, but it gets lost under dust and clutter.
Wine wedding favors, such as stoppers, bottle openers and charms actually get used in a home. Even just occasional sippers may use them for that bottle the guests bring over. If not, a stopper tops a bottle of sparkling cider, or can be passed on to an admiring guest who will put it to good use. Nothing wasted.
Stay away from overtly “wedding” bottle stoppers. Nix the wedding bells and wedding cakes for plain hearts, starfish, seahorses or even birds.