A handful of rice is nice, but a more modern fling involves filling pretty cones or envelopes with fragrant lavender, petals or confetti.
Clockwise from top: Embroidered doupioni-silk cone with monogrammed lining (we added a tissue-paper pouch of lavender tied with ribbon), $12.50, Love, Me, shoploveme.com. Mini envelope with circle sticker and rub-on letter. Envelope, $2.50 for 10, and sticker, 40 cents for four; both, Paper Source, paper-source.com. Letter, $5 for 216 letters, Anna Griffin; annagriffin.com. Mini envelope with "Love" rubber stamp. Envelope, $2.50 for 10, Paper Source, paper-source.com. Rubber stamp, $6.75, Impress Rubber Stamps, impressrubberstamps.com. Mini envelope with personalized starburst-motif label. Envelope, $2.50 for 10, Paper Source, paper-source.com. Label, $7 for 28, Beaucoup Wedding Favors, beau-coup.com. Lavender buds, $21.75 per pound (enough for approximately 75 pouches), Splendid Palate, splendidpalate.com.