Old fashioned sweets for weddings

Alot of people choose to put favours on the wedding tables these days and as budgets are ever more important and stretched what better way to do this than purchasing old fashioned sweets for weddings.  You can theme your tables easily with sweets whether going for a certain colour in sweets ie  pinks, purples or reds to match your colour theme or say selecting a certain era and decorating your table with the reto sweets for that era ie 60′s, 70′s, 80′s, 90′s.  Maybe its not favours you are looking to do, but just want to use sweets for other ideas, maybe a glass vase that would both weight your ballons down but add a splash of colour and difference to your table, or supplying sweets around the foyer area etc.