Leaving a lasting impression on your guests may seem daunting, but by adding personalized touches, gifts can easily become something to be treasured.
If you are the crafty type (and even if you are not!), you might want to consider experimenting with some of the ideas below to have cute and creative favors at your wedding. Some of these favors would be great in other events like a party or shower as well! You can multitask on these while watching TV and voila, you’d have watched episodes of Breaking Bad while finishing event favors which isn’t too shabby! Listed below are a few favorite ideas:
Coffee Bag Favors
We all know that person addicted to coffee and this gift would truly be appreciated by our growing nation of caffeine lovers. For guests who don’t drink coffee, you can incorporate tea bags or decaf options instead. Ruffled has step-by-step instructions on how to make this adorable coffee bag from scratch with the total cost coming out to less than 50 cents for each favor!
Box O’ Meringues
Credit: Decor 8
Who doesn’t love freshly baked meringues in a happy little box? Emille from Decor 8 teaches you how to make said French meringues in a variety of colors. What you need next are cute boxes (you can get these from any craft store) and decorate it to match your own personal style.
Succulent Wedding Favors
Credit: Weddings by Lily
Succulents are becoming a huge trend in weddings due to their variety of colors, textures and sizes. Having succulents as favors can also work as a place card holder by having the name of each guest on a succulent. For this simple favor, you would need a succulents, container, rope/ ribbon and stationary that fit your personality and follow the steps in the image above. These plants are versatile and can be used in all sorts of ways throughout a wedding. As a side note, if you are interested in succulents, check out a previous blog post on incorporating them into your wedding here.
Terrarium Favor and Place Holder.
Credit: Wednesday Custom Design
To go one step beyond succulents, terrariums might just be what you’re looking for. These gorgeous favors can also be used as place holders and customized to the personality of your guests. Who would not want this as a favor?!
Birdseed Wedding Favor Hearts.
Credit: Intimate Weddings
This favor is a cute, simple and eco-friendly way to thank guests for coming. Did I mention it is very budget-friendly as well? It’s a win-win for both you and the birds!
Cookies in a Jar
Credit: Intimate Weddings
Now this can be customized to fit any occasion! Whether you love chocolate chip cookies or almond cookies, the ingredients in this jar can be adjusted based on your specific tastes. Additionally instead of using jars like these, mason jars can be substituted instead for that rustic look.
Infused Sugar Wedding Favors
Credit: Sugar and Charm