Posted by Caitlin Harmon on 5/9/2019
to Creative Ideas
Wedding favor DIY's are a great way to commemorate the love you
share with your bride or groom and include your guests in the celebration. Give
your guests something to remember your wedding day celebration with
one-of-a-kind, handmade wedding favors. By creating them yourself, you’ll add
your own special touch, cut costly expenses and make your wedding even more
With wedding sparklers,
you’ll get to include guests in lighting up the evening with love. Order your
favorite wedding sparklers in bulk, then package them in customized envelopes
or covers catered to your tastes. We love using the phrase, “Let love light the
way.” You can also include your new initials and wedding date.
Are you and your beloved ‘mint’ to be? Purchase small tin cans and
mints to match your wedding’s color palette or theme and put your bridesmaids
to work helping you package them. Letter a heartfelt note to place on the
inside, or card with a cute minty pun, and send your guests home with a “breath
of fresh air.”
A delicious way to treat your guests, pie jars are exactly as they
sound. With a little time, pie crust and baker’s magic, you can create little
jars of your favorite pies for your guests to take home. Top it off with cutout
hearts made of crispy, crust to make it even more romantic.
With a little DIY and time, share your fairy tale romance with your
guests through photographs pressed onto drink coasters. Choose from your
favorite engagement photos, places you’ve visited, where you had your first
date and more to give your guests a variety to choose from and take home.
Let love grow in abundance when you use small succulents as
wedding favors. You can purchase succulents at prices within your budget, plant
them in ceramic jars with your guests’ names painted on them, or even place a
little note card on them to help guests find their seats.
Send your guests home with a few goodies to help them recreate
your signature cocktail. For mojitos, you can choose small mint plants to pair
with little containers of simple syrup. Don’t forget to include a recipe card!
Get guests involved in creating their own wedding favors by
setting up an endless candy buffet at your reception. You can even order candy
that fit into your color palette and create chalkboard labels for each of the
You’ve worked tirelessly to create the perfect ambiance at your
wedding, so allow your guests to bring it home with them. Combine your favorite
scents with melted candle wax before pouring the mixture into baby mason jars.
Create a delectable sweet and savory mix of popcorn to celebrate
your beloved ‘popping the question.’ Pop enough popcorn for small bags to
distribute to your guests, then spread the kernels evenly over wax or parchment
paper. Drizzle melted chocolate, caramel, peanut butter and toffee bits over
them, let cool, then package for your guests.
Giving thoughtful tokens of appreciation to your guests doesn’t
have to be expensive. These are just a few ideas for wedding party favors to help get you started.
Whether you opt for beautiful wedding sparklers
that shine as bright as your love or home-baked cherry pies, we know your
guests will appreciate the small gestures.