Unique Wedding Favors
Blog By: Megan Hefler + Monique Ashcraft
Worried your wedding favors will be left behind or thrown away? As you head into the final months before your wedding, you’ll want to start browsing favors to pick the right gifts for your guests. There are lots of reasons why you should give out wedding favors — they serve as thank-you tokens to your guests and provide a tangible memory of your celebration. To help inspire you, we’re sharing some unique wedding favor ideas- from edible treats to keepsakes and much, much more.
Air Plants or Succulents
Instead of flower seeds, give your guests a miniature succulent or air plant to go along with your rustic or boho wedding theme. Add a personalized sticker to the pot or box, think: “Let Love Grow! Thanks for joining us.” Talk about a cute, small gift idea for your wedding guests. Plus, these types of plants are easier to care for making them perfectly easy.
DIY S’more Kit
While you might be tempted to DIY your wedding favors, know that the process may be time-consuming, so make sure you have the energy to assemble your giveaways. If you’re set on putting together your own party favors, s’mores kits are a classic option. Though this favor idea ingredients are easy to get together to make a mouthwatering s’more- it’s the favor tag that seals the deal. It can say: “Here’s to s’more love, laughter and happily ever after” with your personal wedding details underneath.
Sunglasses could not be more perfect as a wedding favor if you’re having a summer wedding. The personalized eyewear is fun and practical! Guests will probably even use the glasses as party attire after the day turns to night. It makes for exciting photos of all of your guests at your reception.
If cupcakes and cookies are too sweet for you, try popcorn for your reception instead. You can have these tasty snacks in a box or a bag on a table displayed ahead of time. A more unique idea would be to have a popcorn cart with fresh or prebagged popcorn. It even doubles as a fantastic way to help people soak up any alcohol as they prepare to head out for the night.
Keep the flame of love glowing! Candles make a simple and practical gift, and not just for a housewarming. Buy them in bulk and customize the label. Placing them into little mesh baggies gives an extra special touch. You can buy multiple scents that way and tie a cute label to the bag instead of on a printed label. Or you could buy sticker labels to add to the bags or candles, it’s a simple and effective way to have labels with less work for you.
Macarons make an elegant and tasty wedding favor. This particular couple placed them at each seat, making the place setting more elegant. Personalize them in favor boxes to make it easy for guests to carry at the end of the night. Best part, they are a great edible gift for those with gluten allergies!
Honey is a sweet treat that makes everyone smile. Whether the jars are large or small, they are easy to do. You can look locally and get honey from a local beekeeper. Or you can get them already in tiny jars online. Just add ribbon or twine and a cute, personalized tag and you are ready to go. this sweet treat is typically a crowd favorite.