Getting married soon or know someone who is? The dress, the cake, the flowers, the honeymoon, all of that is figured out and perfect. What about your guests, though? We often leave things like special favors as an afterthought to be figured out at the last minute, but the truth is, this is what will be left as a reminder of your big day. That and the photos, of course. Make sure you leave a lasting impression with friends and family who come to share your wedding day. With these crafty ideas, you are sure to find something awesome to make for favors. Perfect for brides on a budget, these ideas are cheap but thoughtful. Check out these 31 super DIY wedding favors you can start making this weekend.
Let’s face it, planning a wedding is just ridiculously expensive, every way around. You can shortcut a bit with DIY wedding decor and homemade invitations, but still, it all adds up. Then, once you have your whole ceremoney planned, you realize you want to give the guests something memorable from your special occasion. Where on earth will you find the money for this special wedding favor you need for tens or even hundreds of friends and family? Well, we say make these DIY wedding favors instead of even thinking about buying anything premade. Sure, it is easy to pick up a box of something, but will anyone remember where it came from, if they even bother to keep it? Probably not. Giving a thoughtful handmade wedding favor adds just the special touch people appreciate and remember. After they have come to share your special day with you, your guests deserve something above the ordinary. You can save money making these cool wedding favor ideas, too.
How cute are these personalized baby wine bottles as a wedding favor idea? Add your names to the darling little bottles to give a personalized gift to all of your special wedding guests. Inexpensive but far from cheap looking, this is one of our top picks when it comes to things to give to your wedding guests. Simply print out the labels on your home printer and make these for your people.
Learn how to make these chic knotted fabric wrapped favor boxes that you can give away on your wedding. If your planning for a vintage themed wedding this might just be the best favor for you since the knots look like some old fashioned hair dress and also since you are getting married the knotted fabric could actually mean “tying the knot”. Check out Minted for the step-by- step tutorial now.
If you love plants or is planning for a garden theme for your upcoming wedding, this Love in Bloom Succulents would be the best wedding favor you can give away. Its really pretty and you can give your family and friend something special to remember you by. Check out Style me Pretty for the step by step tutorial on how you can make one cute succulent plant into a beautiful wedding favor!
Mason Jars are one good thing to use for cute little gift, or in this case wedding favors. Instead of the normal cute figurines inside a glass jar why not hype it up and put something sweet in there like cake?? This would symbolize the sweetness of your marriage! Go ahead and check out A Little Sweet Life for the step-by-step tutorial on how you can make one sweet treat for your wedding favor!
Marriage is a sacred ritual we do to show or love to our life partners. And what better way to celebrate a wedding than to get yourself this really cool idea for your wedding favor, Honey Test Tubes! This could symbolize that your love for each other is as sweet as honey! Check out the step-by-step tutorial from The Beauty Dojo and make yourself some of that Honey Test Tubes for your wedding favors.
What more symbolizes romance but a romantic candle lit dinner for two with some rose petals and wine right?? So here’s a really romantic idea for your wedding favor, DIY Home Lavender Rosemary Candles! So that every time they would lit that candle they yould be reminded of your wedding and how romantic it is to be in love. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to make you own Homemade Lavender Rosemary Candles from Live Simply.
Cocoa, where the magic of chocolate starts. In this next tutorial you will learn to make a DIY Hot Cocoa Favor. This Hot Cocoa Favor might just be the best favor for your wedding since it symbolizes the warmth and the sweetness of your love! Its hot cocoa powder in a vial that they could pour into their cup of hot water like some magic potion. Check out and learn how to make one from Green Wedding Shoes.
If you want to give back to the world on your wedding for having such wonderful and happy life, here’s a really cool DIY you can do for your wedding favor, Plantable Paper Hearts. So for every guest that you have on your wedding, you can consider to have planted one tree or flower. Check out Ever Mine to learn how to make this DIY Plantable Paper Hearts.
Here’s something playful fo your wedding favors, DIY Candy Jars. Its really cute and of course this could symbolize the sweetness of your love for each other since its candy. You can make them in small jars and get some candies that would fit and don’t forget to match the colors of the candies from your color scheme. Here’s the step-by-step tutorial on how to make DIY Candy Jars from Somethings Turquoise.
If you are planning to get a photo booth for your wedding, a golden nugget photo holder might just be the best wedding favors you can give to your guests. You can have each of your guests strike a pose on the photo booth so that they would have a photo to put on the Golden nugget photo holder. That’s one great way for them to always remember your wedding! Check out A Charming Project to learn how to create your own Golden Nugget Photo Holder!
In this nest tutorial that we have you will learn to create a Mint Sugar Scrub. This would be a great wedding favor so you can let people know how “Mint to be” you guys are. You can check out Love Vividly for the step-by-step tutorial on how to make your own “Mint to be” Sugar Scrub it also has a list of all the ingredients and material that you will be needing!