Save money & give guests something they’ll love by making your own DIY wedding favors!
Think about it: How many times have you gone to a wedding and received wedding favors that you know you’ll never use?
I certainly have received my share of cute wedding favors that, while darling, weren’t really my taste or something I could use.
So why not make your own gifts that your wedding guests will not only appreciate for their thoughtfulness but actually use as well?
Here are some great ideas for awesome DIY wedding gifts for your guests.
DIY Wedding Favors for Your Guests
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1. Wildflower Seeds
Sure, not everyone has a garden to plant their flower seeds in. But, everyone has something lying around their home that they can use as a pot to plant their wildflower seeds.
With a little sunlight and some TLC, your guests will think of you and your awesome wedding every time they see their flowers!
2. Jars Of Jam Or Preserves
Do you love making jam or any other kind of preserves? If so, why not consider making jars with personalized labels that your guests will look forward to trying with their morning toast?
Whatever fruit is in season will make a wonderful excuse to start canning for your wedding guests! Grab some small mason jars and get to work!
3. Coffee Beans
This one gets my vote for one of the most awesome wedding favors! Almost everyone loves coffee, so why not prepare your guests some coffee beans in a beautiful package for them to take home? The choices for packaging are endless, from personalized burlap bags; to jars to sweet little tins with handmade labels.
These also make great Columbia wedding favors to celebrate your heritage if you’re from the country, or as a play on words if you’re from DC or Columbia, Mo.
Whether it be customized to-go containers near the dessert or candy bar; or handmade boxes filled with your favorite go-to snack, treats and sweets will never go to waste! Satisfy your sweet tooth with these perfect ideas.
5. Hangover Kits
After a wedding, it’s a safe bet that more than a few wedding guests will be feeling a little “under the weather” the following day! Trust me, even non-drinkers will feel the effects of all the jubilation!
Why not prepare a hangover kit for your guests, which can include water bottles, coffee, gum, and anything else you can think of to clear the cobwebs!
6. Mini Olive Oil Favors
It's that time of year! Lot's of beautiful 'on the day' stationery being finished at the moment. Thank you to @alwaysandriweddings for sharing this gorgeous shot from Sundari and Andy's special day last year. ・・・ Super stylish escort card table at @thewstylist beautiful wedding last year, each little bottle filled with olive oil ✨⠀ Escort tags by @bureaudesign ✨ Photography @dominiquebaderphotography
I love these little mini olive oil wedding favors because just about everyone uses the oil! It’s perfect for cooking, for skin treatments, and more.Grab some little bottles with cork stoppers, then fill them with a high-quality extra virgin olive oil!
7. Soap wedding favors
Who’s getting married?? You need to check out these DIY wedding favors—I made the easiest (and as you can see, the cutest!) custom soap with my friends at @Michaelsstores just in time for my baby sister’s wedding! I can’t believe she’s getting married this week! #sponsored #MarriedWithMichaels #diywedding #weddingfavors #diyweddingfavors #ihavethisthingwithpink #abmcrafty
If you’re crafty in the kitchen, making your own soap wedding favors is really easy and fun! Whether you make it completely from scratch or just use a melt and pour base, you can come up with some adorable ideas that are perfect for your wedding.
8. Seashell Seating Cards
If you’re planning a beach wedding, these are the perfect DIY wedding favors for you! Use a gold glitter Sharpie or paint to write your guests’ names on the inside of seashells so everyone can find their seat in style, then have a cute keepsake to take home with them.
9. Wedding favors for kids
If you’re inviting children to the wedding, create these cute little coloring favors to keep them busy throughout the meal.Just print out coloring sheets, then attach them to clipboards and add some crayons. Parents will love that you thought to go the extra mile and create something cute for the kiddos!
10. Sugar Scrub Wedding Favor
Give your bridesmaids the zest gift with this adorable Whipped Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub created by @madeofsugarandspice! Click the link in the bio for inspiration. 🍋 🍋 🍋 #freeprintable #bridesmaidgifts #weddinggifts #diygift #weddinginspo #diywedding #bridesmaids #bridesmaidproposal #lemon #weddingplanning #sugarscrub #diyweddingfavors #wedding
With a million and one sugar scrub recipes out there these days, it’s easier than ever to make your own bath and beauty products. These Your’re the Zest favors are darling, I love the play on words! While they were made for bridesmaids gifts, you can customize the wording and labels to fit your theme and use them as cute wedding favors.