Everything has been planned – the wedding venue, the flowers down to every last baby’s breath, the wedding party attire. The only thing missing is the wedding favour for the guests. How can you properly thank all your friends and family for celebrating your special day?
Finding a wedding favour that conveys your gratitude and love for them, while also being fun can be a challenge. To help, we are sharing our top 10 wedding favours ideas to make your special day even more charming! All of these unique ideas are 100% DIY wedding favours, but can also be found elsewhere to take one more thing off your wedding checklist.
The perfect wedding favour for spring and summer weddings! Whether you buy them or take the time to make them, custom soaps will always be appreciated by your guests. Add your favourite essential oil or herb to personalize the wedding favour even more.
For the foodie couple that wants to share their love of delicious tastes with their guests, a variety pack of spices is the perfect wedding favour to give. Create the perfect assortment of “love spices”. Try basil, garlic powder, and oregano; parsley, chili, and dill; ginger, coriander, and mint. When in doubt though, stick with a Himalayan salt, cracked pepper, and basil. Make it the perfect blend to represent your union.
Now, this is grounds for a celebration! Let your guests know that “love is brewing” and you’d love to have them enjoy it with you. Where it’s a bag or fresh espresso beans or ground beans, the coffee will be much enjoyed the morning after.
There are coffee lovers and then there are tea lovers. Either way, let your guests know how “tea-rific” they are! We recommend a mixture of teas, as everyone’s taste is different. English Breakfast, Earl Grey, and any Herbal mixture. Make this DIY wedding favour, even more, your own by customizing the packaging. From glass bottles to tea bags to test tubes, the packaging can be anything you’d like. Your guests will be thrilled to pour themselves a cuppa with this unique wedding favour.
Presumably the oldest sweetener to man, there is no doubt your guests will love this wedding favour. Your guests will no doubt be singing your reunion was “Meant to Bee”!
One of the simplest DIY wedding favours and easily customizable to your wedding theme, this wedding favour is a table-pleaser. Popular herbs to use include dried rosemary, thyme, cilantro, and sage.
INFUSED OLIVE OIL
A wedding favor that will never go to waste! Ideal for smaller wedding guest lists that are foodies. Infuse with rosemary, thyme, basil, or chili for simple cooking. For a fancy infusion that bursts with flavors and is fantastic for dipping give these a try! Italian Dipping Oil – sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil. French Dipping Oil – herbes de provence, roasted shallots, and olive oil. Moroccan Dipping Oil – cumin, oregano, chili flakes, fennel, and olive oil. Garlic and Parmesan Dipping Oil – champagne vinegar, garlic, parmesan, and olive oil.
MINI WATERING CANS WITH SUCCULENTS
Let the love grow! These mini watering cans are one of the most unique wedding favours we have come across. Place a small succulent within and let your guests test their green thumb.
A lovely and simple DIY wedding favour that will relax your guests. Guests can use the bags of lavender on their eyes to relax, in their dresser drawers for an added scent to their clothes, and as air fresheners. The infusion of love will be intoxicating.
While it may not be a physical reminder of your wedding in years to come, this wedding favour will sweeten your guests day even more. Create a bar with candy of all different kinds for your guests to mix and take home. You can DIY bags for the sweets or purchase pre-made online. Customize the sweets bar for your theme and favourite treats. The favour will be a “sweet ending to a new beginning”.
A wedding favour should show the uniqueness of your relationship and the personality of you as a couple. Have fun with this part of your wedding planning! If you have the time and energy, DIY wedding favours are a fun activity for you and your fiance.
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