Guests love wedding well-planned wedding favors. They can be a sweet or useful way to remember a special day. There are many different traditions you can follow. One train of thought leads people to give party favors emblazoned with their couple name. Another leads people to use the guests’ own names instead.
Your wedding favors should be something that you’d like to receive yourself. If you can’t stand the taste of Jordan almonds, don’t serve them to be your guests.
Your budget and your desires will dictate what you can offer. It’s okay if you don’t want to spend much money. Keep reading for affordable wedding favor ideas.
- Jewel Candle
Candles are a popular gift on almost any occasion. However, that means that they can feel a little bland or impersonal. A jewel candle takes care of the problem. They’re candles with distinctive scents and a jewel nestled inside. It’s a common gift with an uncommon design flair.
Pick out a scent or two that you enjoy.
- Kitchen Towel
There are two classes of kitchen towels. One class is for cleaning heavy spills and dirt. Another type, commonly called tea towels, are more for decorative purposes. Either of these options will please most guests. It’s fun to get a gift that you’ll actually use.
A mini pumpkin, a potted plant, a bundle of flowers. Plants don’t last forever but they’re lovely. You can find something that ties into your theme. Planning a fall wedding? There are adorable little colored pumpkins that you can hand out.
The downside of using fresh flowers is that they can quickly grow expensive. Also, it’s possible that some of your guests will be allergic. You can cut the costs by giving away seeds instead of a mature plant. That way, people can plant their own gardens.
- Handmade Soap
If you love arts and crafts, you can consider making handmade soap. You can make it into a shape that you like and add your own scent. It’s a completely unique gift that can make people feel special.
There are guides online teaching you how to make the soap. Because you’re doing the all of the work yourself, you can control your costs. It will require a lot of time, however. Make sure you don’t get started at the last minute unless you want to feel stressed out.
An individually boxed donut with colored icing is a fantastic gift to give your guests. It’s affordable and a little unique. Food is always a crowd pleaser. Donuts are especially popular. Your guests may not even be able to wait to get home before they start munching on the treat.
A cupcake or decorated cookie works as well. The key to making the experience is to individually wrap everything. If you can’t find the right small boxes, use cellophane.
- Personalized Mug
Personalized cups and mugs are a common wedding gift. That doesn’t mean they’re not a good idea! Because you’ll be stamping them with your own quote or perhaps the guest’s name, they won’t look like anyone else’s party favors.
You can choose any type of cup. A shot glass, a coffee mug, etc. The costs depend on which company you go with and the materials you use. To save money, focus on using fewer words.
- Olive Oil
Small, attractive jugs of pressed olive oil are popular to give away within foodie families. People like them because everyone needs to eat. Olive oil is one of the most popular cooking oils in the world.
To make the gift even more elegant, you can attach a small recipe card to the bottle. You can include a recipe for one of the meals served during your reception.
- Flip Flops
These are an idea for your female guests. High heel shoes look amazing but they can make your feet ache. After a night of dancing, people will appreciate being able to slip off the painful shoes and wear flip-flops instead. You can even pass out the flips flops at the start of the ceremony if it’s located somewhere that’s difficult to walk around, like the beach.
Your wedding will be one of the most important days of your life. You and your partner will be bringing together your friends and family to celebrate your love. A wedding favor is a way to say thank you to the people spending time and money to show. Gifts aren’t necessary but they are enjoyable.