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DIY wedding favour ideas that won't break the bank

DIY wedding favour ideas that won't break the bank


Written by Katie Byrne


Your guests will love these thoughtful favours - and there are ideas to suit every craft capability! 

 

Skill level: easy

Sweet cookies, stamped with your names make a delicious (but not-long-lasting!) favour that will keep guests sweet as they wait for dinner.

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Gifting guests bottles of your favourite home-made condiment/alcohol/scent? Add a sweet finishing touch with a personalised label.

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Jars of popping corn are perfect for your guests to take home and enjoy après your celebration.

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There's not much effort involved here: all you have to do is buy plants, spray-paint pots if necessary and create a sweet hand-made sign to display next to them! 

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Pine cones painted in a matching shade to your reception colours make for a sweet and simple gift - for a festive wedding, add a loop of string so guests can hang them from their Christmas trees.

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Fill paper bags with sweets for a super-simple favour your guests will love.

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Skill level: medium

Bake dough decorations in the oven and decorate with stamps and paints in order to create gifts that match the theme of your celebration.

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Stamp a coaster with your names and the wedding date for a long-lasting souvenir.

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Yes - you could just buy packets of plant seeds but why not create your own instead?

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Skill level: difficult

 

Collect corks and turn them into personalised key rings for a favour that will last long after your big day.

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For a more advanced take on the coasters idea above, take a look at the tutorial below.

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Handmade soap packed with delicious oils are the perfect favour for your guests to take home. (Click here for more lovely lavender ideas!)

  

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Likewise, hand-made candles make great gifts for a smaller wedding party. 

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Happy crafting!


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