One way or another, we’re all guilty of leaving wedding favours behind. The reason: What use do we have for that once we’re home? To avoid your guests leaving their favours behind (since it all already cost money), why not give them something that they actually have use for?
Today’s DIY Project: Wedding Favours
From candy, to fragrant oils, to scented soaps, these 10 ideas might even cause your guests to ask for more!
1. Fan Yourselves
Whether you’re having an outdoor wedding or not, guests would definitely appreciate this wedding favours, especially here in our humid little red dot.
2. Candy Bags
It might be more pricey customising your own candy, but if you’re up for it, we’re sure your guests would love it as much as you do. Besides, who doesn’t love candy!?
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Another way to do this is to wrap the candies in a vintage handkerchief. You could also get get a bulk of material and cut them up to save cost getting individual handkerchieves/materials.
Mint to be
This pun never gets old! We’re definite that your guests would appreciate these mints when they’re looking to freshen up their breaths, especially after having one too many drinks during your wedding.
3. Healthy Snacks
Everyone wants to be healthy! So what better way to remind everyone to stay healthy than with a healthy snack as a wedding favour? We can already tell from this image that these fresh herbed almonds taste amazing!
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4. Drink Me
Frankly, who doesn’t love tea!? Come up with your own specialty tea for your guests to enjoy on a cold gloomy day. What we love about this idea is also that you have a choice to pick caffeine free leaves.
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For a caffeinated option, consider giving coffee beans.
On the other hand, you could also prepare these lovely pre-made flavoured hot cocoa tubes for your guests to enjoy the morning after. All that’s left for them to do is add hot water and they get a nice cuppa cocoa!
5. Jams and Honey
Remember grandma’s delightful jam? If you already have a recipe, take it out! If not, the web has an unlimited number of recipes which are already tried, tested and wouldn’t disappoint. Who knows, they might even come asking for the recipe once they’re done with their jar.
6. Fragrant Oils
Who doesn’t love flavoured oils? Your guests would have multiple uses for this. They can use it as a bread dip, add it in their salads, and it would taste heavenly.
7. Spice It Up
We love spices, and so would your guests. These would come in handy when they’re in need of a quick fix for marination or just to spice a sauce up. Come up with your own spice mix or search for one online.
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8. For The Bath
Finally, a wedding favour we can actually use! You could either buy soap bars in bulk or take it a step further by making your own specially for your big day!
Believe us when we say that your guests would definitely love this. After all, who doesn’t love smelling heavenly after a shower?
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9. Scented Candles
If you don’t mind experimenting and getting your hands dirty, consider making your own scented candle. Similar to the soap bars previously, personalise your own scents to make it extra special.
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PS. What we love about this tutorial is also that it’s eco-friendly and uses only natural ingredients. What a way to go green.
10. Potted Plants
Think dried flowers and succulent. Your guests would then be able to place them at home or in their offices for a little greenery. Moreover succulents are world renown for their superb aesthetic values. A terranium is a great idea too, but they can be more costly to purchase.
If you’re looking to save cost on the glass wares, consider reusing tin cans (but please remember to wash them clean) and decorate them with ribbons, Sharpies, anything you can think of. Your guests wouldn’t be able to guess that these were once food cans. If not, another option would also be to place them into tea cups and personalising their initials with a sharpie.
For the kids:
Keep the children entertained by preparing colouring wedding favours specially for them. We know how restless kids can get after sitting for too long, so this would definitely keep them occupied during your wedding.
All-in-one For Kids
Not only do these packages include colouring pages and crayons, they also include snacks! We’re officially sold! A bonus plus is also that the parents would be very thankful for these to keep their child/ren intrigued and occupied.
Visit http://somethingturquoise.com/2015/06/26/diy-kids-wedding-favor-free-coloring-pages/ for the full tutorial.
Tattoo For You?
Be it for the kids or adults, we’re sure everyone would have a fun time putting on these tattoos to celebrate your love!
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