Weddings are expensive and wherever you can save a buck or two, you will want to do that! Party favors are one area that you can actually save quite a bundle if you are willing to do a little work yourself. The best part is that you don’t have to skimp on quality at all and usually end up with something more meaningful and personal.
I came up with a list of 20 of the best do it yourself party favors that I could find that offered the biggest bang for the buck. Hopefully, you will be able to find one that suits your taste and wedding style!
Do It Yourself Party Favors:
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1. Wedding candle party favors
You can personalize these candle favors in so many ways. The label can have your wedding information, the candle color can coordinate with your wedding colors and the scent can be whatever you choose.
2. Love Poetry Favor Boxes
3. Raspberry Vodka Bottles
For an adults only wedding reception, this may be a fun favor idea! The fruit infused vodka looks pretty in the clear glass bottles wrapped with the recipe.
4. Birdseed Wedding Favors
I love this eco-friendly favor idea especially for a rustic wedding. The heart shape really makes it!
5. Rock Candy Sticks
You don’t have to do too much with these other than pick a coordinating color and display them in a pretty way. Placing them in a glass jar with some faux clear glass stone as a base is a perfect way!
6. DIY Candy Jars
Candy jars are fun with the variety of candy colors to choose from.
7. Handmade Soap Wedding Favor
Guest will love a personalized bar of soap that they can use.
8. Coffee Favor Bags
Coffee is a gift most people will enjoy and the rustic look of the bag is perfect for a rustic or destination wedding.
9. DIY Soy Candle
These pretty little candles are not only budget friendly but they are also eco-friendly because they are made from recycled materials and natural ingredients.
10. Music CD Wedding Favor
Music can bring back a memory like nothing else can. That is why a personalized wedding music cd makes such a special wedding favor. You can design the label in a way that coordinates with the theme of your wedding too.
11. Book Wedding Favor
Books are a fun favor to give out especially at a vintage inspired wedding.
12. Spread The Love Label
A “spread the love” label on a mason jar filled with jam is a perfect idea for a favor at a rustic wedding.
13. Smores Wedding Favor
If you are planning a Fall wedding, a simple package filled with the ingredients to make smores is all you need for a warm and thoughtful party favor.
14. A Potted Plant Favor
A potted plant favor could last forever!
15. Truffles In Clay Pots
A fancy truffle looks whimsical and festive when placed in a colored clay pot that is personalized with a message written with a sharpie.
16. Caramel Corn Favors
A yummy idea for Fall!
17. Scrabble Magnet Favors
A very creative wedding favor idea using Scrabble letter tiles. I love this!
18. Matchstick Favors
Place matchsticks in a small glass container and tie on a cute message such as “a perfect match” or “a match made in heaven”.
19. DIY Wedding Favor Tags
These pretty favor tags, made from oven baked clay, will dress up any wedding favor you choose.
20. Wine Cork Keychain Party Favors
Keychains are a fun gift item to give and receive and one made from a wine cork is especially nice if you are having a vineyard wedding or are just serving wine.