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Top 5 DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

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We all want to have a wedding of our dream. But let’s face it, sometimes brides are really on a pretty tight budget but that doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice style on your big day.

One way to save money on your wedding is by creating your own wedding favors. Wedding favors are little things you give out on the day of your wedding. This serves as a reminder where people can look at and remember the memorable moments of this special day.

If you are looking for some inspiration to create your own wedding favors without ruining your budget, grab these top five DIY wedding favor ideas;

Mason Jars

Mason jars are absolutely adorable and offer so many uses. Undoubtedly, they are perfect stuff for wedding giveaways. You can design or use your mason jars as wedding favors in many ways. You can fill it with candies, chocolates or anything you want and label it with a cute note like “Hugs & Kisses for Mr and Mrs” along with ribbons and kisses chocolates in it.

Favor Boxes

Don’t throw your old cardboard and make a cute and classy wedding favors out of it. Just come up with the right measurement for the box and the lid and make sure that all sides are proportion when you cut them. Fold until it forms a box or lid and glue sides together to lock. You can add some ribbons, flowers or textured paper as a cover and put anything inside it like small candle, candies or bracelet to complete the favor box.

Burlap Bags

Burlap bags are versatile accessories ideal for rustic wedding. You can use these little adorable bags as wedding favors by designing them with cut printed fabrics, beads along with nice labels, ribbons or laces.


If you love music, why not share your favorite playlist with your guests? Go ahead and download the list of your favorite songs be it a love song, jazz, alternative or pop and convert them into CD’s as an awesome wedding favor. Put them in a classy case, add some sticker with your notes and finish the touches with a ribbon.

Shot Glass

Who says shot glasses are only for drinks? They are great wedding favors too! To make this, get plain shot glasses and other accessories needed for embellishment. So basically, to make different designs out of your shot glasses, you need ribbons, some tissue papers that match your wedding theme, any small candies or nuts and some little bags. The simplest design you could do for a little elegant appeal is just adding a simple ribbon to your shot glass. For an extra classy appeal, just incorporate some simple tissue paper and stick it in the glass. Finally, with your shot glass wrapped with a ribbon, fill them with candies or nuts that guests can munch in while on a reception.

Say thank you to your guests by giving them the best wedding favors without hurting your pocket. If you are still at a complete loss of what wedding favors to make, don’t ever hesitate to grab the ideas above.