Favours are an element of the wedding that couples are always on the fence about, they are considered a sweet little gesture to give thanks to your guests for joining them on their special day, but when added up they can end up being an extra expense. To help you decide, we have put together 8 fun, yet budget friendly wedding favours to inspire you for your big day.
1 – Ferrero Rocher Treats
Who doesn’t love chocolate, especially at Christmas time! Pop the guest’s name on a cocktail stick and pop into the Ferrero Rocher and voila! You have both a budget-friendly wedding favour your guests will love which also doubles up a perfect place card or escort card holder.
2 – DIY Candy Buffet
Buy bulk bags of sweeties online or from stores such as Dealz, place in pretty vessels and provide cute packaging for guests to fill and bring home.
3 – A Sweet Thank you
How about a luggage tag or card that simply says thank you? You can even print these at home yourself!
4 – Salty or Sweet?
Make your favours pop with popcorn! A great, light little snack that guests can munch on when they feel like it. And it’s easy on the wallet if you package the popcorn yourself, you can buy cellophane bags from craft stores or popcorn bags from Etsy.
5 – Let Love Grow
Buy a tray of sweet succulents or cacti from your local wholesalers or online with Triangle Nursery, placing in up-cycled jam jars or pots decorated with ribbon or hessian. The perfect take away gift to decorate your guests home with a little reminder of your special day.
6 – Mini Party Animals
Using some spray paint and little bit of creativity, these favours are fun and fantastic! You could pick up the toys in bulk from discount stores or even charity/thrift stores and the spray paint from wholesalers or craft shops.
7 – Wedding Sound Track
A hark back to the mix-tape days, creating a CD of your favourite songs as a couple, the wedding playlist or songs that reflect your relationship or memories from your single days is a fun gift to give to wedding guests. Who doesn’t like a new car CD, turn up the volume, let their hair down after work or at the weekend!!
8 – ‘Meant to Bee’
DIY Seed Packets to give away as little favours for your guests to ‘Let it Grow’. Buy coin envelopes, a personalised stamp and add seeds of choice from a local wholesalers or garden centre. The type of seeds you choose can be linked to the theme or your favourite flowers.