1. Tote bags
Perfect for any season and so useful, personalized bags make great wedding gifts. Plain bags are inexpensive and easy to customize if you want to make your own wedding favors. Little time? Some wedding stores offer personalized bags, but they will cost you more than designing them yourself.
Have the ideal summer wedding? Sweets and chocolates may not be the best wedding favor to leave guests in the summer sun. Sunglasses are a great way to keep your guests comfortable and remind them of your special day for years to come. To more? Frames come in a variety of styles and can be personalized in many ways. You are limited only by your imagination! Like tote bags, many wedding and party vendors can also professionally customize sunglasses.
3. Marshmallow Kits
Perfect for late summer or early fall weddings, individual s’more kits are another creative alternative to more conventional wedding favors. These can be as basic or decadent as you like and can therefore work for any budget. All you need are some graham crackers, marshmallows, candy bars, and cute craft supplies to make these adorable and unforgettable gifts for your guests.
4. Sweets in custom wrappers
A little more on the traditional side, personalized candy wrappers and candies seem to be the mainstays when it comes to wedding favors. From today’s Jordanian almonds to the trendiest chocolate bars, here’s another easy and affordable way to add a personal touch to your wedding. Why mess with a classic? Pick your candy and pick those custom candy wrappers. It’s a great way to impress wedding guests with a sweet tooth, and it’s also a much-appreciated gift for a bridal shower or bachelorette party.
5. Individual bath salts
DIY bath salts are all the rage these days. Whether it’s for personal use, a Christmas gift for a family member, or a birthday present for a family member, chances are you already have a recipe or two on one of your Pinterest boards. Individual bath salts are a unique and affordable way to pamper your wedding guests. Fancy little jars of bath salt also make wonderful bridal shower gifts.
6. Hangover Rescue Kits
Hangover rescue kits or “cures” are a must if your guests are going to drink. From a personalized water bottle to a kit packed with hangover remedies, you can make this wedding favor as simple or as complex as you like. As with the other DIY ideas, this concept is flexible and inexpensive. Hangover rescue kits also make great bachelor and bachelorette party gifts!
7. Individual Hot Chocolate Mix
Planning a winter wedding? Make your guests feel comfortable and cozy with these individual hot chocolate favors. With a few jars, craft supplies, and a few ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can create some of the most memorable wedding favors possible! You can customize the ingredients for different flavors of hot chocolate and you can decorate the packaging however you like. If you like the concept but don’t have time for a DIY project, some vendors sell personalized hot chocolate packets.
8. Lip balm
Personalized lip balm is another out-of-the-box concept for a winter wedding favor that offers a lot of flexibility. If you’re looking for more expression or are looking to save some money for the honeymoon, you can make your own lip balms in a variety of different flavors and scents. As with the other ideas above, you can also purchase custom lip balms or DIY kits from vendors, in case you need to save some time and energy. Either way, lip balm can be an interesting and practical wedding favor for your guests.
You probably already know that sachets are small bags of scented flowers or aromatic herbs that people often put in drawers or cabinets to make the space smell good. What you may not know is that these little bags filled with herbs and flowers also make creative wedding favors. Just like with sunglasses or handbags, these offbeat wedding party favors can be purchased or made at home.
10. Travel kits
Whether you’re having a summer or winter wedding, a homemade travel kit can be a useful and memorable wedding favor that won’t break the bank. This idea is so versatile, as the kits can be made in a variety of ways on virtually any budget, and it’s the perfect favor for a destination wedding.