How do you spend less money on your wedding and more on your honeymoon? (and still make it the day from your dreams) Right now with a struggling economy, more couples are choosing to do as much of their wedding planning and preparations themselves. Do-it-yourself wedding invitations, decorations, and favors are very popular, and can be fun to design and make!

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

DIY wedding favors also give you the opportunity to make the favors more personal and unique (like the personalized matchbooks above Source: Style me Pretty). They’re also more likely to be used instead of hidden away on a shelf or in a drawer.

DIY Wedding Favors

If you’re getting married outdoors, with a rustic theme and cherries are in season, you can place them in cute trays or wooden baskets and attach a ribbon with guests names. (Source: Intimate Weddings)

DIY Wedding Favors

I’m in love with the idea of using vintage tins to hold homemade cinnamon rolls, cakes, or even fudge! (Source: Piewacket)

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

I think its such a nice touch when having a destination wedding to give guests something that has meaning to the location. I’m super impressed with the way this couple did flavored sugar packets, using local Barbados sugar.  (Source: Style Me Pretty)

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

Getting married in Mexico? How about hot sauce or tequila as favors? (Source:Ruffled Blog)

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15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

Source: One to Wed

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

Spices are nice favors, you can buy them locally and then package them or make your own spice rubs to share. (Source: Girly Wedding)

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

Infused olive oil (Source: The Twips)

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

This couple gave their guests CDs with their favorite love songs and had a “Thank You” printed on the disc. (Source: Green Wedding Shoes)

 

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

Want your guests to feel pampered? Soy candles are eco friendly and you can customize your scents and packaging. (Source: Ruffled

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

I think the idea of up-cycling shirts to make gift bags for wine as wedding favors, is so cool! (Source: Wave Song on Etsy)

15 Unique DIY Wedding Favors

These beautiful DIY terrarium gardens can function as both placeholders and wedding favors. (Source: Wednesday Custom Design)

Be sure to check out our 10 Fun Bridesmaid Photo Ideas and these 10 Beautiful Wedding Hairstyles with Flowers.

14 comments

  1. These are beautiful ideas for Wedding Favors. The only one I have seen was the Matches.i think my favorites are the CD’s,the Candles, and especially the Tea tins. You can then use the candle or tea tin over again.

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