With all that goes into planning a wedding, the wedding favours are often left as somewhat of an afterthought. But wedding favours are actually a really fun element that can beautifully reflect the bridal couple. Here are some unique, creative wedding favour ideas to consider.
20 of the Best Wedding Favour Ideas
- A Rubik’s Cube
A hit in the eighties and its popularity doesn’t seem to have waned, the Rubik’s Cube is a really fun, ornamental favour idea for any wedding, themed or not. This little brainteaser will keep guests of all ages entertained.
- Sweetie Mix
For those bridal couples with a bit of a sweet tooth, the colourful mix of sweets in a glass jar, plastic or brown paper packet is a beautiful idea. To really add to this fun gift, you can let guests choose their own mix from an old-school sweetie cart.
- Christmas Crackers
For weddings that fall close to the festive season, then a really simple but fun favour is Christmas crackers. If you really want to personalise this, you could go for the ‘make-your-own’ crackers and add a special gift inside.
- Personalised Lego Figures
If your budget extends this far, then Lego figurines of you and your loved one are a really fantastic idea. For more intimate weddings, you could even get Lego figurines of each guest.
- Fortune Cookies
This is an economic and interesting wedding favour that allows for a personalised message. Fortune cookies are relatively easy to make, and they can be placed in a pretty box or paper wrapping.
- Signature Prints
If you have an artistic friend then why not get them to create a print of yourself and your groom. This can be placed on a variety of surfaces and distributed to guests. For a really intimate wedding, you could get an artist to draw prints of the guests to take home.
Always useful and a great favour for cooler climates, signature socks with a quirky design and the wedding date work very well.
- Polaroid Pictures
You could give your guests a polaroid of you and your partner in a fun pose with a personalised message, or you could get guests to take their own polaroids (with you if desired) at the wedding. This is a great activity for when the bridal photographs are being taken.
- A Lottery Ticket
If you’re feeling lucky and want to share this luck with your guests, buy everyone a lotto ticket. It might be worth specifying that guests have to go 50-50 with you if they win!
Aromatic and beautifully colourful, spices in a thin, plastic tube or glass jar are a really lovely wedding favour idea. To mix it up a bit, each guest could be given a different spice – this also adds to the table flavours!
- Flower Seeds
Let your love grow with a packet of flower seeds for each guest. This will act as a symbolic reminder of the day when these beauties flower.
Along the same vein is the financially-sympathetic succulent wedding favour. They can be placed in a glass jar or painted pot and the miniature succulents are particularly cute.
- Sparklers and Matches
A personalised matchbox and sparkler are the perfect way to illuminate an evening wedding while giving your gifts a great favour. They also make for amazing wedding pictures.
- Personalised Bottle Opener
A user-friendly, compact and fantastic wedding favour is the personalised bottle opener. Make sure your guests remember you with every drink!
- Fun Wristbands
Make your guests feel particularly special with personalised wristbands. This can be a simple Tyvek or vinyl wristband, or even the fancier silicone USB wristband – all with your wedding details embossed.
- Candied Popcorn
Similar to the sweetie mix is the candied popcorn favour. These are easy to make and create a really vintage vibe when placed in glass jars on the table.
You can either make your own or opt for a delicious Krispy Kreme doughnut, placed in a beautiful box. This can double as your wedding dessert as well.
- Cake in a Jar
Replacing the ‘cake in a mug’ trend is the unique ‘cake in a jar’ which looks and tastes divine! This could even be the same as your wedding cake, giving guests a taste at the wedding and at home.
- Hangover Kits
If your guests enjoy a part then they might also enjoy a suitable remedy – a hangover kit. You can add items such as rehydrate, Panado, chocolate and eye masks.
- Gold coins
Reiterating the line ‘for richer or poorer’, place a gold, chocolate coin with a note for your guests. Easy to create and fun to eat.
If you’re wanting to add your stamp to any wedding favour, a stylised sticker with your names and wedding date is an easy and effective visual addition.
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