Weddings are expensive. The best rule of thumb is to decide on a budget and stick to it. It may be hard to do but hopefully these wedding favor ideas will make it a little easier for you.
When it comes to favors try to give something that the guests will use. There is nothing worse than spending a lot of money on items that will be trashed the next week.
This is always a popular favor item and can be arranged with a cute package for a great price. This is also a great favor idea because it is easy for the guests to use, they just eat it and that’s it.
You can get a great deal buy buying in bulk, online, or on clearance.
Look for places that sell candy in bulk for a low price. These locations may be online or may be right down at your local grocery store. They may have a colored candy that matches the colors of your wedding, If not go with white and you can add color with the packaging. Try rock candy to add some bling, or salt water taffy for a beach wedding. You can have fun matching your candy to your theme. You can even order custom M&Ms. Retro candy and gummies are also crowd pleasers.
Online you can look for cheap packaging for your favor. Look for jars, bags or tins on wholesale or auction style sites.
Clearances are a great find for brides but you can’t always find what you are looking for.
You can make fun packages with spices for your guests to take. This is always something that people will use and it is even more fun if you make a special blend. You can make a chicken blend or a steak rub for you special day.
Buy the spices and packaging in bulk to keep the cost down.
You can make your own lollipops, it is easy, cheap and fun. You can buy the sticks at craft stores and the plastic molds too. You can also get the directions right of the package for the molds. Wrap these little suckers up with a cute bow and you are good to go.
COOKIES OR CAKE
This can be a super yummy and inexpensive way to go. If you or a close friend is a talented baker you can easily pull this off. Pick your delightful cake or cookies and divide them between your small boxes for a super cute and homemade treat!
Making a CD with the favorite music of the wedding couple can be a fun way to share with friends and family. You can purchase blank CDs in bulk and jewel cases too. Then make a custom cover with your engagement pictures. This is a great favor that people will surely use.
Make your own little book of poetry for each guest! This can be fun, romantic and people will love the uniqueness.
Wedding and party favor sites often have clearances and there are tons of these sites. You should show around and see if you can find a favor that suits you on one of these sites within your budget. You might be surprised by some of the low prices.
Don’t blow your budget. These ideas are a start, now be creative and add on to what is here. You favors are sure to be a crowd pleaser.