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Elevate Your Wedding Favors: 15 Wedding Favor Ideas

Your wedding day is a celebration of love and unity, and what better way to express gratitude to your guests than with clever and memorable party favors? Move beyond the traditional and explore these 11 unique and budget-friendly wedding favor ideas that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

1. Personalized Succulent Planters:

Gift your guests small succulent plants in personalized pots. Attach a tag with your names and the wedding date for a touch of sentimentality. Succulents are easy to care for and serve as a lasting symbol of your growing love.

You can get succulents at your local nursery or on Amazon for around $2

2. Customized Mini Champagne Bottles:

Add a touch of sophistication with mini champagne bottles adorned with personalized labels. You can include your names, wedding date, and a heartfelt thank-you message. This elegant favor is sure to be appreciated and enjoyed.

Wedding labels for your mini bottles can be found on Amazon or Etsy .


3. Scented Candles:

Create a romantic atmosphere with handmade scented candles. Choose a fragrance that resonates with your wedding theme and provide them in customized packets or with customized labels. Your guests will appreciate the effort and have a lovely keepsake to cherish.

These soy wax candles can be found for $173.57 for 40 pieces at this Etsy store.


4. Engraved Wine Glasses:

Elevate the classic wine glass favor by having them engraved with your initials or a meaningful symbol. Not only will these glasses be a hit during the wedding, but they'll also serve as a cherished reminder of your special day.


5. Gourmet Coffee Beans in Personalized Bags:

For the coffee enthusiasts, fill small bags with gourmet coffee beans and customize the packaging with your wedding details. This favor is not only practical but also a delightful way to share your love for good coffee.

An example of these coffee favors can be found at Dean’s Beans and cost around $3.50 each.

6. Custom wedding cookies:

Cookies that have been personalized with your personal details or something related to your wedding theme will add a nice touch to your personal wedding ceremony. These can be packaged in transparent bags and have a thank you note on tags attached.


7. Bottle Openers

Bottle openers are a practical gift that your guests will get to use for many years to come, and will remember your special day. An opener that has some relation to the theme or venue of your wedding would be a great way to tie it in with the event.

These from Etsy are a good example of a great wedding bottle opener favor.


8. Handwritten Recipe Cards:

Share your favorite recipes as a couple by creating handwritten recipe cards. Choose recipes that hold sentimental value or reflect your cultural backgrounds. Your guests will appreciate the effort and have a taste of your shared gastronomic experience.

These recipes don’t necessarily need to be hand written, but could be designed on a platform like Canva, or you could write one out and make color copies for however many guests you have.

9. Customized Coasters:

Have coasters personalized with your wedding details or a meaningful quote. Practical and trendy, these coasters will remind guests of your wedding day every time they enjoy a drink.

Customized coasters can be found easily online and a little research shows they cost between 50 cents and $2.50.

10. Seed Packets with Love Notes:

Embrace the theme of growth by giving your guests seed packets with a love note attached. Encourage them to plant the seeds and watch the flowers or herbs grow. This is a great long-term gift and is like a metaphor for your relationship growing.

11. Bath Bombs:

Giving your guests nicely fragranced bath bombs is a very personal gift that will give them an opportunity to have a spa like evening at home.

A nice note encouraging them to take some time, run a bath, pour a glass of wine, light some candles, and enjoy a nice long relaxing bath. A recipe of relaxation as such.


12. Sugar Scrub

Similar to the bath bombs idea, sugar scrubs can help as a nice home spa treatment.

13. Golf Balls

For the sporty types you could include personalized golf balls with your wedding details on them. Your guests will get hours of fun out on the course and remember your special day.

We found an example of personalized golf balls at this Etsy store for $8.80 each.


14. Kid Activity Kits

Great wedding favors for the younger guests will help keep them entertained during the wedding reception. This is like a gift for the parents too.

Coloring pages are a great example of such a favor, and customized coloring placemats add to the décor at the wedding.

These personalized placemats from Doodle Downloads come with a free eight-page coloring sheet PDF, that will ensure max entertainment for the young guests.

(Note must be made here that this post does not include any affiliate links, however, Doodle Downloads is our store and any purchases of these placemats will benefit us directly.)


15. Matchboxes

Matchboxes can be personalized with you wedding details in a nice design and are a nice practical gift that can be used by smokers, or at barbecues for a long time to come. This is a nice practical and cost effective favor to opt for.

These matchboxes are available on this Etsy store and seem to cost around $9.50 for ten boxes.



Your wedding favors are an opportunity to express gratitude to your guests and provide them with a tangible memento of your special day.

By incorporating these clever and thoughtful ideas, you'll ensure that your wedding favors are not only memorable but also reflective of the love and commitment you share.

Here's to celebrating love in all its beautiful details!

(Please note that prices are added to this post to give you a general source and price for potential wedding favors. For accurate prices please check on the individual stores. We have tried to link as many as we could find to help you. There are various other stores to choose from)