(Closed) Handmade rice heating pads for favors?

posted 4 years ago in Favors
Post # 2
1262 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I would leave that behind if I was a guest. Just not my cup of tea. Same with lip balm. I think vanilla extract is your safest bet…

Post # 3
863 posts
Busy bee

As a guest, I probably wouldn’t even know what it is and leave it behind. 

Post # 4
1057 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I agree with PP. While I may use the heating pad, I think a lot of people may not. It just seems like a lot of work for something that people might not even take. I think vanilla extract is a great idea though.

Post # 6
2838 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

marymary123:  I think it’s an awesome idea– because I live rice heating pads!!  I think it would be either hit or miss….love em or hate em.


I would have done them if I did favors– and I would have included a little note that said these are one of MrsEme’s favortie things to warm up on a cold MN night to personalize it.

Post # 7
2551 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

marymary123:  It’s a neat idea, but I would never use it and would either leave it there or toss it once I got home. I do know how to use them & what for. In fact, I purchased a set for Darling Husband & my brother for christmas 3 yrs ago for camping trips and they are still in their packages in our plastic camping tub…. 

Now homemade vanilla extract would be awesome & I’d be using that thing up as quick as I could!

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Post # 8
1772 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I would not understand the purpose. Never used a heating pad. 

Post # 9
5883 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

marymary123:  Food, most guest want edible favors…

Post # 10
995 posts
Busy bee

You can also add essential oils to the rice pads and make them “aromatherapy”….. Also dried lavendar works as well.

With that being said, I made rice pads for christmas gifts and almost everyone thought they were satchels….To keep your sock drawer fresh….*sigh*

Post # 11
188 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014


marymary123:  I think this a very strange thing to receive as a wedding guest. It’s a thoughtful gift for a friend or family member, but not for a wedding favor.

Post # 14
36 posts
  • Wedding: September 2014

marymary123:  LOVE the idea, very original! Especially good if you’re having your wedding during a cold season. My fiance’s mom made me one and I use it all the time, whether to warm up or soothe aching muscles. With wedding favors you can never please everyone. Some people might be confused and leave one behind, others will use and cherish theirs for years. And hey, if you have leftovers they will make great holiday gifts for neighbors and coworkers. I say go for it!

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