(Closed) Wedding favors! Show me yours!

posted 7 years ago in Favors
Post # 32
11165 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

We did M&M’s in our wedding colors in a little box because frankly I was burned out at that point. They all got eaten and none were left behind so I guess that is a good sign.

Post # 33
128 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

We’re doing mini bottles of Cava and sparkling cider for the kiddos.  Breakdown of the cost: pearlescent paper ($6 for 25 pack), heart shape hole puncher ($6), 12 rolls of ribbon ($.50 ea), rotary paper trimmer ($17), 96 bottles Cava ($2.75 ea), and 12 bottles cider ($7 for 6 pack).  So for 108 finished bottles, it ended up being $2.90 per guest.

 I wanted to do macarons, but the idea of having 300+ macarons in my freezer just didn’t seem feasible, especially since I wouldn’t be able to package them until the night before.  And then where would I find the space for that?!

Post # 34
725 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

You certainly have a decent size budget at $5 a person.  You can pretty much do anything.  😉  I had a few favours (weekend winter lodge wedding) but here are my 2 favorites.  All my favours cost around $600 for 120 ppl.  The diy magnets were around $1.50 /person and the diy reusable coffee cozy’s around $1/person.

Post # 35
3101 posts
Sugar bee

@SimpleKitty:  Did you decide on something?

The best favor I ever had at a wedding was caramel corn!  To die for!

Post # 36
1326 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

DIY Oreo Truffles!!! They’ll be wrapped up in bags and then covered in purple organza and white ribbon.


Post # 37
240 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@crystalrae:  How did you box or present the macarons? I’m having them cascading down my cake instead of a topper so that would be great. 

Post # 38
753 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013



we’re making our own labels (that we haven’t picked out yet) becuase my Fiance LOVES their soda. 

eta: you could also do this with Jones soda. That was the original idea until I found out sprechers did it.

Post # 39
499 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We made our own- Limoncello and Vanilla Extract- my SO, designed the labels and all the other wedding collateral.

Post # 40
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Andyisgreat:  Going to be doing 2 per box in this but with a gold ribbon instead. They will be sitting on top of the menu at each place setting.

Post # 41
1234 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Here are our favors! They also doubled as meal indicators for the servers. Blue – pork, Yellow – fish, and Ivory – chicken. Each box had a custom made milk chocolate pecan turtle and a truffle. Lemon meringue for fish, temptation truffle for pork, and Carmel sea salt truffle for chicken. The chocolates were from a local handmade candy store that Darling Husband and I frequent so we really wanted to incorporate their goodies in our wedding! 

Post # 42
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

We didn’t wanna spend a lot on something that people would most likely throw away anyway.

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