Ceremonies are always exciting, but often also expensive. Why not try to save by choosing DIY wedding favors? In fact, gifts for guests, restaurant, clothes, decorations, everything has a considerable cost, which makes that of the wedding or Communion an unforgettable day, for various reasons, some even of an economic nature.
To be honest, financial aspect aside, we particularly like the idea of adding a personal touch to wedding favors, a small element that makes the gift you deliver to those present really special.
But mind you, “do it yourself”Does not mean that you will have to create the wedding favor from scratch. You could rather try to assemble the gift inspired by many original ideas.
The ones you will find in this article are, for example, 12 cheap DIY wedding favor ideaseasy to make and ideal for crowning a special day in your life or that of the people you love.
So take a look at the list, and choose the one that strikes you the most and that you can achieve with less expense and as little stress as possible.
DIY wedding favor ideas
First, let’s talk about one of the most expensive ceremonies that can ever be organized, the marriage. Between renting a restaurant, renting a car, buying a dress, make-up and hair, it’s not difficult to exceed three zeros in expenses for a wedding.
To save money, let’s start with small things, such as wedding favors for example, and try to make them economically, perhaps inspired by the ideas you can find below.
Spices and flavored salts
The food and wine sector offers many possibilities for those who choose to donate original, useful and always appreciated favors.
For example, a gastronomic product that is often the protagonist of DIY wedding favors are spices or flavored salts.
These products not only have a long shelf life, but can be easily dosed in small jars or containers to decorate and give to guests.
Another welcome gift for guests could also be a homemade limoncello, kept in a nice mini bottle personalized with the initials of the couple and the wedding date.
Alternatively, you could give away small bottles that contain the wine you will serve during the reception.
Wedding survival kit favors
In the summer, a survival kit for marriage it becomes fundamental to say the least. This kind of wedding favor should be donated before the event begins, so plan the distribution of the gift well.
Inside the kit you could put a bottle of water, a fan, sunglasses, tissues and some snacks. For women, some might also be appreciated flat shoes like flip flops or bag dancers, to wear when heels become unbearable.
The easy-to-make coaster
When it comes to weddings, a quick-to-make do-it-yourself favor is that of tile coaster.
Just pop into a tile shop and choose the ones you like best. If necessary, make them the right size and personalize them by adding the couple’s initials.
DIY favors for birth and baptism
From marriage, we move on to the arrival of a baby. What do you need to make favors for a birth or a baptism? Well, it takes a little inventiveness and a few hours of your time. To find inspiration, you could choose one of the DIY wedding favors that you can find below.
DIY honey jars
An easy and very sweet idea to make is to donate personalized honey jars. You could have stickers made with drawings of little bees and with your baby’s name, and apply them on mini jars that you fill with some organic honey purchased, for example, from local companies or farmhouses.
It is also possible to accompany the jars with practical ones wooden honey spreaders, choosing the decorations that are closest to personal tastes and the “theme” colors of the event. In this case, you could opt for pastel colors or the more classic pink and blue.
DIY Hot Chocolate Favor Box
For a winter event, a welcome favor could be a Prepared For Hot Chocolate. Also this time choose jars to customize with nice stickers.
For adults, add mini bottles of Baileys, orange liqueur, or another alcohol that goes well with the chocolate.
Honey, chocolate and then what? Only the marmalade. Also in this case we advise you to choose customizable jars (you can find them in shops and sites of materials for packaging wholesale favors).
Then turn to local companies to find delicious jams, fresh and organic, with which to make a perfect one home-made wedding favor.
DIY favors for Communion
For a communion, which favor could we make with our hands? Also for this particular event we will not miss some original ideas. You could opt, for example, for bags with seeds to give as gifts or for delicious personalized candies. Let’s see how to do it.
Bags with seeds to plant
For those who love nature and the environment, the optimal favors can be sachets containing semi o flower bulbs and plants. It is always preferable to include a practical leaflet with instructions for planting and caring for the seedling, which will turn into a memory that will last over time.
You are wondering where to put the confetti? What if these were the wedding favors? For the delight of younger guests and those with a sweet tooth, you could choose a wedding favor with candies or personalized sweets.
On the internet you can easily find many companies that make candies and confetti with ad hoc designs or even with phrases and images of your choice.
Then enclose them in a jar with a cork stopper or in an elegant box with customizable adhesive and that’s it.
DIY Graduation Favors
And how to make DIY wedding favors to celebrate one Graduation? Also in this case the home made ideas are many. Let yourself be conquered by the proposals you will find below.
Personalized USB stick
To celebrate a graduation, a perfect idea for a wedding favor is that of a personalized USB flash drive with your name, your degree course that you have completed or a symbol that represents it. It is a practical, useful and certainly appreciated gift by your guests.
Seedlings as wedding favors
To thank your friends and family you can donate one green wedding favor, such as a succulent plant, or even a small tree that can be enclosed in a jute bag with soil. Along with the gift, add a small handbook with instructions for planting the sapling in the garden.
DIY potpourri bags
The classics bags with potpourri colored can be easily made using flower petals, fragrant spices and citrus peel to dry and eventually crush.
You could pack the potpourri in glass jars to close with a cork, or you could try your hand at making cardboard boxes to customize.
Seen? Without spending big bucks, we have created perfect wedding favors, small gifts that your guests will certainly appreciate! For other DIY wedding favor ideas, Pinterest or even Amazon can come to your aid.
All you have to do is let yourself be inspired by these and by the many other ideas that the DIY world has to offer you.
Source: GreenStyle by www.greenstyle.it.
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