14 Great DIY Wedding Favor Ideas

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DIY wedding favors can be cheap or expensive, depending mostly on how large you choose to make the favors. Fortunately, even if you can only afford tiny jars or packages, the personal touch of hand-written notes and homemade goods is so impressive that size won’t matter. Whether you’re going big or small, here are creative ideas for favors you can put together at home.

1. Mixed CDs of your favorite songs

via Brossie Belle and Mega Smiles

personalized cd sleeve wedding favor
megasmiles
CD Wedding Favors
BrossieBelle

2. Hot cocoa on a stick

DIY instructions via Intimate Weddings

Hot Cocoa on a Stick: DIY Wedding Favors
intimateweddings.com

3. Favorite coffee or tea (especially if you make it yourself!), separated into small packages

via Apropos Roasters and The Papery Nook

Tea Wedding Favors
AproposRoasters
wedding bags Coffee or Tea Favors
thepaperynook

4. Homemade cookies (or jars of cookie mix)

via Marry This!, Marry Me Vintage, and Love and Lavender

cookie wedding favor
marrythis.com
cookie bag wedding favor
Marrymevintageirish
cookie mix wedding favor
loveandlavender.com

5. Birdseed hearts

via Nature Favors; DIY instructions via Intimate Weddings

Bird Seed Heart Wedding Favors
naturefavors
Birdseed Wedding Favor Hearts: Eco, Easy and Inexpensive DIY
intimateweddings.com

6. Jars of homemade applesauce

via Green Wedding Shoes

applesauce wedding favors
greenweddingshoes.com

7. Second-hand books – super cheap and easy to find at thrift stores

via Intimate Weddings

Second-Hand Books Wedding Favors
intimateweddings.com
Second-Hand Books Wedding Favors
intimateweddings.com

8. Granola – especially if you have a favorite recipe to share

via Style Me Pretty

granola wedding favors
stylemepretty.com

9. S’mores, with or without sticks

via Eternal Journal and Wedding Wire

smores wedding favors
EternalJournal
smores wedding faovr
weddingwire.com

10. Flower or vegetable seeds

via Apropos Roasters and Pedoozle

Wedding Favor Seed Kit
AproposRoasters
wildflower seeds wedding favors
Pedoozle

11. Old-fashioned penny candy or caramel, wrapped in paper bags

via Clementine Weddings and The Caramel Jar

candy bags wedding favors
ClementineWeddings
Salted Caramel Wedding Favors
TheCaramelJar

12. Little jars of honey or jam

via Sugar and Chic and Sweet Caroline Jams

honey jar wedding favors
SugarAndChicShop
homemade jam wedding favors
SweetCarolineJams

13. Bags of seasonal fruit

via Something Green and Martha Stewart

fruit bags unique wedding favor
Something Green
fruit bags unique wedding favor
marthastewart.com

14. Homemade syrup of any kind – fruit, maple, or chocolate

Elderberry syrup via Design Sponge; grapefruit soda syrup via Martha Stewart

bottle syrup wedding favor
designsponge.com
grapefruit soda syrup recipe
marthastewart.com
 

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