You’ve decided on the centerpieces, tasted the cocktail hour bites and finalized the menu, but there’s still a major item remaining on your planning checklist: wedding favors. But beyond choosing the perfect wedding favors, it’s important to think about how you’ll package them. After all, they need to look cute so guests will actually be excited to take them home. Whether you opt for wedding favor boxes, wedding favor bags, tins or even glass jars, there are plenty of ways to personalize the packaging to make them extra special. Here are some of our favorite unique and easy packaging ideas for your DIY wedding favors.
These festive muslin drawstring bags are the perfect way to wrap up baked treats. Arrange a few extra favor bags around your dessert spread and let guests grab a few to go.
The Knot Shop “Celebrate” print muslin drawstring favor bag, $11 for set of 12, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
For the couple who loves to travel, these suitcase-inspired wedding favor boxes complement your adventurous spirit. Fill them with authentic candy from a country your families hail from or a memento that’s a nod to your destination wedding location.
Great Finds Crafts destination wedding favor boxes, $13 for set of 25, Etsy.com
Spruce up a rustic or country wedding with these “love”-imprinted mini mason jars. Fill these decorative glasses with a small plant or candy and add them to the décor on your welcome table.
The Knot Shop mini mason jar with lid, $9 for set of 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Not only do these jars make a great container for your favorite sweets, but they can also double as place cards on your reception tables.
Party City chalkboard favor jars, $28 for set of 12, PartyCity.com
The perfect way to keep guests in a tropical state of mind? A souvenir from your beach wedding in a wedding favor box as sweet as the moment you said “I do.”
The Knot Shop tropical pineapple party favor boxes, $11 for set of 12, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
These aged finish tins are the perfect container for a succulent that matches your wedding colors.
The Knot Shop small tin favor box with aged finish, $18 for set of 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Glass Bottles With Cork Stopper
The pristine white sand and tiny seashells that covered the ground at your oceanfront wedding deserve to be remembered—and these are the perfect containers for the job! Fill them with the purest sand on the beach and add a thank-you note to family and friends.
The Knot Shop small glass bottle with cork stopper, $9 for set of 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Marble Paper Boxes
For a wedding that’s ending in the wee hours, guests will be grateful for a late-night snack before they hit the hay. Mini cupcakes, personalized cookies, or even a slider and fries will fit perfectly in these modern marble-printed wedding favor boxes.
Paper Paradise silver modern marble wedding favor boxes, $27.00 for set of 10, Zazzle.com
Ice Cream Pints
Love is sweet—and your wedding favor boxes should be too. Stock these pint-size containers at a candy bar for guests to load up their favorite sweets.
Kate Aspen pint favor box, $17 for set of 12, Amazon.com
World Map Boxes
Marriage is a journey, and your wedding is the first stop. These world map favor boxes will add a sense of wanderlust to your cultural affair.
Party City world map favor boxes, $15 for set of 23, PartyCity.com
Tie the knot—then eat it too! Stack a table with hot pretzels (complete with a punny twist) for guests to munch on during their ride home…or to the after party.
Oriental Trading Tied the Knot pretzel bags, $8 for set of 50, MarryMe.OrientalTrading.com
Dress and Tuxedo Boxes
Now that you’re newlyweds, it’s only fitting to spotlight your wedding looks with these wedding dress and tuxedo favor boxes. Place these stylish favors on your reception tables for a festive decoration.
Awtlife dress and tuxedo wedding favor boxes, $13 for set of 100, Amazon.com
For a wedding by the sea, place your mates’ escort cards and treasures—argh, favors—in these detailed mini wooden treasure chests.
The Knot Shop mini wooden treasure chest favor, $20 for set of 6, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Save some space near your photo booth for these photo wedding favor boxes. Fill them with chocolate kisses and let guests slide their just-printed images into the frame of the square to remember the night.
Wilton photo party favor boxes, $6 for set of 15, Jet.com
“I Do” Boxes
If you’re a couple with a sweet tooth and can’t narrow down your dessert options, why not set up a treat station? Your cake pop display will disappear fast when guests have the option to leave with these classic wedding favor boxes full of their favorite flavors.
Big Dot of Happiness “I Do” wedding favor boxes, $24 for set of 12, Jet.com
Stemless Wine Glass
There’s undoubtedly going to be at least one toast (or roast) at your wedding. Make it extra special and invite family and friends to raise a glass to your newlywed status with these personalized stemless wine glasses they can take home after the last dance.
The Knot Shop personalized stemless wine glass, $3 each, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Personalized Cocktail Shaker Favor
Think outside the box when it comes to filling these personalized cocktail shaker favors. Shake things up with chocolate-covered almonds, sweetheart candies, caramel popcorn, or even a variety of meaningful trinkets that tie back to your venue.
Favors and Flowers personalized cocktail shaker favors, $4 each, FavorsandFlowers.com
Tired of the typical wedding gift box or bag? Opt for these personalized favor tubes for a unique spin and easy way to pass out an assortment of candies that match your wedding colors.
Oriental Trading personalized large thank you favor tubes, $15 for set of 12, MarryMe.OrientalTrading.com
If you’re looking for a minimalistic gift bag that blends into your classic wedding décor, these personalized wedding favor bags are an easy go-to. Their flat bottom makes them easy to arrange in a stand-alone formation and fill with trinkets, candies or baked goods.
The Knot Shop Just Married block bottom gusset paper goodie bags, $20 for set of 25, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com
Set sail into the night after your nautical-inspired wedding by sending loved ones off with a token of that maritime spirit. Personalize the label on these silver tins with your last name and wedding date, or really, whatever floats your boat.
Kate Aspen personalized silver round candy tin, $16 for set of 24, KateAspen.com
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Source: The Knot