Easy and Cheap Wedding Favor Ideas that Your Guests ACTUALLY Want

the thing about wedding favors is guests

don't usually care about them


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so today we are going to talk about 12

ideas for easy and cheap wedding favors

brides end up spending way too much time

and way too much energy on their wedding

favors and way too much money and then

people end up not even taking them and

if they do take them then they end up

just throwing them away or putting them

in a closet somewhere or something the

favor idea is that I'm gonna share with

you in this video our favors that your

guests will actually take and that

they'll actually keep and actually use

that they'll really like like I said

these are easy and cheap favors but you

can elevate them depending on the budget

that you have or the time that you have

to put into them so if you are on the

hunt for some easy and cheap wedding

favors that your guests will actually

like hit that thumbs up button and let's

get started my first favor that I'm

gonna share with you has been a guest

favorite every time I've done this

guests have always taken them they've

asked if they could take more than one

and they love them and that is bottle

openers so I usually recommend that you

do not personalize the favors

specifically on the favors because

guests don't really want stuff with your

name all over it I mean there's some

guests who like really like want a

keepsake from your wedding like your

grandparents and your parents but you

can like make them a picture frame or

something but every single one of your

guests doesn't want stuff branded with

your wedding stuff so the favors that

they're actually gonna love and actually

gonna keep around are ones

that don't have your name all over them

so I highly recommend if you want to add

personalization to your favors that you

do it with a tag instead of spending the

extra money to have stuff engraved so

bottle openers are super easy to add a

really cute tag too and then you can

really do any kind of bottle opener you

could do a fancier one I'll link a bunch

of options below you could do a fancier

one that goes along with your theme or

you could just do some cheaper ones from

like Amazon and tie a cute tag and a

cute ribbon around it that goes with

your wedding colors and your wedding


my next favor be done very cheaply if

you do it yourself and that is

succulents I love this idea I think it's

so cute and I think it's totally

something that people will keep around

for a while especially because they

don't die easily I'm going to be able to

really keep plants alive but my

succulents always live so yeah I think

this is a super cute idea I love like

the terra cotta pots and you could just

paint on them wet love grow you could

get a little stencil to make it easy and

it's also super cute to tie a little tag

around these as well with a ribbon that

matches the colors and theme of your

wedding and just have the tag say let

love grow and then your names in your

wedding date this is something that you

can also put on your tables and so it

adds a lot to your table scape when

guests come in and sit down and then

it's like in front of their face so they

don't forget to take one at the end of

the night

another super super cute idea that I

have done for one of my weddings was

have the succulents in a teacup so I

added like tons of character and it was

really beautiful

and if you pull it like that on the

table that would add so much especially

if you're going pretty basic on your

floral and your tablescapes that would

add a lot it's also a super cute idea

for like bridal shower and basically any

party I love love the succulent

idea if you do not have the time and

energy to sit there and plant succulents

and put this together you can totally

have your florist do it for you and put

them together for you obviously that's

just gonna cost a little bit more my

next one is always a huge hit with

guests and it's so cheap it's super

cheap super easy to do and super easy to

incorporate in any theme and that is

snacks specifically I like the idea of

doing like trail mix or something

something that you can put in a little

bag and then you just tie a ribbon

around it with a little tag that says

your wedding day and your names and some

sort of thank-you or like happy trails

is cute especially if you're doing kind

of like a woodsy theme or an more

outdoor theme but there's lots of ways

that you can incorporate your theme into

this idea as well another one that I've

seen that was super cute my cousin

actually did this at their wedding they

did chocolate-covered coffee beans and

it just said thanks for being here but

like be EAN like being here I thought

that was super cute and it was like they

did just cute little colored bags so

there's lots of different ideas you can

do here you can do it for super cheap or

you can have it a little bit elevated

depending on what you put the trail mix

in like you could do little jars or

something if you wanted something a

little bit nicer so this is a perfect

favor guests just love them and they

always take them and you're not gonna

waste too much time or money putting

them together my next idea is super cute

and pretty cheap and easy to do as well

and that is little candles so it'd be

really cool if you know of a local place

that makes candles that you could kind

of do like a local theme the like

handmade candle look is really cute and

then you could just tie a little tag

around it I like the idea of doing a tag

that says keep the fire burning and then

like your names in your wedding date

like I said this is something that

guests will be more likely to keep

around and more likely to like use if it

doesn't have your name

all over it so either you could do like

something fancier like a local handmade

crafted candle with the tag or you could

do something a lot cheaper obviously

find something on Amazon and put these

together with your own little tags and

ribbons my next idea is another huge hit

and that is do little shooters that have

a tag around them that say take a shot

we tied the knot so you could just do

just the shooters it's a little tag or

you could go next level and do like a

shooter and a soda like a glass

coca-cola bottle with a ribbon tied

around it that's super cute too

my next idea along with the shooters

idea is you could do little mini

champagne bottles so this one you can do

you could just get the champagne bottles

and do your own tabs and ribbon or

there's like tons of places online where

you can print your own labels and so you

could just peel the labels off of them

and have them actually be personalized

if you're into that and you want to put

in the money and the time and effort to

do that this one's going to probably be

a little bit more pricey than the other

favors that I've suggested so if you

wanted to do it for your bridal shower

instead of for like your whole wedding

you could do that as well but it's a

super cute idea I love it if you're

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my next idea is perfect for destination

weddings but you could do it for any

wedding and its little hangover kits so

I did this for a favor for my best

friend's bachelorette party and it was

super cute they actually have bags that

you can get on Amazon that say like

hangover kit and it says like in

sickness and in health it's super super


I'll link those below and then I just

put in there like a few things I'll link

my bachelorette video that shows

everything I put in there but just

basically like chapstick advil stuff

like that that's super cute idea

especially if you have a heavier

drinking crowd

and this is something that guests will

love it's creative it's cute but it also

does take a little extra time and energy

to put together my next one is another

kind of snack idea but it's a little bit

elevated from like a trail mix and that

is macaroons I am obsessed with all

things macaroon but little favors you

can get like personalized boxes for them

so if you just have your baker who's

already doing your cake do these for you

it kind of keeps it simple you can also

order them online if you're on a budget

you could just do some plain simple

boxes and maybe a little tag with your

names and your wedding date and like a

little thank-you on them or you can also

order like personalized boxes or special

boxes that go along with your theme as

well totally depend on how much effort

and time and money you want to put into

this my next idea is perfect for those

DI wires out there who are ready to put

in some work but I think you could also

buy these two and that is little cookie

mixes like the little mason jars with

the different ingredients in them and

you can do like recipe for love or

something on the tag and your names and

your wedding date so this one can be

done on the cheap

if you put them together yourself that's

probably going to take some time and

some energy so be sure you plan for that

if you do want to do this yourself but

that way you could really personalize

them and maybe add like M&Ms that match

the color of your wedding or something

like that and then pick out the jars

that go along with your theme and the

ribbons and the tags and everything if

you don't have the time to do this I'm

pretty sure you can buy in bulk pre-made

ones I'll try to find something on

Amazon and link it below I think I saw a

company that does these or you can order

a bunch of them and then you could just

add the tags if you didn't want to take

the time to actually sit there and

measure out ingredients and put these

together yourself but this is a super

cute idea you could do cookies but you

could also do like pancake

mix or in the if you have like a fall or

winter wedding hot cocoa mix is super

cute with like the marshmallows and you

could do that in like a little mug that

would be super super cute and I think

that could be done pretty cheaply as

well another idea that is super cute is

do little olive oils and these are

something that you could find like a

really cool like local person to do or

something there's like lots of really

cool like olive oil stores that have

like all these different flavors and

everything so you could have like a

special one for your wedding or you

could do this yourself if you wanted to

there's so many ways you could go with

this but I think that that's a super

cute idea and I'm sure there's something

you could think of something cute to put

on the tag as well this next idea is

something that guests love and

definitely keep around as well and that

is little luggage tags so this could be

done kind of as your escort card or as

like on the table as their place set on

their place setting and so you could do

it like how'd it match the theme or the

colors of your wedding and then have

each won already personalized luggage

tags are something that everybody needs

and it's a little bit unique and it will

add tons of personality to your wedding

especially if you're like really into

travel I think that adds your

personality into the favors as well

and that's something that guests will

keep around and really love this one is

also has a range of budget you could do

it for cheaper if you just order the

luggage tags and then write out the

papers that slide into them or you can

get actually personalized luggage tags

for each of your guests and that's

obviously gonna be a little bit more

expensive but really cool my next one is

cocktail glasses or mason jars with a

little cocktail recipe tied around them

so this one came in kind of you could do

like the shooters in the coca-cola in

them like along with them as well or you

could just do the glasses and then your

favorite cocktail recipe or find a cute

little cocktail recipe that kind of goes

with your wedding theme

like shows you in your fiance's

personalities and do that and just

either tuck it into the glass and so it

would just be the glass with a cute

recipe tucked inside or you could do the

tag that ties around the glass and then

maybe have the stuff to make the drink

in the glass and those are my 12 easy

and cheap favor ideas that your guests

are going to actually like like I said

at the beginning of this video

people spend way too much time and money

on favors and then their guests don't

even like them or don't take them or

don't keep them if this video was

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