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41 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want

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Finding the perfect wedding favors  for your guests can be a little overwhelming. I’ve been looking for ideas that are out of the box but simple to put together. That’s when I saw this awesome post… 41 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Want from Buzzfeed. Finally, a wedding favor list worth reading! This is a great list of wedding favors and I am sure it will give you some inspiration.

1. Personalized Lip Balm (for a Winter Wedding)

Personalized Lip Balm (for a Winter Wedding)

The average person loses like, one lip balm per week (it’s scientifically proven) so we can all appreciate a new one. Especially if you pick yummy, off-kilter flavors like Strawberry Champagne and Blueberry Ginger.

2. Donuts


For morning hangovers all across the board.

3. S’mores Kit

S'mores Kit

4. Jar of Jam

Jar of Jam

Passes TSA regulations!

5. Mason Jar of Moonshine

Mason Jar of Moonshine

6. Water Bottles

Water Bottles

We can all use an extra one of these.

7. Sunglasses (for a Summer Wedding)

Sunglasses (for a Summer Wedding)


8. Coffee Beans

Coffee Beans

You can buy these pre-packaged personalized wedding favors from Etsy.


9. Salt Water Taffy

Salt Water Taffy

Especially in yummy flavors like hazelnut and pumpkin.

10. Succulents in Tea Cups

Succulents in Tea Cups

These adorable favors might be a pain to travel home with, but on the plus side, they pull double-duty as place cards.

According to user MeowyPrincess on Reddit: “I’ve found people on gumtree/Craigslist who have whole gardens of them who’ll let you take cuttings for a few dollars.”

Get the tutorial here.

11. Mojito Kit with Muddler

Mojito Kit with Muddler

12. Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

Get the recipe here.

13. Cute Tote Bag

Cute Tote Bag

14. Mini Sketchbooks

Mini Sketchbooks

Get the tutorial here.

15. Journals



16. Bottle Openers

Bottle Openers

You can buy these antique key bottle openers here.

17. Classy Hangover Kit

Classy Hangover Kit

Include a small bottle of water or Gatorade, ibuprofen, and an eye mask.

18. Cookie Cutters

Cookie Cutters

19. Candles Made from Thrifted Teacups

Candles Made from Thrifted Teacups

Include a cute, simple matchbox embossed with a stamp.

20. Cute Containers of Local Honey

Cute Containers of Local Honey

Go the extra mile and infuse the honey with something CRAZY like peppercorns.

21. DIY or Vintage Ornaments (for a November or December Wedding)

DIY or Vintage Ornaments (for a November or December Wedding)


22. Instagram Coasters

Instagram Coasters

Just be sure to include beautiful, meaningful photos and not just photos emblazoned with your face.

23. Sriracha Salt

Sriracha Salt

It’s remarkably easy to make.

24. Cookie Buffet with Take-Away Containers

Cookie Buffet with Take-Away Containers

Buffets rule. Everybody loves a good buffet.

25. Shot Glasses

Shot Glasses

Everyone could use an extra shot glass.

26. Luggage Tags (for a Destination Wedding)

Luggage Tags (for a Destination Wedding)


27. Small Containers of Vanilla Extract

Small Containers of Vanilla Extract

28. Customizable Nail Polish

Customizable Nail Polish

These make an adorable favor for bridesmaids.

29. Charity Donation Made in Your Guest’s Name

Charity Donation Made in Your Guest's Name


30. Small Bottles of Mead

Small Bottles of Mead

31. Single-Use Cameras

Single-Use Cameras

32. Set of Colored Pencils

Set of Colored Pencils


33. Tiny Pies in a Jar

Tiny Pies in a Jar

34. Pretty Soaps

Pretty Soaps


35. Seed Paper

Seed Paper

It’s paper that you can plant! Just make sure if your wedding takes place in the park that there aren’t rules about handling seeds.


36. Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

37. Tea Diffusers

Tea Diffusers

38. Booze


39. Flip Flops

Flip Flops

The ladies in heels will appreciate these.

40. Tasteful Temporary Tattoos

Tasteful Temporary Tattoos

Get ones that people might actually want to wear.


More dainty options.

41. Candy-Filled Mugs

Candy-Filled Mugs