24 Cheap Wedding Favors That'll Have You Guest Saying "Aww!"
To have, to hold, and to make your guests say, "that favor was GOLD."
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So, you're taking the plunge! Tying the knot! Doing the damn thing! Getting hitched! (Feel free to stop me at any time.)
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Cross one thing off your wedding to-do list by checking out these fun (and affordable!) wedding favor ideas:
100-pack of succulents in an assortment of pastel colors, perfect for any couple who wants to give a favor that doesn't ~succ~.
I gave out succulents at my own wedding, so I can assure you they will be a big hit! My guests are still gushing over their lil' plants months and sending me pics of their growth. I'd definitely call it a wedding win.
Promising review: "These arrived absolutely perfect! They were packed so well. When I opened the boxes, every single plant looked so healthy that they actually looked plastic. Can't wait to showcase these as our table assignments/weddings favors for our big day! Would definitely order again!!!" — Kelli Wanzeck
Get a pack of 100 on Amazon for
$149.99+ (available in packs of 4–256).
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These are the exact accessories I ordered for my succulents. They were sturdy, well-made, and are still holding up (it's been six months). The little stakes will add the just the right amount of personalization to your easily-put-together favors.
Get a set of 26 tags from
BWPaperStudio on Etsy for $3.50+ (available in sets of 26–208).
Mini pumpkins that'll look gourd-geous stacked up and accessorized with a burlap gift tag.
Are you throwing the ultimate fall wedding? These pumpkins will pair perfectly with your aesthetic
and send your guests home with a cute piece of decor! Tie a gift tag (like these) around the stems to complete the look.
Get a set of 12 from Factory Direct for
Packets of hot cocoa, so your guests can warm up after attending your ~super chill~ winter wedding.
You can dress up these decadent packets of hot chocolate by tossing them into clear plastic pouches and adding a stick that says something like "hot cocoa hugs and marshmallow kisses from the new couple." (Try not to gag, OK?).
Get a pack of 15 from Amazon for
individual tea bags to put in a decorative pouch with a simple gift tag for a classy favor.
Pop these tea packets into a pouch and place a sticker over it that says, "it's a beauTEAful life with you" or "thank you for coming to our parTEA." Done and done.
Promising review: "This tea is one I especially enjoy. It not only smells great while it's brewing, I can ready taste the JASMINE in the tea. So many I've tried don't have the Jasmine taste like STASH does. And the packets are so pretty. We use these specifically when we make gift bags." — Belinda C.
Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for
Mini champagne bottles your guests can use to keep the fun flowing into the after party.
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You can order a case of 24 mini bottles of Korbel directly from their site — they'll even add the personalized label for you! So, if you've been stressing about how/when you're going to put together your favors, good ol' Korbel has got you covered.
Get a case of 24 bottles from Korbel for
$86.16 (ribbons and tags available in 10 styles).
custom labels to apply directly to mini bottles yourself (if you've got that kind of time on your hands).
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If you're able to track down mini bottles of wine or champagne locally, spruce them up by ordering custom foil labels. Your guests will love how special it makes the bottles look — and who doesn't appreciate something miniature?!
Get a set of 8 from
Chicfetti on Etsy for $10+ (available in sets of 8–304 and in three styles).
Handmade lavender and chamomile soap, so pretty and sweet smelling you'll want to hoard them all for yourself.
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If you've been anxious while planning your wedding (I sure was) you might as well bring these soothing soaps into your life now. Each bar is 2.5 oz. and have a fantastic lavender scent. They are made with organic ingredients and will prove once and for all you and your S.O. are fancy AF.
Get 15 bars from
PSJBoutiquebyDebra on Etsy for $50.25+ (available in sets of 15–60).
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Whether you leave them out for guests to use during your ceremony or you strategically place them by the exit for a bubbly farewell, these wands are a simple gesture that'll have your guests feeling nostalgic for childhood. I had these at my wedding, but upgraded them with flashy "happily ever after" rose gold stickers.
Get a pack of 36 bubble wands from Amazon
$16.69 and 50 labels from RainbowLabels on Etsy for $6.66+ (available in sets of 4–300).
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If you and your S.O. are all about your coffee, it won't come to any surprise to your guests when you gift them with personalized mugs. Then they'll all be able to think of you and your amazing wedding as they sip on their morning joe.
Get 36 mugs from
Factory21on Etsy for $155.85+ (available in 12 colors).
plantable notecard to print a "thank you" note on for your guests and encourage them to plant the paper in their gardens.
If you're looking for an eco-friendly wedding favor, this seed paper has got you covered! You can print a note directly on it, place it in a decorative basket, and send your guests on their way with a plantable gift!
Promising review: "I love the idea of sending a card that people won't throw away, and this note paper worked perfectly for my thank you cards after my baby shower and the birth of my child. I did write a little P.S. at the very bottom of each note, so people would be sure to know that they can plant the paper to grow flowers. And all of the recipients really LOVED the note paper and the idea of growing flowers from it instead of throwing it away. The paper is pretty thin, but not too fragile." — Ashley
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Snuggly blankets that'll have all of your always-cold relatives jumping for joy instead of huddling for warmth.
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Planning an outdoor ceremony in late autumn or early winter? Don't leave your guests out in the cold — gift 'em these soft acrylic/wool blend blankets to assure everyone is as comfortable as possible and can focus on YOU.
Get 50 from
WhereToGet on Etsy for $699.50+ (available with our without monograms and in 120 styles).
Are you having a Disney themed wedding? If so, these bottle opener keys are
exactly what you need for your favors. When it comes to Disney, it's easy to go over-the-top with sparkle and pizzazz (GO FOR IT), but if all of your guests aren't into the fandom, they may appreciate the subtly of this parting gift. Each key also comes with a gift box, tag, and twine.
Get a set of 50 from Amazon for
$35.99 (available in 17 styles).
Beachy cookies with you and your S.O.'s names written in "sand," because what guest wouldn't want to bite into this sweet treat after dancing the night away?
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This treat will pair flawlessly with your laid-back destination beach wedding, don't you think?
Promising review: "Bought the heart-shaped beach and water cookies for our daughter's wedding favor. These cookies came out so beautiful and were delicious as well. We received on time and they were perfect. Would definitely purchase items from this company again. Thank you so much." — donnaroy03
Get 12 cookies from
SweetBrittleBakingCo on Etsy for $22.
Custom bags you can place next to a dessert bar so guests can take snacks home.
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In my opinion, the best part about any dining experience is LEFTOVERS. If I saw a stack of these bags next to a dessert station you better believe I'd stock up for the night (or week) ahead.
Get it from
VintageLeeCrafted on Etsy for $0.69 per bag.
If you've been looking for an excuse to put your face on an M&M, this is the time! You can personalize them on M&M's website, order them in bulk, then add them yourself into the jars. Super cute
and cost effective.
Get 48 jars from Amazon for
$47.99 and a 10-pound bag of candies from M&M for $159.99+ (prices vary based on personalization).
Classy marbled coozies for your guests to have, hold, and keep their drinks cold.
Keep your wedding favor simple by ordering these coozies! They are customizable, come in a ton of colors, and something your family and friends will actually get use out of after your special day has ended.
Get a pack of 25 on Amazon for
temporary tattoo of you and your boo that'll seriously confuse your grandparents, but have your friends giggling all evening.
Let your imagination run wild with your wedding favors — order these hilarious temporary tattoos featuring a portrait of you and your S.O. Just think of all the fun your friends will have covering their skin in pics of YOU on YOUR special day! Sounds like a no-brainer to me.
Get 25 tattoos from
StylinTats on Etsy for $30+ (available in sets of 25–300).
Heart-shaped bird feeders to encourage your family and friends to become one with nature after your wedding.
You know that moment in almost every Disney film where the princess holds out her hand and loving creatures just flutter to her finger? That probably won't happen even if you give out these bird feeders, but it's worth a shot!
Get 30 from Amazon for
Custom candles that'll light up your guests' lives as much as your partner does yours (aww).
These candles come prepared in personalized tins and tiny organza bags. All you have to do is note what you'd like the decal to say, click "order" and be on your way to the next wedding planning task! Cake tasting, anyone?
Get a set of 12 from Amazon for
Stemless wine glasses, so your family can raise a toast to your marriage every time they open a bottle of red or white.
Promising review: "I ordered these as wedding favors and the product is great. Exactly as shown on the picture and very good quality. I ordered them about a week before my wedding because I couldn't find something that I truly liked until I saw these. I contacted customer service to ask if there was any way I would get them before the wedding and to my delight, they arrived a day before the wedding. Outstanding customer service and product. Very satisfied." — Aracely Alegre
Get a pack of 72 from Amazon for
$172.48+ (available in packs of 12–288),
Botanical match boxes that'll pair flawlessly with your boho garden wedding vibes. You're welcome!
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such a classic wedding favor, so play on that trend but put your own updated spin on it! These matches come in gorgeous botanical boxes adorned with a variety of herb, fruit, and floral illustrations. They're a flower child's dream come true.
Get a set of 25 from
StudioPortmanteau on Etsy for $50+ (available in sets of 25–200).
horseshoe to bring luck to all who attend the "best day of your life."
If these horseshoes don't say "rustic wedding favor!" then I don't know what will! Accent your wedding theme with a touch of good luck your guests will be more than happy to receive.
Get a set of 20 from Amazon for
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I can't handle HOW cute these decorated bottles of hot sauce are! If I didn't already have a wedding, I'd waste no time ordering these ASAP. They are available in an array of flavors (in case you don't want something super spicy) and will easily impress your guests. You can also have them filled with BBQ sauce, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar or olive oil.
Get a set of 12 from
InNonnasKitchen on Etsy for $36 (available in 20 flavors).
Your guests after they discover what an incredible wedding favor you've chosen:
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