Ideas for homemade wedding favors may change from year to year, but one thing remains the same-the symbol of love and unity that the token represents Today's brides want their wedding favors to be more personal and there is no better way to do that than with your own two hands. Inspiration can come from a first date, family recipe, hobby, or anything that moves you or has importance in your lives as a couple. Most importantly remember the primary function of your favors-to give appreciation and pleasure to your guests. These seemingly small homemade favors will have a huge impact on the guests and their experience attending your wedding.
There are so many ideas and opportunities from simple gifts like a basket of fruit to more intricate items such as homemade jams and jellies. Take your favorites and find creative ways to weave in the story of your wedding. Then, display in the most extraordinary way to transform even the most ordinary item into a delightful memory.
Celebrate with the gift of jam and jelly.
Outdoors offers an excellent opportunity to create a festive favor presentation especially night time. This wagon is laden with candles, decorative objects, and a fine selection of homemade jellies and jams just ripe for the picking.
Photo courtesy of Half Orange Photography
Celebrate with the gift of barbecue sauce.
Featuring a wedding favor that is deeply connected to a famous family recipe is a delicious idea. This country-casual setting offers an opportunity to showcase your famous homemade BBQ sauce. Revealing the recipe for a happy marriage on a custom chalkboard will inspire happy thoughts and remind guests of the occasion.
Photo courtesy of Carley Rehberg Photography
Celebrate with the gift of honey.
A miniature jar of honey with a personalized message attached establishes an intimate and welcoming atmosphere and creates the impression of attention to detail. This gorgeous table setting does just that with elegance and style.
Photo courtesy of Heidi Ryder Photography
Celebrate with the gift of dessert in a jar.
Handmade wooden boxes serve as shelves for these appetizing dessert jars. Ending your wedding reception on a sweet note never fails to generate high spirits.
Photo courtesy of Love Me Do Photography
Celebrate with the gift of spice rub.
There is no reason why you can't make a favorite spice rub part of your ideas for homemade wedding favors. Carefully choosing the vessel that will deliver the favor accented with decorative details will make it blissfully received, after all love is the spice of life.
Photo courtesy of Garden Cuizine
Celebrate with the gift of hot sauce.
This table is set in style with a collection of vintage items surrounded by small hot sauce bottles. Everywhere the eye falls, there is something that complements the setting and looks inviting on the table.
Photo courtesy of Dream Love Photography
Celebrate with the gift of salsa.
Recently, it has become trendy to send guests home with a signature wedding favor. This homemade salsa represents the taste of the couple and their desire to share with guests. The presentation with authentic Mexican influence completes the gesture.
Photo courtesy of Laura Smith Photography
Celebrate with the gift of olive oil.
To bring originality to your ideas for homemade wedding favors, consider personalized finishing touches. This customized sticker makes the outside of this bottle of olive oil as interesting as the inside. Guests will be excited about the prospect of trying something new.
Photo courtesy of Kate Harrison Photography
Celebrate with the gift of fruit.
Fresh seasonal fruit offers a healthy and delicious treat. These small baskets work nicely showcasing the beautiful colors of the fruit. With minimal preparation, guests will enjoy the natural beauty of nature's candy.
Photo courtesy of Ruth Eileen Photography
Celebrate with the gift of tea.
Vintage ideas for homemade wedding favors leave plenty of room for creativity. Here, guests are offered spiced tea in a refreshing way that infuses the theme into the favor presentation. Now, that's my cup of tea.
Photo courtesy of Jennie Andrews Photography
Celebrate with the gift of coke and peanuts.
Aside from the bridal couple, nothing goes together like peanuts and coke. Today's wedding favors are something new in and of themselves. And while any traditions still apply, altering them to each couple is the modern application.
Photo courtesy of Crutchfield Photography
Celebrate with the gift of coffee.
If you are looking for ideas for homemade wedding favors that reflect the shared interest of the giver and the recipient, consider coffee. These burlap bags filled with the perfect blend of coffee put the couple's taste on display. All the tiny details work towards the same theme, all for the love of a good cup of coffee.
Celebrate with the gift of cupcakes.
Couples are making a concerted effort to express themselves throughout all aspects of their wedding. Drawing inspiration from the couple's last name, this cupcake presentation is a sweet idea.
Photo courtesy of The Charleston Area Wedding Guide
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