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Trends in Wedding Favors

Some couples feel overwhelmed when trying to decide on their wedding favors, especially since they won’t want to waste money and just hand out favors that will not be used. For the bride and groom on a budget, there are the do-it-yourself wedding favors that every guest will love!

  • Goodie bag of local favorites- Grits or mixes from a local mill, Farmers market finds, regional favorites (Cheerwine in glass bottles, etc.)
  • Homemade jam in jars
  • Coffee beans and tea bags
  • Cookie, cake, or brownie mix in mason jars
  • Homemade soaps
  • “Homemade” spice mixes
  • Personalized Mason Jars
  • Personalized Water bottles
  • Personalized M&M’s
  • Book of the couple’s favorite recipes with measuring spoons


For the bride and groom that want their favors to be able to be used during the wedding, there are the following ideas:

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  • Candles
  • Koozies
  • Wine stoppers
  • Flowers, Succulents, plants
  • Flip-flops you can hand out for dancing



Other cute ideas that will be loved and used are:

  • Matches
  • Bottle openers
  • Coasters
  • Flower seeds