DIY Wedding Favors

Whether you’re providing guests with a welcome gift or a wedding favor, we have some suggestions you might want to include.

  • <p>Wedding Welcome Gift</p>
    Blair Rumley

    Wedding Favors

    Whether you’re providing guests with a welcome gift or a wedding favor, we have some suggestions you might want to include. Homemade or store-bought, above all, make sure it echoes your signature wedding style.
  • Chai Tea Mix
    Blair Rumley, Oxmoor House

    Chai Tea Mix

    For a winter wedding, gift your guests with warmth. Tie a ribbon around the jar to add a personal touch that also matches you color palette.
  • Blackberry Syrup
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

    Blackberry Syrup

    When summer vines are dripping in plump berries, make a berry syrup to gift to your wedding guests. This DIY idea is a (cute) way to cut costs for the bride on a budget.
  • Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Shortbread Hearts
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Toni Brogen

    Chocolate-Dipped Hazelnut Shortbread Hearts

    Instead of the traditional triangle or square shapes, this easy shortbread dough is rolled and cut into heart shapes and then dipped in chocolate and nuts.
  • Cranberry Orange Marmalade
    Blair Rumley, Iain Bagwell; Melanie J. Clarke

    Cranberry Orange Marmalade

    This Cranberry Orange Marmalade is a great gift year around. Dress the jar in your wedding colors and pair your very own biscuit recipe for a finishing touch.
  • Sugar Sand Cookies
    Blair Rumley, Photo: Alan Richardson; Styling: Betty Alfenito

    Sugar Sand Cookies

    These Sugar Sand Cookies compliment any barefoot beach wedding. Use food coloring to dye the sugar sprinkles to match your wedding palate.
  • Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies
    Blair Rumley, Randy Mayor

    Cinnamon-Sugar Cookies

    Buttery and sweet with a hint of spice, these favorite cinnamon-sugar cookies, otherwise known as "snickerdoodles," are the perfect treat. Wrap them in tissue then in burlap and tie them with a piece of twine for a rustic party favor.
  • Boiled Peanuts
    Blair Rumley, Jennifer Davick

    Boiled Peanuts

    For a downhome, Southern soiree, give the gift of boiled peanuts. For a look that is equally rustic and chic, throw these babies in a brown bag stamped with a sweet final salute.
  • Amaretti
    Blair Rumley, Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Amaretti

    For the coffee lovers, these fragrant Italian cookies are a sophisticated choice to include with a scoop of your favorite coffee beans.
  • Tuxedo Brownies in a Jar
    Blair Rumley, Oxmoor House

    Tuxedo Brownies in a Jar

    It’s about time the groom got his due. For an elegant affair, give guests a wedding favor that has the same class as your bowtie-clad beau with these Tuxedo Brownies in a Jar.
  • Peanut-Chocolate Macaroons
    Blair Rumley, James Carrier

    Peanut-Chocolate Macaroons

    For an added feminine flair to your big day, wrap up a few French macaroons in colors that match your nuptials.
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    Blair Rumley

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