Sprinkle something homemade into your wedding favors and your guests will cherish them all year long!
Although store bought wedding favors are great, adding some extra flair to the supplies you buy can create homemade wedding favors that give your reception a more personal touch. It can also save you a little money on the cost of the reception. Of course, making your own wedding favors calls for a little creativity, but it can also be a lot of fun.
The first thing you need to consider before deciding to opt for homemade wedding favors is whether or not you are willing or able to invest the time it takes to create them. Although it is not a substantial amount of time, if you have a lot of other planning to do or have a very busy lifestyle during the time of your wedding, you may want to consider another favor option.
If you are a little crunched on time but still want to enjoy the frugality and fun of creating your own wedding favors, consider deciding on an idea and then asking family and friends to help with the shopping. They may even be willing to help you put them together.
Once you have determined that you really do want to create your own wedding favors, you need a great idea. There are many aspects of your relationship that can spark a great wedding favor idea. Consider things like where the two of you met, what you like to do together, or maybe even a special moment or song that you would like to share with your family and friends.
Next, you can start to think of items that you can convey the message with. If a song or set of songs are special to the two of you, you could create a CD with a personalized case. If the two of you met in the spring or are having a wedding in the spring, you could use a package of flower seeds or a birdhouse.
Don’t forget to find perfect wedding favor boxes to hold your homemade wedding favors. These don’t have to be actual boxes. They can be items like buckets, bottles, or even tins. The possibilities are endless and are completely up to you. Use your arts and craft skills, bake, or maybe event paint your own favors. Homemade wedding favors are a great way to go if you want to save some cash and make things personal.