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Wednesday, September 07 2016


If you are looking for a great way to cut back on some of your wedding costs, check out these perfect budget friendly do-it-yourself wedding favors ideas! 

Coasters: With just a few materials you can create wedding favors that double as a reception table decorations. There are tons of ideas for home-made coasters, one idea we love involves square titles and a map of places you and your spouse-to-be have travelled together. This is a simple way to add a personal touch to your wedding favors. 

A mixtape

Send guests home with a soundtrack to your wedding. Create a mixtape for a fun and super affordable wedding favor. Burn CD’s filled with your favorite love songs, songs that were important to your relationship, or key songs from your ceremony and reception.  You can even go as far as creating your own sleeves including a track list and message thanking guests for joining you.   

Local Flavor

Give guests the taste of some local flavor with a jar of honey or jam from a nearby farm. Take into account your weddings theme, if you are having a fall wedding send guests home with homemade apple jam, or if your wedding is during the summer package up s’mores ingredients for guests to make at home. 


Let guests experience your love grow even after the wedding night. Include seeds to your favorite plant or flowers and a pot along with a poem or saying to encourage guests to watch your love grow. This wedding favor is both personal as was cost effective with minimal work on your end.


Your wedding favors don’t have to break the bank, or be boring either. These simple DIY wedding favors are sure to keep your guests remembering your wedding night! 

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