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30 Best Homemade Wedding Favor Ideas

by Emma Arendoski

Hey, loves! Do you need some inspiring homemade wedding favor ideas? We’ve got ’em! You’ve stumbled upon our hand-picked list of thirty best handmade / homemade wedding favor ideas on Etsy, Amazon Handmade, and the web. Get ready to cross “favors” from your wedding checklist because we’re taking allll the guesswork out of it for you. You’re welcome! ;)

Whether you need inspiration for DIY favors or you want something totally custom-made for you, you’ll find it all right here. We are offering a good variety of wedding favor ideas in this post: some are handmade pretty much from scratch, while others are almost ready-to-gift to guests and only require your handcrafted awesomeness to make it your own (a tag, ribbon, etc.) You’re going to love what we’ve found… there’s coffee, popcorn, candles, olive oil, honey, matchboxes, wine glasses, camp mugs, temporary tattoos, succulents, cookies, ornaments… so much goodness in this list! Bookmark it, pin it, share it on Instagram— whatever you gotta do to keep it on your radar.

Now, on to the list!

Homemade Wedding Favor Ideas

1. These cute bride and groom candy bags

There’s so much detail in these homemade wedding favors. The tux, the dress, the candy… just add your favorite candies inside. Favor bags by Pardao. Buy yours here.

Beau-coup Wedding Favors

homemade wedding favor ideas // candy bags by pardao // buy here

2. These personalized mini candle favor tins

I love candles. Loooove them. I keep a small collection of them in my cabinet and burn through them pretty quickly, excitedly refilling them when needed. My latest fave is a pumpkin spice scented candle I bought at a craft fair and it is heavenly during the fall. You can choose candles for guests that coincide with the season; it’s a fantastic gift they’ll love to use at home! By Big Dot of Happiness. Buy it here.


homemade candle favors // by big dot of happiness // buy here

If you prefer a mason jar candle, check out these in glass from Lulu Sugar:

candle favor in a jar by lulu sugar // buy here

3. These “all that glitters” tealight candle holder

This gold glitter candle favor is another fantastic idea — just add tealight candles! By Kate Aspen. Buy yours here.

candle holder favors by kate aspen // buy here

customized wine glasses

4. These homemade wedding bars of soap

Bars of soap. Simple enough, yes? They’re functional. They smell great. And they’re personalized for your wedding. Plus, they’re affordable. We love soap favors for weddings and bridal showers! These are a top pick from Rustic Joy Soap. Buy yours here.

soap favors by rustic joy soap // buy here

5. These homemade heart-shaped rice krispy treat favors


Let’s see: rice krispie treats? Check. Covered in frosting? Double-check. Shaped in a heart? Triple check! We’re sold. By Happy Bake Shop. Buy here.

heart-shaped rice krispy favors by happy bake shop // buy yours here

6. These blue tealight candle lantern favors

I love these! They add just the right amount of romantic candlelight on your reception tables and are really beautiful take-home favors. Add your own tealight candles (we recommend these) and tags for added personalization. By Kate Aspen. Buy yours here.

blue tealight candle lantern favors by kate aspen // buy yours here

7. These delightful homemade hot chocolate wedding favors

Perfect take-home treat for winter weddings! By Apropos Roasters. Buy yours here.

hot cocoa favors by apropos roasters // buy yours here

8. These cozy pashmina shawl favors

To have and to hold… and in case you get cold. Such a great gift for guests for fall and winter weddings! I have a pashmina shawl and it’s a must-have in my closet for cozy days. The women in attendance at your wedding will be oh-so-grateful. By MiaKraftsShop. Buy yours here in bulk.

pashmina favors by mia krafts shop // buy yours here

These pashminas look cute without a tag, too! Just place them in a basket with a sign encouraging guests to take one.

pashmina favors by mia krafts shop // buy yours here

9. These “mint-to-be” favors

TicTac® boxes get an upgrade with these favor labels. You can buy tic tacs in bulk here. I prefer wintergreen, which is shown in mint. I think it looks the cutest. ;) By BoneAndDarbyMakersCo. Buy yours here.

tic tac® boxes in bulk here // labels by bone and darby makers co. // buy yours here

10. These mismatched tea cup candles

What a fun variety! These tea cups are filled with wax to be used as candles, then as tea cups! Great for a vintage wedding. Pair with these for an extra-special gift. By BellInspired. Buy here.

tea cup candle favors by bell inspired // buy them here

11. These personalized oak coaster favors

Great for rustic weddings or barn weddings! Each one is one-of-a-kind. By DINDINTOYS. Buy yours here.

oak coaster favors by dindintoys // buy here

12. These succulent favors

You guys already know how obsessed I am with everything succulent for weddings — especially succulent favors! These are oh-so-sweet. By Lilith’s Eden. Buy them here.

succulent wedding favors by lilith’s eden // buy them here

PRO TIP: If you’re making your own succulent wedding favors, buy them in bulk here to save money.

13. These custom shot glass favors

By Sip Hip Hooray. Buy yours here.

custom shot glass favors by sip hip hooray // buy here


14. These coffee wedding favors

This is always one of my number one homemade wedding favor ideas: coffee! I love the stuff. So do most of your guests! This is one favor they’ll sure to use right away. By Mavora Art and Design. Buy yours here. See also: How to Make the Best Coffee Favors in the World.

coffee favors by mavora art and design // buy yours here

15. These custom portrait temporary tattoo favors

How fun are these?! By LiliMandrill. Buy here.

custom portrait temporary tattoo favors by lilimandrill // buy yours here

16. These foldable flats for the ladies

Looooove these flats from Cinderollies. I have a pair myself and they’re insanely comfortable. Great for kickin’ off those heels and dancing the night away! Buy yours here.

foldable flats favors by cinderollies // buy yours here

foldable flats favors by cinderollies // buy yours here

17. These “sparks flew” matchbox favors

By GraciousBridal. Buy yours here.

matchbox wedding favors by gracious bridal // buy yours here

18. These homemade cookie favor boxes

Make a batch of your favorite cookies (mmmm, rainbow m&m chocolate chip, anyone?!) and box ’em up in these. Guests will love ’em (and I bet there will be no leftovers!) By The Favor Box. Buy yours here.

cookie favor boxes by the favor box // buy yours here

19. These organic olive oil favors

By The Greek Pantry. Buy here.

homemade organic olive oil favors by the greek pantry // buy yours here

Also available in this smaller size bottle:

olive oil favors by the greek pantry // buy yours here

20. These hanging terrarium plants

By Uniquely Wed. Buy yours here.

hanging terrarium favors by uniquely wed // buy yours here

21. These custom enamel mug favors

Great for rustic weddings or couples who love to camp! By lanomadaillustration. Buy yours here.

custom enamel mug favors by lanomada illustration // buy yours here

22. These honey jar favors

By SouthernJamsandJelly. Buy yours here.

homemade honey jar favors by southern jams and jelly // buy yours here

23. These popcorn favor bags

YUM! Popcorn to go? My fave! By Mavora Art and Design. Buy yours here.

popcorn favor bags by mavora art and design // buy yours here

24. These s’more wedding favors

One of my favorite homemade wedding favor ideas ever! By Bliss Paper Boutique. Buy yours here.

homemade s’mores favor tags by bliss paper boutique // buy yours here

25. These teapot and tea cup bud vases

So cute! Just add your own individual bloom to each vase and a tag. By Kate Aspen. Buy yours here.

bud vase favors by kate aspen // buy yours here

26. These custom-painted Christmas ornament favors

By GeorginaKay. Buy yours here.

homemade christmas ornament favors by georgina kay // buy yours here

27. These personalized lip balm favors

There are many custom designs available to match your theme. These are perfect for a moon themed wedding or starry night wedding theme! By The Favor Stylist. Buy yours here.

lip balm favors by the favor stylist // buy yours here

28. These personalized wine glass favors

By Custom Gift. Buy yours here.

wine glass favors by custom gift // buy yours here

29. These custom wine bottle stopper favors

By Sweet Lenora Designs. Buy them here.

wine bottle topper favors by sweet lenora designs // buy yours here

30. These “eat drink and be married” can holders

By Kate Aspen. Buy yours here.

wedding can cooler favors by kate aspen // buy yours here


And there you have it — our awesome list of the best homemade wedding favor ideas. As we mentioned, you can make any of these a little more personalized with a custom tag, note, or something extra. For instance, the tea cups would look cute paired with these tea bags, and the can coolers would be perfect already placed on your favorite beverages (soda, beer — anything!) Guests can take one from the bar and start sipping immediately upon arriving to the reception.

Comment on → homemade wedding favor ideas

What’s your favorite of these homemade wedding favor ideas? What will you be giving your guests as favors at your wedding? Tell us in the comments below!

Happy Planning!



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