Wedding favours that won’t break the bank
Wedding favours can be a tricky task for couples to get right. Ideally you want the favours to match the theme of your wedding and you want your guests to enjoy them. But most of all, you don’t want your wedding favour to cost the earth. Struggling for inspiration? Fear not. From hangover cure kits to sweet treats, we’re here to bring you some great wedding favour ideas that won’t break the bank.
Wipe away those tears
Cloth napkins with your names and the date of your wedding embroidered on will look fabulous on your wedding tables. Alternatively you can embroider on the names of your wedding guests so the napkins double up as a place setting name card. They’re perfect for mopping up the tears of your emotional guests!
A sweet treat
There’s no sweeter favour than a personalised heart-shaped biscuit. Biscuits are an easy one to tackle, and you can get the whole family involved in this one. Grab some helpers a day or two before the wedding and get baking! For a personal touch, ice the names of your guests onto the front of the biscuits. Make sure your icing matches the colour scheme of your wedding.
Jam-packed with love
If you’re having a rustic-style wedding, what better way to address that theme than with a mini jar of homemade chutney or jam for your guests to take away? There are plenty easy recipes to follow online. It’s definitely one that will impress!
Old-skool sour dough
If you’re getting married around Christmas time, why not have Christmas tree decorations as your wedding favours? Don’t worry, we’re not talking masterpieces for each individual guests, we’re going old school with simple sugar dough. See here for a recipe. Simply shape your dough into a circle and carve your names and the date of your wedding into the dough. Remember to punch a hole in them to enable hanging. Have a couple of practice goes first.
Keep it traditional
Sugared almond anyone? Sugared almonds have long been a popular wedding favour. It’s tradition to have five different coloured almonds in a small presentation box. Simple but so effective, and easy on the purse too!
If you’re guests have partied hard at your reception they’ll find a hangover kit very handy indeed. And these can be put together relatively cheaply. Pack a small bag with sweets, paracetamol, alka seltzer, plasters and coffee. Job done.
No matter if you go for the extravagant or the simple wedding favours, people will love your wedding for the fun they have on the day. These cheap wedding favours will just help your budget stretch that little bit further. For more wedding hints and tips, visit our news section.