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wedding favors

This is our collection of posts all about unique wedding favors — including tons of DIY wedding favors and cheap wedding favors. (Oh and a few posts discussing if you even need to do wedding favors at all!) You may also want to check out the unique wedding favors in our Vendor Guide.

Honey wedding favors are an inside joke for couples who met on Bumble

These days, it seems like most couples meet on dating apps. If you and your sweety met on Bumble, and you want to have a brilliantly subtle little nod to your meet-cute origin story at your wedding, here’s the perfect idea: HONEY wedding favors. 

These personalized popcorn favors can be food, favors, AND table numbers

Green wedding favors for your eco-friendly offbeat wedding

Choose green wedding favors for your sustainable wedding — check out five awesome categories of eco-friendly wedding favors.

s'mores wedding favors

Eat ’em or take ’em: these s’mores wedding favors are a gooey gift guests will devour

S’mores are a staple of outdoor weddings in any season, but especially in the fall when the weather gets chilly and a bonfire is apropos. You’re cooking them up over a bonfire, adding them to your sweets table, and even making them into cakes! But a perfect way to provide a dessert AND a takeaway gift is an easy-to-make s’mores wedding favor.

Here’s how to make them super easily with a few staples from Michael’s Weddings™…

Combine a photo booth with a favor and you'll have this "photo wall" wedding idea

Combine a photo booth with a favor and you’ll have this “photo wall” wedding idea

So you want to collect guest photos, maybe display them somehow at the wedding, and provide a way for guests to take them home as a favor? Any or all of these can be accomplished with this little trick from reader Kassie. She snagged a portable photo printer with wifi which will allowed her guests to snag photos with their phones, print them on the fly, and add them to the glorious display on a big photo wall. I love this idea because you’ll get loads of photos, tons of selfies of people in their best finery, and save cash on a photo booth.

Harry Potter wedding favor

In case of dementor attack, you’ll need this Harry Potter wedding favor

If you’re a Potterphile, you know that chocolate bars have their own powers of soothing you after a dementor attack. So at a wedding with Harry Potter details (where a dementor could prey, naturally!), why not offer up some DIY Harry Potter wedding favors that will do the job nicely. Plus, it only takes some inexpensive chocolate bars, some printer paper, and a printable chocolate bar wrapper.

Wedding bubbles are back, baby! 5 ways to bubble-ize your wedding

Wedding bubbles are back, baby! 5 ways to bubble-ize your wedding

We’ve seen tea lights, sparklers and donut walls, but the latest throwback trend is a firm childhood favorite — bubbles! But how can you use bubbles to create a perfect touch, rather than just a cheesy nostalgic wave to your youth?

From confetti alternatives to your first dance, here are five ways to use bubbles on your wedding day…