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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.

How to DIY coloring pages from a photo for your wedding reception

How to DIY coloring pages from a photo for your wedding reception

We’ve been throwing around the idea of this wedding coloring sheet for years but never had a great tutorial for how to make one yourself, which you absolutely can do. Yep, you don’t have to outsource this project to someone else if you have access to a program like Photoshop, GIMP, or Pixlr. I’m going to be demonstrating it with Photoshop, but the steps are mostly translatable between each program.

Here’s how to do it…

Delish edible wedding favors from foods with cult followings

8 delish edible wedding favors from foods with cult followings

You may be thinking about giving out some yummy edible favors at your wedding. Maybe with a local flair (salt water taffy, deep dish pizza, local coffee)? But there are some food brands that just give everyone heart eyes emojis at first glance. These cult food brands lend a bit of nostalgia, a little bit of gluttony, and will not go to waste or get left on the table (even if you want them to!). Let’s peek at some of my favorite cult food brands that make great edible wedding favors…

Give your guests vintage valentine favors at your Valentine's Day wedding (free printables!)

Give your guests vintage valentine favors at your Valentine’s Day wedding (free printables!)

When it comes to free printables, there’s little more prolific as vintage Valentines (which I love!). Give all of the guests at your Valentine’s Day wedding a little slice of nostalgia that they can keep forever in scrapbooks and memory boxes. Plus, these are free printables so they’ll only cost you the price of the paper! What a steal.

Here are some of my favorite vintage valentine favors to save, print, and gift to your guests…

Halloween tie

37 Halloween wedding ideas that go beyond the pumpkin

Whether you’re grabbing some last-minute Halloween wedding ideas for your own wedding or pinning ideas for your spooktastic Halloween wedding next year, I’ve gathered up a whole coffin-load of tricks and treats and otherworldly goodies. I’m talking Harry potter-inspired photo booth backdrops, vintage eyeball favors, Ouija board invitations (and shoes!), Hocus Pocus, Nightmare Before Christmas, and The Craft references (the flippin’ trinity!), and killer ideas for Halloween wedding invitation wording.

Let’s get to the sinister Halloween wedding ideas…

Wedding yay flags from @offbeatbride

Wave these wedding yay flags in a madcap fashion to drum up ALL the excitement

We’ve long been fans of waving around wedding celebration flags and mini wedding yay flags at ceremonies. You can DIY them, buy them in bulk, get them customized to your favorite colors and sayings, and wave them to the sky. Bust out your “hell yeahs,” “the cake is a lie,” or the catchphrase of your choice and get to celebrating! Here are our favorite ways to wave wildly (with loads you can buy for your own wedding)…

Funny wedding handkerchief bags

Make your guests cry with laughter from these funny wedding handkerchief bags

Kim and Adam’s rustic barn wedding featured these funny wedding handkerchief bags featuring phrases like “No ugly crying” and “for crying out loud.” We already love giving out hankies for happy tears, so it only makes sense to give them a little snark.