Thought­ful & Even Use­ful Favors

One of the many perks of going to a wed­ding are the favors that you get to take home. A lit­tle thank you from the cou­ple is super sweet, but it can be stress­ful on the new­ly­weds if they don’t know what to give or how to keep the cost low. To help with some ideas, we’ve put together a list of five thought­ful & even use­ful favors that your guests will love & won’t break the bank!

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We’re sure you’ve seen these at a wed­ding you’ve been to recently. They’re a huge hit with the guests & most likely will be used again! These work for both bot­tled & canned bev­er­ages, so you don’t have to worry about only some of your guests enjoy­ing them. Best of all they can be pur­chased online at a fair price if you order them in bulk!
Right: Lee Yen Pho­tog­ra­phy

Who doesn’t love an extra pair of shades? If you’re hav­ing an out­door wed­ding, you can order cus­tom sun­glasses with your name & date on the side for your guests to wear. For most web­sites, it only takes a few min­utes to cus­tomize the sun­glasses & they get shipped right to your home!

This one might seem a lit­tle pecu­liar at first, but it is such a unique idea! To cut back on cost you can make these favor your­self! All you need to do is put ground cof­fee in lit­tle bags & time them off with a tag. Try com­ing up with some­thing fun to make your guests smile when they go to use the cof­fee after the wed­ding like, “Love is brew­ing”. You can even make a few bags with decaf­feinated cof­fee for those peo­ple who don’t drink caf­feine!

Below: Kelly Marie Photos

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Candy bar
Nor­mally, cou­ples will have the tra­di­tional cake & maybe a few other desserts for the recep­tion, but the candy bar is becom­ing increas­ingly pop­u­lar as not only a dessert, but as favors. This is prob­a­bly one of the eas­i­est & most cost effec­tive favors that you can give your guests. All you have to do is buy the candy & to-​go bags, use a few glass jars & bowls, & there you have it! It’s an easy, fun, & inex­pen­sive favor that keeps giv­ing even after they leave the wed­ding! To make it even eas­ier, Lesner Inn can cre­ate your candy bar for you!

These lit­tle plants are so trendy right now! Every­one loves extra décor for their house, so this is a per­fect favor for your guests that won’t go to waste. You can save some money by get­ting faux suc­cu­lents or you can get live ones for a cou­ple more bucks!

Below: Erika Mills Photography


These are just a few ideas for dif­fer­ent, use­ful, & low-​cost wed­ding favors for your guests. You will love how easy & cost effec­tive this gifts are, & your guests will love that they get to con­tin­u­ously use them after they leave the party! There are a lot more options if you’re up for hav­ing a non-​traditional favor, so just keep look­ing or head over to our Pin­ter­est page to get some more ideas!

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