Unique Wedding Favor Ideas
Although your wedding day is all about you, you know that you could not be where you are without the love and support of those around you. Many clients ask if they should or shouldn’t give out unique wedding favors. To be honest, it’s all up to you! No matter your choice, your guests will still leave happy and excited for YOU, whether or not you gave them a wedding favor.
Do you want to hand out unique wedding favors? If so, make sure you include this in your budget and have an idea of how much you are wanting to spend on your guests. If money isn’t a problem and you’re goal is to go all out – do it! Maybe you are more on the frugal side – not a problem! You can always use your send off idea as your favor as well! There are many options out there to meet your wants or needs when it comes to thanking your guests for the support they have on your big day. Mediterranean Villa will gladly help you set up those gifts at each setting, or we can hold on to them until the end of the night. It’s your day and we are here to help you in any way that we can.
Here are 48 unique wedding favors that your guests will end up thanking YOU for:
Unique wedding favors for the kitchen:
Love begins in the kitchen. Have your guests hang your personalized tea towel on their stove to remind them of your big day as they cook up their favorite meals!
Your family can break out those shakers on their special nights of fun and relaxation while thinking of you!
“Let Love Grow” in your hearts and their gardens!
Nothing says “I Love You” like a hug in a mug!
Olive Oil/Rosemary Oil
“Olive You!” With this personalized gift to get people really cooking for love!
“It’s about time! Drink UP!” No on want’s a warm drink in hand!
Why not wow your guests and their appetites with your favorite home cooked meals? Recipes are special because they help you think of loved ones and your own recipes could become their family traditions for years to come!
“The Perfect Match” does exist with this personalized and useful wedding favor!
Unique wedding favors- Food:
“Donut Mind if I DO!”
Fill up your decorative boxes, tins, bags, or tubes with your favorite candies by the bride and groom!
This non traditional wedding favor is great for fall weddings, carnival themed events, and all parties that bring out a little kid in all of us!
Don’t need to blue monster to chow down on this idea! It’s a great treat for those who aren’t big cake eaters or an on the go midnight sweet!
Are you unique and love sweet romance? Go to macaroons to help say thank you to your loved ones!
The Action. The Romance. The Entertainment! It’s all said with popcorn! This option gives you many different ways on how you want your guests to receive this fun loving snack! You can either pre bag it, jar it, keep it unpopped, add some flavors, or do all the above and make it a station!
Perfect for the brunch hours or breakfast loving bride and grooms that guests will really “stick” to.
Monogrammed coke bottles
Coke always tastes better out of a bottle. It’s science! But not as bubbly as your monogrammed designed labels to really match your unique gift!
Mini Hot Sauce Bottles
Spice things up with this idea! It will go along perfect for those who love to bbq or if you’re wanting that bbq style served at your wedding!
You were always “mint to be”! Say it with traditional mints in either candy form or with gum!
Hot Cocoa Mixes
Who doesn’t love a great cup of Hot Cocoa? Say thank you in the most delicious way! What’s great about this gift is the way you package it! Let your creativity flow in your personal way!
“Spread the Love” with this fall inspired idea that your guests are sure to love in all ages!
Unique wedding favors that double as send-off gift:
To catch those tears of joy as you walk down the aisle, hear those choked-up toasts, and send you off on your magical day.
Place these on the tables before your guests arrive to help them find their seats! This ideas is great for around the house decor, a nigh light, or help you send off in a fun and whimsical way! Not to mention, they are great for centerpiece decor as well!
Unique wedding favors- On the Go:
To help keep your families things together like they have helped you keep yours!
Don’t let them leave without you!
Remind them of “The Best Day Ever” on the go or wherever life takes them!
Allow your guests to kick off those heels and put on those crazy dance shoes to really bust a move at your party!
Personalized Throw Blankets
“To have and to hold in case you get cold.” This is the most perfect gift for those who are wanting winter themed event! Who wouldn’t love a blanket to keep them warm on any day of the week?
Unique wedding favors- Art:
Pressed Flower Frames
Help your guests find their seat in one of the most unique ways yet by pressing flowers into a glass frame and writing your guests name on it for a beautiful gift for them to bring home and hang on the wall.
Are you and your significant other into tattoos? Are you a tattoo artist yourself? Want to feel like a kid again? Whatever the reason, your guests will love to get themselves a temporary tattoo to commemorate your big day!
Have an obvious artistic side? Want to bring that art to life? Make small canvas art for your guests to take home! You can either personalize their names for seating arrangements or make it fun and do abstract and have your guest decide what style they want to bring home!
Unique wedding favors- Music, Games & Relaxation
Add lace, ribbon, monograms, or sparkles to this idea and have your guests make their own music as they celebrate your big day!
Play the guitar, bass, ukulele, or just in need of a guitar pick for your home band?! Help your guests know that through everything, “I pick you”!
Betting on all odds and still come out as a winner? Take your Vegas themed, game inspired, all fun wedding and really personalize it with poker chips! Can’t beat that!
Deck of cards
“Go Fish” elsewhere because you are “All In”! Take game day up a notch and remind your family when you got hitched by getting them a deck of playing cards!
This idea is fun and super clever! Just fill a jar up with Epsom bath salts, drop a few scented oils, and add your favorite dried flower for those who need a relaxing time after hitting that dance floor all night!
“Love is in the Air!” Create your favorite potpourri smell and have your guests bring it to their homes! Every time they smell that scent, they will think of you and the amazing time they had on your big day!
A simple thank you that all people love! This idea has been a tradition for ages!
Have your family take the romance home by sending them off with a candle! They will love to smell its’ fragrance long after your day and the irredescent glow will inspire some love on their own!
If you expect your party to go all night long and well into dawn, sleeping masks will be your best bet to help your guests sleep off that crazy night during the day!
Unique wedding favors- Simple, Personal, and Inspired by Nature
Succulent plants are becoming steadily more popular! This gift is great to have preset at the table if you are having a more simpler, nature inspired theme. They will really give your centerpieces and table arrangements a pop! And what’s great about giving them as gifts? Even your non-green-thumbed friends can handle a succulent! You only need to slightly water them once a month!
Having an outdoor wedding ceremony? No worries! Have your guests be prepared and stylish with your personalized sunglasses! No squinting to see you both get hitched!
Ceremony outside and afraid of the heat? This is Texas anyway. Keep your guest cooled by offering fans before your ceremony. This will add color to your photos and help your guests be more comfortable during your nuptials.
Already know you will be going all out on the floral department? Have your guests take some flowers home and offer a vase for them to fill out of the centerpieces. This will be less clean up for you and less over crowding flowers in your home!
Personalized Thank You note
Keep it simple by printing a personal thank you from the bride and groom! If you know your guests and are afraid your gift may end up in the trash or the back of most cars; lost and forgotten, just write them a thank you not and preset them at the table. This will bring color into the room and on your tables as well as help your theme while also keeping your day personal!
Donation to Charity
Still want to give something but have no idea where to begin? Why not donate that portion of the budget to a charity? Let your guests know that you were thinking of them but instead donated to help a cause on their behalf. Although getting sweets or a keychain would be an awesome gift to remember you by, your charity of choice would be more blessed and thankful of this generous gift.
Whatever your style, budget, or idea of how you want your day to be – we hope that this extensive list of unique wedding favors helps!