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10 unique and affordable wedding gift ideas

Creative wedding gifts

By De Ji YuePublished 4 months ago 4 min read
10 unique and affordable wedding gift ideas
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With wedding season in full swing, you may be planning your wedding this summer or you may be considering a wedding for the upcoming winter season. Regardless of the date, wedding party preferences seem to be a hot topic of debate in the wedding planning world. To give or not to give - that is the question! If you're considering giving your guests something to remind them of that special day, you'll want to give them something truly unique. Move over, mandatory Jordan almonds, and make way for these creative wedding favors!

Clutch Bags

Perfect for any season, very practical personalized tote bags are a great choice for weddings. Plain totes are inexpensive and they're easy to customize if you want to make your wedding favors. Short on time? Some wedding stores offer personalized tote bags, but they cost more than if you designed them yourself.


Have the ideal summer wedding? Candy and chocolate may not be the best wedding favors to leave for your guests in the hot summer sun. Sunglasses are a great way to keep your guests comfortable and remind them of the special day for years to come. One benefit? Frames come in a variety of styles and can be personalized in many ways. You're only limited by your imagination! Like handbags, sunglasses can be professionally personalized by many wedding and party vendors.

Personalized wrapped candy

In terms of tradition, personalized candy wrappers and candies seem to be the backbone of wedding favors. From those oft-repeated Jordan almonds to the more modern chocolate bars, this is another easy and inexpensive way to add a personal touch to your wedding. Why mix it up with the classics? Choose your sweets and pick those personalized candy wrappers. It's a great way to impress your wedding guests with a sweet tooth, and it makes a highly acclaimed shower or bachelorette party favor, too.

Personalized Bath Salts

These days, do-it-yourself bath salts are all the rage. Whether they're for personal use, a Christmas gift for a relative, or a birthday present for a relative, you've likely found a recipe or two on one of your Pinterest boards. Personal bath salts are a unique and affordable way to pamper your wedding guests. Small, luxurious jars of bath salts are also a great choice for bridal gift-giving.

Hangover Rescue Kit

If your guests are going to be drinking, a hangover rescue kit or "cure" is a must. From a personalized bottle of water to a kit with an antidote, you can make this wedding gift as simple or as complex as you like. As with other do-it-yourself ideas, the concept is flexible and budget-friendly. Hangover rescue kits are also great for bachelor and bachelorette parties!

Goat Tripe Kit

Perfect for a late summer or early fall wedding, personal s'mores kits are a creative alternative to more traditional wedding favors. These can be as basic or decadent as you like, so they can fit into any budget. All you need are some whole grain cookies, marshmallows, chocolate bars and cute crafts to make these lovely and memorable gifts for your guests.

Personal Hot Cocoa Mixes

Planning a winter wedding? Get your guests in a cozy, cozy mood with these personalized hot cocoa morsels. With a few mason jars, craft supplies, and a few ingredients you may already have in your pantry, you can create some of the most memorable wedding favors! You can customize the ingredients for different hot cocoa flavors, and you can decorate the packaging however you like. If you love the concept but don't have the time to make your projects, some vendors will sell personalized hot cocoa packages.

Lip balm

Personalized lip balm is another out-of-the-box concept for winter weddings that offers a lot of flexibility. If you want to be more expressive, or if you want to save some cash for your honeymoon, you can make your lip balm in a variety of different flavors and scents. As with the other ideas above, you can also purchase personalized lip balms from suppliers or do-it-yourself kits if you need to save some time and effort. Either way, lip balms can provide your guests with a fun and practical wedding gift.

Fragrance Bags

You may already know that scented sachets are small bags containing scented flowers or herbs that people often keep in drawers or closets to make the space smell pleasant. What you may not know is that these little bags filled with herbs and flowers can also make creative wedding favors. Like sunglasses or tote bags, these non-traditional wedding party favors can be both purchased and made at home.

Travel Kits

Whether you're having a summer wedding or a winter wedding, homemade travel kits can be useful and memorable wedding favors that won't break the bank. The idea is versatile because kits can be made in a variety of ways on almost any budget, and it's perfect for destination weddings.

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