50 Affordable Wedding Favours for the Modern Bride

 Wedding favours are not just a way of saying ‘thank you’ to guests, but also a complementary part of the traditional reception.

Providing your wedding guests with a little gift traditionally called ‘a wedding favour’ or ‘Bomboniere is an age-old tradition that has evolved into an important detail to include in modern weddings. Some couples have given lavish favours to their guests such as Swarovski Crystals while some couples skip this detail with a huge consideration going to their budget. 

Wedding favours are still popular but not a necessity these days.  But if you have an extra budget and want to leave your guests with a memento of your big day, here are some practical and affording wedding favours that you might just love:

A gorgeous, rustic style test tube filled with your own tea flavour and tagged with your names and wedding date.  Classy and timeless and doesn’t cost a bomb.  Flavours include Chai, Earl Grey, Lemongrass & Ginger, Black Rose and Fruit Tea. These are available from Etsy for only $2.90 each, so very affordable and super cute!

test tube tea wedding favor | Stay at Home Mum

Personalised Bottles of Limoncello

Many people have fallen in love with this sweet and smooth taste of Limoncello. Try your own special mix of this classic Italian liqueur. All you need to have are good lemons, a chic bottle of vodka and a little patience.

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If there is a fire to your new marriage, what about these ‘Perfect Match’ set of Matches! At only 80c per packet, it is an inexpensive and memorable wedding favour!

Available from Etsy.

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These gorgeous mint rolls are handmade with your names and date of the wedding.  They do come from the United States though so make sure you buy them in advance to allow for shipping.

Price is 80 packs of personalised mints for AU$196.45. (price correct as of June 2018)

Available from Etsy

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Hand-made from leather, have your very own travel quote inscribed in a luggage tag that can follow your guests around the world and back.

Available from Destination Handmade on Etsy

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45. Homemade Spicy Sauce

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If both of you love anything that’s spicy, have each guest bring home a miniature of your homemade chili sauce and season it with a spicy note.

44. Wedding Favor Candy Jars

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Oh, these mini candy jars are just divine! Fill them up with your yummy and colourful treats like candy, mints or nuts.


43. Fairy Floss Lollypops

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It’s just too sweet for everyone, especially kids, to ignore. This can be a best substitute for a messy ice cream treat.

42. Tiny Pies in a Jar

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Tiny pies would make a giant hit on your wedding day. Fruity pies without nuts are the safest goodies you can prepare for your guests.

41. So Aussie! Personalised Stubby Coolers!

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Custom design a personalised stubby holder for your guests. These holders are surely won’t get thrown away including the memories they made with you in your wedding day.

40. A Coffee Mug

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Perfect for couples who love coffee or tea. Choose the perfect mug style that matches your wedding color. Oversized mugs are also popular as wedding treats nowadays.

39. Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar

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Anything that’s stored in mason jars really looks delightful like cakes, pies or even candies. Who would have thought that storing a ready-to-drink cocoa mix that comes with a stirrer would be make a unique wedding favour. Oh, don’t forget the mallows!

38. Tic Tacs

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You can buy these in bulk. Simply design sweet and cute printable notes like this, to add a modern and funky vibe .

37. Custom Wine Stoppers

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The next time your friends open a bottle of wine at home, they would thank you for making their life easy with this unique wedding favour.

36. A Succulent Succulent

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Your guests don’t need  to have a green thumb to grow these plants. It’s a perfect plant to adorn on windowsills, or office tables as long as they’re kept in sunny spots. The mini plants make an awesome wedding favours. You hang them or place them in tea cups to make it more adorable.

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