Cheap Wedding Favor Ideas

Need help with cheap wedding favor ideas? Wedding favors need not be expensive. For the practical bride, keep reading for ways to keep your wedding favor expenses low so you don't bust your budget.

Smart Tips to Inexpensive Wedding Favors

Shop Wholesale

Buy your wedding favors wholesale or in bulk. There are many wedding websites that specialize in selling inexpensive party favors and they do it by bulk. Oriental Trading is a great place to obtain fancy wedding favors at an affordable price.

Intentionally Shop During Off-Season

Be on the lookout for sales, especially end of season sales. Popular wedding websites like almost always have wedding favor sales especially toward the end of a special holiday or season.

Go the DIY Route

Do-It-Yourself brides are on the rise. With the weak economy that we have these days, practicality is the key. No creative juices at all? No problem. Just visit any of you local craft stores and you can find numerous books on the topic. Or go online and find Martha Stewart. It only requires time and effort on the bride and the result is more meaningful and personal.

Sample Ideas for Cheap Wedding Favors

Chocolate Favors

Who doesn't love candy or chocolates, especially Hershey hugs and kisses? Keep an eye for candy sales in your local stores. Buy tulle and ribbon in your wedding colors. Place 6 to 8 pieces of chocolate in the tulle, tie them with a ribbon and make your own tag with a personalized wedding favor saying to put on them. An example of a cute wedding favor saying to put on a Hershey kisses wedding favor is "Oh my goodness hugs and kisses, Angela and Kevin are Mr. & Mrs."


Votive candles in your wedding color wrapped in tulle and tied with a ribbon - very easy to make and affordable. Find a scented candle to make it special.


Make a bookmark and print both your favorite literary quotes or Bible verses. Place both your names at the bottom along with your wedding date.

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