DIY Friday: 15 Best Wedding Favours of 2015

Written by    Last updated: April 26, 2015

We’ve waited for what seems like forever, but the day has finally come. Today marks the official launch of Confetti’s new 2015 product line up, and with it loads of fresh eye candy! Hundreds of the hottest trending wedding day details have now gone live on Confetti.co.uk and the 2015 edition of the inspiration-filled Confetti.co.uk magazine is now available right here.

Best dressed favours

To kick off the sharing of all that awaits Confetti.co.uk brides in the year ahead, our first post featuring the latest and greatest not only showcases some fab new products, it also provides an exclusive look into one of the many editorials you can expect to find in the new issue of Confetti’s magazine. So without further delay, here’s a look at the 15 Best Dressed Wedding Favours for 2015, complete with a shoppable breakdown of everything you need to make the looks yours.

#15. Uncorked

Modern, sleek and smart. We love it when style and functionality come together, just like with this wine bottle shaped corkscrew opener.

Favour Wine Bottle Shaped Corkscrew Opener In Gift Packaging

To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Remove the label on the corkscrew and replace with your personalised bistro bliss wine label.

Step 2: Attach your personalised bistro bliss flat card using the ribbon tied around the neck of the bottle.

#14. Always Fresh

C’est Chic! Bring a sophisticated twist to an eco inspired succulent giveaway by presenting it in a mini high top pot.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Add soil to your pot (however, you don’t actually have to plant succulents and the soil is merely presentational.)

Step 2: Position your succulent on top of the soil (we advise you do this on the morning of your celebration—keep your succulents refrigerated until then in order to keep them fresh.)

Step 3: Using a wooden peg/clip, attach your tag.

#13. From the Heart

Sincere and sweet, this pretty mini blown glass heart vase is an ideal fit for the modern day romantic.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Start by embossing the round card with your personalised embossing plate.

Step 2: Attach to the base of the vase using the ribbon.

Step 3: Carefully fill the vase with a bit of water and put in your trimmed flower of choice.

#12. The Right Type

This one is all about the details. From the authentic looking old-fashioned typewriter key magnets to the unique ribbon cartridge packaging, these minis are sure to impress.

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To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Carefully stick your personalised diecut sticker around the typewriter magnet box.

Step 2: Apply the personalised table sign to the top of the black board and pop a set of the magnets on to show them off!

#11. Treasure Trove

Inspired by the carefree essence of a beach wedding, these carefully crafted tiny treasures are a clever accent and gift for any seaside themed affair.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Fill the cellophane bags with the sea salt and gather together at the top using the bakers twine to seal it closed.

Step 2: Pop the sea salt bag inside the treasure chest, propping your personalised treasure map card behind it.

#10. Bottled Brews

Homespun charm, bottled. Literally. Add these crafty trims, including a vintage key bottle opener, to any bottled beverage for your own personalised take on a refreshing treat.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Make homemade cider and bottle it!

Step 2: Apply your personalised natural charm sticker to the front of the bottle.

Step 3: Tie the vintage key bottle opener around the neck of the bottle using the pretty peach ribbon.

#9. A Touch of Lace

Packaging perfection. A traditional guest favour treat gets a major face lift with one of the prettiest packages around, a lovely lace and burlap bag.

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To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Fill your burlap and lace bags with sugared almonds. Draw the strings closed and tie in a bow.

Step 2: Attach your personalised tag to the center of the bow using a white pearl brad.

#8. Well Noted

Unplug and bring it back to basics, the good old pencil and paper kind, with these rustic bundled beauties.

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To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Tie your personalised natural charm square tag to the top of your pencil using the paper twine.

Step 2: Bind the pencil and notebook together with the twine.

#7. Bear Hug

Just add rosemary. Or thyme. Or whatever other herb you like. The rest of this charming woodland inspired culinary accessory is made ready to order.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Wrap your personalised paper ribbon sticker around the box trapping the bottom of the rosemary sprig in it. Done!

#6. Mix it Up

For a sweet summertime treat, give your guests a thirst quenching individual sized lemonade kit, tucked away in an adorable doily trimmed mini picnic basket, obviously! 

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Instructions:

Step 1: Fill your cellophane bags with your lemonade mix, carefully sealing close and applying the ‘from the heart’ sticker.

Step 2: Press the white lace paper dollies into the baskets, folding over the edge so that it can be seen from the outside. Put your bag of mix inside.

Step 3: Make little bows out of of the ribbon and glue to the lid of the basket.

Step 4: Clip your personalised ‘from the heart’ tag to the handle of the basket using the mini clip.

#5. Diner Style

The perfect mismatch. Go retro with these double duty pressed glass mini salt & pepper vase stationery holders, which are sold in a set of four varied vintage designs.

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To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Fill the jars with a bit of water to keep your baby’s breath fresh!!

Step 2: Insert you personalised place card into the stand.

Step 3: Put your trimmed baby’s breath spring into the pot.

#4. True North

Inspire the wanderer in all your guests while showing them to their spot at your event with this travel essential.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Apply your personalised ‘free spirit’ sticker to the inside of the compass lid.

Step 2: Use the jute ties to attach the round tag and the ‘free spirit’ place card to the compass.

#3. Coaster Chic

Creating your own personalised gift is a lot easier an undertaking (and less expensive) than it may seem with the blank slate provided by the main element in this favour equation.  Take a set of cork coasters, add your mark and your trims, bundle and you’re done.

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Instructions:

Step 1: Stamp each of your cork coasters with your personalized rubber stamp and let it dry.

Step 2: Punch a hole in your favour tag, thread the ribbon through and tie around the coaster.

#2. You’ve Got Mail

By way of the cheeky and fun. There is no better way to deliver a homemade sweet treat and a note of thanks.

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To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Stick a postage stamp sticker to the outside of your mini mail box.

Step 2: Tie the bakers twine around the toffee like a parcel and tie in a bow.

Step 3: Put the toffee and your carte postale note inside the mail box.

#1. Foreign Flavour

Treat them to something exotic you’ve collected along your adventures, presented in the most fitting of favour boxes, sold complete with travel trims. Add personalized stickers and tags to seal the deal. DIY favours

To Get This Look You’ll Need:

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Instructions:

Step 1: Fill a small cellophane bag with loose tea leaves. Carefully seal apply the small wanderlust label

Step 2: Make up the airmail box and pop the bag of tea inside.

Step 3: Loop the charms on to the twine and tie around the box. Tuck the larger rectangular wanderlust label into the twine.

Want More Inspired Ideas for DIY Wedding Favours?

Find more easy and effective DIY wedding ideas in our regular Inspiration Articles to make your day truly unique.

This article was written by

Anyonita Green

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