Tuesday, 8 February 2011

DIY Favours

Although traditionally favours were five sugared almonds, they now come in all shapes and sizes.  Whilst many wonder if there is any need for favours there are still plenty of brides and grooms who choose to use these little gifts to thank their guests for sharing their day.  However the extra expense of buying favour boxes or alternative favours may just be one thing that your budget does not stretch to. Also there is a growing trend for couples to go that extra mile and create their own favours. Whether it's jars of jam or decorated cookies by creating your own favours your guests will be even more delighted with their small gift. 

I thought for todays post I would find some fabulous ideas to inspire you to get creative and make your own favours.

These Bird House boxes from Celebration Shoppe's blog are so sweet and would also work really well for a birthday party or baby shower.

Bright and bold flower topped gifts from Martha Stewart

Who would have thought about using normal rubber stamps and food colouring as ink to decorate cookies?
Martha Stewart of course!

These rosemary sea salt favours are perfect for foodies to give as gifts.

This book will provide lots of inspiration for cookie favours.

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