How to make cheap wedding favors is all about finding the best parts to make the whole. In other words putting your favors together yourself is a definate money saver.
What you don't want are cheap and tacky wedding favors that are just going to be left behind, and the favors that don't get left behind are ones that are; useful or edible.
Even if you are not crafty, making your own favors can be fairly easy. Think about favor boxes and bags filled with candy goodies or soaps or candles or even a lottery ticket!
If you are great at looking after plants then that is a great start on thinking about how to make cheap wedding favors. You could have mini bags of seeds, you could have mini flowering pot plants that you have grown yourself. Add a little note as a thank you for coming and pop the care instructions on the back. Not everyone will be as green-fingered as you!
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If you are great at baking then cookie wedding favors are a fun way to thank your guests, you can have them shaped as wedding cakes, bells, flowers or even a bike - if you are into bikes that works! You just need to keep your eye out for some unusual cookie cutters!
Homemade candy favors are another big hit and you may find that your guests will eat them before they leave!
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One very big wedding favor idea at the moment is having a a candy buffet and you could use this idea to display all the yummy cakes and candy you can make. If you have a color theme then you could have all of the candy in shades of that color. If it is a vintage theme wedding see if you can borrow old fashioned jars and cakestands to display all of the yumminess!
Having help when you are making a lot of wedding favors is a must as there may be nearly 100 wedding favors to make. See if you can get yoru friends together for an evening of making - you may need to cook them dinner for a bribe!
Here are some very cheap but yummy wedding favors that may be just what you are looking for!