Published by - Jui | 5 minute read
From invites to make-up to designing their wedding trousseau, newly engaged couples are known to look for DIY ideas to add their personal touch to the wedding. If you too are in search for cool DIY ideas to amp up your wedding celebrations, here’s a list of our favourite 8 pocket-friendly wedding favour ideas that you can craft and create yourself with love, to thank your guests for being a part of your big day!
A beautiful way to add light into the lives of those you love, candles make for a wonderful thank you gift. All you need is a bar of wax, aromatic oils and scents, wicks, moulds and a stove to create stunning, giftable candles. Add a thank you note with your wedding monogram to it and voila!
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Show us one person who isn’t fond of cutesy, well-scented bath soaps? With abundant melt-n-mould soap options available in the market, these DIY soaps are the easiest to make and sure to be a hit amongst your guests!
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The markets are full of fresh, ripe and luscious fruits and this is your chance to make the most out of it! Pick up your shopping bags, buy some delicious varieties, cook them with some sugar and spices, and fill the delicious amalgam into mason jars. The sweetness of your wedding celebrations is sure to last for long!
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A fancier alternative for soaps, DIY bath bombs have lately been gaining a lot of popularity amidst Millenials! Surprise your guests with this unique gift that will keep reminding them of what a ‘bomb’ your wedding was!
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There is no greater joy than the one of gifting something that grows! Gift nature to your loved ones by sourcing tiny little saplings from your neighbourhood nursery and decorating them in dainty planters. Add a note of love to it and watch your guests gleam with joy!
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Let the celebrations continue long after by gifting your guests miniature cocktail ingredients put together into a hamper. A cocktail glass with a miniature liquor bottle, eco-friendly straws, mixers and munchings is the perfect way to make your guests remember you every time they indulge into a heady drink!
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Infuse your regular olive oil with parsley, thyme, rosemary, oregano, garlic, mint, lemon zest or any other spice or herb that you like. Fill it into cutesy little bottles or test tubes sealed with corks, leave a few leaves or sprigs in the bottles and watch them turn into a perfect give-away for your guests.
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Remember when Shashi from English Vinglish rolled tantalizing motichoors as favours for her niece’s wedding and the guests simply couldn’t stop raving about them? So is the magic of a good old Indian mithai that never fails to impress people at large. Ask your grandmother for the recipe of your favourite mithai and whip some for your guests in rich, desi ghee. The impact is sure to be more powerful than that of a store-bought gift!
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