7 DIY Bridal Shower Favor Ideas We Love

It’s that time of year for all things wedding!  If you are hosting a shower for the bride to be, we have gathered a few of our {favor}ite thank you ideas.   We have you covered no matter what the theme.  Don’t fret – the DIY skill level ranges on these, so there is something for everyone!

1. Cake in a Jar ::  Guests will enjoy this favor to the very last bite.  Get the recipe and instructions from Ruffled Blog.

cheesecake in a jar favor

2.   Succulents ::  An adorable and affordable gift.  Succulents are easy to care for, all they need is some sun and a little water when they are dry.   Project Wedding gives a step by step for place cards, but just add a thank you tag instead and you are good to go!

succulent favor

3.  Diamond Donuts :: Two of a girls favorite things.. need I say more? See JoAnn for the printable diamond toppers.

donut diamond ring

4.   Glitter Champagne Bottles and Paper Straws :: Glam up the gifts with a unique touch by decorating the mini champagne or wine bottles with glitter. Attach a matching paper straw for a finishing touch.  If you love this look {like we do}, we’ll be posting a tutorial on how we achieved a similar look for the bachlorette party we styled – so keep checking back!

gold glitter champagne favor

5.  Nail Polish :: A gift everyone is sure to use! Pick a color that goes with your theme and pair it with a cute emery board.  Click on over to Katie Noel for the step by step process if you need help.

Essie Favor nail polish

6.   Honey :: You can “spread the love” by passing out this deliciously sweet favor. The Wedding Chicks even provide a free printable template for the Meant to Be tags, how cute!

meant to be honey favor

7.  Chocolate Tasting Favor Jars ::  Mini jars + chocolate = yummy cuteness all around.  Something Turquoise  shows how quick and easy it is to make these mini tasting favors!

Happy hosting!


Vintage Tea Party Inspiration

We stumbled upon these lovely floral straws, from Emerald + Ella and immediately our minds were imagining and planning the perfect vintage tea party.  Seriously, how cute are they?!

Floral paper strawsOf course, a mason jar paired with the floral straw is needed for the cocktails.

Mason jar floral strawThese charming tablescapes sets the perfect scene for an afternoon tea.

floral tea party

Vintage Tea TablescapeThese beautiful teacup candles from Bridal Musings made us {melt} and are a great DIY for your tea party.  Hey Gorgeous Events has the tutorial here.

Teacup candles vintage DIY Dress up your guest’s teacups with a vintage cameo for a distinguishing detail.

teacup and vintage cameoSweet Lulu has you {and your tableware} covered with these adorable doilies.

floral doilies

We are so smitten with this tea party inspiration, it may have to turn into one of our packages!