You don’t have to splash out on expensive gimmicks to give your guests a wonderful memento of your day. Favours come in all shapes, sizes – and prices. Here are ten exciting, inspirational and unusual wedding favours for £1 or less
This favour idea is easy to buy at the last minute and exciting for guests to find slipped inside their napkin.
Suitable for the over-16s, lottery tickets and scratch cards are particularly popular favours with male guests.
National Lottery scratch cards £1 each
As well as being a tasty after-dinner treat, fortune cookies are lots of fun too.
These special wedding cookies come individually wrapped in gold or silver foil, and your guests will find appropriate messages on love and marriage inside.
Wedding fortune cookies 35p each (minimum order of 20)
Bubbles add magic to any wedding – particularly once the dance floor is full.
You can choose the colour and design of these cute, little bubble bottles, matching them to your wedding theme and adding a personalised touch to your favours.
Personalised bubble bottles £15.98 for a box of 24 (67p each)
If you want to give something back, or remember loved ones on your special day, a charity option is a lovely gesture that your guests will appreciate too.
You can order these pretty pink pins directly from Breakthrough Breast Cancer online.
Pink Breakthrough Breast Cancer pins - suggested donation is £1 per pin
These chic, tiny tins are a brilliant idea; for the ladies, the tin is decorated with an elegant bride design, for the boys, a tuxedo.
With the leftover budget you can buy mini mints or sweets in bulk and fill them up.
Bride mint tins and tuxedo mint tins 80p each
A wedding is all about love, and these delicious, berry-flavoured lollies will make kids and adults smile as they remember what’s at the heart of your day.
At just 25p each they’re a great budget option and look classy on the table.
Heart-shaped lollipops 25p each
A favour to take home and put to good use is always welcome.
This cookie cutter is fabulous for a Valentine’s Day wedding and although each one comes in its own box, they also look great tied to champagne flutes with ribbon.
Heart shaped cookie cutters 95p each (minimum order of 6)
If you want to express your sense of humour, these funky favour badges with bags of retro charm are ideal.
Great for breaking the ice during the reception, each badge has a statement such as ‘I’m next’ and ‘bridesmaids rock’.
Wedding favour badges £10.50 for 12 (87p each)
If you’re inviting children to the wedding, keeping them amused is a must.
At the bargain price of just 12p per pot, this colourful putty will keep kids busy all afternoon - and their parents will approve of the creative distraction.
Fun Putty in eight different colours - £1 (12p each)
Satisfy your guests’ sweet cravings and add a touch of kitsch to your wedding table with these original and delicious, Love Hearts.
No matter what age your guests are, they will have lots of fun reading the sweet, assorted messages.
Classic Love Hearts £9.18 for 50 tubes (18p each)