Costs can mount up when you’re planning a wedding so it’s important to get bargains where you can. To help, we’ve rounded up a selection of fun, quirky and seriously pretty wedding favours for £1 or less to help you balance the budget.
These cute vintage key charms from Not on the Highstreet would make perfect wedding favours - you could also tie name tags onto them so that they double up as stylish placecards.
Nature loving couples will love the idea of giving their guests seeds as a wedding favour. We adore these beautiful wildflower seed packets from Ovo Blooms at Not on the High Street – they have a rustic feel, feature the pun ‘Sow in Love’, and cost just 95p. We’re sold!
Or why not give your guests chilli seeds so they can grow their own plant to remember your wedding by - we love that these seeds by Wedding in a Teacup can also be personalised with your name and your wedding date.
Ok, so we’ve gone over budget by 16 pence here but these Yankee Candles from Amazon are such a beautiful favour that we just couldn’t leave them out - you can purchase 18 from Amazon for £20.95 - working out at £1.16 per favour.
These super cute candy bags are just £5.99 for a pack of 48 from Amazon so you will have plenty of wedding favour budget left to buy retro sweets to fill them with.
Add a festival vibe to your big day with these fun temporary gold tattoos from Etsy. We love the idea of setting up a tattoo station at the reception so everyone can get temporarily inked.
If you’re happy to go DIY for your wedding day then baking your own cupcakes will be a great way to keep costs down. Lakeland have a huge range of cute cake cases in a range of different colours and finishes.
Whether you’re getting married at a dream Scottish wedding venue, you want to include your heritage at your wedding or you just love tablet, these little Scottish tablet hearts are 3 for £1 from PhilRao on Etsy.
These wooden names will look perfect on a rustic style wedding table and are just £1 each - they can also double up as placecards.
How gorgeous are these scented bath soaps in the shape of rosebuds? Priced from £16.49 for 81 on Amazon and available in bright pink, blue, ivory, purple and red.
Wedding guests with a sweet tooth will love these delicious little fudge cubes from Thorntons. Buy a bag for each guest and transfer them to pretty organza favour bags to make them feel extra special.
Who doesn’t love chocolate coins? Your guests will love to sit down and find these golden treasures at their seat - and you know they won’t be left on the table at the end of the night! Even better - they are just £1 per bag from Thorntons.
You will get so many fun wedding pictures by having bubbles as your wedding favours and they’ll be loved by the kids and the adults at your wedding! These bubbles are £10.99 for a pack of twenty four from Tesco.
Can you believe that these gorgeous silver photo frames are just £1 each from Wilkinsons? Print out photos of you and your guest and they can also double up as visual placecards.
These gourmet marshmallows from Etsy will really impress your guests and come in a range of flavours - the strawberry and raspberry one has to be our favourite!
Your guests will adore these personalised place mats which are just begging to be coloured in, from Chi Chi Moi at Not on the Highstreet. Put a pot of pencils on each table and watch everyone’s ‘concentration faces’ as they try to stay within the lines after a wine or two. At £1 each, they’re a total bargain.
These personalised puzzle pieces from Amazon are so much fun and will be a beautiful rustic addition to your wedidng reception tables. And guess what? It's just £21.98 for 100 pieces!
Love Hearts are a wedding favourite and it's easy to see why. These inexpesive sweet treats add a fun and retro twist to your special day and you can have them personalised with your new married name. Prices start at £2.50 for ten on Amazon.
These romantic boxes can add a rustic twist to any wedding table and will set you back just £14.99 for one hundred from Amazon - leaving you plenty of budget to buy sweet treats to fill them with.
How cute are these tiny test tubes from The Wedding of My Dreams on Not on the High Street? They are 90p each and you can fill them with small sweets like Skittles or M&Ms or with instant hot chocolate powder and mini marshmallows.
Colourful sunglasses will be a cute wedding favour and think how fun your wedding pictures will look with all your guests sporting vibrant matching glasses. We love in the picture below how the couple added a personal touch by making hessian bags for each guest. Each pair of glasses cost just 69p from Amazon.
Image credit: Helen Cawte Photography
These adorable blackboard wine glass charms from Not on the Highstreet will mean your guests can keep track of their drink and also be left with a cute memento of your day to take home with them.
Add some colour to your wedding reception with these vibrant leaf wine charms - personalised with each guests’ name and just 89p each from Not on the Highstreet.
These pretty rose candles from Etsy are just £1 each and come in a range of gorgeous colours so you can pick a shade to suit your wedding style.
Are you having a winter wedding? Then fun candy canes from Amazon will be the perfect festive touch to your Christmas-inspired big day. Why not serve with hot chocolate to really embrace the colder season?
Another fun idea for a winter wedding is to swap traditional lace cards for decorated baubles - and your guests can take them home and hang them on their Christmas tree for years to come. Argos sell multipacks of baubles from £6.99 - an absolute bargain!
Chocolate truffles will make a delicious wedding favour that you guests will be excited discover as they find their seat at your wedding reception. Buy boxes of truffles from Hotel Chocolat and then separate them out into favour boxes for an inexpensive wedding favour.
How cute are these wedding favour magnets from Etsy? They start from just 78p! You can even send in your own photos so the little characters look like you - amazing!
These glass bottles from Etsy are just £4.95 for six bottles and you can fill it with something fun like a shot of your favourite gin or some flavoured vodka.
These tags from Etsy are just £1.95 for a pack of 30, meaning you can add something special to homemade wedding favours without going over budget.
These wooden doves from Etsy are actually Christmas tree decorations but they will also make adorable favours to give to your guests. Why not leave felt tip pens on your tables and tell your guests to decorate them? You could award a bottle of prosecco to the winning design.
If you are planning a rustic themed wedding day then log slices should be on your must-have list! These rustic log slices from Etsy are £6.58 for 20, leaving you plenty of wedding budget left to get creative. Why not buy some fancy pens and turn them into place cards?
How much fun are these custom cocktail stirrers from Etsy? Perfect for adding a personal touch to your reception tables - priced at £90.15 for 100.
Or add a glam twist to your wedding reception drinks by including these gold drinks stirrers from Etsy. Starting from 86p each - choose from a selection of “party-inspired” words or have something custom created just for you.
These slate hearts from Wilkinsons are £1 each - they are intended to be candle plates but you could create bespoke place cards by using chalk paint to write each of your guests’ names.
12 of these glass jars are just £4 from Wilksinsons so you will have plenty of your wedding budget remaining to be able to create some fun wedding cocktails. Tie name tags to these and you will be able to double them up as place cards.