How To Give The Perfect Rustic Wedding Favours

How To Give The Perfect Rustic Wedding Favours | CHWV

Your favours act as a wonderful memento of your special day. If you’re planning a laid-back, country vibe then these rustic wedding favours might be exactly what you’re looking for!

A rustic themed wedding offers many opportunities for beautiful rustic wedding favours – from homemade treats to gifts from nature. Let’s take a look at a few of our favourite ideas.

Delicious jam

Rustic and homemade go hand in hand, so give each guest a personalised jar of homemade jam. You can even work with the time of year and pick a seasonal fruit.

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Instead of placing jars on individual table settings, create an impressive display, giving your guests a number of flavours to choose from.

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Honey is a lovely alternative to jam. Try to source local honey and present with a honey dipper and a personalised tag.

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For a wonderfully thoughtful favour, add scones to the mix, giving guests a breakfast treat for the following morning (or late-night munchies on the way home!).

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Gifts from nature

Anything natural fits well in to a rustic theme, from plants and flowers to pine cones and wooden tags. Pine cones are a lovely choice for autumn and winter weddings. Make ‘pine cone fire starters’ by dipping your cones in molten wax.

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Tree saplings make lovely favours. There’s something rather romantic about giving something that will grow… as your love blossoms!

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Plant favours are a great idea. Presented in the centre of each table, they also act as a table decoration.

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Favours don’t have to be grand gestures. We love the simplicity of this single bloom with a precious, personalised name tag.

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Miniature pots of lavender add fragrance and colour, and work well as rustic wedding favours.

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As natural as can be, we love these wooden place cards. Doubling up your place cards to act as favours is a great way to save money.

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As an alternative to plants and flowers, give each guest a packet of seeds, presented in a rustic paper envelope. Elegant calligraphy is the perfect finishing touch.

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Sweet treats

We all love fudge! It fits the rustic wedding theme with its natural colour. All you need is a cellophane bag and some string. Delicious!

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Smores are bang on trend, and this simple presentation is well suited to a boho style.

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Popcorn? Yes please! Give your guests a bag of popcorn to enjoy with coffee, or a jar of kernels to take home and pop themselves!

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Rustic wrapping

Complement your rustic wedding ideas by wrapping any favour in hessian or brown paper. We’re particularly fond of these crackers adorned with dried flowers.

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Who would have thought a brown paper bag, fastened with a peg and a paper doily could look so stylish? The beauty of this idea is that you can fill the bags with anything at all – perhaps offering different gifts for your male and female guests and colouring books with pencils for children.

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A heart made from hessian looks oh-so-pretty presented on a crisp white napkin.

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In autumn and winter months, give your guests a sparkler for use after dark. Brown Kraft paper gives the rustic touch.

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These hessian bags are cute as can be. Fill with sweets or chocolates to delight your guests.

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If you’re planning a wonderfully rustic wedding then you’re going to need the perfect rustic setting, right? These beautiful barn wedding venues all have that amazing rustic feel down to a tee so make sure you take a look!

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