Green brides need not stress nor break the bank when looking for unique ways to thank their guests. Choose one of the ideas below and donâ€™t forget to tie on a personalized note to show your appreciation to your guests for sharing in your special day.
For the Do It Yourself Divas
Add a personal touch to your wedding and make your own favors for your guests to enjoy.Â Decorate vases by taking recycled bottles and covering them in colored twine or yarn to display flowers at your reception and later in your guestâ€™s home as a colorful keepsake. Beautiful terrarium place card holders are great keepsakes! Assemble them using a recycled glass Christmas ornament, crepe paper flowers, and moss. Create your own soy or beeswax candle in teacups from thrift stores.
For Those Who Favor Food
Send your guests home with a sweet reminder of their childhood:Â Â cotton candy filled mason jars! Other flavorful treats to use are local apple butter, fruit, coffee beans, honey, or seasoned popcorn. This is a great way to say thank you while supporting a local businesses
For the Green Gal
Encourage your guests to go green with you by offering locally sourced wildflower seeds as favors in cute containers. Canvas tote bags and porcelain coffee mugs also make great sustainable gifts for guests. Soap made from organic materials makes a memorable keepsake.Â Donations made in your guests name to your favorite environmental charities are another great way to make a difference with your wedding.
Photo: Terrarium favors
Check out Green Bride Guide for more eco-friendly ideas!