Bridal showers - a long-standing tradition that dates all the way back to the 1800s - are the perfect time for a bride's closest family and friends to show her a little extra love. She is, after all, right in the very busy middle of planning for one of the most important and exciting days of her life! If you're putting together a shower for the bride in your life you probably already know that the details and budget both matter, and we want to help you pin down the specifics without overtaxing your wallet - which is why we've pulled some bridal shower favor ideas from one of our favorite sources of DIY inspiration, Darby Smart.

Known for their ability to put DIY right at your fingertips, Darby Smart is an ideal way to track down the craft supplies you need to complete the projects you love to share - like a pretty and practical spoon set.

DIY wooden painted spoons
DIY glittery painted wooden spoons

These glittery spoons, for example, are inspired by celebrity chef style and make for a super simple, high impact project that you can share with bridal shower guests and the bride alike.

Painted white spoons
Painted wooden spoon DIY

Meanwhile, these painted wooden spoons are delightfully simple and just a little bit modern - plus, they can be made in 30 minutes or less.

DIY silver stamped spoons
DIY silver stamped spoons

Super sweet and the ultimate keepsake, a stamped silver spoon can be personalized to fit any occasion. We love the idea of a pair of "Mr." and "Mrs." spoons for the happy couple, or a sweet-treat inspired phrase for bridal shower favors.


These burned wood spoons are a completely one-of-a-kind idea with a hint of tribal flair. The bold patterns are fun to display and leave the creative doors open.

Which Darby Smart DIY is your favorite?