DIY Party Favors You'll Wish You Had Thought Up First

Boost your hostess game and make these adorable DIY party favors. From homemade sugar scrubs to mini cocktail kits, these favors will wow your guests and set your soiree apart from the rest.

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    Succulents

    Everyone loves succulents -- and everyone will love you for thinking to provide them with a practical favor like these hand-labeled plants!

    via Smarty Had a Party

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    Infused Salts

    The hands-on part of making these salts is easy -- simply mix coarse salt with whatever flavor you choose in a food processor or by hand and let the mixture dry before packaging. Perfect for the foodies in your life!

    via Steele House Kitchen

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    Chalkboard Slate Letters

    Bundle a few pieces of colored chalk in little rubber bands and tie the bundles to these adorable chalkboard letters using jute twine.

    via Maison de Pax

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    Scrabble Tile Table Setting

    Glue Scrabble tiles to clothespins and display on a perfectly folded napkin -- perhaps with a sprig of rosemary or a fresh flower on top. Add a magnet to the back of the clothespin so guests can display the nameplates on the fridge!

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    Mason Jar Cocktail Kits

    These tiny, customizable Mason jar cocktail kits would make the perfect bridesmaid and groomsmen gifts, but would also make great inexpensive gifts for any occasion, like Friendsgiving!

    via Something Turquoise

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    Wooden Coasters

    Upgrade simple wooden coasters using gold spray paint and stencils! Guests will go ga-ga for these gorgeous, modern-chic coaster party favors.

    via The 36th Avenue

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    Golden Nugget Photo Holder

    Use these golden glass nuggets as photo holders or to hold place cards for a party with gold-laced decor. Bonus points: You need only five supplies!

    via A Charming Project

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    Vanilla Sugar Scrub

    Package this sweet-smelling sugar scrub in Mason jars and use washi tape to make a cute label. A wooden ice-pop stick or a small wooden spoon would make a great scoop.   

    via Today's Creative Life

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    Personalized Mini Wine Bottles

    Personalize these mini wine bottles for any occasion -- it’s easy when you use the template included in this post.

    via Something Turquoise

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    DIY Tea Tins

    Remind your guests just how “tea-rific” they are with these adorable tiny tea tins. Fill the tins with any loose-leaf tea you like, and use Something Turquoise’s crafty template to make the tags.

    via Something Turquoise

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    Paint Stick Keychains

    These krafty keychains would also make great place cards or an interactive seating chart.

    via Ruffled Blog

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    DIY Coffee Jars

    There are so many coffee puns you can use for the lids of these DIY whole coffee bean party favors, but we definitely like “Thank You for Bean Here” the most. You can make these up to two months in advance!

    via Something Turquoise

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    Tile Coasters

    These cute colorful coasters are made with inexpensive tiles from the hardware store and embellished with fun, designer scrapbook paper. We recommend giving guests four coasters each.

    via The Cottage Mama

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    Chalkboard Paint Wine Glasses

    Have the girls over for wine and cheese night and remember to provide adorable stemware! Just dip the base and bottom of the stem in chalkboard paint (or use spray paint), then write each guest’s name in chalk.

    via Just Short of Crazy

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    Pedicure in a Jar

    You can throw pretty much anything in a Mason jar and call it a day when it comes to DIY party favors. Pamper your guests with these pedicure kits including mini pedicure sets, a nail polish or two, and some cotton rounds.

    via Evermine

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    Ceramic Jewelry Dish

    Offer your fashionista friends a homemade gift to store her earrings and bracelets. Craft clay and (surprise!) the back of a pencil created this gorgeous design.

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    Birdseed Hangers

    Use cupcake molds to make these heart-shaped birdseed hangers. Every time a flock of birds comes to visit the backyard, guests will think of you and your creative party favor prowess.

    via Polka Dot Bride

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    Hand-Bottled Drinks

    Whip up a big batch of fresh lemonade—or any other seasonal drink you prefer—and put it in big glass bottles complete with adorable DIY labels. 

    via Project Wedding

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    Potted Herbs

    These fragrant potted herb party favors are inexpensive and incredibly easy to create. Gift these to new homeowners at a housewarming party, or at a mid-summer dinner party.

    via The Sweetest Occasion

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    Popcorn in a Jar

    Our favorite thing about these easy-to-throw-together popcorn jars? The punny tags! Get the customizable template here.

    via Evermine

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