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22 DIY Mason Jars Wedding Favors – Affordable, Original and Edible Ideas

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Explore unique and budget-friendly DIY mason jar wedding favors and its tutorials. Edible, eco-friendly, rustic, and more ideas to delight your guests.

Looking for low-cost and creative DIY ideas to impress your guests? Look no further than these 24 inspiration-packed Mason jar wedding favors! From sweet treats to unique keepsakes, there’s something for everyone in this collection of affordable and easy-to-make gifts. So roll up your sleeves, grab your Mason jars, and get ready to wow your guests with these unforgettable DIY wedding favors.

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Low Cost Mason Jar DIY Favors

For those last-minute wedding favors or for couples who want to save money without sacrificing style, use mason jars to create unique and affordable gifts for your guests. Fill them with bird seeds, flower seeds, popcorn, or other inexpensive items that fit your big day theme. These favors are perfect for a fall event or any outdoor celebration. Get inspired and create budget-friendly favors that your guests will love.

Coffee Blend in a Mason Jar DIY

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Give your guests an original coffee mix with this simple but thoughtful idea. Mix different coffee beans and place them in mason jars with custom labels.

DIY Bird Seed Mason Jar Favors

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The DIY bird seed mason jar wedding favor is a perfect addition to any nature-inspired celebration. With a simple recipe and just two hours of your time, you can create a beautiful and inexpensive favor for your guests. Fill the jar with a mix of bird seeds, tie a ribbon or twine around it, and you’re done! This is a great option for a fall wedding, as it adds a touch of seasonal charm to your special day.

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Flower Mason Jar Favors

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Fill your jar with treats or even simply shredded decor paper and then decorate the top with a small flower arrangement with your color palette. This adds an extra touch of romance and sophistication to your table decor.

Flower Seed Mason Jar DIY Favor

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This one is perfect for last-minute favors or a backyard wedding. With just a few simple materials, you can quickly create a beautiful and personalized favor for your guests. The flower seed packets can be easily customized with your colors and can even be labeled with a special message. This is an inexpensive and thoughtful way to show your guests how much you appreciate them.

Popcorn Mason Jar Favors – Recipe

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If you’re looking for a fun and unique favor idea, consider making DIY popcorn mason jars. See a delicious recipe that your guests are sure to love above. These are perfect for a fall or winter wedding, and they’re also an inexpensive option if you’re planning your big day on a budget. All you need is some popcorn kernels, mason jars, sugar and cinnamon to create these tasty treats that your guests can enjoy at home.

Fall DIY Wedding Mason Jar Idea

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This is the perfect DIY project for any couple looking to add a touch of warmth to their special day. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to glue fall leaves onto the jar and insert an electric candle, doubling as table decor. The natural colors of the leaves and the soft glow of the candle will create a cozy atmosphere for your guests to enjoy. It’s a unique and budget-friendly option that will add a touch of elegance to your fall wedding.

Homemade Jam In a Mason Jar 

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Share a family recipe and fill jars with homemade jam. Decorate the jars with ribbons and labels for a more personalized touch.

Unique DIY Mason Jar Wedding Favors

If you are looking for something not too traditional, these ideas are a bit more creative and personalized. Think about a personalized sugar scrub, mini terrariums or even a very personal homemade spice blend. Your guests will remember them for sure!

Mint To Be Sugar Scrub In A Jar DIY

Mint To Be Sugar Scrub in a Mason Jar Favor
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For this recipe from Love Vividly, all you need is sugar, coconut oil, food colouring and essential oils for a refreshing scent like mint extract. Simply mix the ingredients together, spoon into small mason jars, and add a fun label like “Mint To Be”. Your guests will love this sweet and useful treat.

Spice In a Jar Wedding Favor

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The homemade spice favor is a perfect way to add a personal touch to your special day. Mix up your own spice blend and fill a small mason jar, then add a label with your wedding date or a family recipe for a truly unique favor. Guests will love taking home a taste of your big day and using it in their own cooking.

DIY Table Wedding Favor Jar

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My personal favorite tutorial (because I made it – LOL). If you love cross-stitching or embroidery, you can create your own cross-stitch design on the lid of the jar, and add some decor inside. I chose a tea light candle that looked super cute and it also doubled as table decoration.

Candle Mason Jar Idea DIY

Homemade Candle Mason Jar Wedding Favors
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Create a cozy and romantic atmosphere with DIY or premade candles in mason jars. Add custom labels to match your wedding theme and give your guests a gift they can use at home.

Summer Wedding Mason Jar DIY

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Cool off your guests with a fresh and fruity cocktail or lemonade in a mason jar. Engrave glasses or decorate the jars with labels and ribbons.

Mini Terrariums Mason Jar Wedding Favor

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If you’re looking for a unique, eco-friendly wedding favor that your guests will love, consider mini terrariums in a mason jar. This DIY favor is perfect for outdoorsy people or anyone who loves plants. Fill the jar with sand or soil, add a small plant or succulent, and decorate with pebbles or stones. Your guests will love taking home a little piece of nature from your special day.

Beach Wedding Jar Favor

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For this one all you need is run to your favorite crafts store or order some decorative filler sand from Amazon. And shells of course. You can, either glue the shells to the top using hot glue like in the picture, with or place them inside.

Other beach themed options to put inside your jar are small treasures like sea glass or a message in a bottle. Alternatively, you could fill the jar with beach-themed treats like saltwater taffy or popcorn. This is just one of many beach-themed wedding favor ideas that your guests will love.

Rustic Mason Jar Favor Idea

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This is a budget-friendly option that is perfect for a barn or rustic wedding theme. I love how they used old book pages as part of the decoration to add some variety. Just BEAUTIFUL! You may also fill the jars with wood accents or cinnamon sticks to make for a perfect scented favor.

Edible DIY Mason Jar Wedding Favors

Edible favors are always a hit among guests, and what better way to treat them than with some delicious packed treats.  From sweet to savory, there are plenty to choose from. Here are some of my favorites.

DIY Crispy Rice In Mason Jars

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Impress your guests with this delicious and crispy rice treat recipe that is perfect for a sweet and satisfying snack. And, oh, please, check out the poem on the top that the brother of the bride wrote for this one. Sooo cute! Layer the ingredients in a your jar and decorate it with ribbons and labels to match your wedding theme.

Cake In a Mason Jar Idea

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This idea is perfect for those who love dessert but want to avoid the mess. Fill jars with layers of cake, frosting, and toppings, and tie a small spoon to each jar for easy serving.

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Macaron Mason Jar Wedding Favor Idea: 

These delicate French cookies are sure to impress your guests. Simply place a few colorful macarons in a jar and tie a ribbon of your preferred color around the lid.

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DIY Candy In Mason Jar Favor

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Fill mason jars with your favorite candies and decorate them with ribbons and labels. This is a quick and inexpensive option that your guests are sure to enjoy, ideal for last-minute favors too.

Customized Cocktail Kits Tutorial Favor

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For a more adult-friendly option, create DIY cocktail kits. Include all the ingredients and instructions to make a signature cocktail that matches your wedding theme.

Hot Chocolate Mason Jar Favor

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Hot chocolate in a jar is a cozy and delicious DIY wedding favor. Add cocoa powder, sugar, and mini marshmallows to a mason jar and include a recipe card. Your guests will love this sweet treat!

Trail Mix Wedding Favor DIY

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For a healthier snack option, fill jars with a homemade trail mix recipe. Add custom labels to personalize each jar and use cupcake liners on top to add to the decoration like in the example.

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