With warm weather brings a slew of outdoor celebrations, including Memorial Day, end of the school year, 4th of July and even the Summer Solstice. Regardless of what day you’re celebrating, you should always be prepared as the host of a party with party favors for your guests. This doesn’t mean you have to spend hundreds of dollars on party favors, though. Here are 6 easy to create party favor ideas for your next party!
This simple yet adorable party favor can be used for a kids party or a neighborhood block party. Find small metal pales at the dollar store and fill them with bright colored gumballs. If you’re really interested in getting your guests involved with the giveaway, you could even create a game out of this party favor. After giving the bubblegum to guests, have a bubble blowing contest and prize the winner with an additional party favor!
While this idea is meant more for the adult crowd, it’s still something that’s easy and simple to create and won’t cost you much at all. With the ability to customize this gift specific to each individual attendee, you might want to choose this option only if you’re having a smaller gathering. By purchasing small, sealed containers and layering sugar and your ingredient of choice, the sugar will infuse within a few days and will be ready to go for the party! Choose flavors such as vanilla bean, espresso or even exotic fruit.
In the summertime, who doesn’t like pie? Perfect for an outdoor themed party or BBQ, make a personal sized pie as your party favors that guests will swoon over. You can purchase tiny pie tins at your local grocery store and wrap the pies in a special fabric or handkerchief for a touch of personality.
If you don’t like pie, maybe a cookie would put a smile on your face. Giant cookies are super simple to make and even easier to give to guests as a party favor! What’s better is that you can purchase a pack of CD envelopes for very little and some yarn and you’ll have the materials to make this party favor look awesome. Top it with a special message and it’ll be a gift your guests will be sure to love.
If you’re looking to really blow your guests away, you might want to consider this option. By gifting these miniature dishes of chocolate fondue to take home, they’ll have something they’re excited about when they’re walking out of your party. A great reason to give this party favor is that it’s not just a seasonal item – this can be perfect for any time of the year!
Nothing says thank you more than some flowers, and with this idea you’ll be able to offer all of your guests a beautiful thank you. Get yourself some freshly picked flowers and wrap them with printed wrapping paper. Finally, attach a ribbon to the top of the cone-shaped vase that you’ll make with the wrapping paper and hang on the back of your guests’ chairs. Without a doubt everyone will love and enjoy these party gifts!
Ann Michaels is a freelance writer and serious party planner. When she’s not working on planning summer barbeques and pool parties, she focuses on new ideas for the more traditional holiday parties in the winter. She finds a lot of great products at christmasnightinc.com where she shops on the regular for holiday items.
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