$3 Favor Idea for the Rustic Bride

The trick to avoid spending tons of time (and money!) on wedding favors is to start with a pre-made treat and wrap it up in a super cute way. A store-bought mini pie with retro packaging is the perfect jumping off point for a foodie favor at a rustic wedding. Here’s what you need to pull it off.

Your mini pie wedding favor shopping list…
1. Mini Pies: Wal-mart, $0.69 ea.
2. White Pen: Jet Pens, $2.50
3. Bakers Twine: Etsy, $3 for 15 yards (shown here in Seaweed and Honeydew)
4. Wooden Forks: Koya, $39.98 for 25
5. Kraft Paper Hang Tags: Cute Tape, $7.50 for 50

Each pie comes to just under $3! Plus they’re really easy to make. Write a guest’s name or thank you note on a kraft paper hang tag in white ink. Tie it onto the pie with pretty bakers twine, tuck in a wooden fork and you’re done!  Cute, right?


More ways to give your wedding guests a foodie treat!

Take a bite out of these edible escort cards
Check out our top 10 foodie favor ideas
See 100+ edible favor ideas in our photo gallery

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  • 08/16/13 at 10:15

    This is great, never would have paired light pink (peach) with soft teal. My we suggest adding a white gift tag to off sit the large peach box. You could then write in a colored sharpie instead of the white pen.

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Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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