Today we’re showing you how to make infused liquor for a unique wedding favor. With Irish whiskey, orange shavings and cinnamon sticks, you can make favors that look perfect on wooden tables for a rustic rehearsal dinner or for a Fall reception. There are many ways to customize favors to make them true to the two of you. Change the bottles, cocktail recipe, and even personalize your message on the gift tags.
Below, you’ll see how easy it is to mix whiskey, oranges and spicy cinnamon together to make a drink your guests will thank you for.
What you’ll need to make your DIY whiskey bottle favors:
Channel knife or orange peeler
Bottle of Jameson
Peel the orange rind with a channel knife or orange peeler.
Combine one cinnamon stick, the orange rind and whiskey in a bottle.
3. Let the cocktail mixture sit for at least one month before gifting.
4. Now you have favors that fit a rustic or outdoor wedding theme.
These favors are perfect for a celebration and show guests you went above and beyond to show them you care. If you’re looking for something that goes with a modern look, use vodka and your choice of fruit. Or, try bourbon and simple syrup infused with mint for something more vintage.
Make the DIY whiskey bottle favors look extra personalized with customizable gift tags that match back to your invitations or coordinate with your design. Guests will think you spent a great deal on these (psst…we won’t tell!).
However you style it, make it true to the two of you!
Whether you’re looking to add airs and graces to your wedding stationery suite or more of a handcrafted shabby chic feel, our circle gift tags and ribbon will tickle you and your wedding guests pink. Here are two easy ways to add simple embellishments that add to your love story.
For this DIY, you will need thick ribbon, an envelopment and a circle gift tag. Style tip: Your circle gift tag selection will depend on where it’s being used. Here it is closing up your wedding stationery suite. In other places, you may choose a simple monogram for the gift tag.
Get the Look:
After you’ve enclosed all the wedding invite essentials within the envelopment, cut a long piece of ribbon.
Wrap the ribbon around the envelopment and place the circle gift tag over the ribbon and the envelopment to seal it. Ta da!
DIY #2: Gift Tags, Ribbon & Favor Boxes
For this DIY, you can choose thick or thin ribbon or both. The world is your oyster! You’ll also need favor boxes and gift tag stickers.
Get the Look:
1. After you have enclosed your delightful favor within the box, cut a piece of ribbon to wrap around the box. The stylish possiblities here are endless: you can double wrap, use two different ribbon colors and different sizes as well.
2. You can choose to tie the ribbon in an elegant bow, or add a gift tag—a circle or square will both do nicely—to seal the deal. Most importantly, remember that good things come in small packages.
For a winter themed wedding, we suggest finding a wedding favor that matches the season. We always enjoy when brides send their guests home at the end of the night with a sweet treat, and this DIY project helps with just that task! Whether you choose a tried-and-true family recipe, or find a recipe online, this favor will be a personal touch that your guests will love.
Find a favorite hot cocoa recipe that can be made ahead of time (without the liquid, of course!), and print it on a recipe card. You can even coordinate your recipe card with your wedding invitations by using enclosure cards.
Layer the ingredients in a clean Mason jar – this is a fun place to play with colors, by separating the sugar and cocoa powder.
Secure the lid of the jar, and attach the colored craft paper circle to the top for an added pop of color. Attach the gift tag stickers to the front of the jar.
Punch a hole in the recipe card, then loop a ribbon through the hole. Tie the ribbon around the neck of the jar to complete the gift.
Your guests will love this personalized treat, especially during the cold winter season.
When we hear the words “Parisian” and “pastels” the first thing that comes to mind is macarons (of course!). Here’s a lovely, elegant DIY idea for your favors if you’re planning a French flair affair. Wrap your favors up pretty with a simple clear box and a bit of ribbon. Your guests will love (and love to eat) this sweet, delicate treat.