Wedding thank you gifts are a huge part of the ceremony. These are the gifts that the newlywed couple give to their guests, thanking them for being present and celebrating their big day with them. Wedding gifts for guests are usually piled on a separate table, so it’s important that they blend into the theme and decor of the wedding. Of course, if you have the time and energy, you can get super creative and try making DIY thank you gifts, to show your guests how much they mean to you. If you don’t have any idea about what sort of wedding thank you gifts you should give your guests, then go no further! Scroll down and you will find 40 fantastic wedding thank you gift ideas! As well as our whole array of wedding ideas.
1. Small Bottles of Champagne – Bubbly and Fun
This is a super stylish idea, giving small bottles of champagne to your guests. The bottle should be labelled with the newlywed couples’ names and the date of their union. Tie a colourful straw to the bottle to give it a cute vibe. These will make great small wedding gifts for guests!
2. Sweeter than Honey – Sweet and Tasty
They say that love is sweeter than honey. Giving a small jar of honey is becoming more and more popular. You can decorate the jar with a personalised label. This is a refined and more sophisticated wedding thank you gift.
3. Fun and Youthful – Small Wedding Gifts for Guests
This idea was inspired by the feeling of “never growing up.” Nowadays, it’s not only children who love playing with bubble blowers but adults as well. This is a funny gift, it will make your guests feel young and free-spirited again. We don’t even need to mention the fact, that everyone blowing bubbles will make the wedding photos look awesome.
4. Bites of Chocolate – Tasty Wedding Thank You Gifts
If you’re searching for an elegant and exquisite handmade wedding gift for guests, then you might like these two small chocolates that come in the form of a bride and groom. You can make this at home if you like to cook or bake. You can flavour the chocolates in any way you want.
5. Nutella – A Few Spoons of Goodness
Who doesn’t like Nutella? This unique thank you gift is a guaranteed success! All you have to do is spoon Nutella into smaller jars and glue it on a label with your names and the date of your big day on it.
6. Snacks Wrapped in an Adorable Manner – Wedding Gifts for Guests
The emphasis is on the packaging involving this gift. The wrapping of the snacks can be colour-coded, for example using the same colours in the wrapping, as the same colours you use for your wedding decor. Decorate the small bags with lace, flowers, small decor stones or anything you want. Finally, write your names on it and the small package is already finished! You can put whatever you’d like in the small bag of goodies – sweets, chocolates or nuts.
7. Make Your Own Playlist – Wedding Thank You Gifts
If you would like to present your guests with a more personal gift, then this might be a great choice for you. Pick out a few songs, which define your relationship with your significant other, these may even be songs that are played at your wedding, and burn these onto a CD. It’s a really great and unusual idea because everyone loves music. Whenever your guests want to remember what a great night they had at your wedding, all they will have to do is pop the CD into a player and listen to music.
8. Special Bonbons – A Scrumptious Treat
Everyone loves sweets and desserts, making this is a great thank you gift. These handmade bonbons dipped in either dark or white chocolate, symbolize the bride and the groom. This is a truly elegant and creative idea and will definitely show well in see-through wrapping paper. By placing a sticker on the small package, you can write up the date of the wedding and the names of the married couple.
9. Elegant Macarons – How to Make Your Guests Happy
If you’re going for a more elegant and girly atmosphere, then these macarons will be perfectly suited to your style. They are simple desserts but look really good. If you want something more special then you can decorate the macarons with your initials or any other sort of pattern.
10. Favourites as a Gift – Wedding Thank You Gifts
If you’re looking for a chill thank you gift and you want to bring a smile to your guests’ faces, then this is a great idea. All you need to buy are small bottles of your and your fiancée’s favourite drinks. Then attach small labels to both, reading “His Favourite” and “Her Favourite”.
11. Hangover Kits – A Reminder for the Next Day
This is certain to make all your guests laugh, but will actually be very useful during the next day when everyone is hungover. It’s important not to put any painkillers in the small kit, as there will probably be children at your wedding. Maybe just pop some sort of candy inside that symbolises the painkiller. This will be appreciated at your wedding. These would also make great gifts for your bridesmaids!
12. Candies in a Cute Suitcase – Great Wedding Thank You Gifts
This is a cute and creative thank you gift for couples who love to travel and are also thinking of using travel as the main theme in wedding decoration.
13. Creative Candles – A DIY Wedding Gift for Guests
Candlelight and fragrant aromas are necessities to any romantic event. Give small candles as gifts to your guests, decorating the small glasses they are in with your names and the date of the big day. To get an even better effect, make sure that the colour of the candle’s wax and the label match colours of the wedding decor.
14. Gifts Made out of Gingerbread – Personalized Wedding Gifts for Guests
Gingerbread as a wedding thank you gift has become increasingly popular. To lend them a more unique vibe, decorate them with a more modern pattern. It might seem a bit complicated, but it’s actually really easy! This is a truly creative and personal DIY wedding thank you gift.
15. Midnight Snacks – Wedding Gifts for Guests
Present your guests with a small surprise and put together a midnight snack pack. You can place in a bottle of soda or alcohol and something to chew on. If you’re going for a more fun vibed wedding, then this is a great thank you gift for your guests.
16. A Classic Bonbon – Simple Wedding Thank You Gifts
A classic and traditional take on wedding thank you gifts, is a bonbon. Place a delicious bonbon in a customised, elegant box and you’re already done.
17. Gifts Wrapped in Small Bags – Handmade Wedding Gifts for Guests
Planning a rustic or vintage themed wedding? Your wedding decor will probably already involve elements of linen sacks or cloth. So take inspiration from the ornaments and incorporate them into the thank you gifts. Gifts wrapped in sacks are a perfect way of thanking your guests! You can gift tea or coffee, which will make the bags smell really nice. It’s also becoming trendy to put lavender or flower seeds in the sacks.
18. Sweets Wrapped Elegantly – A Small and Simple Thank You Gift
If you’re running out of time, but still want to give your guests something small as a thank you present, then chocolates and sweets are a perfect choice. Naturally, if you want to get more creative then you can assemble your own sweets package. The picture above is a great example of this. A few blocks of chocolate, marshmallows and cookies. This gift is perfect for guests who get hungry quickly.
19. Confetti Bombs for Guests – Bring Fun and Liveliness to your Wedding
If you’re wishing for a super party at your wedding, then you are going to have a blast with this. Confetti bombs create a wild and crazy mood, especially if everyone fires the colourful bombs into the sky at the same time.
20. Stylish Desserts – Easy and Beautiful Wedding Thank You Gifts
Bonbons on a stick are a tempting delight. Wrapping them in cellophane, these small bites are not only tasty but practical. You can attach name cards to the sticks, which assign your guests to their table. The other side of the card can be decorated with the newly wedded couples’ names and the date of the wedding.
21. Jam Made with Love – Wedding Gifts for Guests
Planning a summer wedding? Then jam in small jars is a perfect gift for your guests! Decorate the jars according to your taste, writing up the names of the happy couple on a label attached to the jar. You can make the jam at home by yourself to make it even more special!
22. Filled Bonbons – Easy Wedding Thank You Gifts
Filled bonbons are a great choice as a wedding thank you gift if you’re searching for something easy to make at home. On a wafer, you can paint the date of your wedding, and you can stick it on top of the bonbon. It’s unique, but also super easy and cheap to make!
23. Creative Wedding Gift Boxes – Great Wrapping
Besides golden rings and doves, other symbols of weddings include the bride’s dress and the groom’s suit. These serve as inspiration for many wedding decorations or wedding gifts. The picture above is a great example of this, getting interestingly shaped boxes are a festive way of packaging your thank-you presents.
A perfect wedding thank you gift is always personal. If you’re crazy about coffee, your guests will probably know about it. So it would come as no surprise to them if they get mugs, filled with coffee beans or instant coffee, as a present. Decorate the mugs with your names and the date of the wedding.
25. Small Jars of your Favourites – Wedding Gifts for Guests
As mentioned before homemade jam is a great thank you gift for your guests. If you have a favourite sort of spread or food that you can’t get enough of, and everyone knows about it, consider giving that as a present gift. You can put everything in small jars and decorate them according to your style. This is an especially great gift if you are hosting a rustic, modest wedding.
Usually, when you go to weddings or some sort of events, you remember to put some mints or chewing gum in your pocket to keep your breath fresh. A creative and thoughtful gift for your guests is a box of Tic Tacs. The picture above shows us a great example of how to decorate small boxes.
Another great way to gift your guests with mints is by putting them in pink, If your wedding is already going to have a pink theme, then stick to that colour and give the guests small pink boxes of mints. You can put candy in the children’s boxes.
28. Mint to Be – Refreshing Wedding Thank You Gifts
Even though we have listed a few examples of giving mints as thank you presents to your guests, here is another simpler one. This one doesn’t require too much time to make. As you can see in the picture above it’s small and practical and it’s perfect for guests to refresh their mouths after dinner.
29. Vintage Jars – Spreading the Love
Are you hosting a vintage or rustic wedding? Then this gift idea is definitely up your alley. Jam, honey or some kind of homemade spread in jars, wrapped up delicately in a natural and homely way, is a perfect wedding thank you gift. Your guests will fall in love with these small but affectionate gifts.
30. Thank You Gift Boxes – Simple Wedding Gifts for Guests
Giving your guests presents at your wedding is a beautiful gesture. It’s giving thanks to everyone who was able to make it to one of the biggest days of your life. On the picture above, you can see humble, yet elegant gift boxes. You can attach anything to the ribbon you tie around the box; chocolates, flowers or a thank you note.
31. Classy Candles – Personalized Wedding Gifts for Guests
Candles as a thank you gift are a fantastic idea. Your guests can light them up at your wedding to provide your wedding party with a romantic atmosphere. If you are planning on having an outdoor wedding, this will take the ambience of the party to a whole new level.
32. Heart Shaped Cookies – Cute and Delicious
The heart is a symbol of love, because of this it will make the perfect gift for your guests. If you’re the glaze decorating the cookie on top is going to be of a thicker mixture, then you can press designs into it. As you can notice on the picture above, the date of the wedding and the married couples’ names are pressed into the glaze.
33. Homemade Soap – Creative Handmade Gifts for Guests
If you’re a fan of creative DIYs and have always wanted to try making soap then this is a great option for you. Decorate them with labels that commemorates the date of your wedding.
34. Match Gift Box – Cheap Wedding Gifts for Guests
If you’re searching for a simpler and easily accessible gift then these matchboxes are a super choice. You can decorate them really quickly and easily. Not to mention it’s also really cheap.
35. Chocolate Mix – A Delectable Treat to Make
This is a very lovely, creative and tasty treat. Grab a jar for this. All you have to do in the jar is, put layers of chocolate and cocoa on each other to create brown waves. After arriving home, your guests will be able to make warm mugs of hot chocolate for themselves, if they pour some milk in the jar. Jars of hot chocolate would also make a fantastic homemade birthday gift!
36. Pot Plants – Beautiful Wedding Thank You Gifts
A mode in which to complement a garden our outdoors wedding party is to get your guests a gift, which complements the natural vibe. A great choice would be pot plants, which your guests can take home and care for, even after the ceremony! This is a fabulous idea, especially if you have used these types of pot plants in your wedding decor already!
37. Wooden Ornaments – Natural and Organic Material
If the main vibe to your wedding is Mother Nature itself, then these wedding thank you gifts will crown your day. Slices of wood, with the two main elements of your wedding engraved (your wedding day and your names), are a perfect present for anyone. If you decide on drilling a small hole in your slices of wood, then you can slide a piece of string through it. This way your guests can use it as an ornament.
38. Honey – Sweet Wedding Gifts for Guests
Right after love, honey is the sweetest thing on Earth! If you’re thinking about buying honey as a gift, get a honey dipper to go next to it.
39. Cute Gummy Bears – Hand in Hand
In search of an adorable wedding thank you gift? Then this is perfect for you! Two gummy bears holding hands. You have to melt the gummy bears a bit so you can attach them to each other.
40. Message in a Bottle – A Great Wedding Thank You Gift
If you want to give your guests a gift that they can put away as a memory, then this is a really great choice for you! All you need is a slip of paper, a small bottle, glitter and small cut out hearts.
We’re certain, that if you take a look at our collection of wedding thank you gifts, you will find a great and creative idea! Your guests will absolutely love them! If you are looking for more ideas concerning weddings, like personalised wedding napkins or gifts for your bridesmaids, don’t hesitate to take a browse through our website!