When you invite guests for a birthday party, they definitely get a gift along with them. And as the hostess, it is your turn to say thank you with a parting gift. The return gifts which are used for expressing gratitude are referred to as party favours. It is almost like a tradition and everyone expects something when they are leaving the party venue.
However, if you are thinking of buying these trinkets, it can be an expensive affair. So, the best of way of satisfying your guests would be with some homemade birthday party favours. It can be easily made at home, at half the cost and would also reflect your personal touch. If you are confused about what party favours you must be making, read on to find out some homemade birthday party favour ideas.
Homemade Cookies And Chocolates
As a birthday party favour, you can always choose to offer your guests a few homemade cookies and chocolates. Prepare cookies in small batches and store it in air-tight containers. Make these whenever you have some free time. You can make funny shapes and sizes, if you are making it for kids. Incorporate varied flavours that would appeal to the children. In a similar fashion, follow a simple recipe for making chocolate bars and candies for preparing some homemade chocolates for your kid’s birthday. Wrap it with colourful wrappers and present it in small goodie bags. The kids would certainly love these homemade birthday party favours.
Make Some Candles
One of the most common birthday party favours consists of candles. Instead of buying fancy candles, you can easily make some at home. All you need to do is purchase some wax, melt it in a double boiler and add colours of your choice. Even readymade candle making kits are available in the market. Get hold of a kit and make some amazing candles following the guidelines given with the kit. You can make candles in different colours and shapes as well. Add scents, if you wish to make aromatic candles. With a little bit of creativity, you can also create a few candle stands and present it to your guests along with the candles.
Get some plain t-shirts and make patterns with fabric paint. Customize these t-shirts on the basis of your guest’s liking. If you are making these for a kid’s birthday, have some cartoon characters on it. And if it is for a teenager or an adult, write some funny lines or make some general patterns that would appeal to everyone. It is a great birthday party favour and your guests would certainly remember the party every time they see the lovely t-shirts.
Bracelets With Beads
Little girls love to wear different types of fancy accessories and if you are hosting a birthday party for your little daughter, think of offering some homemade bracelets. Purchase some beads from the market and make fancy bracelets. Carry initials of the person who is going to wear it. You can also include fancy motifs like flowers, dolphins, little balls and fairies.