Party Favor Ideas

Looking for the right party favors for your upcoming event? Browse our projects below for unique party favor ideas and inspiration. Click on the project image for detailed instructions, supply lists, tips and more.

Homemade Lollipop Heart Valentine Treats


These homemade lollipop heart valentine treats are easy enough for a beginner and turn out beautifully.  They’re perfect for classroom parties or a fun little surprise for teachers, friends, the postman – anyone! Supplies needed to make your own chocolate heart valentine treats: Candy Heart Mold. Chocolate and/or Vanilla Candy Wafers (I used pink, red and chocolate). Large Lollipop Sticks. Edible Candy Eyes. Chocolate Melter/Fondue Pot. Clear Cellophane Bags. Twist Ties or Baker’s Twine. Start by melting half a package of “melts” in a fondue {Read More}

Orange Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe


Sugar scrub cubes are the perfect, one-time-use scrub that makes exfoliating your hands, feet or even your body a breeze!  These also make the perfect inexpensive, yet impressive gift!  Place a few of these in a cute little jar and you have a wonderful holiday gift to give this year!  Or you can make them and “gift” them to yourself because after you make and try these, you might not want to give them away!  Either way, this orange gingerbread {Read More}

Pumpkin Shea Butter DIY Lotion


This DIY lotion is similar to my summer Coconut Oil ‘Day at the Beach’ Jars, but a little more substantial, yellow in color and smells like fall itself. The base oils are coconut oil and shea butter (pictured) found at bulk food stores, specialty groceries or online.  I buy mine at Amazon or Costco. The rest of the supplies for this DIY lotion can be ordered quickly online at Consumer Crafts. Supplies needed to make your own pumpkin shea butter {Read More}

Pumpkin Spice DIY Bath Salts


A few months ago I made these amazing Strawberry Bath Salts!  They were a huge hit and they smelt amazing!  They also made a great homemade gift.  As fall is approaching I wanted to create a fall version of my DIY bath salts and so I picked up a few items from Consumer Crafts and I got to work creating these delicious smelling Pumpkin Spice DIY bath salts! I love how the strawberry bath salts smelled, but I won’t lie, {Read More}

Edible Terrarium Activity For Kids


Each summer in our house, we like to have a Bug and Garden week.  Though bug-catching is a stalwart standard, I always try to switch up things just a bit.  This year we made moss marshmallows for an edible terrarium activity, created a family of lady bugs and even planted a Venus fly trap!  Join me today as I share our activities! This edible terrarium activity is a project inspired by Jenn at Rook 17’s terrariums.  She makes the cutest {Read More}

DIY Bubbles: Make Your Own Bubble Party Favors


How cute are these itty bitty colored bottles?  The pretty colors screamed “summer” to me, and one of my favorite summer activities to do with my kids is to blow bubbles.  So I put the two thoughts together and made these adorable DIY bubbles for custom party favors! Since these are glass bottles, these DIY bubbles are not really appropriate to use with young kids, but they would be beautiful as favors or table decor for an outdoor wedding or {Read More}

Burlap & Floral Rustic DIY Gift Boxes


I make a lot of the gifts I give, and often they’re small.  So when I found this punch board that lets you make scrapbook paper DIY gift boxes, I knew I would use it a lot!  Not only does it work great for small gifts, it’s also perfect for making up favor boxes for your party or DIY wedding.  I’m going to show you today how quickly you can punch and fold a gift box, and give you an {Read More}

4th of July Party Ideas: Firecracker Favors

Fourth of July Firecracker Favors - A Tried & True Project for Crafts Unleashed

If you’re planning a big party and need some 4th of July party ideas, you’re definitely going to want to whip up some of these great firecracker favors! They’re inexpensive to make and small enough that you won’t break the bank trying to fill them. I used washi tape to decorate mine in a jiffy, but any medium would work (paint, decoupage, stickers, markers, etc). Depending on their age, you can even let your kids help out with these 4th of July {Read More}

DIY Spring ‘Bloom’ Gift Bag


With Spring well on its way, I am excited to plant flowers and a garden and hopefully enjoy a little warm weather soon!  So with a few simple supplies, I created a perfect spring gift bag idea for a neighbor, a friend, a wedding (or baby) favor or even for your mom for Mother’s Day!  Or, just because!  This ‘Bloom’ gift bag is a perfect way to brighten up someone’s day and the best part is that it was simple {Read More}