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S’more LOVE Wedding Favors

Meg Perotti always seems to photograph the most creative couples, and CJ & Dustin are no exception. We not only adore their wedding but also are in love with their amazing handmade S’mores favors. CJ was kind enough to share with us a tutorial for creating her lovely project, which is cost-effective and was a huge hit for their guests!

DIY Smores Wedding Favors

DIY Smores Wedding FavorsDIY Smores Wedding Favors

The couple was on a modest budget, but had lots of ingenuity and plenty of time.  They wanted their wedding favors to be:

  • Something sweet because they are both sugar addicts
  • Something chocolate because it is their most favorite treat
  • Something interactive for their guests

CJ says:

“The actual ingredients are of minimal cost, so we were able to devote additional money towards packaging, which really made each favor very special.  They are little surprises within a surprise!”

Stamped Muslin Bags Smores Wedding FavorsSmores Chocolate Wafers

You will need:

  • Large marshmellows
  • Semi-sweet chocolate wafers, approximately 20 wafers per guest
  • Graham cracker squares, four squares per guest
  • Kraft boxes (you can source from a variety of places, including Nashville Wraps, Papermart, and Garnish)
  • Kraft tissue paper (Papermart or Garnish)
  • Muslin bags (Papermart)
  • Tealight candle
  • High clarity food-grade cellophane bags in three sizes (Nashville Wraps or Garnish)
  • Brown/white and Red/white bakers twine (Garnish or We Sell Coffee)
  • 4″ or 6″ bamboo skewers
  • Kraft label paper
  • Laser-cut wooden discs with wedding date (Etsy: Roberto Sand)
  • Custom rubber stamps – S’more LOVE and wedding logo (Impress Rubber Stamps, CJ and Dustin’s wedding logo stamp was designed by Anna Bond at Rifle Design)
  • Scissors, printer, pigment stamping ink, paper cutter

Stamp each muslin bag with “S’more LOVE” image.  Let ink dry overnight.

Package marshmellows:

  1. Print “Oh happy day!” on to kraft label sheets
  2. Using paper cutter, cut flags to desired size
  3. Attach flag to one end of each skewer
  4. Skewer each marshmellow
  5. Package into cellophane bag and tie with bakers twine
  6. Place two marshmellow bags and one tealight candle into muslin bag

DIY Smores Wedding Favors Marshmellow

Place 20 chocolate wafers into a larger cellophane bag.  Tie with baker’s twine.

DIY Smores Wedding Favor SuppliesDIY Smores Wedding Favors

Break graham cracker rectangles in half.  Put four squares into a larger cellophane bag and tie with baker’s twine.  {Note: If you are packaging more than a week in advance, CJ suggests ordering a thicker-grade cellophane bag and using a heat-sealer to help block moisture from the crackers}

DIY Smores Wedding Favors

Stamp wedding logo onto each kraft box.  Let ink dry overnight. To assemble, arrange 2 kraft tissue paper sheets at bottom of box.  Add marshmellows in muslin bag, chocolate wafers, and graham crackers.  Include a box of matches if you like.  Tie each box with bakers twine and attach wooden disk.  Voila!

DIY Smores Wedding FavorsDIY Smores Wedding Favors

DIY Smores Wedding Favors

Photography – Meg Perotti