30 Rustic Wedding Favors That Tie Into Your Shabby-Chic Theme

PSA: Mason jars will never go out of style.
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Emily Rumsey
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Emily Rumsey
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Updated Jul 18, 2023
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We're picturing reclaimed wood, burlap table runners, eucalyptus floral arrangements (in mason jars, of course) and hundreds of fairy lights—sound like your dream rustic wedding? Then you'll need some cute rustic wedding favors to match! Say "hello" to your shoppable guide of shabby-chic wedding favors perfect for a country- or mountain-themed wedding.

Wedding favors are a hot topic right now, with many couples wondering if they should spend the money to have them. Our stance? Thoughtful, on-theme party favors that let guests take the magic of your special day home with them are absolutely worth it. And rustic wedding party favors guests will actually want (and use) don't have to break the bank. You could even get creative with rustic wedding favor ideas that double as decor to save a little money.

If you need help choosing how to show your guests a little appreciation for celebrating with you, start scrolling. From personalized seed packets to cute jars of honey, these are the best party favors for a rustic wedding.

1. Custom Mason Jars

Personalized mason jar wedding favors from The Knot Shop
Photo: The Knot Shop

Naturally, we're starting off with the go-to rustic wedding decor idea since the early 2010s: mason jars! Guess what? They're a charming and practical wedding favor too—after all, drinkware always comes in handy. These glass mason jars can be personalized with small designs and sayings alongside the couple's names and wedding date.

2. Custom Marshmallow S'more Kits

Customized smores kit from CandyWithATwist on Etsy
Photo: CandyWithATwist

You can find the coolest party favors on Etsy, including custom marshmallows (we're obsessed)! These campfire treats are stamped with—you guessed it—mason jars and your names in edible ink. You can purchase just the marshmallows or have the seller make s'more kits. It's simply the best mountain-themed wedding favor that's guaranteed to get eaten. Keep in mind: These rustic wedding favors have a two-week lead time prior to shipping.

3. Mountain Matchboxes

Mountain forest watercolor on matchboxes rustic wedding favors
Photo: Zazzle

There are so many good puns to print on personalized matchboxes, from "it's a match," to "your presence warms our hearts," to "light of my life." These mountain-scene matchboxes are cute rustic party favors for a lakeside wedding. Plus, you can buy them in bulk.

4. Antler Bottle Openers

Antler bottle opener rustic wedding favor
Photo: The Knot Shop

Hosting a woodland wedding? A bottle opener intricately detailed to look like an antler will be a rustic wedding favor no one will leave behind. Hand them out at the bar or place one at everyone's seat with a little thank-you card.

5. Whiskey Nips with Personalized Labels

Whiskey shooters with personalized labels rustic wedding favor
Photo: Oriental Trading

According to almost every country song ever, whiskey is the drink of choice for a Western-themed wedding. So, give all your 21-and-older guests a mini bottle of Jack to get the party started. Better still, snag these personalized labels to make them unique to your special day.

6. Personalized Tote Bags

Customized rustic tote bags for your wedding favors
Photo: Zazzle

If many guests are coming from out of town, surprise them with a wedding welcome bag in their hotel room. Start with a cute bag like this personalized canvas tote. It features the location of your nuptials along with your names and wedding date. You can even change the color of the handle and font to match the rest of your decor. Note: It's best to buy these rustic wedding favors in bulk for a discounted price.

7. Lavender Bar Soaps

Lavender bar soap welcome favors for wedding guests
Photo: Mesnet / Etsy

Next, fill the wedding welcome bags with some luxe toiletries to make your guests feel more at home. This homemade lavender-scented soap is beautifully packaged in a white box with real dried lavender flowers. Add a personalized tag with a message as simple as "thanks y'all" to let your guests know you value their presence.

8. Personalized Hand Sanitizers

Personalized wedding favor hand sanitizer
Photo: My Wedding Favors

Bottles of hand sanitizer are great additions to welcome bags and they can certainly fit your rustic theme. These can have personalized labels in various designs, including wood, wildflowers, forest animals and mountainscapes. Once you find one you like, just add your wedding details.

9. Loose-Leaf Tea Tubes

Loose-leaf tea in glass test tubes rustic wedding favor idea
Photo: Mesnet / Etsy

Help guests enjoy one of life's simple pleasures: curling up with a comforting mug of tea. These creative rustic wedding favors place either chamomile, jasmine or mallow tea leaves in glass test tubes closed with a cork. The seller even prints off custom cards and neatly ties them onto each favor with twine for a rustic finish.

10. Custom Honey Pots

Personalized rustic honey pot wedding favors
Photo: WhiteConfettiBox

Your guests are the bee's knees; thank them for celebrating with you with these honey wedding favors. They're adorable mini glass jars of pure clover honey with custom labels that read: "meant to bee." Add honey dippers for even more cuteness.

11. Personalized Wooden Bookmarks

Customized wooden bookmarks by JuniperandIvy on Etsy
Photo: JuniperandIvy

Did you and your partner bond over a love of reading? Give your guests an inside look at your relationship with these personalized bookmarks. Best of all, the wood construction matches your rustic aesthetic. Bonus idea: Pair it with your favorite books (shop second-hand for a discount) for couples to take home and enjoy.

12. Flannel Blankets

Fun flannel blankets for your rustic wedding favors
Photo: Amazon

If you're hosting a fall or winter wedding—especially one that's outdoors—then these fleece blankets are a rustic-chic wedding favor idea. Place them on guests' seats at the ceremony so they can stay warm throughout the event. They come in four flannel colors, so you can grab an assortment or choose the one that fits your color scheme the best.

13. Tin Jar Candles

Personalized candles from TheDancingWick on Etsy
Photo: TheDancingWick

It's a well-known fact that everyone loves candles. These gold- or silver-hued candle tins have eucalyptus-adorned thank-you stickers personalized with your names and wedding date on the lid. You can choose from two different sizes and six different scents, including Wedding Cake.

14. Rustic Monogram Playing Cards

Rustic monogram playing cards wedding favor idea
Photo: The Knot Shop

Playing cards are another classic wedding favor idea. This monogrammable deck features a metallic foil wood grain print and leafy twig motif to tie into your rustic wedding theme. It's a party favor adults and children can enjoy.

15. Wedding Cowbells

Rustic wedding favor cow bells from AnzaNArisWeddingShop on Etsy
Photo: AnzaNArisWeddingShop

Fair warning: This farm-themed wedding favor might get a little annoying—but in the most endearing way possible. It's believed that ringing "wedding bells" will bring newlyweds good luck. They can also be used to encourage the couple to "kiss, kiss, kiss" at the reception. This set of 50 bronze cowbells comes with personalized cardstock tags tied with twine.

16. Lucky Horseshoes

Lucky horseshoe rustic wedding favors for your big day
Photo: Amazon

Achieve the same sentiment as the cowbells with a quieter, but equally thematic party favor: horseshoes. These country-themed wedding favors double as placeholders. Give each guest a metal horseshoe, which symbolizes good luck and fortune. They're tied with kraft tags so you can use them to label each guest's seat at the reception or jot down a quick, personal thank-you note.

17. Engraved Wooden Coasters

Wooden coasters with custom engraving rustic wedding favors
Photo: WildWoodWedding

What's a rustic-themed wedding without wooden accents? These square coasters crafted from Baltic birch and engraved with your names and wedding date are great wooden wedding favors. They're uniquely decorated with leafy cutouts in opposite corners for extra style.

18. Leather Keychains

Leather keychains practical rustic wedding favors
Photo: Amazon

If you're looking for more ways to incorporate your wedding favors into the decor, here's a clever idea: Use these leather keychains as napkin holders at guests' place settings. They're a country wedding favor your guests can actually use.

19. Personalized Wine Corks

Customized wine corks for your rustic wedding favors
Photo: The Knot Shop

Planning a vineyard wedding? These customized wine corks are super-convenient rustic wedding party favors for guests. Best of all, there are 11 different customizable top designs to choose from, so you can make them truly unique to your special day.

20. Owl Salt and Pepper Shakers

Owl salt and pepper shakers for your rustic wedding decor
Photo: The Knot Shop

Who, who's getting married? You, who! If you're on the hunt for unique rustic wedding favors for guests, consider salt and pepper shakers—especially ones that fit into your wedding aesthetic. A barn wedding calls for barn owl salt and pepper shakers! Mountain lodge venue? Shop bears. Desert? Try cacti.

21. Mini Maple Syrups

Mini maple syrup jar rustic wedding favor shaped like leaf
Photo: CarmanBrookFarmLLC

You can't get more authentic than Vermont maple syrup. These individual glass jars of syrup—adorably shaped like maple leaves—will be super-sweet rustic party favors for guests. Tie them with twine and a small thank-you note for a touch of personalization.

22. Assorted Jams

Assorted jams rustic wedding favors on Amazon
Photo: Amazon

Now here's a country wedding favor idea we really jam with! Bonne Maman's authentic fruit preserves will be a tasty treat for guests. Plus, the mini glass jars with gingham-patterned tops are oh-so-cute. This pack of 30 comes with apricot, orange, cherry, grape, honey and blueberry jams.

23. Personalized Seed Packets

Personalized seed packets for rustic wedding favors
Photo: SoChicSeedBoutique

We love a garden-themed wedding. Keep the floral accents going with personalized seed packets for wedding favors. These read: "Let love grow" alongside your names and wedding date. They come with non-GMO, open-pollinated wildflower seeds creatively displayed by a see-through cutout in the packets. It's a natural, eco-friendly wedding favor idea.

24. Bird Seed Ornaments

Bird seed ornaments for your rustic wedding favors
Photo: VintageBlooming

Help guests bring nature home with them. These ornaments are made out of bird seeds, so they can hang them outside and watch sparrows, cardinals, finches and more flock to their backyard. The seller can add a personalized tag with your initials and wedding date.

25. Sunflower Can Coolers

Sunflower drink coolers for your rustic wedding favors
Photo: Zazzle

Can coolers are classic wedding favors for a reason. If you're having a summer wedding, koozies will keep guests' drinks cold at the reception and beyond. These are decorated with vibrant sunflowers potted in charming cowboy boots alongside personalized text. Zazzle has hundreds of other designs to shop, too.

26. Cowboy Boot Bottle Openers

Cowboy boot bottle opener country wedding favor
Photo: My Wedding Favors

No country-themed wedding is complete without a few Western boots. Guests will happily take these cowboy boot bottle openers as Western wedding favors. They have an antique-brass finish for rustic appeal.

27. Wooden Take-Home Place Cards

Wood wedding favor name signs for place settings
Photo: DedeWedding

These wood wedding favors are personalized to each guest. Instead of traditional place cards, have everyone's name laser cut out of birchwood. Trust us, no one will leave these cute and affordable takeaways behind.

28. Woodsy Thank-You Notes

Foil-pressed mountain thank-you notes inexpensive rustic wedding favors
Photo: The Knot

If you want to do something small for your guests, but have a limited budget, handwritten thank-you notes make inexpensive wedding favors. Though simple, they're personal gestures that'll make your guests feel seen and appreciated. This dreamy stationery design features a foil-pressed mountain scene at night. Feel free to pair each card with a larger favor for double the appreciation.

29. Musky Incense

Incense rustic wedding favor
Photo: Uvra Favors / Etsy

Candles aren't the only lasting wedding favor for a rustic-themed wedding. How about sending the guests off with incense? First choose between light or dark wood for the holder, then a vanilla, lavender or musk scent. Finally, choose if you want a personalized tag on each or not. Mmm, ahh!

30. Wishing Bracelet

A wishing bracelet from PlumPolkaDot on Etsy
Photo: PlumPolkaDot

Did we save the best for last? Quite possibly! Guests will make a wish as they tie the bracelet to their wrist or ankle. When it eventually falls off, that means their wish will come true. It's a sweet way for guests to remember when you "tied the knot," too. Choose between either a rustic metal heart or star charm and dozens of different string colors. Each comes prepacked on a greenery-embellished thank-you card.

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