Choosing favors for your wedding can be difficult. You want to give them something they’ll love that also reflects your personal style. This is where coffee comes in to save the day! Because, hey, that’s coffee’s job right?!
This delicious, caffeinated beverage is a staple of most people’s morning routines and has surely played an important role in many a romance. After all, there’s no better way to get to know a potential mate than over a cup of coffee. If coffee is part of your love story or a beloved part of your daily routine, you’ll love the inspirational coffee wedding favor ideas I share below!
Coffee Wedding Favors
I absolutely love coffee and if you’re like me, you can skip along to the next section. For those who need a little convincing, here are a few great reasons to go with coffee-inspired wedding favors:
Why Gift Coffee Wedding Favors?
- Coffee is beloved by many: Over two-thirds of Americans drink coffee every single day. On average they drink 3.1 cups per day, and as a nation Americans consume about 146 billion cups of coffee per year!
- More than just a drink: From our morning routines to first date meet-ups to catch-ups with friends on the weekend – coffee has become a part of our daily lives and deserves to be celebrated.
- Smells amazing: Even amongst those that don’t like the taste, you’ll be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t enjoy the smell of coffee. If you want to appeal to your guests’ sense of scent, #6 is a great option!
- Coffee keeps the party going: If you want your wedding dance to continue into the wee hours of the night, there’s nothing like a boost of caffeine to help your guests find their second wind!
Coffee Favor Considerations
While I could list plenty more reasons that coffee makes a great wedding favor, I also want to touch on a few things you might want to take into account.
First, if you are inviting kids to your wedding reception, consider providing a kid-friendly favor such as a pouch of hot chocolate or cappucino-flavored fudge.
There’s a good chance a few of your guests will be non-coffee drinkers. If you want to keep them happy, consider some of my suggestions below, including sweet treats infused with a hint of coffee, and coffee-scented soap. Or you can opt to provide your guests with a selection of hot drink mixes to take home with them, including premium coffees, special teas, hot chocolate, and apple ciders. That way, you can be sure they’ll choose something they love.
1. Retro Airmail Coffee Favors
by Etsy: Apropos Roasters
Planning a destination wedding or simply love travelling? These retro-style airmail coffee favors are a great way to tie-in two passions.
Each favor contains 2 ounces of fresh roasted coffee (ground or bean), and I love that there’s a fair trade, organic option. You’ll also get to customize the package with your initials and choose a ‘thank-you’ in one of three languages.
2. Coffee Cup Set with Personalized Label
by Labels R Us
These cup sets are great for individual wedding favors, or if you decide to go for a coffee bar instead. Each set includes a compostable cup and lid, a cardboard coffee sleeve, and a personalized label.
Just add a packet of your favorite grind to the cup and your guests are prepared for the next time they need a jolt of energy. Alternatively, set up a hot drinks bar to keep your guests caffenaited and dancing into the wee hours of the night. Add hot chocolate and tea options for those non coffee lovers.
3. Personalized Coffee Mug
Practical and pretty, this floral-inspired mug is a great way to ensure all your guests enjoy their wedding favor, no matter their preferred hot beverage. Provide a basket filled with various coffee, tea, and hot chocolate options and they’ll be set for a lovely morning-after cuppa.
4. Personalized Gourmet Coffee Favors
Featuring an array of sweet design and color choices, you can customize these packets of coffee to perfectly match your wedding theme. Each bag makes one pot of coffee (8-10 cups), which is just enough to get your wedding guests up and at ’em the morning after your big shindig!
5. Cappuccino Cheesecake Fudge
Let’s face it, not everyone loves coffee. Most people are happy, however, to savor a sweet treat that’s coffee flavored. This cappuccino cheesecake fudge is a great way to please both coffee lovers and sweet tooths. Order it by the pound, portion it as you see fit, then dress each one up in pretty packaging that matches your wedding style.
6. Coffee-Scented Soap Wedding Favors
If you’re searching for a wedding favor that’s equal parts luxurious and practical, look no further. After all, what could be more sublime then lathering your skin with the delicate scents of coffee?
The aroma of coffee is arguably as delighful as the taste of coffee, and the genius that first decided to make coffee-scented soap deserves big props. Even better, this company is committed to doing good – for every soap favor they sell, they give a bar to the Eco Soap Bank. Plus, they only use organic coffee!
7. Set of Coffee Spoons
I can’t help but think of Alanis Morrisette’s iconic song whenever the subject of spoons is brought up. While one thousand spoons when all you need is a knife may be ironic, in my house we always seem short of spoons.
This cute pair a little spoons are perfect for scooping coffee or stirring milk and sugar into a fresh brew. Gift them as a favor alone or pair them with a packet of coffee or pretty sugar cubes.
8. Personalized Coffee Favors
by Etsy: DearlyBeelovedLLC
Give your guests an elevated coffee experience courtesy of these personalized coffee rustic bag favors.
With plenty of design customizations, you can make sure these wedding favors reflect your theme and personal style. Pair them with a coffee mug or gift them on their own!
9. Chocolate Espresso Beans
by Etsy: Apropos Roasters
Chocolate and coffee – a match made in heaven, just like you and your beau!
These chocolate espresso beans are bound to be a crowd-pleaser, given that they combine two of the world’s most beloved flavors. If you’re planning a late night on the dance floor, these caffeinated treats are just the trick to make sure no one bows out on account of being tired.
To top it off, the packaging is simply gorgeous. You’ll even get to keep the custom stamp the company uses to add your names to each favor.
10. The Perfect Blend Coffee Bags (DIY)
On a budget or simply looking for a fun DIY project to do with your bridesmaids? Fill these personalized coffee bags with your favorite blends from the bulk store or a local roaster.
If you want to make sure each guest is head over heels in love with their wedding favor, include special tea and hot chocolate options. Make a basket for each type of hot beverage and let your guests choose their favorite to take home.
Now that you have your coffee wedding favors all sorted out, take a break and treat yourself to a freshly brewed cup of coffee and a snuggle with your true love.
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Despite her dreamy wedding blogger lifestyle, Meredith's day job is running ClassicVeils.com and a full-time mom to an active toddler. If she could, Meredith would spend her days taking cruises, helping animals in need, and watching Big Brother!