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Candy-Olive Favors

Photography: Dana Gallagher

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter 2001


Echo the rustic olive theme of your wedding-day appetizers with chocolate "olives" bundled as favors for guests to take home.


  • Burlap

  • Cellophane

  • Candies

  • 1/4-inch-wide taffeta ribbon

  • Scissors¬†

  • Olive-drab paper


  1. Cut burlap into 8-inch squares, and lay over it a 7-inch square of cellophane.

  2. Pile eight or nine candies in the center of the squares.

  3. Close it all up by pulling the corners together and tying tight with an 8-inch length of 1/4-inch-wide taffeta ribbon. The labels were printed on olive-drab paper, cut out in leaf shapes, and slipped into the ribbon.

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