40 Gift-Box Ideas to Hold Your Wedding Favors in Style
With these how-tos, your thank-you presents for guests will be special inside and out.
When it comes to your wedding favors, make the outsides count, too. With thoughtful tokens tucked inside, these pretty parcels promise to wrap up your night on a high note.
Studded Gift Box
Top takeaway presents with brassy buttons for a sophisticated spin on the metal embellishments of the punk and glam-rock past.
Ribbon Twist Gift Box
Use ribbon to put a twist—literally—on the traditional boxed favor.
Peekaboo Circle Gift Box
Show off your celebration's colors in a subtle way with this easy gift-packaging idea, which reveals a glimpse of coordinating patterned paper or fabric.
Dotted Vellum Gift Box
To thank wedding guests, fill these cool blue decorated boxes with your favorite candies. More of a pink person? No prob. This cute favor idea can be made in any color.
Polka Dot Gift Box
Provide a punch of color on a favor display with these polka-dot gift boxes.
Bird Gift Box
Give your guests a little something "from the lovebirds."
Fabric-Wrapped Gift Box
A favor box looks romantic when swathed in organdy and finished with ribbon and a monogram sticker.
Flower-Topped Gift Box
This place-card favor box blooms with tiny paper flowers, making it pretty and practical.
Color-Blocked Gift Box
Origami paper in vibrant shades and an understated tag create a stylish, hue-tiful favor container.
Fringed Pyramid Gift Box
Sparkling fringe isn't just for piñatas anymore.
Tassel-Topped Gift Box
Get all the tassel with no hassle with these fabric-covered favors. Bonus: The dangling accessory makes opening this box especially fun.
Paper Band Gift Box
This favor box gets a new silhouette from a sheer paper band that's rubber-stamped with the couple's names and wedding date before being wrapped around the container, folded at the top, and secured with a ribbon.
Love-Poem Gift Box
A beaded message and a few lines of Shakespearean verse photocopied onto newsprint paper spell out pure romance.
Trim Tricks Gift Box
Tiny bows are the prettiest way to add polish to little favor boxes.
Blossom Gift Box
Give floral flair to these favors with four different flower punches.
Monogrammed Gift Box
The clear winner? A see-through favor box displaying your initials.
Fabric Gift Box
Textiles make gorgeous (and easy and inexpensive) packaging for favors. Simply wrap each item and finish with ribbon, yarn, or a rubber-stamped tag. Then, sit back and enjoy the satisfaction of having made yet another perfect match!
Personalized Gift Boxes
Create custom-made containers for favors like sugared almonds, petit fours, or a piece of groom's cake.
Lettered Gift Box
Send guests off with a note of affection with this favor box.
Glassine-ed Gift Box
Package sweets in a panetteria-style favor box wrapped in glassine.
Folded Favor Box
To give your favors an Art Deco look that would make Gatsby swoon, cut a V shape into the front of the box with scissors, starting at the top front corners. Glue a fan made from a 3-by-8 1/2-inch paper rectangle into the open space, and line the box with colored tissue paper.
Stickered Gift Box
Turn to this graphic, stickered takeaway for a trompe l'oeil effect.
Flower Gift Box
This floral favor box is simple to put together. Add our Merci Beaucoup label to show that you're très grateful.
Banded Gift Box
A vintage tile pattern gives favor boxes flashback flair.
Sailor Knot Gift Box
Wrap favor boxes with a nautical touch.
Ruffle-Wrapped Gift Box
Let ruffles inspire your favor boxes. Simply scan and print art from a monogram book onto adhesive paper; cut out with a large scallop craft punch, and affix to lid. Fold a 1-inch piece of narrow ribbon in half; glue to underside of lid at center front. Fill and close the box, then wrap pleated ribbon around it, and secure in back with double-sided tape.
Striped Gift Box
The classic ensemble of a striped button-down shirt and French-knot cuff links inspired these favor boxes in summery hues.
Thank-You Gift Box
Spell out your sentiments with this favor box, with a peekaboo top.
Beachy Gift Box
Get inspired by the seaside and tuck a treat into a pillow box accented with summery sun-bleached linen, seashell buttons, pearl-like beads, and mesh reminiscent of fishing nets.
Bow Gift Box
A box with a bow looks delightful enough on its own. Or stack it into cake-like tiers for a truly tempting treat.
Tied Favor Box
Give your favors a soft and sweet look by cutting a square of lightweight linen, setting the box in the middle, and affixing the two opposite fabric corners to the box top using double-sided tape. To finish, knot the other two together.
Secret Message Gift Box
A secret message hidden beneath coconut-and-cashew truffles is revealed as the chocolates are devoured. The packaging seems fancy, yet this is just a standard box trimmed with scalloping scissors. The tabs are usually tucked in, but we left them out, punched holes, and threaded ribbon through for a unique form.
Yarn-Wrapped Gift Box
Give guests these boxes tied to perfection.
Peekaboo Gift Box
Show loved ones your heart of gold with a punch in the shape on each side of the box. Then cut off the top, add some edge with scallop scissors, and line with gold tissue paper.
Buttoned-Up Gift Box
Buttons make charming closures for these favors. Punch holes in the box's lid for the button, slip wire through, and fasten on the underside. Then, tie a ribbon to the button's base, loop it around the box, and wrap to secure.
Chocolate Sampler Gift Box
Chocolate is always a big hit, especially in a personalized sampler favor box.
Stitched-Paper Gift Box
Gussy up a gift with a needle and thread. These special deliveries are adorable—and totally doable.
Pom-Pom Gift Box
Pillowy pom-poms make the perfect adornment for favor boxes—or anything, for that matter. Choose from tulle, organza, or net, perhaps with a lace or Swiss-dot pattern.
Flower Gift Box
When placed at each seat, these gift boxes blossom as both place cards and take-home favors.
Feather Favor Box Wrapping
Revelers will be all atwitter over favor boxes tied with ribbon and adorned with a feather tuft.
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