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Inexpensive DIY favor idea your guests will love + tutorial


Affordable DIY wedding favor idea

DIY wedding favor packaging

We are so excited to soon be offering these customizable monogram wedding labels. They have endless uses, including personalizing these DIY paper envelope favors for your guests. Are you looking for a simple, personalized wedding favor on the cheap? Below, I’ll walk you through this easy, fun tutorial with labels that match our Woodsy Blooms invitation set.

Mini envelope wedding favor tutorial

woodsy blooms wedding favor tutorial

To get started you’ll need to:

1. Download the printable mini envelope template we’ve included below.

2. Grab some pretty paper (cardstock works best!) to compliment your wedding style.

3. Order the Elli monogram wedding labels that compliment your wedding style.

4. Gather your scissors, double sided tape and a patterned Washi tape (optional).

5. Choose something fun to fill the envelopes!

Step 1: Cut out the envelope template from the printable download (download it at the end of this post!). There are two sizes included in the template, I’ve used the smaller size (2″ x 3.75″) in this tutorial. Use it to trace the envelope outline on the cardstock you’ve chosen to match your wedding style. Cut out the envelope from the outline you’ve drawn on your cardstock.

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Step 2-4: Begin folding the envelope, starting with the longest side first. Use double sided tape or another strong adhesive to keep your folds together.

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Step 5: Before closing the top, fill your mini envelope with something fun for your guests to use or toss when you leave the reception. I’ve used colored sprinkles below. Other ideas include seeds, confetti, spices, coffee beans or even dried flowers!

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Step 6 (optional): Close your mini envelope with a patterned Washi tape that compliments the paper used and your wedding style.

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Then, add your personalized monogram wedding labels to the front of the envelopes!

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These mini treats can be placed on your table setting, or even in a cute basket on your welcome table! The best part is you can really mix and match the paper patterns you use to compliment your wedding invitations and theme.

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As always, we love to hear ways that you use our freebie templates! Please share!

The Elli Team

We are a design-focused store specializing in wedding stationery. We offer a fresh variety of original designs to reflect your style and to touch the hearts of your friends and family.


  1. I can’t thank you enough for the mini envelope templates! I wanted to make envelopes for grad gifts since I couldn’t find the size I wanted and envisioned myself having to start from scratch. And just in time, viola, here’s a template. Thanks again!

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