5 DIY wedding bomboniere ideas

Here are 5 DIY wedding bomboniere ideas that are easy – even for the novice DIY-er – that you and your guests will love. So much so, we think that your guests will ask if there are any spares!


Vintage Wedding & Event Ideas - Homemade Tomato Relish - Betty May Vintage Hire

Homemade tomato relish (or any other preserve, conserve or pickle) topped with vintage fabric cover, twine and kitsch souvenir spoon. Here’s our favourite tomato relish recipe – we used it at Erin’s wedding!

Tomato relish recipe from the P.W.M.U Cookery Book

  • 12 ripe tomatoes
  • 4 large onions
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 450gm sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 5 chillies
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • Splash of vinegar

Cut tomatoes and onions to the size of walnuts, sprinkle with salt and stand overnight. In the morning, drain off the liquid, boil for 5 minutes with the sugar and splash of vinegar to cover. Add the remaining ingredients and boil for an hour. Then bottle in sterilised jars when cool and seal.


Vintage Wedding & Event Ideas - Roasted Coffee Beans Favour - Betty May Vintage Hire

Freshly roasted coffee in custom made packaging with twine. Available from Etsy if you don’t have time to make yourself.
Shop now at: https://www.etsy.com/au/listing/65026587/coffee-wedding-favors-set-of-50-freshly


Vintage Wedding & Event Ideas - Homemade Limoncello - Betty May Vintage Hire

Homemade limoncello to be sipped on its own, mixed into sparkling water, or shaken into cocktails. The only ingredients you need are lemons, vodka, sugar.
Source & recipe: http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-limoncello-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-197694


Vintage Wedding & Event Ideas - Homemade Vanilla Extract - Betty May Vintage Hire

Homemade vanilla extract – something that you can never have enough of in the pantry. And it’s so simple to make – vanilla beans and vodka (that’s it) – plus it can be made a few months in advance to your big event.
Source & recipe: http://heatherplusmike.com/2012/09/21/homemade-vanilla-extract-laziest-gift-ever/


Vintage Wedding & Events Ideas - Succulents in Teacups - Betty May Vintage Hire

Pretty succulents in vintage tea cups. A gorgeous blend of hardy and quaint and can double up as the place cards. You just need access to a garden with LOTS of succulents for cuttings and an op shop full of china!
Source: http://weddingideaspicture.com/succulents-in-tea-cups-wedding-favors/

- bmvh