Selecting favors can be a fun part of party supply shopping. Children’s party supplies can usually be found for under $1, while adult celebration favors range from $1 to $40, depending on the type of gift or event. Online browsing can be fun, if you know where to look!
For informal gatherings and birthday parties, Evite allows you to create free invitations to email to all your friends. The Dollar Store usually has cheap invitations to throw in the mail if you don’t have time to make your own.
At Vistaprint, you can get ten invitations for $3.99 or ten custom photo invitations for under $5. At Birthday-funcards you can design and print off your own cards for free.
A great wedding celebration supply option is chrome luggage tag favors. What a nice way to thank those guests who may have traveled far for your wedding or special event (at $3.95 each). Champagne flutes ($3) or $2-5 bottle stoppers are popular items. Myweddingfavors has a neat Asian takeout container light to add ambiance.
For a tasty and original treat, Beau-coup will make chocolate-dipped custom fortune cookie favors for your celebration ($1.65 each, plus a one-time $35 typesetting fee). Another cool idea is pairing a mini cocktail shaker with a personalized drink mix (like Margarita, Mojito or Cosmo) for approximately $9 each.
Favorwarehouse offers a good selection of 99 cent favors like: silver picture frames, bookmarks, keychains, candles, soaps and mints. One great site to check for inexpensive favor ideas is Favorideas, which compiles data from several different sites.
If you need party supply items for a work celebration, personalized playing cards at $3.25 per deck, travel pillows, candles or mini lunch coolers from Cool-party-favors are both practical and fun ideas.
Cool-party-favors has personalized, themed mint tins ($2.50) for sports, broadway, beach, rock n roll, disco or casino parties and they can even put your own picture on the lid!
If you’re celebration supply shopping for kids parties, check Smalltoys and Partypalooza for a large variety of bulk prizes and favors including: visors, stickers, magnets, stuffed animals, bandanas, frisbees, notebooks, candy, model airplanes and more.
Orientaltradingpost also has a huge selection of discount party supply items. Birthdayinabox offers themed gift bag sets for $2-$4 as an easy solution. If you’re feeling creative, you can make your own sets using Dollar Store candy and toys.
Teenagers will love a photo locker frame with mirror ($3.85 at cool-party-favors.com) or colorful cell phone holders ($2.21). For $1.99, you could get a personalized Carabiner key ring as a practical gift.
You might want to combine teen celebration favors with activities. For example, have kids make their own caramel apples that they can take home. For around $20 you can purchase supplies to tie dye ten shirts.
Girls might enjoy a mini pedicure set from Bellissimofavors at $2.78 each. You might want to also hire a caricaturist who will create drawings as party favors. Other party supply options include: personalized candy bars from Mycandybarwrappers, makeup, movie tickets or restaurant gift certificates.
What better to commemorate an amazing celebration than with party favors from a party supply store or online retailer? Whether it’s a fancy wedding “thank you” or prizes for a kids birthday party, your guests will appreciate the extra effort you’ve put forth to ensure that everyone leaves smiling.