Want to go above and beyond with your wedding favors? Greet your guests with flair and set the tone for your wedding with an assortment of treats in wedding welcome boxes. Fit for destination weddings and micro weddings, DIY wedding welcome boxes are a special way to thank guests You might want to say thank you to guests who've traveled in from out of town to see your special day, or have more wiggle room in your budget to splurge on treats for everyone on your short guest list, or want to set a particular the mood. While the possibilities for what to include are endless, here are some popular choices: Ceremony and reception essentials such as water or mintsTheme or location-based gifts such as French macarons for a Parisian theme Personalized paper goods such as a thank you card or itineraryTreats or drinks such as liquor or baked goodsPampering gifts such as candles or soaps There's no right way to make a wedding welcome boxes. Have fun while picking out gift items and assembling — it’s an opportunity to show off your personality. To make your boxes as eco-friendly as possible and reduce waste, choose items that are made out of recyclable, biodegradable, or plantable material (such as seed paper!) Opt for consumable items, and avoid plastic wrap or other single-use packaging. For inspiration, here's a DIY wedding welcome box tutorial for you to reference or recreate! Here's what you'll need for each box 1 kraft frame box (7'' x 9'')1 handmade soap wedding favor1 seed paper thank you card1 package of hot chocolate or coffee1 baking paper cup3 cookies2 handfuls of seed paper box filler1 long ribbon Step 1: Fill your wedding welcome box with seed paper box filler. Note: Seed paper box filler is 100% eco-friendly. Plus, guests can plant the paper afterward to grow non-invasive, non-GMO wildflowers! Step 2: Arrange your gift items. Step 3: Wrap your box and add final personal touches. Note: This is an opportunity to let your creative eye and personality shine! Tuck in decorative branches such as pine or greenery such as eucalyptus. Tie a ribbon around the outside of the box, or slip a seed paper thank you card on top. Putting together a curated wedding gift box for wedding guests is a sure-way to make a statement on your special day. It's a unique and stand-out way to thank everyone who's attending and supporting you. Like what you see on our blog? Join our mailing list to receive emails with freebies, projects, coupons, green living tips and decor ideas and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.