Most of us know and love cotton candy as a nostalgic childhood treat. But have you considered giving it as wedding favors? Why not, right? Not only is it a sentimental favorite—ideal for a vintage or carnival theme—it’s also inexpensive and such fun to package! As these 10 finds show, you can present this fluffy confection in a fun, whimsical way or all glammed up and glittered. Whichever you choose, your cotton candy wedding favors are sure to hit the ‘sweet spot’ with your guests!
Ideas for Packaging Cotton Candy Wedding Favors
Your favor packaging should match your wedding theme, of course. So we chose a sampling of cotton candy favors that covers quite a range. Check out the details that made these ‘love at first bite’ for us!
Paper cones – Brides.com / Glass goblets – Brides.com / Clothesline display – Tim Robison Creative, via DIY Network / Cello bags – Katelyn James / Glittered take-out boxes – Project Wedding
Crafty and practicalFor crafty brides, hanging paper cones could provide dainty DIY favor packaging. Or glass goblets with stirrers could serve as re-usable gifts themselves once the cotton candy is all gone.
Simply add personalized labels to no-frills clear cello bags—cost-saving and sweet! Or hang the bags of cotton candy on a clothesline for a rustic, at-home gathering. While for a touch of glitz, use glitter-covered take-out boxes that match your wedding motif.
Whimsical ideas – Present your cotton candy favors with a bit of whimsy!
Package them in petite keepsake jars that guests can use again. Display them in an adorable flower cart, perfect for a springtime garden wedding. Or tuck the cotton candy into actual ice cream cones for a playful touch.
Glitz and glam – Who says a childhood treat can’t go grownup, too?
Give your favors an instant air of elegance by presenting them as fancy cotton candy lollipops—either on glittered paper cones on an ornate tray or standing in sprinkled sugar.
So, which look suits your wedding theme? Leave us a comment if you’re making the sweet choice for cotton candy favors!
Mini jars – Petite Puf / Flower cart display – Pinterest / Cotton candy lollipops on sprinkled sugar – The Knot / Glittered paper cones on tray – The Brides of Oklahoma / Ice cream cones – The Bakers Confections