8 Pretty Candle Wedding Favors That Look as Lovely as They Smell

Indulge your guests with a truly special gift

Pink votive candle with pink flower

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If you're on the hunt for the perfect guest gifts that uniquely reflect your nuptials and won't end up getting tossed post-reception, then add candle wedding favors to the top of your list. Just think about it—candles can easily be personalized, they're the ideal size for your nearest and dearest to grab on the way out, and, best of all, they obviously smell wonderful, meaning they'll definitely be used following your wedding.

And, even better news—with tins and pretty packaging, something so simple and standard as a candle can be customized to complement your wedding style. Incorporating mason jars into your rustic wedding? There's a matching candle for that. Envisioning eco-friendly nuptials? Yep, you guessed it—there's even a candle for that. These perfectly-sized votives will help friends and family fondly reflect on your delightful wedding day, and they're a lovely way to say thank you in a meaningful way. Read on for eight candle wedding favor options to get your planning started.

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Tin 'Thank You' Candles

Mini tin wedding favor candles


Show your guests your appreciation for them joining in the celebration. Choose from two different fragrances (or mix and match) and customize these sweet favors with your names around the side.

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Personalized Gold Tin Candles

Wedding favor candle with florals

Fox Blossom Co. 

These cute little tins are sure to put a smile on anyone's face. This candle comes in one of eight fragrances, ranging from lavender to brown sugar and fig (hello, fall weddings), to complement the romantic floral label.

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'Best Day Ever' Candle Wedding Favor

Mini white candles with cursive writing

PCB Home

Even when you ditch the packaging and gift your guests with a plain a la carte candle, these unscented, made-to-order votives make for aesthetically pleasing and practical wedding favors.

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Mini Beeswax Candles

Mini beeswax candle wedding favor

Sunny Yellow Candles 

This is such a fun idea for a rustic, summer wedding. If your color palette is incorporating bright, sunny hues, imagine how beautiful a display of these little beeswax candles will look. Plus, they're entirely made by hand and finished with a personalized little note.

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Soy Candle Wedding Favors

Custom wedding favor candle in box

Lulu Sugar

For the green newlyweds, send your nearest and dearest home with a votive made from eco-friendly soy wax and a personalized lid.

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Mini White Tin Candles

Mini white tin wedding favor candles


If you're opting for a romantic theme or filling your reception venue with florals, these little tins will be the perfect complement. With five floral designs to choose from, nine color options, and a subtle floral scent, these square tins are lovely for a garden wedding.

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Personalized Jar Candles

Mini mason jar candle with greenery

 Bow and Arrow Candle Co.

Playing with the mason jar theme at your wedding? Whether you're going all-in on this rustic detail, or just adding it in here and there, these candles will be the perfect match. Choose from 22 scents and customize your wording to complement the decor for your big day.

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Personalized Boxed Wedding Candle

Custom candle with gold foil lettering

MWL Designs LTD

It's all about presentation when it comes to your wedding favors, and this candle is far from lacking in that department. Guests will be equipped with a new flame personalized with your names, wrapped in a tissue-lined box, and sealed off with a ribbon.

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