DIY Flower Wedding Favors: Flower Bulbs & Seed Paper

by Amanda

DIY Flower Wedding Favors - Seed Paper and Bouquet

Whether you’re hosting a small backyard get-together with family and friends or a big barn celebration with hundreds of people, favors that grow and bloom are something guests will hold on to and remember your special day. Seed packets are a popular favor at weddings, but there are countless other ways to bring your love of gardening home with guests after your special day. We’ve put together a variety of easy ways to create your own DIY Flower Wedding Favors with Flower Bulbs and Seed Paper. 

DIY Flower Wedding Favors - Seed Paper wrapped in twine

DIY Flower Wedding Favors: Seed Paper

We have a colorful selection of seed paper products for weddings, including the plantable flowers seen here, seed paper confetti, seed paper butterflies, and more.  All of our seed paper products are extremely easy to grow and will reward with quick, colorful blooms starting just weeks after your guests plant them. Here are some of our favorite favor ideas using seed paper:

  • Place a tray or bowl out at a table and let people choose their own plantable seed paper flower (or heart).
  • Tie several seed paper flowers together with twine or ribbon and place them at each table setting.
  • Place several seed paper flowers in small organza bags to leave at each table setting.
  • Tie a seed paper flower to a small jar using twine or ribbon and place a small bouquet of wildflowers in the jar at each setting. Guests can take the entire thing home!

DIY Flower Wedding Favors - Seed Paper in Organza Bags

DIY Flower Wedding Favors - Take Your Own Seed Paper

Shop Plantable Seed Paper

  1. ‘Water Lily’ Plantable Seed Paper Place Cards

    With a subtle gray design, these ‘Water Lily’ Plantable Place Cards are printed on handmade eco-friendly, 100% post-consumer, recycled paper. Ten 2” x 3.5” fo...

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    Water Lily Plantable Seed Paper Place Cards
    $11.98
    Per Package of 10
    With a subtle gray design, these ‘Water Lily’ Plantable Place Cards are printed on handmade eco-friendly, 100% post-consumer, recycled paper. Ten 2” x 3.5” folded place cards flecked with wildflower seeds complete each package. Handmade in the USA, these seeded place cards are perfect for your next party or gathering.

DIY Flower Wedding Favors: Flower Bulbs

If you’re getting married in the spring or summer, Gladiolus bulbs or other spring-planted flower bulbs are a great choice for favors.

If you’re getting married in the fall, Tulip bulbs or other fall-planted flower bulbs are a fantastic option as well.

Guests can plant the bulbs in containers or directly in their gardens and think of your special day as they grow and bloom. Here are some of our favorite favor ideas using bulbs:

DIY Flower Wedding Favors -  Gladiolus Bulbs in Organza Bags

  • Place 1-3 bulbs in a small organza bag and place one at each table setting.
  • Place 1-3 bulbs in a small organza bag and tie a seed paper heart or flower to the bag with twine. Place one at each table setting.
  • Use twine to tie one bulb and one seed paper flower together and place at each table setting.
  • Like with seed paper, you could also make a display with a variety of bulbs and ask people to choose their own.

DIY Flower Wedding Favors -  Gladiolus and Seed Paper

Shop Flower Bulbs

  1. Wild Orange Tiger Lily

    Injecting energy into the late-season garden, Orange Tiger Lily is easy to grow and a magnet for pollinators. Freckled tangerine flowers grow in a mass atop the tall, slender stems, ...

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    Orange Tiger Lily Orange Tiger Lily Lilium lancifolium, Lilium tigrinum
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Bag of 3
    Injecting energy into the late-season garden, Orange Tiger Lily is easy to grow and a magnet for pollinators. Freckled tangerine flowers grow in a mass atop the tall, slender stems, beckoning to butterflies. Demure downward-facing petals curve back on themselves, protecting its pollen from rain. Orange Tiger Lilies efficiently spreads in the garden, creating large clusters and bountiful blooms over time. (Lilium lancifolium)
  2. Morpho Pink Asiatic Lily

    ‘Morpho Pink’ Asiatic Lily lives up to its name – one minute you see peach-pink, but when the light is just right, you’ll see periwinkle undertones to the gently ...

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    Morpho Pink Asiatic Lily Morpho Pink Asiatic Lily Lilium asiatic Morpho Pink
    As low as $50.98 Sale $38.24
    Per Bag of 12
    ‘Morpho Pink’ Asiatic Lily lives up to its name – one minute you see peach-pink, but when the light is just right, you’ll see periwinkle undertones to the gently curved petals. Freckles in a deeper burgundy liberally suffuse the center, gently fading toward the outer edges of the petals. This Canadian hybrid is a vigorous variety with early to mid-summer blooms that are a welcome start to peak gardening season. (Lilium)
  3. Forever Susan Asiatic Lily

    When you grow ‘Forever Susan’ Asiatic Lily, you are adding true decadence to your late spring garden! Orange upward-facing blooms are painted with a rich chestnut hue and...

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    Forever Susan Asiatic Lily Forever Susan Asiatic Lily Lilium asiatic Forever Susan
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Bag of 3
    When you grow ‘Forever Susan’ Asiatic Lily, you are adding true decadence to your late spring garden! Orange upward-facing blooms are painted with a rich chestnut hue and pair well with other hot colors. Its dramatic color scheme works well in large groupings or planted among perennials to add color and contrast. With so many flowers per stem, they are sure to be noticed by visitors and pollinators alike! (Lilium)
  4. Fata Morgana Double Asiatic Lily

    The sunny yellow blossoms of ‘Fata Morgana’ Double Asiatic Lily reach towards the sky on tall, sturdy stems. This is an excellent showy flower that provides color and con...

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    Fata Morgana Double Asiatic Lily Fata Morgana Double Asiatic Lily Lilium asiatic Fata Morgana
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Bag of 3
    The sunny yellow blossoms of ‘Fata Morgana’ Double Asiatic Lily reach towards the sky on tall, sturdy stems. This is an excellent showy flower that provides color and contrast in the summer garden, and features exceptional hardiness in colder climates. With several bright blooms per stem, ‘Fata Morgana’ flowers are pollen-free and last a long time in the vase, a delight for the gardener who loves to bring blossoms indoors. (Lilium)

DIY Flower Wedding Favors: Make It Your Style

One of the best parts about these DIY Flower Wedding Favors is there are no limits to what you can do; it’s up to you and your creativity! If you have a certain color scheme, you can find organza bags or seed paper items that match. If you have a favorite flower and your budget allows, give guests the opportunity to plant one in their own gardens. They’ll be sure to remember you and your wedding every time the plant comes up and blooms in their garden. The most important thing is that you have fun with these favors and that they represent your love of gardening and beautifying the earth. 

DIY Flower Wedding Favors -  Gladiolus and Seed Paper with Twine

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