How to make funny wedding favours

Put your own quirky take on tradition with Debbie Simpson’s funny wedding favours - wedding chickens!

Funny wedding favours

If you’re looking to add a sense of humour to your wedding favours – these wedding chickens are just the ticket! Wonderfully original, our papercraft chicks are sure to delight your guests – add a name tag and use them as a place setting for a two-for-one craft! We think this would be a great project to make with kids to get the little ones excited about the big day ahead! Also, there’s no end to giving these chickens personality – different coloured papers and wacky hairstyles give a unique style while a string of elegant pearls keeps this make wedding appropriate.

If you want to stick with tradition, fill the nest with sugared almonds. These chickens would work well for Easter, too – just swap the almonds for some mini chocolate eggs! Download our free funny wedding favours template to make your own wedding chickens!

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Want some free patterned paper to make these easy humorous wedding favours? Take a look at our ever-growing collection of free patterned papers, there are lots to choose from and there are lots of different themes. We love these free lavender printables, or more general card making, let us show you how to make cards.

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You Will Need

  • Patterned paper
  • Plain card
  • Mini pegs
  • Adhesive pearls

Step 1

To make a sweet wedding favour holder, cut a scallop shape from a piece of coloured card and then cut a circle from the centre of the scallop. Cut a second, smaller circle.

Nesting dies are ideal for this, but you could also use craft punches as a quick and easy alternative.

Funny wedding favours - step 1

Step 2

Trim away six of the scallop curves by trimming them out of the circle. Overlap two of the scallops and attach together to form a round shape.

Funny wedding favours - step 2

Step 3

Secure the scalloped nest shape to the larger circle using glue. Once attached, stick the smaller circle inside. Now it’s ready to fill with delicious treats!

Funny wedding favours - step 3

Step 4

Using the funny wedding favour template as a guide, draw around and cut out the shape on a piece of patterned paper.

Funny wedding favours - step 4

Step 5

Punch four flower shapes in coordinating papers – these will form the chicken’s wings and tail.

Funny wedding favours - step 5

Step 6

Cut away three of the petals on each flower so you’re left with a heart shape. Join two together for the tail and use the remaining two as wings.

Funny wedding favours - step 6
Funny wedding favours