Bonbonniere Jars


The original idea for wedding bonbonnieres is to use instead of all kinds of boxes of glass jars. In them, you can present guests with jam, honey, cookies, sweets, marmalade, cakes, and besides, such unusual gifts as plant seeds, spices, etc. Each bottle can be equipped with a personalized label on which the wedding date, names and initials of the bride and groom.

How to choose a bonbonniere

The most important criterion for choosing a bonbonniere is compatibility with the theme of the event. It can be a special concept, color. For example, if the celebration is in the marine style, then the gift should be decorated accordingly - tied with a striped ribbon or filled with shells, starfish, decorated with elements associated with the sea.

Remember that gifts to guests should not differ from each other so that there are no conflicts and comparisons (this is characteristic of some categories of guests). You can only distinguish between female and male surprises by choosing different shades of the same color. You can attach a small card to the gift, on which friendly wishes are written for each person invited to your wedding ceremony.

Options for wedding bonbonnieres in the form of a jar

Presenting bonbonnieres to the guests at a wedding is the latest trend. This fashionable, current trend was enjoyed by many newlyweds. Especially it fits into such themes of celebrations as rustic, vintage, retro, shabby chic, rustic, forest. After acquiring the jars, the newlyweds will have to draw them correctly, for example, attach beautiful labels, draw initials, decorate with different materials.

Adorned with braid or ribbons

Sweet gifts in a jar are very popular. Make a stylish bonbonniere by decorating it with ribbons or braid - such gifts will fit into the rustic, rustic styles, and also into the theme of retro style. Choose a shade of ribbons or braid to match the main color of the celebration or the color of wedding accessories. With these materials, you can decorate the neck with a bow, a lid, or the entire jar, creating fancy patterns with ribbon weaves.

Bonbonnieres with ribbons and braid

Decorated with lace or bright fabric.

Bright fabric decor is a very original idea. Especially, the matter looks appropriate when worn over the lid and intercepted with a rope or rubber band around the neck. Such a surprise looks cozy, at home, like a jar of your grandmother’s favorite jam. Using lace, you can decorate a gift in different ways: the whole jar or just individual sections. This decor is suitable for a vintage wedding.

Bonbonnieres jars with bright fabric or lace

With personalized label or emblem on the cover

A personalized label is a good example of personalizing a compliment to guests. On it you can put the initials of a young couple, the date of the celebration. Optionally, write on the label just one line of a brief but succinct wish for the guests, even its comic form is not excluded. The emblem on the lid will also help you make the jar unique. You can apply it with acrylics, stick or attach in another way.

Jars for guests with an emblem or label

Cork jars

Bonbonniere jars with cork from cork look very original, unique and stylish. You can fill such gifts with anything: decorative pebbles, sweets, nuts, dried fruits, jam or jam. You can additionally decorate the gift with the invitees with various elements, for example, hang a ribbon with strung beads or a pendant in the form of a key, a bird, etc..

Bonbonnieres jars with corks

How can I fill a bonbonniere wedding jar

Traditionally, bonbonnieres are filled with glazed almonds. Such sweetness is considered a symbol of eternal love, over which even time is powerless. It is customary to put five dragees that symbolize the desires and hopes for a young couple and guests - fertility, wealth, happiness, health, longevity. In addition to almonds, you can give various sweets, for example, caramel, dried fruits in chocolate, marzipan, colored candies, etc..

Honey or Jam

The day after the celebration, the bride and groom begin their honeymoon. Presenting guests with jam, honey or jam, you will remind those invited about sweet love. This is a universal gift that will appeal to everyone. Original, tasty, healthy, it will not gather dust on a shelf, moreover, it will always evoke wonderful memories and a smile on your face.

To make the bonbonniere look more interesting, you should come up with the original packaging, a special design. It can be combined with the colors of the decor of the celebration or choose a universal option. An excellent idea is to make personalized labels on which you write sweet wishes for each guest, but you should come up with one font for everyone.

Bonbonnieres with jam and honey

Cookies or sweets

Put in the jars a small cookie that you personally baked. In winter, it can be pastries with spices such as cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger. Fragrant cookies in the evening with a cup of tea will remind guests about you and the day they spent unforgettably. An additional filler may be tea bags of an unusual, unique variety. The original idea is to fill the gifts with interesting, tasty sweets. You can also make such a sweet yourself.

Cookies and candies for filling jars

Coffee beans

Bonbonniere jars are easily filled with aromatic grains of coffee. It is better not to choose ground coffee, because the gift does not look so aesthetically pleasing. Choose delicious and fragrant varieties, but do not get too exotic, as not everyone will like it. Additionally, you can put a cinnamon stick, star anise anise, a clove bud, peas of black pepper and other spices with which coffee is brewed.

Bonbonnieres with coffee

Jars of sea salt

Bonbonniere jars filled with sea salt are more related to women's gifts. Any woman will be pleased to receive such a gift. Salt can be flavored with different essential oils, but you should not choose a very pungent odor, it is better to buy with coniferous, light citrus flavoring. Color salt will look great, fancifully laid out in layers.

Bonbonnieres with sea salt

Photo of bonbonnieres in the form of jars

Bonbonniere jars look original, interesting and stylish on the wedding table. Guests will certainly appreciate such a compliment. You can choose any filling: honey, jam, sweets, pastries, various desserts, sets for making muffins, cocoa, cookies, spices, etc. The main thing is to choose the design of the bonbonniere correctly and match the style of the celebration so that it becomes a harmonious continuation of the festive accessories.

Bonbonniere Jar Ideas