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Our next delightful entry comes from Palm Papers and Catie Ronquillo. What could be sweeter or more Southern than a sweet tea favor? I like the simplicity of this idea, and I also like their suggestion of stacking for an easy, inexpensive, multipurpose centerpiece. Check below for all of the details!

From Catie:

“This submission is a collaboration between Lauren of Palm Papers and myself – we came up with a Sweet Tea Kit in a Mason Jar!” To assemble, simply fill each mason jar with a few sugar cubes, Lipton tea bags, and one small lemon (or other colorful fruit). Wrap each jar with a little baker’s twine (we love Divine Twine) and a small gift tag, and then give to guests as a sweet favor, or display on table tops as centerpieces or as part of the place setting to add a pop of color to your decor!”

Thank you so much, ladies! Readers, if you love this idea, be sure to let us know in the comments! And remember, you’re welcome to vote for more than one concept!

emily Written with love by Emily
36 Comments
  1. avatar Lisa reply

    Oh, this is too cute! I love it!

  2. avatar Ilana reply

    This is adorable! My favorite so far, definitely gets my vote for Ultimate Southern Mason Jar Finalist!

  3. avatar Kristine {In Love, Engaged} reply

    Love, love, LOVE this idea! It’s so simple and easy–but such a cute {and seriously useful!} favor. I wish we did this–it would have gone perfectly with our barn wedding!

  4. avatar Laura reply

    I LOVE this idea! It’s definitely the most original so far.. and I would gladly sip one for the rest of the day.. :)

  5. avatar Lydia reply

    What a cute idea!

  6. avatar Carrie reply

    Love this idea! Perfect for summer wedding!

    • avatar Amanda reply

      I’ve been on the search for the perfect southern touch for my winter wedding. Even though this has summer written all over if, I think I may still use it. I drink sweet tea year-round, why shouldn’t my guests?! :)

  7. avatar Penny reply

    Love it! So Southern! Pretty, yet practical.

  8. avatar Kristen reply

    Most ADORABLE idea – especially for a southern gal wedding…so unique and original! Love!

  9. avatar Catie Ronquillo reply

    Woo hoo! Thanks y’all! We loved putting this together – a little something different, yet oh so southern!

  10. avatar Karyn reply

    LOVE this idea!! It’s sooo cute and easy to do and I bet the guests will talk about it long after the wedding!

  11. avatar Jackie reply

    Such a cute idea! I love it! Of course, (southern) sweet tea goes straight to the heart for me.

  12. avatar Lisa reply

    Hard choice in terms of my favorite use of a mason jar (being a HUGE fan of red velvet cake) but I’ve decided this one is my top choice because I like the idea that I could take this home and make myself a yummy jar full of tea from it – there’s just something about DIY projects that brings out the kid in me :-) There’s something wonderfully tactile about that nice texture-y lemon and those grainy sugar cubes too. It’s like having a little bit of summer captured in a jar!

  13. avatar Saadia Me*Chel reply

    I love this idea. Here in GA we are all about our sweet tea. I may have to use this idea when I get married.

  14. avatar Andrew reply

    Wow!
    GORGEOUS images!!!

  15. avatar TaKiyah Wallace reply

    Love it!!

  16. avatar Elisa reply

    I am in love with this idea. So cute and simple to do and I love the colors!!!!!

  17. avatar Stephanie reply

    Such a cute idea!

  18. avatar Marcia reply

    What a super cute idea!! This is a great gift for teachers at the end of the year also

  19. avatar Suzie Bell reply

    I love this idea, very southern! Great idea for a gift or road trip!

  20. avatar Leslie Kerrigan reply

    Love this! Sweet Tea is my favorite and should always be consumed in a mason jar! :)

  21. avatar Jess reply

    I love this idea! So perfect for a great wedding outdoors!

  22. avatar Lauren | Palm Papers reply

    What a nice surprise! I love that people are loving this! Thanks so much SW!

  23. avatar Beth reply

    Love it! Great favor, cute photos.

  24. avatar viv {the eclectic life} reply

    I love this idea! I adore the tag as well. So cute!

  25. avatar Ashley reply

    I love this!! So cute…I’m bookmarking it to use at my wedding! :)

  26. avatar cami reply

    LOVE this idea! So cute, definitely my favorite!

  27. avatar Stephanie reply

    This is really cool! Perfect and cute for a southern wedding!

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  30. avatar maighan reply

    I LOVE this idea and will totally be using it for my wedding favors! do you have any print outs for the “take home some sweet tea”?

  31. avatar Lauryn reply

    Hello!! I love this idea. I am looking at using this idea for a bridal shower favor. Based on the picture I only see one tea bag, so you only use one tea bag for the recipe. Thank you for your help. Its an awesome idea!

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  33. avatar katie reply

    hi there- i was wondering where did you get your tags printed? thanks, katie

  34. avatar Samantha reply

    I love this idea! I’m creating them for my friends baby shower favors! I’ve never made sweet tea before so do you leave the fruit whole even when putting the water in?
    I look forward to hearing from anyone who can give me some pointers? Thanks!

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