Buy them in bulk for decorating and fill with small tea lights/votives, fresh flowers or treats. Add some ribbon, lace or personalized seals to coordinate the look, color and feel of your wedding. Then place them at each table throughout your reception.
Country canning jars also make great favors. Fill them with your signature drink, fresh fruit or a brownie mix. Get Personalized Country Canning Jar Mugs if you want yours or your wedding party’s to be special keepsakes.
Here’s another cute, inexpensive and versatile item you can create cheap wedding decorations and centerpieces out of: Decorate Your Wedding with Paper Lanterns.