Use these place card concepts to seat guests in style
Written byKimberly GomesApril 15, 2016
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Perfect for outdoor weddings, these petite succulents evoke a simple, rustic style. Both water wise and low-maintenance, they’re suitable for all types of guests, even those with withering green thumbs. These place cards can easily be customized for a more personal touch, and also do double- (or triple-) duty as table décor and wedding favors.
Simple sand dollars
Those tying the knot alongside the crashing waves of Maui or along California’s coast can keep the beach theme flowing with customized sand dollars. These cute and crafty items work well with a range of sun-kissed, outdoor wedding receptions.
These place cards transform standard cardstock into creative table guides. Between their aesthetic appeal and opportunity for customization, this idea starts the reception off with a thoughtful touch. The creatively inclined can sketch art on master copies and streamline manual labor with handy digital tools.
Brides and grooms seeking a simple approach can minimize trinkets with this mounted seating chart. Find yourself a stylish frame and accent guests’ names with colorful paper. This concept is a fit for couples with plentiful table décor or separate wedding favors.
A touch of whimsy
This clever ribbon-studded entrance utilizes a feature of the venue's gardens to display seating arrangements, requiring just a snazzy font on the cards and elegant ribbon. From there simply tie your loved ones’ names and table numbers to an wrought-iron gate.
Strung with clothespins
Outdoor weddings going for a charming, countryside feel can keep things chic with this string and clothespin design. Simply hang twine from tree to tree and wedge hand-written tags in between wooden pins. Both stylish and stress-free, this DIY option works well with every style, from coastal weddings to inland barn settings.
Keep it classy with these elegant, pearl-embellished designs. These simple yet stylish place cards take up little space and set a tasteful tone. Opt for calligraphy or your favorite font and add your own special touch with a single pearl for solo guests and a pair for couples.
Good luck mementos
Christen your big day with a touch of good luck via horseshoe name cards. Whether you’re a West Coast equestrian or tying the knot in Southwestern horse country, guests are sure to appreciate these miniature mementos.
A tour down memory lane
A photo-bedecked place card table is a lovely way to make a personal statement. This must-stop spot showcases memorable moments, engagement photos, travel excursions, and candid shots that capture your lasting love.
Make your special day an international affair with tables touching on all parts of the world. Wanderlusting brides and grooms can share their favorite vacation spots with destination-themed place cards. Take one table to Italy and another to France with these city-specific silhouettes.