#MakeItMonday – Place Cards

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Place Cards (or Escort cards) are a cute essential detail to match your table plan and table number that is sometimes forgotten about once your guests have sat down. Depending on where you live in the world, place cards can either be sitting on the table at each guest’s place, or all sat together at the entrance to the wedding breakfast room, with the guest’s name and table number on so they can choose where they sit at a table. We here at Kiss The Bride want to make every little detail count, so we have found some inspirational ideas for place cards for you to create yourself at home.

Cute and Simple

Place Cards Cute and Simple

(L-R: Sarah Kate Photography and Joshua Aull Photography, LaPommeEtLaPipe, From Leoni With Love, Ginger Ray, BHLDN, Amanda Watson Photography)

Steal this style with a beautifully patterned card, a calligraphy pen (or fancy font if you feel like printing) and something cute to decorate (glitter, lace, or shaped cutter).

Tasty Treats

Place Card Sweet Treats

(L-R: Pinterest, The Full Bouquet Blog, Pinterest, Lemiga Events, Weddinspire, Erica Velasco Photographers)

Steal this style by creating a cute name tag on pretty paper and attaching it to a cake-pop, lollipop or around the neck of a glass bottle.

Nature’s Beauty

Place Cards Natures Beauty

(L-R: Plan Your Perfect Wedding, The Wedding Of My Dreams, The Wedding Of My Dreams, Spoon Fork Bacon, Pinterest, Elements of Style)

Steal this style by finding cute little plant pots from your local garden centre and planting your favourite flower to give as a gift to your guests, or spray painting a large leaf with your chosen colour and writing names on after they have dried.

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Rustic Delight

Place Cards Rustic Delight

(L-R: Lisa Wola, Fairyfolk Weddings, Tanja Lippert Photography, The Slate Gift Company, The Style Safari, A Fabulous Fete)

Steal this style by purchasing slates from the local hardware shop or using chalkboard paint and writing your guests names on them, or hunting for pine cones in the park and sawing a slit through the centre to hold the name card.

Something Different

Place Cards Something Different

(L-R: You and Your Wedding, Martha Stewart Weddings, Sugar and Chic, Frost Photography, Nato Welton, Andrea Ellison Photography)

Steal this style by spray painting little animal toys found in toy shops, or buying a lot of Scrabble games (or purchasing the tiles from your local hobby store in the Scrapbooking/Paper craft section).


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