If you’re looking for a fun craft project for your wedding, making your own escort cards can be great. This is a project that will really let your creative side run wild, but it’s also a “safe” DIY project, as opposed to the big tasks like making your own wedding cake or bridal dress. Custom escort cards are also a great way to bring your wedding theme to your reception. Get inspired by these great DIY wedding escort card ideas.
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Brides find numerous ways to bring their wedding themes to life, and creating unique escort cards is a great addition to your list. Imagine having a beach wedding. You walk down the aisle to a steel drum band and your bridesmaids wear crystal starfish bridesmaid jewelry. The perfect escort cards to greet your guests as they enter your reception should continue the beach atmosphere. A very simple project is to write names and table numbers on sand dollars and snuggle them in a bed of sand in a shallow box. It couldn’t be simpler, but it will really elevate your beach theme in a way that plain white tent cards never could.
Nautical themes are always popular for weddings and lend themselves well to DIY escort cards. A very festive idea is to make small nautical flags and put each guest’s name on them. It would look very cool to use a variety of patterned fabrics decorated with patterns like stripes, stars, anchors, etc. Hang a heavy length of rope between two trees or in a corner of the reception room and attach each “flag” to it. The bunting of flags will add a very festive nautical detail to your reception venue and your guests are sure to admire your creativity.
Are you having a garden wedding?
There are some delightful ways for DIY escort cards in your wedding theme. A very cute idea is to plant flowers in small glazed ceramic pots to use for place cards. To add the names and table numbers there are a couple of good options. One is to write the names on the metal garden stakes used to mark plants in a garden. Another idea is to write names on sheets of paper Çanakkale Escort or cloth and attach them to the pots. A third idea is to paint the ceramic pots with chalkboard paint and write directly on the pots with chalk. Choose a plant that fits the overall style of your wedding. Good ideas include herbs, pansies, and succulents.
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Fall foliage weddings are very popular in the fall. If your dream wedding includes bridesmaids in orange dresses with crystal leaf bridesmaid jewelry, a wedding cake with a falling leaf design, and a flower girl tossing leaves instead of petals, this is the perfect motif for your wedding. An awesome DIY escort card project for a fall leaf wedding is to create a tree made out of manzanita branches to hang in the entryway of your reception room. Hang sheets with the names and table numbers on them. You can use paper sheets, laser cut wooden sheet shapes, fabric sheets or real preserved oak leaves. Your place card tree will give you a warm welcome at your fall wedding.
There are countless other great ideas for DIY escort card projects. There are pinwheels or crocheted flowers for the whimsical wedding, smooth river rocks for the earthy Zen reception and origami cranes for an east-meets-west celebration. Whatever design you choose, everyone will love your unique wedding escort cards.